DEMLAB - Dem@Care Lab Ontology for Dementia Assessment

The Dem@Care Lab Ontology for Dementia Assessement has been integrated in the Linked Open Vocabularies (LOV) dataset, enabling its sharing and reuse by other datasets in the Linked Data Cloud (a human-readable description of the vocabulary is available here). The ontology has been developed in the framework of the Dem@Care

Professor Maria Petrou’s Professional Career

A tribute article in the Pattern Recognition Letters on the late CERTH – ITI director Prof. Maria Petrou, describing her research and administration activities and achievements as director of CERTH-ITI.

ImproveMyCity - from a project to a product

We are happy to announce the new website ( of ImproveMyCity.

Accepted paper at ISWC 2014, Trentino, Italy

The paper on "Knowledge-driven Activity Recognition and Segmentation Using Context Connections" by Georgios Meditskos, Efstratios Kontopoulos and Ioannis Kompatsiaris has been accepted to the research track of the International Semantic Web Conference 2014, which will be held in Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy, 19-

Seminar talk on “Wearable activity/context sensing: sensors, opportunism, and scale”, by Prof. D. Roggen

CERTH-ITI kindly invites you to a seminar talk on: “Wearable activity/context sensing: sensors, opportunism, and scale” by Prof. Daniel Roggen, University of Sussex (Thursday, 03-Jul-2014).

MKLab participation in the European Project Networking Session at ESWC 2014

MKLab had an active presence and participation in the European Project Networking Session at 11th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC-2014) by presenting three ongoing FP7 European research projects namely PERICLES, MULTISENSOR and LinkedTV. The ESWC is a major venue for discussing the latest scientific results and technology innovations around semantic technologies. ESWC 2014 took place on May 27, 2014 at Anissaras, Limenas Hersonissou, Crete, Greece.

3rd MUMIA Training School - Information Retrieval and Interactive Information Access

The Third MUMIA training Summer school on "Information Retrieval and Interactive Information Access" is taking place at Heraklion, Crete, Greece on July 21-25, 2014. The aim of Training School is to give participants grounding in the core topics that constitute the interdisciplinary area of Multilingual and Multifaceted Interactive Information Access.

Best Poster Award at IDCC 2014

The PERICLES project was proudly presented in one of the most important digital data related events in Europe and North America. The 9th International Digital Curation Conference, held this year in San Francisco, offered to its delegates a deep insight about the data-driven transformations in research, education, business and society. Our poster managed to win the best poster award out of many very interesting and fascinating projects.

Best Paper Award at MMM'14, Dublin, Ireland

The paper on “A Comparative Study on the Use of Multi-Label Classification Techniques for Concept-Based Video Indexing and Annotation” by Fotini Markatopoulou, Vasileios Mezaris and Ioannis Kompatsiaris received the Best Paper Award at the 20th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM'14), which was held in Dublin, Ireland, in January 2014.

MKLab contributes to NEM position paper on Big and Open Data

Members of the MKLab team have contributed to the writing of the NEM position paper on Big and Open Data Challenges and Technologies that has just been recently released on the NEM website.