Selected Publications

"Enhancing Virtual Reality Systems with Smart Wearable Devices"
"Do Human Cognitive Differences in Information Processing Affect Preference and Performance of CAPTCHA?"

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"Performance Vs. Freshness in Web Database Applications"

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"Optimized Query Routing Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks"

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Latest Publication

"Effects of human cognitive differences on interaction and visual behavior in graphical user authentication"

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Conferences and Workshops (total : 203)

2017

Belk, M., Fidas, C., Katsini, C., Avouris, N., Samaras, G. (2017) "Effects of human cognitive differences on interaction and visual behavior in graphical user authentication", In Proceedings of the IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2017), Springer-Verlag (to appear)

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Belk, M., Pamboris, A., Fidas, C., Katsini, C., Avouris, N., & Samaras, G. (2017) "Sweet-spotting security and usability for intelligent graphical authentication mechanisms", In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2017), ACM Press (to appear)

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Raptis, G., Katsini, C., Belk, M., Fidas, C., Samaras, G., Avouris, N. (2017) "Using Eye Gaze Data and Visual Activities to Infer Human Cognitive Styles: Method and Feasibility Studies", In Proceedings of the ACM conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP’17), ACM Press, 164-173

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Katsini, C., Fidas, C., Belk, M., Avouris, N., Samaras, G. (2017) "Influences of users’ cognitive strategies on graphical password composition", ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2017), ACM Press, 2698-2705

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Belk, M., Kakas, A., Samaras, G. (2017) "Reconciling Hot and Cold Cognition in Persuasive Technologies", The Power of Passion: Human Reason and its Emotional Foundations, part of the AISB Annual Convention 2017, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour, University of Bath, UK

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Samaras, G. (2017) "Utilizing Human Cognitive and Emotional Factors for User-Centered Computing", ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2017), 191-192

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Mouzouras, N., Pogiatzis, A., Kleanthous, S., Samaras, G. (2017) "DermaTrack: A Skin Cancer Tracking Intelligent Application", ACM Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2017), 85-88

2016

Katsini, C., Belk, M., Fidas, C., Avouris, N., Samaras, G. (2016) "Security and Usability in Knowledge-based User Authentication: A Review", ACM Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 2016), ACM Press, 63

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Kleanthous, S., Michael, M., Samaras, G., Christodoulou, E. (2016) "Transactive Memory in Task-Driven 3D Virtual World Teams", ACM Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (ACM NordiCHI '16), Gothenburg, Sweden, ACM Press, Article No. 93

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Kleanthous, S., Christophorou, C., Tsiourti, C., Dantas, C., Wintjens, R., Samaras, G. and Christodoulou, E. (2016) "Analysis of Elderly Users’ Preferences and Expectations on Service Robot’s Personality, Appearance and Interaction", HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, pp. 35-44

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Kleanthous, S., Herodotou, C., Samaras, G., Germanakos, P. (2016) "Implicit User Modelling for Extracting Personality Traits through Facebook Activity", HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, pp. 287-297

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Belk, M., Portugal, D., Germanakos, P., Quintas, J., Christodoulou, E., Samaras, G. (2016) "A Computer Mouse for Stress Identification of Older Adults at Work", Workshop on Human Aspects in Adaptive and Personalized Interactive Environments (HAAPIE 2016), Halifax, Canada, July 13-16, 2016, collocated at ACM UMAP 2016

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Portugal, D., Belk, M., Quintas, J., Christodoulou, E., Samaras, G. (2016) "Identification of an Individual's Frustration in the Work Environment Through a Multi-sensor Computer Mouse", HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, pp. 79-88

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Portugal, D., Belk, M., Hanke, S., Müllner-Rieder, M., Sales Dias, M., Quintas, J., Glauser, C., Christodoulou, E., Samaras, G., Snene, M., Konstantas, D. (2016) "CogniWin: An Integrated Framework to Support Older Adults at Work", ACM International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2016), Poster, Demo and Late Breaking Results, Halifax, Canada, July 13-16, 2016.

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Alshaal, S.E., Michael, S., Pamboris, A., Herodotou, H., Samaras, G., Andreou, P. (2016) "Enhancing Virtual Reality Systems with Smart Wearable Devices", 17th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 345-348

A. Pamboris, G. Antoniou, C. Makris, P. Andreou and G. Samaras (2016) "AD-APT: Blurring the Boundary Between Mobile Advertising and User Satisfaction", IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft), 2016, pp. 175-178

Georgiadis, D., Christophorou, C., Kleanthous, S., Andreou, P., Santos, L., Christodoulou, E., Samaras, G. (2016) "A Robotic Cloud Ecosystem for Elderly Care and Ageing Well: The GrowMeUp Approach", XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016, Springer-verlag, pp. 913-918

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Christophorou, C., Georgiadis, D., Andreou, P., Kleanthous, S., Cereghetti, D.M., Meijers, J., Samaras, G. (2016) "ICT Systems and Services for Ageing Well: Identification and Assessment of an Important Set (Package) of ICT Services for Active Ageing and Independent Living", XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016, Springer-verlag, pp. 897-902

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Baguena, M., Pamboris, A., Pietzuch, P., Samaras, G., Sichitiu, M. L., Manzoni, P. (2016) "Towards Enabling Hyper-Responsive Mobile Apps Through Network Edge Assistance", The 13th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC 2016), 9-12 January 2016, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 399-404

2015

Portugal, D., Santos, L., Alvito, P., Dias, J., Samaras, G., Christodoulou, E. (2015) "SocialRobot: An Interactive Mobile Robot for Elderly Home Care", In Proceedings of the IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII 2015), Nagoya, Japan, December 11-13, 2015, 10.1109/SII.2015.7405084

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Phokaides, P., Andreou, P., Antoniou, G., Pyla, P., Samaras, G. (2015) "Architectural Historiography and Database Design: An Alliance to Empower Research in Modern Heritage", International Conference on Sustainability in Architectural Cultural Heritage (BIOCULTURAL 2015), December 11, 2015, Limassol, Cyprus

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Andreou P., & Samaras G. (2015) "Towards a Human-centered E-Commerce Personalization Framework", Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2015), Singapore, December 6-9, 2015, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 357-360

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P. Andreou, D. Georgiadis, A. Pamboris, C. Christophorou, G. Samaras (2015) "Towards a Back-End Framework for Supporting Affective Avatar-Based Interaction Systems", Workshop: Affective Interaction With Avatars, in conjunction with European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AMI), 2015

Belk M., Germanakos P., Constantinides A., Samaras G. (2015) "A Human Cognitive Processing Perspective in Designing E-Commerce Checkout Processes", Proceedings of the 15th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2015), Bamberg, Germany, September 14-18, 2015, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, INTERACT (1) 2015: 523-530

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Hanke S., Meinedo H., Portugal D., Belk M., Quintas J., Christodoulou E., Sili M., Dias M., & Samaras G. (2015) "CogniWin – A Virtual Assistance System for Older Adults at Work", Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2015), Los Angeles, USA, Springer-Verlag, HCI (26) 2015: 257-268

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Constantinides A., Belk M., Germanakos P., & Samaras G. (2015) "The PersonaCheck System for Personalizing M-Commerce Checkout Processes", Demonstration in the Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2015), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June, 15-18, 2015, IEEE Computer Society

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Germanakos P., Belk M., Constantinides A., Samaras G. (2015) "The PersonaWeb System: Personalizing E-Commerce Environments based on Human Factors", Demo in Extended Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2015), Dublin, Ireland, June 29 - July 3, 2015, CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1388, CEUR-WS.org

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Belk M., Portugal D., Christodoulou E., & Samaras G. (2015) "CogniMouse: On Detecting Users’ Task Completion Difficulty through Computer Mouse Interaction", Proceedings of the Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), Seoul, South Korea, ACM Press, 1019-1024

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Fidas C., Hussmann H., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2015) "iHIP: Towards a User Centric Individual Human Interaction Proof Framework", Proceedings of the Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), Seoul, South Korea, ACM Press, 2235-2240

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2014

L. Santos, D. Portugal, E. Christodolou, G. Samaras, P. Alvito, J. Dias (2014) "Personalizable ICT-based Service Provision: The SocialRobot Solution", AmI 2014 International Workshop on Intelligent Environments Supporting Healthcare and Well-being (WISHWell'14), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 11, 2014

L. Santos, J. Dias, C. Chistophorou, E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras (2014) "On the Development Strategy of an Architecture for eHealth Service Robots", International Conference e-Health 2014, 17–19 July, Lisbon, Portugal. (Best Paper Award)

Belk M, Germanakos P., Fidas C., & Samaras G. (2014) "A Personalisation Method based on Human Factors for Improving Usability of User Authentication Tasks", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2014), Aalborg, Denmark, July 7-11, 2014, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 13-24 (Best Paper Nominee)

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Belk M., Fidas C., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2014) "On Supporting Security and Privacy-preserving Interaction through Adaptive Usable Security", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2014 (HCI 2014), Heraklion, Crete, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 3-10

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Asimakopoulos S., Andreou P., Mourlas C., Spanoudis G., Samaras G. (2014) "An Individual Differences Approach in Adaptive Waving of User Checkout Process in Retail eCommerce", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2014 (HCI 2014), Heraklion, Crete, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 451-460

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Papatheocharous E., Belk M., Nyfjord J., Germanakos P., & Samaras G. (2014) "Personalised Continuous Software Engineering", Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering (RCoSE 2014), in conjuction with ICSE 2014, Hyderabad, India, May 31 - June 7, 2014, ACM Press, New York, NY, pp. 57-62

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L. Santos, C. Christophorou, E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras, J. Dias. (2014) "Development Strategy of an Architecture for E-Health Personalised Service Robots", IADIS International Journal of Computer Science and Information Systems, 2014, Volume: 9 Issue: 2, Pages: 1-18, ISSN: 1646-3692

2013

Belk M., Fidas C., Germanakos P., & Samaras G. (2013) "Security for Diversity: Studying the Effects of Verbal and Imagery Processes on User Authentication Mechanisms", Proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2013), Cape Town, South Africa, September 2-6, 2013, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 442-459.

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Fidas C., Spanoudis G., Samaras G. (2013) "Studying the Effect of Human Cognition on Text and Image Recognition CAPTCHA Mechanisms", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2013 (HCI 2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 21-26, 2013, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 71-79

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Lekkas Z., Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Mourlas C., Samaras G. (2013) "Personality and Emotion as Determinants of the Learning Experience: How Affective Behavior Interacts with various Components of the Learning Process", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2013 (HCI 2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 21-26, 2013, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 418-427

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Fidas C., Holzinger A., Samaras G. (2013) "Towards the Personalization of CAPTCHA Mechanisms based on Individual Differences in Cognitive Processing", Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing & Informatics (SouthCHI 2013), Maribor, Slovenia, July 1-3, 2013, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 409-426. (Best Paper Award)

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Fidas C., Samaras G. (2013) "Studying the Effect of Human Cognition on User Authentication Tasks", Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP2013), Rome, Italy, June 10-14, 2013, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 102-113

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2012

C. Christophorou, P. Alvito, P. Andreou, E. Christodoulou, J. M. Dias, G. Samaras (2012) "SocialRobot: Elderly Home Care and Socialization", AAL Forum 2012 Tomorrow is Sight: From Design to Delivery, 24 -27 September 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

R. Beumers, C. Tsiourti, P. Koster, I. Olalde, E. Christodoulou, C. Wings, G. Samaras (2012) "Co-Living: Innovative end-user driven ICT platform for active social living", AAL Forum 2012 Tomorrow is Sight: From Design to Delivery, 24 -27 September 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Andreou P., Germanakos P., Konstantinidis A., Georgiadis D., Belk M., Samaras G. (2012) "USN: Multi-Objective User-Centric Social Networks with Decision Making", Proceedings of the 10th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC 2012), Paphos, Cyprus, December 5-7, 2012, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 562-569

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Papatheocharous E., Constantinides M., Samaras G. (2012) "Supporting Adaptive Interactive Systems with Semantic Markups and Human Factors", Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2012), Luxembourg, December 3-4, 2012, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 126-130

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S. Papastavrou, P. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2012) "Exploring Content Dependencies to Better Balance Performance and Freshness in Web Database Applications", 13th Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2012), November 28-30, 2012, Paphos, Cyprus, IEEE, pp. 512-525

C. Christophorou, P. Alvito, G. Samaras, J. M. Dias, E. Christodoulou (2012) "SocialRobot: Elderly Home Care and Socialization", People 2012 Programme Marie Curie – SCIENCE: Knowledge Research Innovation, PEOPLE CONFERENCE 2012, 5-6 November 2012, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Belk M., Papatheocharous E., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2012) "Investigating the Relation between Users’ Cognitive Style and Web Navigation Behavior with K-means Clustering", Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Web Information Systems Modeling (WISM 2012), in conjunction with ER 2012, Florence, Italy, October 15-18, 2012, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 337-346

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Papatheocharous E., Belk M., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2012) "On Modelling Cognitive Styles of Users in Adaptive Interactive Systems using Artificial Neural Networks", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Neural Computation Theory and Applications (NCTA 2012), part of the International Joint Conference of Computational Intelligence (IJCCI), Barcelona, Spain, October 5-7, 2012, pp. 563-569

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Papatheocharous E., Belk M., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2012) "Proposing a Fuzzy Adaptation Mechanism based on Cognitive Factors of Users for Web Personalization", Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Software Engineering (CISE 2012), in conjunction with AIAI 2012, Halkidiki, Greece, 27-30 September, 2012, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 135-144

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Germanakos P., Papatheocharous E., Belk M., Samaras G. (2012) "Data-driven User Profiling to Support Web Adaptation through Cognitive Styles and Navigation Behavior", Proceedings of the 1st Mining Humanistic Data Workshop (MHDW 2012), in conjunction with AIAI 2012, Halkidiki, Greece, 27-30 September, 2012, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 500-509

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Belk M., Fidas C., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2012) "The Effect of Users’ Working Memory on Preference and Performance in Password Mechanisms", Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Secure Systems Workshop at British HCI 2012 (DISS 2012), Birmingham, UK, September 11, 2012

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Flood D., Germanakos P., Harrison R., Mc Caffery F., Samaras G. (2012) "Estimating Cognitive Overload in Mobile Applications for Decision Support within the Medical Domain", Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2012), Wroclaw, Poland, June 28 – July 1, 2012, pp. 103-107

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C. Christophorou, C. Tsiourti, P. Andreou, E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras, R. Beumers, J. M. Dias (2012) "SoCo-net: Social Care Community Network", AAL Summit 2012: Market and policy development for an aging society, 27 – 29 June 2012, Euskalduna Conference Centre, Bilbao, Spain

Belk M., Fidas C., Germanakos P., Samaras G. (2012) "Do Cognitive Styles of Users affect Preference and Performance related to CAPTCHA?", In Proceedings of Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI12), ACM Press, pp. 1487-1492.

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Zaharias P., Belk M., Samaras G. (2012) "Employing Virtual Worlds for HCI Education: A Problem-Based Learning Approach", In Proceedings of Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI12), ACM Press, pp. 317-326

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Andreou P., Germanakos P., Konstantinidis A., Georgiadis D., Belk M., Samaras G. (2012) "Towards User-centric Social Networks", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2012), Porto, Portugal, 18-21 April, 2012, pp. 795-798.

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Zaharias P, and Samaras G. (2012) "Adaptivity Considerations for Enhancing User-Centric Web Experience", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI 2012), January 30 - February 4, 2012, Valencia, Spain, pp. 348-353

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Andreou P., Constantinou G., Zeinalipour-Yazti D., Samaras G. (2012) "FireWatch: G.I.S.-assisted Wireless Sensor Networks for Forest Fires", Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management" (SSDBM '12), Springer LNCS Series, Volume 7338, pp. 618-621

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2011

Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2011) "Emotional Web-based Design: The Concepts of Emotional Experience and Emotional Expression", Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2011), Rome, Italy, July 24-26, 2011, pp. 283-290

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Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2011) "The Effects of Personality Type in User-Centered Appraisal Systems", Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2011 (HCI 2011), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 9-14, 2011, LNCS 6761, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 388-396

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Konstantinidis A., Zeinalipour-Yazti D., Andreou P., Samaras G. (2011) "Multi-Objective Optimization of Query Routing Trees in Smartphone Social Networks", The 10th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS 2011), 17-18 June, Athens, Greece, 2011.

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Konstantinidis A., Zeinalipour-Yazti D., Andreou P., & Samaras G. (2011) "Multi-Objective Query Optimization in Smartphone Networks", 12th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM'11), IEEE Computer Society, Lulea, Sweden, June 6-9, 2011, pp. 27-32

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Zaharias P., Belk M., Germanakos P., & Samaras G. (2011) "User Experience in Educational Virtual Worlds", Proceedings of the 1st European Workshop on HCI Design and Evaluation, Limassol, Cyprus, April 8, 2011, pp. 7-12

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Andreou P., Zeinalipour-Yazti D., Samaras G., Chrysanthis P. (2011) "Towards a Network-aware Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of the 8th Intl. Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks (DMSN '11), in conjunction with VLDB '11, Seattle WA USA

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2010

Germanakos P., Belk M., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "An Ontological User Model for Adapting Generic Web Structures", Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2010), Limassol, Cyprus, December 9-10, 2010, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 7-12.

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Belk M., Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "Adapting Generic Web Structures with Semantic Web Technologies: A Cognitive Approach", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Personalized Access, Profile Management, and Context Awareness in Databases (PersDB 2010), in conjunction with VLDB 2010, Singapore, Malaysia, September 13, 2010, pp. 35-40.

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Georgiadis D., Germanakos P., Andreou P., & Samaras G. (2010) "An Attempt to Define Context Awareness in Mobile eHealth Environments", Proceedings of the 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS 2010), Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, Israel, September 12-14, 2010, Paper 36

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Germanakos P., Belk M., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "Adapting mLearning Environments on Learners’ Cognitive Styles and Visual Working Memory Span", Proceedings of the 5th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS 2010), Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, Israel, September 12-14, 2010. Paper 38

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Germanakos P., Belk M., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "Human Factor-Driven Adaptive Web Environments: The AdaptiveWeb System", Demonstration in the Proceedings of the 9th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS 2010), Ag. Napa, Cyprus, June 30 – July 30, 2010.

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E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras, E. Polydorou, C. Tsiourti, & M. Belk (2010) "Building Virtual Care Communities Supporting Elderly Socialization and Independent Living by integrating mobile wireless ICT based services", Conference Proceedings of Med-e-Tel 2010, Luxenburg 14-16 April 2010

V. Tsetsos, V. Papataxiarhis, S. Hadjiefthymiades, T. Kontos, P. Andreou, G. Samaras, E. Fytros (2010) "An Advanced Sensor Platform for Autonomic Computing: the IPAC Approach", Cyber-Physical Systems Week 2010 (CPS 2010), Stockholm, Sweden

Eleni Christodoulou, Jorge Manuel Dias, Elena Theodoulidou-Polydorou, Christiana Tsiourti, George Samaras (2010) "Virtual Mobile Elderly Living Communities Supporting Socialization and Independent living in an outward environment", Conference Proceedings of AAliance European Conference on Ambient Assisted Living, Malaga, 11-12 March 2010

Samaras G., Kouta C., Christodoulou E., Kaite C (2010) "Mobile Elderly Living Community (MELCO): Social Community Mode", 8th European Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Nurses Federation, Cyprus

Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "Working Memory Span and E-Learning: The Effect of Personalization Techniques on Learners’ Performance", Proceedings of the 2nd and 18th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP2010), Big Island of Hawaii, USA, June 20-24, 2010, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 64-74 (accepted, 20% acceptance)

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Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Sialarou A., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "A Preliminary Study on Learners’ Physiological Measurements in Educational Hypermedia", Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2010), Sousse, Tunisia, July 5-7, 2010, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 61-63

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Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2010) "Implementing Psychological Parameters in a Web-based Appraisal System", Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2010), Sousse, Tunisia, July 5-7, 2010, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 365-367

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2009

Germanakos P., Belk M., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "Embracing a Human Factor’s Ontology in the eCommerce Context", Proceedings of the 2nd Annual EuroMed Conference, Salerno, Italy, October 26-28, 2009, pp. 714-725.

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Samaras G., Christodoulou E., Kouta C., Kaite C. (2009) "Contemporary technological programs used in the community", 1st Panhellenic Conference on Home Care, 2009, Athens

Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Belk M., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "Human Factors as a Parameter for Improving Interface Usability and User Satisfaction", Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS 2009), Athens, Greece, September 25-27, 2009, pp. 1546-1559.

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Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Belk M., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "Proposing Web Design Enhancements based on Specific Cognitive Factors: An Empirical Evaluation", Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2009), Milan, Italy, September 15-18, 2009, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 602-605 (18% acceptance)

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, M. Vassiliadou, P. K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2009) "KSpot: Effectively Monitoring the K Most Important Events in a Wireless Sensor Network", The 8th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS 2009), August 31st - September 1st, Athens, Greece, 2009

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, M. Andreou, P. K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2009) "Perimeter-Based Data Replication and Aggregation in Mobile Sensor Networks'", The 8th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS 2009), August 31st - September 1st, Athens, Greece, 2009

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P. Andreou, O. Spanos, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, G. Samaras, P. K. Chrysanthis (2009) "FSort: External Sorting on Flash-based Sensor Devices", The 6th International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks (DMSN 2009), August 24, Lyon, France, 2009, 6 pages

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Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "Implementing Affect Parameters in Personalized Web-based Design", Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction – HCI International 2009 (HCI 2009), San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009, LNCS & LNAI, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 320-329

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Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "The Role of Affect in Personalized Learning", Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2009), Riga, Latvia, July 14-18, 2009, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 629-633 (21,50% acceptance)

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Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2009) "Eye-tracking Users’ Behavior in Relation to Cognitive Style within an E-Learning Environment", Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2009), Riga, Latvia, July 14-18, 2009, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 329-333 (21,50% acceptance)

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Georgiadis D., Germanakos P., Andreou P., & Samaras G. (2009) "Evaluation Metrics for eHealth Services and Applications within Smart Houses Context", Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2009), Tours, France, July 1-3, 2009, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 245-248

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Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2009) "Working Memory Differences in e-Learning Environments: Optimization of Learners’ Performance through Personalization", Proceedings of the 1st and 17th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP2009), Trento, Italy, June 22-26, 2009, LNCS, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 385-390 (26% acceptance)

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, M. Andreou, P. K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2009) "Perimeter-Based Data Replication and Aggregation in Mobile Sensor Networks", 10th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM'09), Tapei, Taiwan, May 18th - May 20th, 2009, pp. 244-251

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Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2009) "Intelligent Authoring Tools for Enhancing Mass Customization of E-Services: The SmartTag Editor", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2009), Milan, Italy, May 6-10, 2009, pp. 91-96

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C. Kouta, E. Christodoulou, C. Kaite, E. Theodoulidou, G. Neokleous, G. Samaras (2009) "MELCO - Mobile Elderly Living Community: Identifying the needs", 36th Panhellenic Nursing Conference, 4-7 May 2009, Mykonos, Greece

Panayiotis Andreou, Andreas Pamboris, Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, Panos K. Chrysanthis, George Samaras (2009) "ETC: Energy-driven Tree Construction in Wireless Sensor Networks", Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Sensor Network Technologies for Information Explosion Era (SenTIE'09), 6, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009, pp. 513-518

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, M. Vassiliadou, P. K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2009) "KSpot: Effectively Monitoring the K Most Important Events in a Wireless Sensor Network", 25th International Conference on Data Engineering March (ICDE'09), 1503-1506, Shanghai, China, March 29 - April 2, 2009, pp. 1503-1506

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2008

Germanakos P., Belk M., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2008) "Towards a Human Factors Ontology for Computer-Mediated Systems", Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Ontology Content and Evaluation in Enterprise (OnToContent 2008), Monterrey, Mexico, November 9-14, 2008, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS, pp. 595-604

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Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., Christodoulou E., Spanoudis G., & Samaras G. (2008) "Enhancing eLearning Environments with Users' Cognitive Factors: The case of EKPAIDEION", Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2008), Agia Napa, Cyprus, November 6-7, pp. 877-889.

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Chrysanthis and G. Samaras (2008) "Workload-aware Optimization of Query Routing Trees in Wireless Sensor Networks", 7th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS'08), Heraklion, Greece, July 28-29th, 2008

Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2008) "User-centered Profiling on the basis of Cognitive and Emotional Characteristics: An Empirical Study ", Proceedigns of the 5th International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH 2008), Hannover, Germany, July 28 – August 1, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS 5149, pp. 214-223. (27% acceptance - Best Student Paper Award)

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Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2008) "Personalizing Web Environments on User Intrinsic Characteristics ", Proceedings of the 4th IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2008), Seattle, USA, July 21-22, pp. 1-7

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Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2008) "Integrating Human Factors in the Web Personalization Process: The AdaptiveWeb System", Demonstration in the Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2008), Patras, Greece, July 21-25, IOS Press, ISBN: 978-960-6843-17-4, pp. 9-10.

Lekkas Z., Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2008) "The Role of Emotions in the Design of Personalized Educational Systems ", Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2008), Santader, Cantabria, Spain, July 1-5, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 886-890.

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P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Chrysanthis and G. Samaras (2008) "Workload-aware Optimization of Query Routing Trees in Wireless Sensor Networks", 9th Intl. Conference on Mobile Data Management, (MDM'08), April 27-30, 2008, Beijing, China, pp. 189-196 [acceptance rate 26/119=21%]

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Obermeier, S. Bottcher, S. Hett, M. Chrysanthis, P.K. Samaras, G. (2008) "Adjourn State Concurrency Control Avoiding Time-Out Problems in Atomic Commit Protocols", Proc. of the 21th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2008), Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, Cancun, Mexico, April 7-13, 2008, pp. 1477-1479

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2007

Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2007) "A Semantic Approach of an Adaptive and Personalized Web-based Learning Content - The case of AdaptiveWeb ", Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2007), London, U.K., December 17-18, 2007, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 68-73

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Tsianos N., Germanakos P., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2007) "Evaluating the Significance of Cognitive and Emotional Parameters in e-Learning Adaptive Environments ", Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA2007), Algarve, Portugal, December 7-9, 2007, pp. 93-98

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D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Andreou, P. Chrysanthis and G. Samaras (2007) "SenseSwarm: A Perimeter-based Data Acquisition Framework for Mobile Sensor Networks", 4th Intl. Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks DMSN DMSN'07(with VLDB'07), Sep. 24th, 2007, Vienna, Austria, September 2007, pp. 13-18

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Germanakos P., Christodoulou E., & Samaras G. (2007) "A European Perspective of eGovernment Presence - Where do we stand? The EU-10 Case ", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on EGOV-Society (EGOV07), Regensburg, Germany, September 3-7, 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer-Verlag, pp. 436-447

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Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2007) "Embracing Cognitive Aspects in Web Personalization Environments - The AdaptiveWeb Architecture", Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2007), Niigata, Japan, July 18-20, 2007, IEEE, pp. 430-431

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D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Andreou, P. Chrysanthis and G. Samaras (2007) "MINT Views: Materialized In-Network Top-k Views in Sensor Networks", The 6th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS 2007), Athens, Greece, 5-6 July, 2007

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Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Lekkas Z., Mourlas C., Belk M., & Samaras G. (2007) "An AdaptiveWeb System for Integrating Human Factors in Personalization of Web Content ", Demonstration in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on User Modeling (UM 2007), Corfu, Greece, June 25-29, 2007, pp. 25-29

D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Andreou, P. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras and A. Pitsillides (2007) "The MicroPulse Framework for Adaptive Waking Windows in Sensor Networks", International Workshop on Data Intensive Sensor Networks 2007 (DISN'07). (with MDM'07); Mannheim, Germany, May 11, 2007, pp. 351-355

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D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Andreou, P. Chrysanthis and G. Samaras (2007) "MINT Views: Materialized In-Network Top-k Views in Sensor Networks", Proc. of the 8th 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2007), Mannheim, Germany, May 7 - 11, 2007, pp. 182-189

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A. Pitsillides, E. Themistokleous, G. Samaras, S. Walderhaug, O. M. Winnem (2007) "Overview of MPOWER: Middleware platform for the cognitively impaired and elderly", IST-Africa 2007 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, May 2007.

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A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, D. Georgiades, P. Andreou, E. Christodoulou, B. Pitsillides (2007) "Tele-homecare Supported by the DITIS Collaborative Platform", IST-Africa 2007 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, May 2007.

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2006

Christoforos Panayiotou, George Samaras (2006) "Mobile User Personalization with Dynamic Profiles: Time and Activity", Workshop on Pervasive Systems (PerSys), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISBN 978-3-540-48273-4, November 30, 2006, Montpellier, France, pp 1295-1304

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Germanakos P., Samaras G., Mourlas C., & Christodoulou E. (2006) "Innovative Personalization Issues for Providing User-Centric mGovernment Services ", Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Mobile Government (Euro mGov 2006), Brighton, August 30-31 & September 1, 2006, pp. 124-133.

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Christoforos Panayiotou, Maria Andreou, George Samaras, (2006) "Using time and activity in personalization for the mobile user", Proceedings 5th ACM International Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE'06), June 25, 2006, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 87-90

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N. Τσιάνος, Π. Γερμανάκος, Ζ. Λέκκας, Κ. Μουρλάς & Γ. Σαμάρας (2006) "Βελτιστοποίηση της Αποτελεσματικότητας των Εκπαιδευτικών Υπερμέσων βάσει Προσαρμογής στο Μαθησιακό Στυλ του Χρήστη", Πρακτικά του 5ου Συνεδρίου Εκπαιδευτικών Χρηστών Πληροφορικής Τεχνολογίας, Λευκωσία, 16-18 Ιουνίου, 2006

Germanakos P., Christodoulou E., & Samaras G. (2006) "Towards the Definition of an e-Government Benchmarking Status Methodology ", Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG 2006), Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany, April 27-28, 2006, pp. 179-188.

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Stavros Polyviou, George Samaras, Paraskevas Evripidou (2006) "Active Folders: A Metaphor for Developing and Interacting with Context-Aware Applications", International Workshop onTools and Applications for Mobile Contents (TAMC'06) (with MDM 2006), pp. 146-155

Boncz P., Bonifati A., Böse J., Böttcher S., Chrysanthis P., Gruenwald L., Illarramendi A., Janacik P., König-Ries B., May W., Mondal A., Obermeier S., Ouksel A, Samaras G. (2006) "06431 Working Group Summary: P2P, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks - All the Different or All the Same?", Scalable Data Management in Evolving Networks 2006

Obermeier S., Böse J., Böttcher S., Chrysanthis P., Delis A., Gruenwald L., Mondal A., Ouksel A., Samaras G., Viglas S. (2006) "06431 Working Group Summary: Atomicity in Mobile Networks", Scalable Data Management in Evolving Networks 2006

2005

Germanakos P., Tsianos N., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2005) "New Fundamental Profiling Characteristics for Designing Adaptive Web-based Educational Systems ", Proceeding of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA2005), Porto, December 14-16, 2005, pp. 10-17.

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Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2005) "Considering the New User Requirements for Apt Mobile Internet Services Delivery ", Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet 2005, Lisbon, October 19-22, 2005, pp. 148-152

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Germanakos P., Mourlas C., Isaia C., & Samaras G. (2005) "An Optimized Review of Adaptive Hypermedia and Web Personalization - Sharing the Same Objective ", Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalization, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces (WPRSIUI 2005) of the 2nd International Conference on E-business and TElecommunications Networks (ICETE2005), Reading, October 3-7, 2005, pp. 43-48

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Stavros Papastavrou, George Samaras, P. Evripidou, Panos K. Chrysanthis (2005) "CFP Taxonomy of the Approaches for Dynamic Web Content Acceleration", Proc. 9th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2005), September 12-15, 2005, Tallinn, ESTONIA, pp. 365-378

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Germanakos P., Christodoulou E., & Samaras G. (2005) "An Overview Description of a Multi-channel eGovernment Open Interoperable Architecture - Communication Technologies and Constraints ", Proceedings of the Workshop on ‘Architectures for Government Systems and Services’ of the EGOV 2005 – International Conference on E-Government (EGOV05), Copenhagen, August 22-26, 2005, Trauner Verlag, pp. 78-87

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Germanakos P., Mourlas C., & Samaras G. (2005) "A Mobile Agent Approach for Ubiquitous and Personalized eHealth Information Systems ", Proceedings of the Workshop on ‘Personalization for e-Health’ of the 10th International Conference on User Modeling (UM’05), Edinburgh, July 29, 2005

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Christoforos Panayiotou, Maria Andreou, George Samaras, Andreas Pitsillides (2005) "Time Based Personalization for the Moving User", Proceedings of International Conference mobile Business (ICMB 2005), Sydney, Australia, 11-13 July 2005, pp. 128-136

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Germanakos P., Samaras G., & Christodoulou E. (2005) "Multi-channel Delivery of Services - the Road from eGovernment to mGovernment: Further Technological Challenges and Implications ", Proceedings of the first European Conference on Mobile Government (Euro mGov 2005), Brighton, pp. 210-220, July 10-12, 2005

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Germanakos P., Christodoulou E., & Samaras G. (2005) "Evaluation of NMS eServices Environment within the Context of Four Specific Socio-Economic Domains: Towards the Promotion of a few Best Practices for Improving eInclusion and eParticipation ", Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG 2005), Antwerp, pp. 161-170, June 16-17, 2005

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Germanakos P., Mourlas C., Panayiotou C., & Samaras G. (2005) "Personalization Systems and Processes Review based on a Predetermined User Interface Categorization", Proceedings of the III International Conference on Communication and Reality, Digital Utopia in the media: from discourses to facts. A balance, pp. 431-444, Barcelona, May 20-21, 2005

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Chara Skouteli, George Samaras, Evaggelia Pitoura (2005) "Concept-Based Discovery of Mobile Services", Proc. of the 5th 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2005), pp. 257- 261, Ayia Napa, Cyprus, May 9-13, 2005

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Stavros Polyviou, George Samaras, Paraskevas Evripidou (2005) "A Relationally Complete Visual Query Language for Heterogeneous Data Sources and Pervasive Querying", Proc. of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2005), Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, pp. 471-482, Tokyo, Japan, April 5-8, 2005

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2004

Odysseas Papapetrou and George Samaras (2004) "Minimizing the Network Distance in Distributed Web Crawling", Proc. of the 9th IFCIS International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS 2004), pp. 581- 596, Ayia Napa, Cyprus, October 2004

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Odysseas Papapetrou and George Samaras (2004) "IPMicra: Toward a distributed and adaptable location aware web crawler", Local Proc. 8th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2004), pp. 147-159, 22-25 September, 2004, Budapest, Hungary

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Stavros Polyviou, Paraskevas Evripidou, George Samaras (2004) "PALLAS: A Querying Interface for Pervasive Computing Using Handheld Devices", The 2004 ACS/IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS 2004), pp. 49-58, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, July 19-23, 2004

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Stavros Polyviou, Paraskevas Evripidou, George Samaras (2004) "Query by Browsing: A Visual Query Language Based on the Relational Model and the Desktop User Interface Paradigm", The 3rd Hellenic Symposium on Data Management, (HDMS 2004), Athens, Greece, 28-29 June 2004

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Odysseas Papapetrou and George Samaras (2004) "IPMicra: An IP-address Based Location Aware Distributed Web Crawler", The 2004 International Conference on Internet Computing (IC'04), pp. 694-699, June 21-24, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Christodoulou E., Samaras G., Pitsillides A., & Germanakos P. (2004) "ICT Past Assessment in Cyprus: Visioning Future Key Innovative Digital Enhancements and Trends", Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG 2004), Dublin, June 17-18, 2004

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C.S. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, C.N. Schizas, M. Neophytou, C. Antoniades, A. Kouppis, V. Tanos, A. Jossif (2004) "Experience with Healthcare Telematics in Cyprus", Proceedings of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, Special Topic Conference, Ed. By B. Blobel, G. Gunther, C. Hidebrand, R. Engelbrecht, , Munich, Germany, pp. 18-19, 13-16 June 2004

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Odysseas Papapetrou, George Samaras (2004) "Distributed location aware web crawling", (Alternate Track Papers & Posters), 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2004), pp. 468-469, 19-22 May 2004, New York, USA

Stavros Polyviou, Paraskevas Evripidou, George Samaras (2004) "Context-Aware Queries using Query by Browsing and Chiromancer", (PERVASIVE 2004) 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing, Linz/Vienna, Austria, April 18-23, 2004. Publish in the "Advances in Pervasive Computing" book of the OCG (Vol. 176 ISBN 3-85403-176-9)

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George Samaras, Kyriakos Karenos, Eleni Christodoulou (2004) "A Grid Service Framework for Metadata Management in Self e-Learning Networks", 2nd EUROPEAN ACROSS GRIDS CONFERENCE (AxGrids 2004), pp. 260-270, Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan. 28-30, 2004

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George Samaras (2004) "Mobile Agents: What about them? Did they deliver what they promised? Are they here to stay?", Proc. of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2004), pp. 294- 295, Berkeley, California, USA, January 19-22, 2004

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Grünbauer J., Klein M, Koloniari G., Samaras G., Türker C. (2004) "04441 Working Group - Description and Matching of Services in Mobile Environments", Mobile Information Management 2004

George Samaras, Chara Skouteli, Christoforos Panayiotou, Evaggelia Pitoura (2004) "Communities: Concept-Based Querying of Mobile Services", International Workshop on Global Computing 2004 (GC 2004), pp. 59-76, Trento, Italy 2004. Published in the LNCS volume of the post-proceedings of the Global Computing 2004 workshop

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2003

Odysseas Papapetrou, Stavros Papastavrou, George Samaras (2003) "UCYMICRA: Distributed Indexing of the Web Using Migrating Crawlers", Proc. 7th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2003), pp. 133-147, September 3-6, 2003, Dresden, Germany

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George Samaras, Kyriakos Karenos, Panos K. Chrysanthis, Evaggelia Pitoura (2003) "ViSMA: Extendible, Mobile-Agent Based Services for the Materialization and Maintenance of Personalized and Shareable Web Views", 6th International Workshop “Mobility in Databases & Distributed Systems” (MDDS 2003), pp. 974-979, September 1-5, 2003, Prague, Czech Republic

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Stavros Papastavrou, George Samaras, P. Evripidou, Panos K. Chrysanthis (2003) "Fine-Grained Parallelism in Dynamic Web Content Generation: The Parse & Dispatch Approach", Proc. of the 9th IFCIS International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS 2003), pp. 573-588, Italy, September 2003

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George Samaras and Paraskevas Evripidou (2003) "UbAgent: A Mobile Agent Middleware Infrastructure for Ubiquitous/Pervasive Computing", Technical Session on "Agent Enabled Peer-to-Peer Computing", Third International Conference (ISDA 2003), pp. 523- 534, August 10-13, 2003, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

C. Leonidou. A. S. Andreou, A. Sofokleous, C. Chrysostomou, S. Mavromoustakos, A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, C. Schizas (2003) "A Security Tunnel for Conducting Mobile Business Over the TCP Protocol", Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2003), pp. 219-227, 23-24 June 2003, Vienna, Austria

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Stavros Papastavrou, George Samaras, Paraskevas Evripidou, Panos K. Chrysanthis (2003) "Parse & Dispatch: Parallelizing the Generation of Dynamic Web Content", Proc. of the Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference (W3 2003), 20-24 May 2003, Budapest, HUNGARY, http://www2003.org/cdrom/index.html. (Poster Session)

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Odysseas Papapetrou, Stavros Papastavrou, George Samaras (2003) "Distributed Indexing of the Web Using Migrating Crawlers", Proc. of the Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference (W3 2004), 20-24 May 2003, Budapest, HUNGARY

Georgia Kastidou, Evaggelia Pitoura and George Samaras (2003) "A Scalable Mobile Agent Location Mechanism", Proc. of the 1st International Workshop on Mobile Distributed Computing (MDC'03), May 19, 2003, held in conjunction with the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'03), pp. 472-479, NY, USA, May 2003

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A. S. Andreou, S. Mavromoustakos, C. Leonidou, C. Chrysostomou, A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, C. Schizas (2003) "E-Commerce Engineering: A Short Vs Long Software Process for the Development of E-Commerce Applications", Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2003), pp. 10-20, 23-26 April, 2003, Angers/France

B. Pitsillides, A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, D. Georgiades, P. Andreou, N. Panteli (2003) "DITIS: A Collaborative System to Support Home Care by a Virtual Multidisciplinary Team", 8th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC-2003), The Hague, Netherlands, April 2-5, 2003

Christoforos Panayiotou, George Samaras (2003) "Personalized Portals for the Wireless and Mobile User; a Mobile Agent Approach: Demonstration", Proc. of the 19th International Conference on Data Engineering, Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society (ICDE 2003), March 5-8, 2003 - Bangalore, India, pp. 792-

George Samaras, Geroge K. Kyrou, Panos K. Chrysanthis (2003) "Two-Phase Commit Processing with Restructured Commit Tree", Advances in Informatics, Lecture Notes on Computer Science Series, LNCS Volume 2563, Springer Verlarg, 2003

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2002

George Samaras, Christoforos Panayiotou (2002) "Personalized Portals for the Wireless User Based on Mobile Agent", Proc. of the 2nd ACM International Workshop on Mobile Commerce (WMC’02), 28 September 2002, Atlanta Georgia, USA, pp. 70-74

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George Samaras, Christoforos Panayiotou (2002) "A Flexible Personalization Architecture for Wireless Internet Based on Mobile Agents", Proc. 6th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2002), pp. 120-134, Sept. 2002, Bratislava, Slovakia

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A. S. Andreou, C. Chrysostomou, C. Leonidou, S. Mavromoustakos, A. Pitsillides, G. Samaras, C. Schizas (2002) "Mobile Commerce Applications and Services: A Design and Development Approach", in CD-ROM Proceedings of the First International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB 2002), Athens, Greece, 8-9 July 2002 (5 pages)

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G. Samaras, C. Spyrou, E. Pitoura (2002) "View Generator (VG): A Mobile Agent Based System for the Creation and Maintenance of Web Views", Proc. Of the 7th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2002), pp. 761- 767, Taormina, Italy July 2002

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George Samaras, Constantinos Spyrou, Evaggelia Pitoura, Marios Dikaiakos (2002) "Tracker: A Universal Location Management System for Mobile Agents", Proc. The European Wireless 2002 Conference, Next Generation Wireless Networks: Technologies, Protocols, Services and Applications (EW 2002), pp. 572-580, Florence, Italy, February 25-28, 2002

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Samaras, G. (2002) "Mobile Commerce: Vision and Challenges (Location and its Management)", Proc. the 2002 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT 2002), pp. 43-45, Nara, Japan / Jan.28 - Feb.1, 2002

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2001

M. Dikaiakos, M. Kyriakou, G. Samaras (2001) "Performance Evaluation of Mobile-agent Middleware: A Hierarchical Approach", In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Agents (MA 2001), J.P. Picco (ed.), Lecture Notes of Computer Science series, vol. 2240, pages 244-259, Springer, Atlanta, USA, December 2001 (available in pdf; also, available through the Digital Library of Springer)

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Samaras, G., Kyrou G., P. Chrysanthis (2001) "Structuring the Commit Tree to Improve Commit Processing", Proc. 9th Hellenic Conference on Informatics (HCI’99), pp. 82-99, Nicosia, Cyprus, November 2001

Chrystalla Alexandrou, Achilleas Kentonis, Andreas Andreou, George Samaras and Christos N. Schizas (2001) ""THE CYPRUS TREASURE" A web based Multimedia Application for Archeological Treasures", Technology and Cultural Heritage (ICHIM-2001): Cultural Heritage and Technologies in the Third Millennium, pp. 323-334, Milano, Italy, 3-7 September 2001

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M. Dikaiakos, G. Samaras (2001) "A Performance Analysis Framework for Mobile-Agent Systems", First Annual Workshop on Infrastructure for Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, The Fourth International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents 2000), ACM, Barcelona, June 2000. Wagner and Rana (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1887, pages 180-187, Springer, July 2001 (available through the Digital Library of Springer)

Constantinos Spyrou, George Samaras, Evaggelia Pitoura, Stavros Papastavrou, and Panos K. Chrysanthis (2001) "Mobile Agents to Support Views for Wireless and Mobile Client", Proc. 17th International Data Engineering Conference (ICDE 2001), demo session, pp. 1-4, Germany, April 2-6 2001

2000

George Samaras and Paraskevas Evripidou, Evangelia Pitoura (2000) "Mobile-Agents based Infrastructure for eWork and eBussiness Applications", The eBusiness and eWork Conference, eWork2000, Madrid, Spain, October 2000

Stavros Papastavrou, Panos K. Chrysanthis, George Samaras, Evaggelia Pitoura (2000) "An Evaluation of the Java-based Approaches for Web Database Access", Proc. of the Fifth IFCIS International Conf. on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS´2000), pp. 102-113, Israel, Sept. 2000

Pattichis, C., Schizas, C., Dimopoulos, Y., Samaras, G., Christodoulou, C., Karaolis, M., Pantziaris, M., Pattichis, M., Nicolaides, A. (2000) "Evaluation of the Risk of Stroke by Telemedicine", World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Scientific Session: WE-A201-01 Telecom, Telemetry & High Speed Data Transmission, Track: 04, Medical Informatics and Biomedical Information Technology, Chicago, USA, July 23-28, 2000

Stavros Papastavrou, Panos K. Chrysanthis, George Samaras, Evaggelia Pitoura (2000) "A Survey on the Java-based Approaches for Web Database Connectivity", Proceedings of the MELECON 2000 Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, pp. 290-293, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 2000

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1999

Christoforos P., Samaras G., Pitoura E., Evripidou P. (1999) "Parallel Computing Using Java Mobile Agents", 25th Euromicro Conference, Workshop on Network Computing (EUROMICRO '99), pp. 2430-2437, Milan, September 1999

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Constantinos Spyrou, George Samaras, Evangelia Pitoura, Evripidou Paraskevas (1999) "Wireless Computational Models: Mobile Agents to the Rescue", 2nd International Workshop “Mobility in Databases & Distributed Systems” (MDDS’99), pp. 127-133, Florence, Italy, September 1999

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Barelos, D., E. Pitoura, G. Samaras (1999) "Mobile Agents Procedures: Metacomputing in Java", Proc. Of the ICDCS Workshop on Distributed Middleware (in conjunction with the 19th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS99)), pp. 90-95, Austin, TX USA, June 1999

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Louca, S., Pitsillides, A., and Samaras, G. (1999) "On Network Survivability Algorithms based on Trellis Graph Transformations", Proc. Of the Fourth Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC´99), pp. 235-243, Egypt, June 1999

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Evripidou P., Samaras G., Pitoura E., Christoforos P. (1999) "PacMan: Parallel Computing Using Java Mobile Agents", 13th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS‘99), Workshop on “Java for High Performance Computing”, pp. 75-82, Rhodes, Greece, June 1999

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Andreas Pitsillides, George Samaras, Marios Dikaiakos, Eleni Christodoulou (1999) "DITIS: Collaborative Virtual Medical team for home healthcare of cancer patients", Conference on the Information Society and Telematics Applications, Catania, Italy, 16-18 April 1999. (Invited)

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Papastavrou S., G. Samaras, E. Pitoura (1999) "Mobile Agents for WWW Distributed Database Access", Proc. 15th International Data Engineering Conference (ICDE 1999), pp. 228-237, Sydney, Australia, March 1999. ICDE´99 Best Paper Award

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Papagapiou A., Evripidou P, Samaras G. (1999) "Net-Console: A Web Based Development Environment for MPI Programs", International Conference EuroPVM/MPI 1999, Sprigler-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 249-256, Barcelona, Spain, 1999

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Samaras G., Dikaiakos M., Spyrou C., Liberdos A. (1999) "Mobile Agent Platforms for Web-Databases: A Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment", The Joint Symposium ASA/MA'99. First International Symposium on Agent Systems and Applications (ASA'99). Third International Symposium on Mobile Agents (MA'99), pp. 50-64, USA, 1999

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1997

Samaras, G., A. Pitsillides (1997) "Client/Intercept: a Computational Model for Wireless Environments", Proc. 4th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT'97), Melbourne, Australia, April 1997

1996

Mohan, C., K. Britton, A. Citron, G. Samaras (1996) "Generalized Presumed Abort: Marrying Presumed Abort and SNA's LU6.2 Commit Protocols", Proc. International Workshop on Advance Transaction Models and Architectures (ATMA 1996) (Edited Book), Goa, India, September 1996 (Held in conjunction with VLDB'96). Extended version of the HPTS'93 paper

Samaras, G., S.D. Nikolopoulos, K. Britton, A. Citron (1996) "Transaction Identifier Management in the Peer-to-Peer Distributed Transactional Environment", In the Nineth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS'96), pp. 796-803, Dijon, France, September 1996

Samaras, G., A., Kshemlakyani, Citron,, A. (1996) "Context Management and its Applications to Distributed Transactions", Proc. 16th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS’96), pp. 683-691, Hong Kong, May 1996

Citron, A., Samaras, G. (1996) "Handling Parallel Processing in Multimedia Systems", Proc. 3rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT'96), April 1996

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1995

Samaras, G., S.D. Nikolopoulos, K. Britton, A. Citron (1995) "Efficient Algorithms for Managing Transaction Identifiers in the Peer-to-Peer Distributed Transactional Environment", Proc. 5th Hellenic Conference on Informatics (HCI 95), Athens, December 1995

S.D. Nikolopoulos, G. Samaras (1995) "Sub-Optimal Approach to Track Detection in Real-Time Systems", Proc. 25th Euromicro Conference (Euromicro’95), EEE/CS, Como, September 1995

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Samaras, G., S.D. Nikolopoulos (1995) "Algorithmic Techniques Incorporating Heuristic Decisions in Commit Protocols", Proc. 25th Euromicro Conference (Euromicro’95), IEEE/CS, Como, September 1995

S. D. Nikolopoulos, Samaras, G., Spooner D., Skolnick M. (1995) "Teaching Computer Science for Non-Majors through a Hypertext Book", Proc. 2nd Hellenic Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science in Education, Nicosia, April 1995

1993

Samaras, G., Citron, A. (1993) "Unchained Transactions in the Peer-to-Peer Chained environment of SNA's LU6.2", Proc. 8th International Symposium on Computer Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, November 1993

Mohan, C., K. Britton, A. Citron, G. Samaras (1993) "Generalized Presumed Abort: Marrying Presumed Abort and SNA's LU6.2 Commit Protocols", Proc. 4th International Workshop on High Performance Transaction Systems (HPTS’93), Asilomar, September 1993

Samaras, G., Citron, A., Kshemlakyani, A. (1993) "Unchained Transactions and SNA's LU6.2", Proc. 5th International Workshop on High Performance Transaction Systems (HPTS’93), Asilomar, September 1993

Samaras, G., Citron, A., Kshemlakyani, A. (1993) "Reconciling Communication Transactional Support for Chained and Unchained Transactions", Proc. 2nd International Conference on Computer Applications to Engineering Systems, IEE and IEEE, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 1993

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Samaras G., K. Britton, A. Citron, C. Mohan (1993) "Two-Phase Commit Optimizations and Trade offs in the Commercial Environment", Proc. 9th IEEE International Data Engineering Conference (ICDE’93), pp. 520-529, Vienna, April 1993

1991

Samaras, G. (1991) "Object-Oriented Engineering Databases: Issues", Proc. 1st International Conference on Computer Applications to Engineering Systems, IEE and IEEE, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 1991

Samaras, G. , Spooner D., M. Hardwick (1991) "Query Classification in Object-Oriented Engineering Design Systems", Proc. 1st International Conference on Computer Applications to Engineering Systems, IEE and IEEE, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 1991

1990

Hardwick, M., G. Samaras, et. al (1990) "Evolution of ROSE: An Object Oriented Database for Engineering Design Systems", 1st International CIM Conference, Center of Manufacturing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, May 1990

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1989

Hardwick, M. and G. Samaras (1989) "Using a Relational Database as an index to a Distributed Object Database in Engineering Applications", Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Data and Knowledge Systems for Engineering and Manufacturing, (ACM SIGMOD, IEEE Computer Society Pres), Gaithersburg, Maryland, October 1989

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1987

D. Spooner, M. Hardwick, G. Samaras (1987) "Some Conceptual Ideas for Extending SQL for Object-Oriented Engineering Database Systems", Proc. 1st Inter. Conference on Data and Knowledge Systems for Engineering and Manufacturing, IEEE, Hartford, Connecticut, Oct. 1987

Hardwick, M., G. Samaras and D. Spooner (1987) "Evaluating Recursive queries in CAD Using Extended Projection Function", Proc. of IEEE Proc. 3rd International Data Engineering Conference (ICDE’ 87), pp. 138-148, Los Angeles, February 1987