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  • The further environmental development of Polyphyto Hydroelectric Project reservoir in Kozani prefecture and Its contribution to the life quality improvement 

    Saounatsou, Chara; Georgi, Neratzia Julia (2014)
    The Polyphyto Hydroelectric Project was constructed in 1974 and it has been operating since on the Aliakmonas River, Kozani prefecture, by the Greek Public Power Corporation. The construction of the Ilarion Hydroelectric ...

  • Fusion vs. Two-Stage for Multimodal Retrieval 

    Arampatzis, Avi; Zagoris, Konstantinos; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. (Springer, 2011)
    We compare two methods for retrieval from multimodal collections. The first is a score-based fusion of results, retrieved visually and textually. The second is a two-stage method that visually re-ranks the top-K results ...

  • The future of forecasting 

    Gardner, Everette S.; Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1988)
    This paper discusses our aims in organizing this special issue. We believe that a synthesis of the field is needed to resolve the many conflicts between theory and empirical evidence and between advocates of the various ...

  • Fuzzy Logic Control for Mobility Support in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Vassiliou, Vasos (Springer, 2014)
    Mobility management is a crucial problem for wireless mobile communication, especially in wireless sensor networks (WSN). In this chapter, we show the need of providing an intelligent mobility controller, applicable to any ...

  • A Fuzzy Rank-Based Late Fusion Method for Image Retrieval 

    Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Zagoris, Konstantinos; Boutalis, Yiannis; Arampatzis, Avi (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    Rank-based fusion is indispensable in multiple search setups in lack of item retrieval scores, such as in meta-search with non-cooperative engines. We introduce a novel, simple, and efficient method for rank-based late ...

  • GAD: The fortune of Garden Art Design/ Avant – garde 

    Georgi, Neratzia Julia; Rafferty, Declan (Zografou Municipal Enterprise of Development (DEADIZ), 2011)
    People have always admired a sculpture whether it was in a prominent place or simply appear in a corner somewhere. The GAD project tackled an emerging cultural challenge defined by contemporary trends for integrated ...

  • GARCH models in Risk Management. MEASURING VOLATILITY 

    Giannopoulos, Kostas (Butterworth Heinemann, 2000-02)
    Abstract The objective of this chapter is to examine the ARCH family of volatility models and its use in risk analysis and measurement. An overview of unconditional and conditional volatility models is provided. The former ...

  • Gender Discrimination and Nursing: Α Literature Review 

    Kouta, Christiana; Kaite, Charis P. (Elsevier, 2011)
    This article aims to examine gender stereotypes in relation to men in nursing, discuss gender discrimination cases in nursing, and explore methods used for promoting equal educational opportunities during nursing studies. ...

  • The General Valuation 2013 in Cyprus: Experiences and Good Practices 

    Varnavas, Pashoulis; Dimopoulos, Thomas (FIG-OICRF, 2015)
    The General Valuation has a very significant role to play in Cyprus’ economic environment because it forms the basis by which all property taxes are levied. It is considered as a very important land management tool, as ...

  • Generalising about univariate forecasting methods: further empirical evidence 

    Fildes, Robert; Hibon, Michele; Makridakis, Spyros; Meade, Nigel (Elsevier, 1998)
    This paper extends the empirical evidence on the forecasting accuracy of extrapolative methods. The robustness of the major conclusions of the M-Competition data is examined in the context of the telecommunications data ...

  • Generalized setting equations for the memory elements of sequential machines. Self-independence criteria. 

    Philokyprou, G.; Gaitanis, N. (Informatica, 1976)
    This paper is concerned with formal derivation of generalized setting (excitation) equations of the flip-flop memory elements of a sequential machine. The equations are expressed in terms of four normalized transition ...

  • The GINSENG System for Wireless Monitoring and Control: Design and Deployment Experiences 

    O'donovan, Tony; Brown, James; Büsching, Felix; Cardoso, Alberto; Cecílio, José; Do Ó, Jose; Furtado, Pedro; Gil, Paulo; Jugel, Anja; Pöttner, Wolf-Bastian; Roedig, Utz; Sá Silva, Jorge; Silva, Ricardo; Sreenan, Cormac J.; Vassiliou, Vasos; Voigt, Thiemo; Wolf, Lars; Zinonos, Zinon (ACM, 2013)
    Today’s industrial facilities, such as oil refineries, chemical plants, and factories, rely on wired sensor systems to monitor and control the production processes. The deployment and maintenance of such cabled systems is ...

  • Global Pension Funds: An empirical investigation for obtaining the optimal portfolio strategy 

    Zavros, Stefanos (Master of Business Administration, Shcool of Business, Neapolis University Pafos, 2014-10-09)
    Sufficient management of pension fund schemes entails a prior level of development in the financial sector. ALM and LDI are the most-well known techniques that they provide guidance and control to pension funds from the ...

  • Globalization and profits in the Balkans 

    Athanasopoulos, Constantinos GE. (Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης Μελετών Έρευνας και Ανάπτυξης, 2006)
    Greek private direct investments in Balkan countries carry a special weight because, on the one hand, the country of origin of the capital invested is a member of the European Union and, on the other, it is a neigh boring ...

  • Globalization and the instability of global financial markets 

    Sklias, Pantelis; Maris, Georgios (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013-07)
    The financial and economic crisis that began in 2007 is a clear example of how is globalisation connected to the instability of global financial markets. Our target is not to analyze the immediate and direct contributing ...

  • Golden Retriever - A Java Based Open Source Image Retrieval Engine 

    Tsochatzidis, Lazaros T.; Iakovidou, Chrysanthi; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis (ACM, 2013)
    Golden Retriever Image Retrieval Engine (GRire) is an open source light weight Java library developed for Content Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) tasks, employing the Bag of Visual Words (BOVW) model. It provides a complete ...

  • The "Good" as a predicate 

    Kargopoulos, Phillipos V. (Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, 1988)
    I am investigating here the possibility of predicates being ontologically fundamental in the sphere of the practical. I shall therefore, attempt to reconstruct as favourably as I can Moore's theory of the «good» as a ...

  • Grafton architects και βραβείο Pritzker 2020 

    Xenopoulos, Solon (Ανδρέας Χατζηθωμάς, 2020-10)
    Ακολουθώντας μια συνήθη πρακτική, το φετινό Βραβείο Pritzker 2020, το αντίστοιχο NobeI για την Αρχιτεκτονική, δόθηκε στους GRAFTON ARCHITECTS, ένα αρχιτεκτονικό γραφείο με έδρα το Δουβλίνο . Η συνήθης πρακτική αφορά ...

  • Greece and the Euro: The chronicle of an expected collapse 

    Galanos, George; Pavlidis, George; Kotios, Angelos (Springer Link, 2001-10)
    Ten years after Greece’s accession to EMU, the venture has proved to be almost a complete failure. Obviously, the country joined EMU disappointingly unprepared. After EMU accession, Greece failed to seek the necessary ...

  • Greece still the EU's weak link? 

    Kounalakis, Markos; Klapsis, Antonis (Atlantic Council. Eurasian Center, 2017)
    Russia has always had a strong—and sometimes reciprocated—interest in Greece. From the birth of modern Greece during its 1821 revolution against Ottoman Turkey to its contemporary relations with Greece’s ruling leftist ...