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Distance Learning: A Postgraduate PerCom Program
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Achilles Kameas,Damianos Gavalas,Christos Goumopoulos,Petros Nicopolitidis,Georgios M. Giaglis
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 83-85
The authors present their experience in organizing and teaching a postgraduate pervasive computing program via distance learning at the Hellenic Open University. The context of the program's educational modules is presented, followed by an assessment of th...
An Ontology-Based Approach in Learning Programming Languages
Found in: 2012 16th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI)
By Christos Pierrakeas,Georgia Solomou,Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 393-398
The learning of programming languages requires the student to develop systematic representations of the lexical constructs and semantic principles of the languages. At the same time, tutors are expected to develop the appropriate training content. In this ...
An Ontology Model for Building, Classifying and Using Learning Outcomes
Found in: 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)
By Aikaterini Kalou,Georgia Solomou,Christos Pierrakeas,Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 61-65
Learning outcomes are statements that should accompany any type of educational material intended for lifelong learning. These statements deliver important information, which works as an indicator for students in the process of learning. However, in order f...
Using Pervasive Computing and Open Space Design to Transform the Schoolyard into an Educational Setting
Found in: Intelligent Environments, International Conference on
By Christos Goumopoulos,Dimitris Papalexopoulos,Achilles Kameas,Athina Stavridou,Sonia Tzimopoulou
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 256-261
Educational process' experimental implementation with the support of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) integrated to the elective course
A Policy Enforcement Framework for Ubiquitous Computing Applications
Found in: Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, International Conference on
By Ioannis Panagiotopoulos,Lambrini Seremeti,Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 1-5
Future ubiquitous computing environments integrate the services of everyday objects equipped with tiny processors and sensors into distributed applications. These smart devices can communicate with each other and also explore their environment. In order fo...
PROACT: An Ontology-Based Model of Privacy Policies in Ambient Intelligence Environments
Found in: Informatics, Panhellenic Conference on
By Ioannis Panagiotopoulos, Lambrini Seremeti, Achilles Kameas, Vasilios Zorkadis
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 124-129
Future computing environments involve integrating everyday objects equipped with tiny processors, sensors and wireless network cards. These smart objects (artifacts) may explore their environment and communicate with each other. Interactivity with humans m...
Deployment of Adaptive Workflows in Intelligent Environments
Found in: Intelligent Environments, International Conference on
By Christos Goumopoulos, Ioannis Calemis, Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 197-202
Workflows have been used to model repeatable tasks or operations in a number of different industries including manufacturing and software. In this paper we examine the use of workflows to model the interaction of services that can be found in intelligent e...
Ontology-Based Representation of UPnP Devices and Services for Dynamic Context-Aware Ubiquitous Computing Applications
Found in: International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service
By Konstantinos Togias, Christos Goumopoulos, Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 220-225
Ontology and related technologies have been introduced into the Ambient Intelligence domain as a mean to provide declarative formal representations of the domain knowledge. The range of devices available in the scope of an Ambient Intelligence space become...
Towards the Next Generation of Ambient Intelligent Environments
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 1-6
Next Generation Ambient Intelligent Environments (NGAIEs) will offer intelligent and trustworthy services (although probably not for free), will be populated with Ambient Ecologies of smart objects, and will support the Activity Spheres of their multiple o...
A Pervasive System Architecture That Supports Adaptation Using Agents and Ontologies
Found in: Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks, International Symposium on
By Achilles Kameas, Christos Goumopoulos, Hani Hagras, Michael Gardner, Tobias Heinroth, Wolfgang Minker, Apostolos Meliones, Dimitris Economou, Yacine Bellik, Gaëtan Pruvost
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 148-153
In the context of the EU funded R&D project ATRACO we are developing a conceptual framework and a system architecture that will support the realization of adaptive and trusted ambient intelligent systems. Our approach is based on a number of well estab...
Multidimensional Pervasive Adaptation into Ambient Intelligent Environments
Found in: Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Yacine Bellik, Achilles Kameas, Christos Goumopoulos, Hani Hagras, Tobias Heinroth, Gaëtan Pruvost, Apostolos Meliones, Dimitris Economou, Wolfgang Minker, Michael Gardner
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 303-308
In this paper we describe the ATRACO (Adaptive and TRusted Ambient eCOlogies) approach towards next generation ambient intelligent environments. Several agents, such as a Fuzzy Task Agent with learning capabilities and an Interaction Agent collaborate in a...
Design Guidelines for Building a Wireless Sensor Network for Environmental Monitoring
Found in: Informatics, Panhellenic Conference on
By Nikos Giannopoulos, Christos Goumopoulos, Achilles Kameas
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 148-152
Environmental monitoring is a critical process that demands accuracy, reliability and stability at the operation level. Monitoring variables such as temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, soil moisture and ambient light facilitates research in fields ...
An Architecture that Treats Everyday Objects as Communicating Tangible Components
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Achilles Kameas, Stephen Bellis, Irene Mavrommati, Kieran Delaney, Martin Colley, Anthony Pounds-Cornish
Issue Date:March 2003
pp. 115
The paper describes research that has been carried out in
eComP: An Architecture that Supports P2P Networking Among Ubiquitous Computing Devices
Found in: Peer-to-Peer Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Achilles Kameas, Irene Mavrommati, Dimitris Ringas, Prashant Wason
Issue Date:September 2002
pp. 57
In the new paradigm of computer use, the computer ceases to exist as an integrated multi-task device, but disintegrates into a task-oriented collection of networked devices. These devices do not resemble to computers yet they have computational abilities. ...
A correlation verb (CorrVerb) ontology for object properties specification within knowledge domain representations
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI '13)
By Achilles Kameas, Christos Pierrakeas, Ioannis Panagiotopoulos
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 195-200
An important task when designing educational material for distance learning is the modeling of the teaching domain. However this representation should be formal and semantically standardized in order to be reusable. In this work we propose an ontology-base...
Exploring ambient assisted living job profiles
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA '13)
By Achilles Kameas, Aspasia Theodosiou, Theodor Panagiotakopoulos
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 1-8
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is meeting wide acceptance and implementation, becoming a rapidly growing economic sector and creating new jobs. Nevertheless, proper education for qualifying employees in the AAL area is still massively lagging behind. CompAA...
Modeling the characteristics of a learning object for use within e-learning applications
Found in: Proceedings of the Fifth Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI '12)
By Achilles Kameas, Christos Pierrakeas, George Nikolopoulos, Georgia Solomou
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 112-117
Educational content plays a significant role in the process of delivering knowledge, that's why it needs to be designed carefully, following designated principles. Learning Objects (LOs) constitute a novel approach in the educational content's organization...
Special track on Ubiquitous Computing: Ubiquitous and Pervasive eCommerce and eBusiness: editorial message
Found in: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '08)
By Achilles Kameas, George Roussos
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 28-34
Ubiquitous computing has emerged as one of the principal information and communication technologies that could lead to the achievement of the Ambient Intelligence (AmI) vision. Ambient Intelligence places human beings at the centre of the future knowledge-...
Editorial message: special track on ubiquitous computing
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '06)
By Achilles Kameas, George Roussos
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 1900-1901
Ubiquitous technologies, infrastructures, applications and services that operate across physical environments (e.g. neighbourhood, home, car etc) will soon be spanning all the different spheres of everyday life. Ubiquitous computing places humans in the ce...
An ontology-based context management and reasoning process for UbiComp applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 2005 joint conference on Smart objects and ambient intelligence: innovative context-aware services: usages and technologies (sOc-EUSAI '05)
By Achilles Kameas, Christos Goumopoulos, Eleni Christopoulou
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 265-270
UbiComp applications operate within an extremely dynamic and heterogeneous environment and have to dynamically adapt to changes in their environment as a result of users' or other actors' activities. So context definition, representation, management and us...