Filippos (Philip) Azariadis

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Papers in Scientific Journals

Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Design of Plane Patterns of Doubly Curved Surfaces, Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier), 1997, 29(10), 675-685.

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Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., On Using Planar Developments to Perform Texture Mapping on Arbitrarily Curved Surfaces, Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), 2000, 24, 539-554

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Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Surface Flattening Based on Constraint Global Optimization, Journal of WSCG (WSCG 2000), Vol. I, 68-75.


Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Computer Graphics Representation and Transformation of Geometric Entities Using Dual Unit Vectors and Line Transformations, Computers & Graphics (Elsevier), 2001, 25, 195-209.

Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Geodesic Curvature Preservation in Surface Flattening Through Constrained Global Optimization, Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier), 2001, 33(8), 581-591.

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Azariadis P., Nearchou A., Aspragathos N., An evolutionary algorithm for generating planar developments of arbitrarily curved surfaces, Computers in Industry (Elsevier), 2002, 47(3), 357-368.

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Azariadis P., Parameterization of clouds of unorganized points using dynamic base surfaces, Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier), 2004, 36(7), 607-623.

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Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Planar Development of Free-Form Surfaces: Quality Evaluation and Visual Inspection, Computing (Springer), 2004, 72(1-2), 13-27.

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Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Drawing Curves onto a Cloud of Points for Point-Based Modelling, Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier), 2005, 37(1), 109-122.

Ranked #19 within journal Top25 Hottest Articles Oct-Dec’04

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Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Obstacle Representation by Bump-Surfaces for Optimal Path-Planning, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Elsevier), 2005, 51(2-3), 129-150.

Ranked #6 within journal Top25 Hottest Articles April-June’05

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Sapidis N., Kyratzi S., Azariadis P., Improved computational tools for concept development based on sketches and advanced CAD technologies, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2005, 2(6), 707-716.

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Xidias E., Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Energy-Minimizing Motion Design for Nonholonomic Robots Amidst Moving Obstacles, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 3(1-4), 2006, 165-174.

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Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Efficient parameterization of 3D point-sets using recursive dynamic base surfaces, LNCS Vol. 3746, Spinger (10th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics - PCI 2005), 2005, 296-306.



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Xidias E., Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Two Dimensional Motion Planning for Nonholonomic Robots Using the Bump-Surfaces Concept, Computing (Springer), 2007, 79(2-4), 109-118.

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Agathos A., Pratikakis I., Perantonis S., Sapidis N., Azariadis P., 3D Mesh Segmentation Methodologies for CAD applications, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2007, 4(6), 827-842.


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Azariadis P., Moulianitis V., Alemany S., Olaso J., de Jong P., van der Zande M., Brands D., Virtual Shoe Test Bed: A Computer-Aided Engineering Tool for Supporting Shoe Design, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2007, 4(6), 741-750.


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Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Product Design Using Point-Cloud Surfaces: A Recursive Subdivision Technique for Point Parameterization, Computers in Industry (Elsevier), 2007, Vol.58, 832–843.

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Mpampa M., Azariadis P., Sapidis N., A new methodology for the development of sizing systems for the mass customization of garments, International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology (Emerald), 2010, 22(1), 49-68.

Xidias E., Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Path Planning of Holonomic and Non-Holonomic Robots Using Bump-Surfaces, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2008, 5(1-4), 497-507.


Azariadis P., Olaso J., Moulianitis V., Alemany S., González J-C, de Jong P., Dunias P., van der Zande M., Brands D., An Innovative Virtual-Engineering System for Supporting Integrated Footwear Design, International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (Interscience), 2010, 1(1), 53-74.


Agathos A., Pratikakis I., Papadakis P., Perantonis S., Azariadis P., Sapidis N., 3D Articulated Object Retrieval using a graph-based representation, The Visual Computer (Springer), 2010, 26: 1301–1319.


Xidias E., Azariadis P., Mission Design for a Group of Autonomous Guided Vehicles, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Elsevier), 59 (2011):34-43.


Kyratzi S., Azariadis P., Sapidis S., Realizability of a Sketch: An Algorithmic Implementation of the Cross-Section Criterion, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2011, 8(5), 665-679.


Stamati V., Antonopoulos G., Azariadis Ph., Fudos I., A Parametric Feature-based Approach to Reconstructing Traditional Filigree Jewelry, Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier), 2011, 43: 1814-1828.


Azariadis P., Kyratzi S., Sapidis S., A hybrid-optimization method for assessing the realizability of wireframe sketches, 3D Research (Springer), 2013, 4(1), 1-11.

Kyratzi S., Azariadis P. Geometric Definition of the Hidden Part of a Line Drawing in a Sketch-to-Solid Methodology, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2014, 1–11,

Koutkalaki Z., Papagiannis P., Azariadis P., Papanikos P., Kyratzi S., Zissis D., Lekkas D., Xidias E., Towards a foot bio-model for performing finite element analysis for footwear design optimization using a Cloud infrastructure, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 2015, 1-12,

Papagiannis P., Koutkalaki Z., Azariadis P., Papanikos P., Definition and Evaluation of Plantar Mechanical Comfort for the Support of Footwear Design, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), Special Issue: Technologies for Human Centric Free-Form Products, 2015,

Xidias E., Azariadis Ph., Aspragathos N., Mission design of mobile manipulators in cluttered environments for service applications, International Journal of Robotics Applications and Technologies (IGI), 2016,

Zissis D., Lekkas D., Azariadis Ph., Papanikos P., Xidias E. Collaborative CAD/CAE as a Cloud Service, International Journal of Systems Science (Taylor & Francis), 2016.

Xidias E., Azariadis Ph., Computing Collision-Free Motions for a Team of Robots Using Formation and Non-Holonomic Constraints, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Elsevier), 2016.

Azariadis Ph., On using density maps for the calculation of ship routes, Evolving Systems (Springer), 2016.

Agathos A., Azariadis P., 3D Reconstruction of Skeletal Mesh Models and Human Foot Biomodel Generation Using Semantic Parametric-Based Deformation, International Journal of Computers and Applications, 2018.

Kyratzi S., Azariadis P., A Constraint-based Framework to Recognize Design Intent during Sketching in Parametric Environments, CAD & A (Taylor & Francis), 18(3), 2021, 545-560.

Xidias, E., Moulianitis, V., Azariadis P., Optimal robot task scheduling based on adaptive neuro-fuzzy system and genetic algorithms. Int J Adv Manuf Technol, 2020.

Jimeno-Morenilla A., Molina-Carmona, R., Azariadis P., Kyratzi S., Moulianitis V., Technology enablers for the implementation of Industry 4.0 to traditional manufacturing sectors: a review, Computers in Industry, 2020.

Papers in Conferences with full review

Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Tools for Designing and Engineering the Plane Patterns of Doubly Curved Surfaces, Proc. of CADEX 1996, Linz, Austria, IEEE CS Press, Sept. 9-11, 48-56.

Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Development of Curves onto a point-cloud for digital product design, Proc. of the 1st Greek Conference of Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Athens, March 28-30, 2005, pp.81.

Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Product Design Using Point-Cloud Surfaces, Proc. of the 6th international conference on Computer-Aided Industrial Design & Conceptual Design (CAID&CD 2005), Delft University of Technology, May 29 - June 1, 2005, pp. 231-236.

Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Planar developments of free-form surfaces: methods evaluation and visualization of the results, Proc. of the 2nd Greek Conference of Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Athens, May 17-19, 2007.

Xanthopoulos N., Azariadis P., Development of a method for specifying inner dimensions in footwear, 2nd National Conference on Metrology (, Thessalonica, Oct’07.

Vosinakis S., Azariadis P., Sapidis N., A Virtual Reality Environment Supporting the Design and Evaluation of Interior Spaces, Proc. Of the 4th INTUITION International Conference & Workshop (, Athens, Oct’07, pp.43-51.

Agathos A., Pratikakis I., Papadakis P., Perantonis S., Azariadis P., Sapidis N., Retrieval of 3D Articulated Objects using a graph-based representation, Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval (2009).  

Xidias E., Azariadis P., Aspragathos N., Time Optimum Motion Planning for a Set of Car-Like Robots, 9th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO), Gifu, Japan, Sep. 9-12, 2009, IFAC Proceedings Volumes, 42(16), 2009:542-547.

Azariadis P., Papagiannis P., A new business model for integrating textile/clothing and footwear production, The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Materials and Systems – ICAMS 2010, Bucharest, Sep. 16-18, 235-240.

Xidias E., Azariadis P., Motion design in 2D environments that contain obstacles moving in unknown trajectory, 2nd PanHellenic Robotics Conference, 9-10 Dec. 2010, Rion, Greece.

Xidias E., Aspragathos N., Azariadis P., Motion Design for Service Robots. Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 4th International Conference, ICIRA 2011, Aachen, Germany, December 6-8, 2011, Proceedings, Part I, pp. 630-638.

Elias Xidias and Philip Azariadis (2013), Fleet Sizing of Autonomous Vehicles with Kinodynamic Constraints, Proceedings of the RAAD 2013 22nd International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, pp 64-71, September 11-13, 2013, Portorož, Slovenia.

Papagiannis P., Koutkalaki Z., Azariadis P., Footwear Plantar Mechanical Comfort: Physical Measures and Modern Approaches to Their Approximation, The 5th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Systems, October 23rd–25th, 2014, Bucharest, Romania.

Koutkalaki Z., Papagiannis P., Azariadis Ph., Papanikos P., Finite element evaluation of the mechanical behaviour of a detailed foot/footwear model, 6th International Conference on Mechanics and Materials in Design, P.Delgada/Azores/Portugal, 26-30 July 2015

Elias Xidias and Philip Azariadis, Motion Planning and Scheduling with Stochastic Demands, The 24th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2015, Bucharest, Romania, May 27-29, 2015 (Published at Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer.

Koutkalaki Z., Azariadis Ph., Papanikos P., Parametric Study of the Effect of Sole’s Materials on Plantar Pressure Distribution Using a Finite Element Foot-Footwear Model, The 3rd International Leather Engineering Congress, May 21-22, 2015, Izmir, Turkey.

Xidias E., Koutkalaki Z., Papagiannis P., Papanikos P., Azariadis Ph., Foot Plantar Pressure Estimation using Artificial Neural Networks, 12th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, Doha (Qatar), Oct. 19-21, 2015 (Published at Product Lifecycle Management in the Era of Internet of Things, Volume 467 of the series IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Springer.

Papagiannis P., Azariadis P., Papanikos P., Evaluation and optimization of footwear comfort parameters using finite element analysis and a discrete optimization algorithm, 17th World Textile Conference AUTEX 2017, 29–31 May 2017, Corfu, Greece, IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 254(2017) 162010.
Moulianitis V.C., Xidias E., Azariadis P. (2019) Optimal Task Placement in a Metamorphic Manipulator Workspace in the Presence of Obstacles. In: Aspragathos N., Koustoumpardis P., Moulianitis V. (eds) Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics. RAAD 2018. Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol 67. Springer, Cham.
Koutkalaki X., Azariadis P., Papanikos P., Parametric finite element analysis for the evaluation of the effect of osteoporosis on the mechanical behavior of foot, International Conference of the Polish Society of Biomechanics - Biomechanics 2018, Zielona Góra, Sept. 5-7, 2018.
Xidias E., Azariadis P., Energy Efficient Motion Design and Task Scheduling for an Autonomous Vehicle. Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design, 2019, 1(1), 2853-2862.
Kyratzi S., Azariadis P. Cloud Computing as a Platform for Design-Oriented Applications, The 24th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI'2020), Association for Computing Machinery, 2020, 226–228.

Book Chapters

Azariadis P. and Sapidis N., Planar Development of Digital Free-Form Surfaces, in Advances in Geometric Modeling, John Wiley, Editor: M. Sarfraz, ISBN: 0-470-85937-7, 2003,

Xidias E., Aspragathos N., Azariadis P., Mission planning of mobile robots and manipulators for service applications, Service Robots and Robotics: Design and Application, IGI Global, March, 2012,

Azariadis P., Finite Element Analysis in Footwear Design, in The Science of Footwear,Editor Prof. Ravi Goonetilleke, Taylor & Francis Group, November 06, 2012, 321-337,

Xidias E., Aspragathos N., Azariadis P., Mission design of a team of service robots, in Handbook of Research on Robotics and Mechatronics, IGI Global,

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