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      Annotating web service sections with combined classification 

      Kapitsaki, Georgia M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014)
      Web services are considered reusable elements that can be exploited stand-alone or as part of wider, generic or domain-specific, applications. With a vast variety of Web Services being offered by service providers, annotation ...
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      Characterization and analysis of a web search benchmark 

      Hadjilambrou, Zacharias; Kleanthous, Marios M.; Sazeides, Yiannakis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
      Web search as a service is very impressive. Web search runs on thousands of servers which perform search on an index of billions of web pages. The search results must be both relevant to the user queries and reach the user ...
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      Design and implementation of a distributed crawler and filtering processor 

      Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2002)
      Web crawlers are the key component of services running on Internet and providing searching and indexing support for the entire Web, for corporate Intranets and large portal sites. More recently, crawlers have also been ...
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      Detecting personality traces in users’ social activity 

      Kleanthous, Styliani; Herodotou, C.; Samaras, George S.; Germanakos, Panagiotis (2016)
      The effect that social media have in our lives nowadays is apparent. Many studies focused on how the differences we hold as people due to our personality, reflect our activities online. In this work we aim to exploit reports ...
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      Distributed in-memory processing of All K Nearest Neighbor queries 

      Chatzimilioudis, Georgios; Costa, Constantinos; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Lee, W. -C; Pitoura, Evaggelia 1967- (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
      A wide spectrum of Internet-scale mobile applications, ranging from social networking, gaming and entertainment to emergency response and crisis management, all require efficient and scalable All k Nearest Neighbor (AkNN) ...
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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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      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 ...
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      g-Social: Enhancing integrated e-Science tools with social networking functionality 

      Stylianou, A.; Loulloudes, Nicholas; Dikaiakos, Marios D. (2012)
      During the last decade, the scientific community has witnessed an unprecedented deployment of large-scale, federated e-Infrastructures such as Grid Computing, primarily for supporting data-intensive scientific exploration ...
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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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      Infrastructures for online social networking services 

      Datta, Aniruddha; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Haridi, S.; Iftode, L. (2012)
      The rapid proliferation of social media, online communities, and collectively produced knowledge resources has accelerated the convergence of technological and social networks, resulting in a dynamic ecosystem of online ...
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      Lessons learned from online social networking of physical things 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Papadiomidous, D.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2011)
      Social networking is a core part of the global online experience. The Web 2.0 has been transformed into a social Web, extending the social capabilities of users. A big challenge for the Web is to become ubiquitous, blended ...
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      Managing big data experiments on smartphones 

      Larkou, G.; Mintzis, M.; Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Konstantinidis, Andreas; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (2016)
      The explosive number of smartphones with ever growing sensing and computing capabilities have brought a paradigm shift to many traditional domains of the computing field. Re-programming smartphones and instrumenting them ...
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      Multi-objective query optimization in smartphone social networks 

      Konstantinidis, Andreas; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Samaras, George S. (2011)
      The bulk of social network applications for smart phones (e.g., Twitter, Face book, Foursquare, etc.) currently rely on centralized or cloud-like architectures in order to carry out their data sharing and searching tasks. ...
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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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      Online social network evolution: Revisiting the Twitter graph 

      Efstathiades, Hariton; Antoniades, Demetris; Pallis, George C.; Dikaiakos, Marios D.; Szlavik, Z.; Sips, R. -J (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
      In 2010 the popular paper by Kwak et al. [11] presented the first comprehensive study of Twitter as it appeared in 2009, using most of the Twitter network at the time. Since then, Twitter's popularity and usage has exploded, ...
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      Performance vs. freshness in web database applications 

      Papastavrou, Stavros; Chrysanthis, Panos K.; Samaras, George S. (2014)
      In this work, we present a novel approach for the efficient materialization of dynamic web pages in e-commerce applications such as an online retail store with millions of items, hundreds of HTTP requests per second and ...
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      A preliminary study of a novel mass spectrometry based system for monitoring gases and VOCs evolved during composting of green kitchen waste 

      Vamvakari, Julia P.; Mikedi, Katerina; Pallis, George C.; Zorba, Eleni; Pappa, Athina A. (2015)
      A combined system that consists of a pulsed sampling system, a capillary column as a transfer line and a mass spectrometer is used for online monitoring of complicated mixtures of gases and VOCs produced in a bioreactor. ...
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      Rayzit: An Anonymous and Dynamic Crowd Messaging Architecture 

      Costa, Constantinos; Anastasiou, Chrysovalantis; Chatzimilioudis, Georgios; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
      The smartphone revolution has introduced a new era of social networks where users communicate over anonymous messaging platforms to exchange opinions, ideas and even carry out commerce. These platforms enable individuals ...
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      The role of twitter in YouTube videos diffusion 

      Christodoulou, Georgia; Georgiou, Chryssis; Pallis, George C. (2012)
      Understanding the effects of social cascading on streaming media is of great importance to Web information system engineering. Given the large amount of available videos, it is often difficult for users to discover interesting ...
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      Social networking of the smart home 

      Kamilaris, Andreas; Pitsillides, Andreas (2010)
      Social networking on the Web has become an integral part of our lives. Merging of computing with physical things enabled the conversion of everyday objects into information appliances. This merging allows Smart Homes to ...