• Conference Object  

      An approach for developing adaptive, mobile applications with separation of concerns 

      Paspallis, Nearchos; Papadopoulos, George Angelos (2006)
      Modern mobile computing paradigms have set new challenges for the development of distributed mobile applications and services. Because of the variability which characterizes the context of such environments, it is important ...
    • Article  

      An automation component for cross-platform, context-aware applications development 

      Achilleos, Achilleas P.; Thoma, Marita; Kapitsaki, Georgia M.; Mettouris, Christos; Papadopoulos, George Angelos (2015)
      Context-aware computing faces many challenges mainly due to the increasing number and heterogeneity of context sources, since the Internet of Things introduces billions of devices. The development of context-aware applications ...
    • Conference Object  

      Communities: Concept-based querying for mobile services 

      Skouteli, C.; Panayiotou, Christoforos; Samaras, George S.; Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967- (2005)
      In this paper, we consider semantic service discovery in a global computing environment. We propose creating a dynamic overlay network by grouping together semantically related services. Each such group is termed a community. ...
    • Conference Object  

      Concept-based discovery of mobile services 

      Skouteli, C.; Samaras, George S.; Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967- (2005)
      In this paper, we consider semantic service discovery in a global computing environment. We propose creating a dynamic overlay network by grouping together semantically related services. Each such group of services is ...
    • Conference Object  

      Data broadcasting in ad-hoc networks of pervasive devices: Modeling and simulations 

      Wang, L.; Charalambous, Charalambos D.; Makrakis, D.; Vlajic, N. (2003)
      With the rapid growth of wireless networks and demand for services, wireless data broadcast has become a fundamental communication mechanism to enhance the services in ad hoc network of pervasive devices. This work focuses ...
    • Book  

      Data management for mobile computing 

      Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967-; Samaras, George S. (Kluwer Academic, 1998)
    • Conference Object  

      Demo: Indoor geolocation on multi-sensor smartphones 

      Li, C. -L; Laoudias, Christos; Larkou, G.; Tsai, Y. -K; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Panayiotou, Christos G. (2013)
      In this demo, we present an efficient hybrid indoor positioning solution that uses multi-sensory location-oriented observations, including WiFi, accelerometer, gyroscope and digital compass data, that are widely available ...
    • Conference Object  

      DermaTrack: A skin cancer tracking intelligent application 

      Mouzouras, N.; Pogiatzis, A.; Kleanthous, Styliani; Samaras, George S. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017)
      Although, one in five humans living in high risk areas will develop skin cancer during a lifetime, there is currently no mechanism to help humans track the development of skin moles. DermaTrack, the application described ...
    • Article  

      A development framework and methodology for self-adapting applications in ubiquitous computing environments 

      Hallsteinsen, S.; Geihs, K.; Paspallis, Nearchos; Eliassen, F.; Horn, G.; Lorenzo, J.; Mamelli, Alessandro; Papadopoulos, George Angelos (2012)
      Today software is the main enabler of many of the appliances and devices omnipresent in our daily life and important for our well being and work satisfaction. It is expected that the software works as intended, and that ...
    • Conference Object  

      An efficient handover algorithm for MBMS enabled 3G mobile cellular networks 

      Christophorou, C.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2006)
      With the introduction of Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) in 3rd Generation (3G) Networks, the Radio Network Controller (RNC) for radio efficiency reasons can use either Dedicated or Common resources to ...
    • Article  

      Enabling cross-platform mobile application development: A context-aware middleware 

      Achilleos, Achilleas P.; Kapitsaki, Georgia M. (2014)
      The emergence of mobile computing has changed the rules of web application development. Since context-awareness has become almost a necessity in mobile applications, web applications need to adapt to this new reality. A ...
    • Article  

      Experiences from developing a distributed context management system for enabling adaptivity 

      Paspallis, Nearchos; Chimaris, Avraam N.; Papadopoulos, George Angelos (2007)
      Today, one can observe an ever increasing trend in the use of mobile systems. This change inevitably affects the software running on such devices by necessitating additional functionality such as context awareness and ...
    • Conference Object  

      Heterogeneous grid computing: Issues and early benchmarks 

      Kenny, E.; Coghlan, B.; Tsouloupas, George; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Walsh, J.; Childs, S.; O'Callaghan, D.; Quigley, G. (2005)
      A heterogeneous implementation of the current LCG2/EGEE grid computing software is supported in the Grid-Ireland infrastructure. The porting and testing of the current software version of LCG2 is presented for different ...
    • Conference Object  

      Human Mobility Computing and Privacy: Fad or Reality? 

      Lee, A. J.; Pelechrinis, K.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
      The advent of mobile computing and sensing technologies, in conjunction with omni-present and high-speed mobile networks, allow nowadays the capture of human mobility data at an extremely high fidelity. Modern mobile ...
    • Article  

      Key issues for the design and development of mobile commerce services and applications 

      Andreou, Andreas S.; Leonidou, Constantinos; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Pitsillides, Andreas; Samaras, George S.; Schizas, Christos N.; Mavromoustakos, Stephanos M. (2005)
      This paper suggests a new approach for developing m-commerce services and applications based on a scheme that divides m-applications into directory- and transaction-oriented classes, identifies mobile user requirements, ...
    • Article  

      Locating objects in mobile computing 

      Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967-; Samaras, George S. (2001)
      In current distributed systems, the notion of mobility is emerging in many forms and applications. Mobility arises naturally in wireless computing since the location of users changes as they move. Besides mobility in ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Middleware-based development of context-aware applications with reusable components 

      Paspallis, Nearchos (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2009-12)
      Λόγω της μεγάλης διάδοσης του κινητού και διάχυτου υπολογισμού, υπάρχει αυξανόμενη ανάγκη για εφαρμογές που να είναι ευαίσθητες και να προσαρμόζονται στο περιβάλλον. Τέτοιες εφαρμογές ωφελούν τους χρήστες με το να ρυθμίζουν ...
    • Article  

      Mobile agents for wireless computing: The convergence of wireless computational models with mobile-agent technologies 

      Spyrou, Christiana; Samaras, George S.; Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967-; Evripidou, Paraskevas (2004)
      Wireless mobile computing breaks the stationary barrier and allows users to compute and access information from anywhere and at anytime. However, this new freedom of movement does not come without new challenges. The mobile ...
    • Article  

      Mobile agents for World Wide Web distributed database access 

      Papastavrou, Stavros; Samaras, George S.; Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967- (2000)
      The popularity of the Web as a universal access mechanism for network information has created the need for developing web-based DBMS client/server applications. However, the current commercial applet-based approaches for ...
    • Conference Object  

      Mobile agents: What about them? Did they deliver what they promised? Are they here to stay? (PANEL) 

      Samaras, George S. (2004)
      Mobile Agents have brought around a new way to perform computations and develop distributed application and it is now struggling for a visible position in the area of distributed and wireless computing. This panel explores ...