Accepted paper at the Environmental Modelling & Software Journal

The paper "Fusion of meteorological and air quality data extracted from the web for personalized environmental information services" by L. Johansson, V. Epitropou, K. Karatzas, A. Karppinen, L. Wanner, S. Vrochidis, A. Bassoukos, J. Kukkonen, I. Kompatsiaris, has been accepted for publication in the Environmental Modelling & Software Journal, Elsevier (IF=4,538).

Tutorial on “Video Hyperlinking” and related video analysis technologies

A tutorial on “Video Hyperlinking” was delivered at two major scientific conferences, the IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP; Paris, France, Oct. 2014) and the ACM Int. Conf. on Multimedia (ACMMM; Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 2014), by Vasileios Mezaris (CERTH) and Benoit Huet (EURECOM).

Best Student Paper Award at ECCV Workshop(s) 2014

The paper on “Multi-entity bayesian networks for knowledge-driven analysis of ICH content” by Giannis Chantas, Alexandros Kitsikidis, Spiros Nikolopoulos, Kosmas Dimitropoulos, Stella Douka, Ioannis Kompatsiaris and Nikos Grammalidis received the Best Student Paper Award at the ECCV Workshop on Computer vision + ONTology Applied Cross-disciplinary Technologies, which was held in Zurich, Switzerland, in September 2014.

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.