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      The airplace indoor positioning platform for Android smartphones 

      Laoudias, Christos; Constantinou, George; Constantinides, Marios; Nicolaou, Silouanos; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Panayiotou, Christos G. (2012)
      In this demonstration paper, we present an indoor positioning system developed for Android smartphones, coined Airplace. To infer the unknown user location we rely on ubiquitous WLANs and exploit Received Signal Strength ...
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      Analysis and passive control of a four-bar linkage for the rehabilitation of upper-limb motion 

      Xydas, E. G.; Louca, Loucas S.; Mueller, A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2015)
      In the last two decades robotic rehabilitation research provided significant insight regarding the human-robot interaction, helped understand the process by which the impaired nervous system is retrained to better control ...
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      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 ...
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      Automated implementation of complex distributed algorithms specified in the IOA language 

      Georgiou, Chryssis; Lynch, N.; Mavrommatis, Panayiotis; Tauber, J. A. (2009)
      IOA is a formal language for describing Input/Output automata that serves both as a formal specification language and as a programming language (Garland et al. in http://theory.lcs.mit.edu/tds/ioa/manual.ps, 2004). The IOA ...
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      Crawler detection: A Bayesian approach 

      Stassopoulou, Athena; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2006)
      In this paper, we introduce a probabilistic modeling approach for addressing the problem of Web robot detection from Web-server access logs. More specifically, we construct a Bayesian network that classifies automatically ...
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      Crowdsourced trace similarity with smartphones 

      Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Laoudias, Christos; Costa, Constantinos; Vlachos, Michail; Andreou, Maria I.; Gunopulos, Dimitrios (2013)
      Smartphones are nowadays equipped with a number of sensors, such as WiFi, GPS, accelerometers, etc. This capability allows smartphone users to easily engage in crowdsourced computing services, which contribute to the ...
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      Demo: A programming cloud of smartphones 

      Konstantinidis, Andreas; Costa, Constantinos; Larkou, G.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (2012)
      In this demonstration we present SmartLab 1, an exciting experimental testbed of approximately 40+ real Android Smartphones, plus emulated devices, deployed at the Department of Computer Science building at the University ...
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      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 ...
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      A distributed algorithm for gathering many fat mobile robots in the plane 

      Agathangelou, Chrysovalandis; Georgiou, Chryssis; Mavronicolas, Marios (2013)
      We revisit the problem of gathering autonomous robots in the plane. In particular, we consider non-transparent unit-disc robots (i.e., fat) in an asynchronous setting with vision as the only means of coordination and robots ...
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      Evaluation metrics of upper extremities for people with neurological disorders: An energy based approach 

      Ilia, T.; Louca, Loucas S. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2017)
      Various neurological disorders, like Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's disease and Stroke, affect millions of people worldwide. Tremor that is a result of these disorders affects the performance of many ...
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      Identification of kinematic traits in 3D reaching Tasks with the use of a haptic Nine-Hole Peg-Board Test: Comparison between healthy people and people with Multiple Sclerosis 

      Xydas, E. G.; Louca, Loucas S. (Affiliation: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, University of Cyprus, P.O. Box: 20537, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, University of Cyprus, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Xydas, E. G.Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, University of Cyprus, P.O. Box: 20537, Nicosia, Cyprusemail: mep4ex01@ucy.ac.cy, 2008)
      Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a complex neurological disease that destroys the myelin sheath of the nerves, consequently affecting the motor control ability of the person in numerous ways. Rehabilitation of the upper limb ...
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      Minimally actuated four-bar linkages for upper limb rehabilitation 

      Xydas, E.; Mueller, A.; Louca, Loucas S. (2018)
      In the previous years the scientific community dealt extensively with designing, developing and testing robot-based rehabilitation systems. Besides the benefits that resulted for disabled people, this twenty-year endeavor ...
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      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 ...
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      Optimal control of a two-wheeled mobile robot via finite capacity communication channel 

      Charalambous, Charalambos D.; Lambis, A.; Li, X. (2008)
      This paper presents specific hardware and components which can be used to implement optimal control strategies via wireless communication channels to achieve path tracking. The position of the robot at each time instant ...
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      SmartP2P: A multi-objective framework for finding social content in P2P smartphone networks 

      Konstantinidis, Andreas; Aplitsiotis, C.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (2012)
      In this demonstration paper, we present a novel framework for searching objects (e.g., images, videos, etc.) captured by the users in a mobile social community. Our framework, is founded on an in-situ data storage model, ...
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      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 ...