Christos Dimitrakakis

Research interests

  • Decision theory
  • Reinforcement learning and Control
  • Machine learning and Statistics
  • Security and Privacy


  • Decision making under uncertainty 
    (Currently: Online course, Autumn Term)
  • Algorithms, data structures and logic (2014/2015 3)
  • Artificial Intelligence (period 4, 2013/2014)

Upcoming events

Recent events

  • Harvard University, 14-26 September 2015.
  • David Parkes (Harvard) and Christos Dimitrakakis (Chalmers), obtained a grant from the Future of Life Institute for a project on Mechanism design for AI architectures.
  • Christos Dimitrakakis (Chalmers) and David Parkes (Harvard), obtained a grant for the project Market Mechanisms for Multiple Minds, covering a year-long visit of Dimitrakakis to Harvard.
  • Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology May-September 2015.
  • Machine Learning School (14-16 April 2015).
  • Our paper On selecting the nonce length in distance bounding protocols received the Computer Journal Wilkes Award for 2014.
  • AISec 2014[Proceedings]
  • Reinforcement learning tutorial at the MPI summer school on Autonomous Learning.
  • ICML 2014 Workshop on Learning, Security and Priavacy.
  • AISec 2013.


We just hired Aristide Tossou as a PhD student on Secure and Private Machine Learning and Decision Making.

Running master projects
- Learning to play games with help from large expert databases.
- Automated experiment design.
- User disambiguation.
- Recommendation systems

Contact me for possible collaborations or projects.

Some recent papers