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      A cost-effective approach to improving performance of big genomic data analyses in clouds 

      Smowton, C.; Balla, A.; Antoniades, Demetris; Miller, C.; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Xing, Wei (2017)
      With the rapidly growing demand for DNA analysis, the need for storing and processing large-scale genome data has presented significant challenges. This paper describes how the Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK) can be deployed ...
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      Distributed large-scale data collection in online social networks 

      Efstathiades, Hariton; Antoniades, Demetris; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
      The popularity and huge amount of information published in Online Social Networks (OSN) established them as one of the main data sources for a variety of research community fields. However, the design of a large-scale ...
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      Dynamic vapor generator that simulates transient odor emissions of victims entrapped in the voids of collapsed buildings 

      Statheropoulos, Miltiades K.; Pallis, George C.; Mikedi, Katerina; Giannoukos, S.; Agapiou, Agapios; Pappa, Athina A.; Cole, A.; Vautz, W.; Thomas, Charles Lawrence Paul (2014)
      The design, development, and validation of a dynamic vapor generator are presented. The generator simulates human scent (odor) emissions from trapped victims in the voids of collapsed buildings. The validation of the device ...
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      The Dynamics of Vehicular Networks in Large-Scale Urban Environments 

      Loulloudes, Nicholas; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
      Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs) have emerged as a platform to support Intelligent Transportation Applications. A key to the development of protocols and services for IVC lies in the knowledge of the topological ...
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      Editorial for special issue Internet-based Content Delivery 

      Fortino, G.; Mastroianni, C.; Pallis, George C.; Pathan, M.; Vakali, Athena I. (2011)
      The main technical underpinnings of Cloud Computing infrastructures and services include virtualization, service-orientation, elasticity, multi-tenancy, power efficiency, and economics of scale. The perceived advantages ...
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      Effective keyword search for software resources installed in large-scale Grid infrastructures 

      Pallis, George C.; Katsifodimos, A.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2009)
      In this paper, we investigate the problem of supporting keyword-based searching for the discovery of software resources that are installed on the nodes of largescale, federated Grid computing infrastructures. We address a ...
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      Enabling Cloud Application Portability 

      Antoniades, Demetris; Loulloudes, Nicholas; Foudoulis, Athanasios; Sophokleous, Chrystalla; Trihinas, Demetris; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Kornmayer, H. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
      The Cloud Application Management Framework (CAMF) enables Cloud application developers to design, deploy and manage their applications through an intuitive blueprint design. In this paper we show how Cloud application ...
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      Enabling Interoperable Cloud Application Management through an Open Source Ecosystem 

      Loulloudes, Nicholas; Sofokleous, Chrystalla; Trihinas, Demetris; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Pallis, George C. (2015)
      Cloud computing enables on-demand provisioning of computing resources to IT solutions, following a utility-based approach. Technology and standardization developments in traditional public utilities enable customers to ...
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      Environmental aspects of VOCs evolved in the early stages of human decomposition 

      Statheropoulos, Miltiades K.; Agapiou, Agapios; Spiliopoulou, C.; Pallis, George C.; Sianos, Efstathios (2007)
      In the present study, the time profile, measured as "accumulation", of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced during the early stages of human decomposition was investigated. A human cadaver was placed in a sealed bag ...
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      Evaluating Cloud Service Elasticity Behavior 

      Copil, G.; Truong, H. -L; Moldovan, D.; Dustdar, S.; Trihinas, Demetris; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2015)
      To optimize the cost and performance of complex cloud services under dynamic requirements, workflows and diverse cloud offerings, we rely on different elasticity control processes. An elasticity control process, when being ...
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      Evaluating the utility of content delivery networks 

      Stamos, Kostas; Vakali, Athena I.; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2009)
      Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) balance costs and quality in services related to content delivery. This has urged many Web entrepreneurs to make contracts with CDNs. In the literature, a wide range of techniques has been ...
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      Factors that affect rescue time in urban search and rescue (USAR) operations 

      Statheropoulos, Miltiades K.; Agapiou, Agapios; Pallis, George C.; Mikedi, Katerina; Karma, Sofia; Vamvakari, Julia P.; Dandoulaki, Miranda; Andritsos, Fivos; Thomas, Charles Lawrence Paul (2015)
      Recent structural collapses were studied in order to identify gaps in technology and to propose priorities in enhancing urban search and rescue (USAR) tools. The timelines of the events were examined with the scope of ...
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      Feel the world: A mobile framework for participatory sensing 

      Phokas, T.; Efstathiades, Hariton; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2013)
      Nowadays, smartphones have almost replaced basic feature phones all over the world. Today's smartphones come equipped with an increasing set of embedded sensors, computational and communication resources. All these gave ...
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      Pallis, George C. (2012)
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      FRES-CAR: An adaptive cache replacement policy 

      Pallis, George C.; Vakali, Athena I.; Sidiropoulos, E. (2005)
      Caching Web objects has become a common practice towards improving content delivery and users' servicing. A Web caching framework is characterized by its cache replacement policy, which identifies the objects (i.e. the ...
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      Harvesting large-scale grids for software resources 

      Katsifodimos, A.; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2009)
      Grid infrastructures are in operation around the world, federating an impressive collection of computational resources and a wide variety of application software. In this context, it is important to establish advanced ...
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      Identification of key locations based on online social network activity 

      Efstathiades, Hariton; Antoniades, Demetris; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2015)
      Ubiquitous Internet connectivity enables users to update their Online Social Network profile from any location and at any point in time. These, often geo-tagged, data can be used to provide valuable information to closely ...
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      Identifying clusters with attribute homogeneity and similar connectivity in information networks 

      Papadopoulos, Antonios I.; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2013)
      With the rapid emergence of the internet world, a lot of information networks become available every day. In many cases, these information networks contain objects connected by multiple links and described by different ...
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      Improving content delivery by exploiting the utility of CDN servers 

      Pallis, George C. (2012)
      As more aspects of our work and life move online and the Internet expands beyond a communication medium to become a platform for business and society, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have recently gained momentum in the ...
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      Information dissemination in mobile CDNs 

      Loulloudes, Nicholas; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2008)