Prodromos E. Tsinaslanidis is senior lecturer in Finance at the Canterbury Christ Church University Business School. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Dept. of Accounting and Finance at the University of Macedonia, Greece (2012), an MSc (2007) and a BSc (2005) in Accounting and Finance from the same department and an MSc in Statistics and Modeling from the School of Mathematics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2014). In 2006 he was certified as Market Maker/Market Trader by the Athens Stock Exchange. Before joining CCCU, he served as an adjunct lecturer in Finance at the University of Macedonia, a lecturer in Finance at DEI College, Thessaloniki, Greece and a finance instructor for the Economic Chamber of Greece.
His research interest includes pattern recognition, efficient market hypothesis, financial markets, the design of investment and trading strategies, technical analysis and data mining. So far he has published several papers in international scientific journals, in contributed volumes and in international conferences.
Teaching and subject expertise
1. Portfolio Management (Module Leader; Year 3)
2. Financial Markets & Risk Management (Module Leader; Year 3)
3. Econometrics (Module Leader; Year 2)
4. Securities (Module Leader; Year 3)
5. Business Analysis (formerly: Applied Statistics for Business and Management) (Seminar Tutor; Year 1)
Tsinaslanidis, P.E., Alexandridis, A., Zapranis, A. and Livanis, E. (2014) Dynamic Time Warping as a Similarity Measure: Applications in Finance. In: Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association, 12-13 December, 2014, Volos, Greece.
Alexandridis, A., Livanis, E., Zapranis, A. and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2013) Business Failure Prediction using Neural Networks and Wavelet Neural Networks. In: Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association, 13-14 December, 2013, Thessaloniki,Greece.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2012) Testing the Generalised Efficacy of Technical Analysis with Bootstrapped Aggregated Regression Trees. In: 4thInternational Conference on Accounting and Finance, 30-31 August, 2012, Corfu Island, Greece.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2010) A Behavioral View of the Head-and-Shoulders Technical Analysis Pattern, In: 3rd International Conference on Accounting and Finance, 26-27 August, 2010, Skiathos Island, Greece.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2009) An Examination of the Head and Shoulders Technical Pattern; A Support of the Technical Analysis’s Subjective Nature, 45th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Financial Modeling, 15-17 October, 2009, Chania, Greece.
Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2008) Head and Shoulders Pattern Recognition in Stochastic Processes, In: 2nd International Conference on Accounting and Finance, 28-29 August, 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Publications and research outputs
Tsinaslanidis, P.E. and Zapranis, A.D. (2016) Technical Analysis for Algorithmic Pattern Recognition. Springer.
Guijarro F. and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (Forthcoming) A surrogate similarity measure for the mean-variance frontier optimization problem under bound and cardinality constraints. Journal of the Operational Research Society.
Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2018) Subsequence dynamic time warping for charting: Bullish and bearish class predictions for NYSE stocks. Expert Systems with Applications, 94, pp. 193-204.
Tsinaslanidis, P.E. and Kugiumtzis, D. (2014) A prediction scheme using perceptually important points and dynamic time warping. Expert Systems with Applications, 41 (15), pp. 6848-6860.
Zapranis, A. and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2012) A novel, rule-based technical pattern identification mechanism: Identifying and evaluating saucers and resistant levels in the US stock market. Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (7), pp. 6301-6308.
Zapranis, A. and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2012) Identifying and evaluating horizontal support and resistance levels: an empirical study on US stock markets. Applied Financial Economics, 22 (19), pp. 1571-1585.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (forthcoming) Charting and weak-form market efficiency test: An empirical study on NASDAQ and NYSE components, Essays in Honour of Dimitrios Papadopoulos, University of Macedonia.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2010) Identification of the Head and Shoulders Technical Analysis Pattern with Neural Networks, Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2010. K. Diamantaras, W. Duch and L. Iliadis, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 6354, pp. 130-136.
Zapranis, A., and Tsinaslanidis, P.E. (2010) A Comprehensive Review of Hedge Fund Investment and Trading Strategies, Volume of Essays in Honour of the late Professor J. Vartholomeos, University of Piraeus, pp. 289-322.