Management of Data, Information, and Knowledge Group (MaDgIK)

The Management of Data, Information, and Knowledge Group of the Department of Informatics & Telecommunications of the University of Athens has 60+ members, including seven (7) faculty, several R&D staff, and students at all educational stages.

The group focuses on several research areas of the Data-Info-Knowledge continuum, such as Database and Information Systems, Distributed and Peer-to-Peer Systems, Cloud Computing, Sensor-based and Stream Data Management, Query Optimization, Information Search, Personalization and Social Networks, Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Constraint Satisfaction Problems, Semantic Web and Linked Data, Semantic Sensor Web, Digital Libraries, and Human-Computer Interaction.

It participates in several national and European projects that cover the above areas. Much of the research is done in the context of and inspired by problems in several application areas, such as Medical Informatics, Cultural Heritage, Museum Studies, Biodiversity, Earth Sciences, Marine Science, Environment, History, and others.

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The Narralive team won 2nd place prize in the final of the 12th ENNOVATION competition (University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition - https://ennovation.gr), research-based innovation track, which was organized by the Athens University of Economics and Business. The same team had won 1st…
DERC Iris user research
Iris SMS is a mobile app for social and solidarity economy organisations designed and developed by the Open Lab at Newcastle University and the Open Lab: Athens. The system allows sending SMS text messages to a list of subscribers through SMS donors. People supporting an organisation, group or…
EMOTIVE user at the Athens Agora
A team of faculty, senior researchers, and junior researchers / students from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications worked for three years on the EMOTIVE project, under the affiliation of the “ATHENA” Research Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies. The…
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EOSC Enhance - Enhancing the EOSC portal and connecting thematic clouds EOSC Enhance pursues 4 objectives: Enhance the service provider interface and incorporate new services and resources into the EOSC catalogue Accelerate the deployment and uptake of EOSC services and resources Increase…
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NEANIAS - Novel EOSC Services for Emerging Atmosphere, Underwater & Space Challenges - aims to promote Open Science practices and actively contribute to the materialization of the EOSC ecosystem by engaging large scientific and professional communities, extending its offerings and supporting…
What to Study digital storytelling app
On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the founding of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the History Museum of the University of Athens in collaboration with the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications and the Research Center "Athena", launches the new digital…
Copernicus App Lab
Detection of changes using satellite imagery and social networks, as part of the H2020 Copernicus App Lab research project. Researchers: Prof. M. Koubarakis, G. Argyriou.
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AI4EU will efficiently build a comprehensive European AI-on-demand platform to lower barriers to innovation, to boost technology transfer and catalyse the growth of start-ups and SMEs in all sectors through Open calls and other actions. The platform will act as a broker, developer and one-stop shop…
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The European RI landscape is diverse (RI operators, managers, users (researchers, industry) decision makers, funders). Past efforts were directed towards gaining insight into available RIs, national RI road mapping practices, and planning of pan-European RIs. A catalogue of services for e-…
WhoLoDance
WhoLoDance is aiming at both researching and innovating contemporary learning theories of embodied cognition and dance education, building on advances on neuroscience, pedagogical and learning theories, educational psychology together with new technologies in artificial intelligence and knowledge…
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Analyzing, in real time, data from various sensors installed in Dublin, we can see real problems that are detected in the city by the analysis of VaVeL. The research was carried out by Prof. D. Gounopoulos, N. Zygouras, N. Panagiotou, R. Dona, A. Saravanou as part of the research project Η2020…
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GeoREgC is a Partnership Proposal of GEOAPIKONISIS S.A., a consulting company of engineers and geoinformatics, and the Research Team of UoA’s Department of Informatics and Telecommunications. The project’s scope is the exploitation of Open Public Data, as are published in Greek Government Gazette…