Minas Pergantis

Title: Art search on the Internet: analysis of user behavior and search technologies
Position: Post Ph.D
Email: mperg@ionio.gr

Pergantis Minas


Supervisor: Andreas Giannakoulopoulos
Members: Nikolaos Grigorios Kanellopoulos, Iraklis Varlamis

PhD research topic:

The research included in this doctoral thesis concerned the study and analysis of user behavior, while searching for artistic and cultural content on the Web, and how this behavior is affected by modern search technologies. The research lead to conclusions about the habits and needs of Art searchers, on the basis of large scale quantitative data that were collected from the general public and analyzed through the use of statistics and machine learning techniques.

Minas Pergantis is a graduate of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Polytechnic School of the University of Patras. He has multiple years of work experience in the private sector, where he has a Web  application programmer and Website developer.

He successfully completed the doctoral program of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts of the Ionian University and  was awarded a Ph.D degree on July of 2023.

Since September 2023 he is an active postdoctoral researcher of the Department of Audio & Visual Arts.



  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Konstantinou, N.; Koutsompolis, D.; Pergantis, M.; Varlamis, I. Academic Excellence, Website Quality, SEO Performance: Is there a Correlation? Future Internet 2019, 11, 242. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11110242
  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Konstantinou, N.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Limniati, L.; Varlamis, I. Exploring the Dominance of the English Language on the Websites of EU Countries. Future Internet 2020, 12, 76. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi12040076
  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Poulimenou, S.M.; Deliyannis, I. Good Practices for Web-Based Cultural Heritage Information Management for Europeana. Information 2021, 12, 179. https://doi.org/10.3390/info12050179
  • Kanellopoulou, C. , Pergantis, M. , Konstantinou, N. , Kanellopoulos, N. and Giannakoulopoulos, A. (2021) Foreign Language Web-Based Learning by Means of Audiovisual Interactive Activities. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 14, 207-232. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2021.146013.
  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Konstantinou, N.; Kouretsis, A.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Varlamis, I. Estimation on the Importance of Semantic Web Integration for Art and Culture Related Online Media Outlets. Future Internet 2022, 14, 36. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14020036
  • Pergantis, M.; Varlamis, I.; Giannakoulopoulos, A. User Evaluation and Metrics Analysis of a Prototype Web-Based Federated Search Engine for Art and Cultural Heritage. Information 2022, 13, 285. https://doi.org/10.3390/info13060285
  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Limniati, L.; Kouretsis, A. Investigating the Country of Origin and the Role of the .eu TLD in External Trade of European Union Member States. Future Internet 2022, 14, 174. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14060174
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Panagopoulos, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A. Aesthetic Trends and Semantic Web Adoption of Media Outlets Identified through Automated Archival Data Extraction. Future Internet 2022, 14, 204. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14070204
  • Kouretsis, A.; Varlamis, I.; Limniati, L.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A. Mapping Art to a Knowledge Graph: Using Data for Exploring the Relations among Visual Objects in Renaissance Art. Future Internet 2022, 14, 206. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14070206 
  • Pergantis, M.; Kouretsis, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A. Investigating Online Art Search through Quantitative Behavioral Data and Machine Learning Techniques. Analytics 2023, 2, 359-392. https://doi.org/10.3390/analytics2020021 
  • Pergantis, M.; Varlamis, I.; Kanellopoulos, N.G.; Giannakoulopoulos, A. Searching Online for Art and Culture: User Behavior Analysis. Future Internet 2023, 15, 211. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi15060211 


  • Pergantis, M.; Limniati, L.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). THE CHALLENGE OF SEARCHING FOR ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE RELATED COURSES ON THE WEB. EDULEARN2021. 12093-12098. 10.21125/edulearn.2021.2528.
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Limniati, L.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). AESTHETICS EVOLUTION OF E-LEARNING INTERFACES. EDULEARN2021. 12077-12085. 10.21125/edulearn.2021.2525.
  • Pergantis, M.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). Results of a Qualitative Survey of Habits and Needs of Users Searching the Web for Art and Cultural Heritage. DCAC-2021. (Under Publication)
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). Hidden Treasures of the Past: Collecting Data on Web Design from Internet Archives. DCAC-2021. (Under Publication)
  • Pergantis, M.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). Review of Data Models Implementing Linked Open Data in Arts and Cultural Heritage. EUTIC-2021. (Under Publication)
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2021). Determining the Influential Parameters for the Aesthetics of a Website. EUTIC-2021. (Under Publication)
  • Pergantis, M.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2022). Comparative analysis of popular APIs providing access to content related to Art and Cultural Heritage. DCAC-2022. (Under Publication)
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2022). A methodological guide to gathering archival data related to website aesthetics. DCAC-2022. (Under Publication)
  • Rovithis, E.; Komianos, V.; Vogklis, K.; Pergantis, M.; Moustakas, N.; Kontopanagou, K.; Tsipis, A.; Loufopoulos, A.; Tsiridou, T.; Floros, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2022). C.CAGE (Corfu Cultural Adventure GamE): An Immersive Adventure Game to Showcase the History, Tradition, Art, and Local Creativity of Corfu. In DCAC-2022 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
  • Pergantis, M.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2022). Content-Based Image Search on the Web and its Application in the Fields of Art and Culture.   In EUTIC-2022 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
  • Lamprogeorgos, A.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2022). Color Theory Based Evaluation of Industry-specific Color Combinations and Schemes Used in Websites. In EUTIC-2022 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
  • Giannakoulopoulos, A.; Deliyannis, I.; Pergantis, M.; Lamprogeorgos, A.; Vogklis, K.; Lampoura, S.; Kaimara, P.; Poulimenou, S.M.; (2022). BRENDA - Digital Gastronomy Routes: a serious game designed to connect local products and recipes with cultural heritage using WWW and AR technologies. In EUTIC-2022 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
  • Deliyannis, I.; Toulis, I.; Longo, R.; Pergantis, M.; (2023). Extending the MUSENSE project from the Music Industry to the Wider World of Performance. In DCAC-2023 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
  • Paschou, S.; Pergantis, M.; Giannakoulopoulos, A.; (2023). Η Τέχνη στο Διαδίκτυο: Το Συνταγματικό Δικαίωμα της Ελευθερίας της Τέχνης του Πολίτη Μέσα από το Παράδειγμα της Μηχανής Αναζήτησης Art Boulevard. In IAKE 2023 Proceedings. (Under Publication)
Updated: 09-10-2023

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