• Article  

      Analysis of elderly users’ preferences and expectations on service robot’s personality, appearance and interaction 

      Kleanthous, Styliani; Christophorou, C.; Tsiourti, C.; Dantas, C.; Wintjens, R.; Samaras, George S.; Christodoulou, Eleni (2016)
      Fortunately, improvements in welfare and medical care will allow life expectancy in Europe’s population to increase by the year 2050. However, it is not always the case that living longer implies a healthier, more active ...
    • Conference Object  

      CogniMouse: On detecting users' task completion difficulty through computer mouse interaction 

      Belk, Marios; Portugal, D.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2015)
      This paper presents a method for analyzing users' computer mouse interaction data with the aim to implicitly identify task completion difficulty while interacting with a system. Computer mouse motion streams and users' ...
    • Article  

      CogniWin – a virtual assistance system for older adults at work 

      Hanke, S.; Meinedo, H.; Portugal, D.; Belk, Marios; Quintas, J.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Sili, M.; Dias, M. S.; Samaras, George S. (2015)
      This paper presents an innovative virtual assistant system, which aims to address older adults’ needs in a professional environment by proposing promising and innovative virtual assistance mechanisms. The system, named ...
    • Conference Object  

      CogniWin: An integrated framework to support older adults at work 

      Portugal, D.; Dias, M. S.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Belk, Marios; Quintas, J.; Samaras, George S.; Hanke, S.; Müllner-Rieder, M.; Glauser, C.; Snene, M.; Konstantas, D. (CEUR-WS, 2016)
      Assisting older adults at work is of critical importance in nowadays fast-emerging computerized environments. Therefore, it is paramount to provide support to mitigate age-related cognitive degradation and to relieve their ...
    • Conference Object  

      A computer mouse for stress identification of older adults at work 

      Belk, Marios; Portugal, D.; Germanakos, Panagiotis; Quintas, J.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (CEUR-WS, 2016)
      Stress is an unpleasant condition that entails negative emotions such as fear, worry and nervousness. Motivated by existing research that accompanies stress with physical reactions like increased heart rate, blood volume, ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Dynamic business processes and virtual communities in wireless ehealth environments 

      Georgiadis, Dimosthenis; Germanakos, Panagiotis; Mourlas, Constantinos; Samaras, George S.; Christodoulou, Eleni (IGI Global, 2010)
      Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) related applications tend to be a trend for most successful businesses, organizations and domains nowadays, as is the Healthcare sector. Healthcare specialists often work in ...
    • Article  

      The effects of different soil nutrient management schemes in nitrogen cycling 

      Christodoulou, Eleni; Agapiou, Agapios; Anastopoulos, Ioannis; Omirou, Michalis; Ioannides, Ioannis M. (2019)
      It is imperative for sustainable agriculture to explore practices and inputs creating low N2O emission capacity without reducing the productivity of the agricultural system. To evaluate different nutrient management schemes, ...
    • Conference Object  

      Enhancing e-learning environments with users' cognitive factors: The case of EKPAIDEION 

      Tsianos, Nikos; Germanakos, Panagiotis; Lekkas, Zacharias; Mourlas, Constantinos; Belk, Marios; Christodoulou, Eleni; Spanoudis,George C.; Samaras, George S. (Academic Conferences Limited, 2008)
      We are now witnessing an extensive and gradually increasing use of the World Wide Web space, proved to be a quite favourable way of communication, due to its speed, simplicity and efficiency. Distance learning (or eLearning) ...
    • Article  

      A European perspective of e-government presence - Where do we stand? The EU-10 case 

      Germanakos, Panagiotis; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (2007)
      It is widely perceived that the nature of ICT is changing and so is the scale of the resulting economic and societal impact around Europe. Continued and accelerating technological progress, market changes arising from ...
    • Conference Object  

      Evaluation of NMS e-Services environment within the context of four specific socio-economic domains: Towards the promotion of a few best practices for improving e-Inclusion and e-Participation 

      Germanakos, Panagiotis; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (2005)
      Europe's Lisbon strategy has reinforced e-Government as a potential provider of major entomic boost by facilitating new and better services for all citizens and companies and reinforcing e-Democracy developments. The NMS ...
    • Article  

      A grid service framework for metadata management in self-e-learning networks 

      Samaras, George S.; Karenos, K.; Christodoulou, Eleni (2004)
      Metadata management is critical for Grid systems. More specifically, semantically meaningful resource descriptions constitute a highly beneficial extension to Grid environments that started to gain significant attention. ...
    • Conference Object  

      ICT systems and services for Ageing Well: Identification and assessment of an important set (package) of ICT services for active ageing and independent living 

      Christophorou, C.; Georgiadis, Dimosthenis; Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Kleanthous, Styliani; Cereghetti, D. M.; Meijers, J.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Currently, the main care model for supporting elderly people living alone at home is based on informal and formal caregivers assistance. Considering the demographic changes of older population, which increases rapidly, ...
    • Article  

      Identification of an individual’s frustration in the work environment through a multi-sensor computer mouse 

      Portugal, D.; Belk, Marios; Quintas, J.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (2016)
      Older adults traditionally face major challenges at work when it comes to dealing with new technological tools. A sense of overwhelm and frustration can quickly arise under these circumstances. Continuous negative feelings ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Integrating multiple problem solves in hybrid knowledge-based architectures 

      Christodoulou, Eleni (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 1998)
      Το διδακτορικό αυτό εξετάζει την διασύνδεση πολλαπλών επιλυτών προβλημάτων σε υβριδικά συστήματα βασισμένα σε γνώση. Ένας επιλυτής προβλημάτων προσδιορίζεται σαν η σχέση μεταξύ μίας έντονης σε γνώση εργασίας, ενός ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Multi-channel delivery of e-services in the light of m-government challenge 

      Germanakos, Panagiotis; Samaras, George S.; Christodoulou, Eleni (IGI Global, 2007)
      During the last decade, users have become accustomed to new means of service delivery in the private sector. Nowadays, users expect the same level of variety from the public sector: they want their interactions to be ...
    • Conference Object  

      On the development strategy of an architecture for E-health service robots 

      Santos, L.; Dias, J.; Christophorou, C.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (IADIS, 2014)
      This paper presents a service robot architecture based on the principles of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), whose modularity design maximizes the benefits of multidisciplinary contributions from researchers of ...
    • Conference Object  

      A robotic cloud ecosystem for elderly care and ageing well: The GrowMeUp approach 

      Georgiadis, Dimosthenis; Christophorou, C.; Kleanthous, Styliani; Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Santos, L.; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Robotic systems in Ageing Well, like GrowMeUp, are among those assistive technologies, providing companionship and offering functionality related to the support of active and independent living, monitoring and maintaining ...
    • Conference Object  

      SocialRobot: An interactive mobile robot for elderly home care 

      Portugal, D.; Santos, L.; Alvito, P.; Dias, J.; Samaras, George S.; Christodoulou, Eleni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
      SocialRobot is a collaborative European project, which focuses on providing a practical and interactive robotic solution to improve the quality of life of elderly people. Having this in mind, a state of the art mobile robot ...
    • Article  

      Thorium adsorption by oxidized biochar fibres derived from Luffa cylindrica sponges 

      Liatsou, Ioanna; Christodoulou, Eleni; Pashalidis, Ioannis (2018)
      The present study deals with the preparation of oxidized biochar fibres derived from Luffa cylindrica sponges and the subsequent adsorption of Th(IV). The adsorption experiments were performed by batch-type experiments and ...
    • Conference Object  

      Towards the definition of an e-government benchmarking status methodology 

      Germanakos, Panagiotis; Christodoulou, Eleni; Samaras, George S. (2006)
      The main concern of a city that wants to adapt e-Government systems promoting online processes, services and participation is to identify its IT legacy systems and technological infrastructure and to analyze and identify ...