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  • On the simplicity of the curve hypotheses 

    Kargopoulos, Phillipos V. (Springer, 1992)
    Popper's theory of simplicity has three great merits advocating it: it has intuitive appeal, it proposes a clear criterion for judging the relative simplicity of rival hypotheses, and, finally, it answers the question ...

  • On the synthesis of general systems 

    Makridakis, Spyros; Weintraub, Roy E. (Society for General Systems Research, 1971)
    The concept of a system has been identified in a large number of disciplines; biology, management science, economics, sociology, political science, theology, law, etc., have profited by the apparatus associated with ...

  • On the synthesis of general systems 

    Weintraub, Roy E.; Makridakis, Spyros (Society for General Systems Research, 1971)
    In Part I, we extended the work of Ashby [1,2] to develop an analytical framework for determining the relation betweén system size and system stability. It was established that, for linear dynamic systems, as the number ...

  • “An Ongoing Struggle With the Self and Illness”: Α Meta-Synthesis of the Studies of the Lived Experience of Severe Mental Illness 

    Kaite, Charis P.; Karanikola, Maria; Merkouris, Anastasios; Papathanassoglou, Elizabeth D.E. (Elsevier, 2015)
    The diverse experiences of severely mentally ill persons, most of the times, have not been taken into account, or integrated to the treatment procedures. This meta-synthesis aimed to examine what is like to live with severe ...

  • An Ongoing Struggle With the Self and Illness”: Α Meta-Synthesis of the Studies of the Lived Experience of Severe Mental Illness 

    Kaite, Charis P.; Karanikola, Maria; Merkouris, Anastasios; Papathanassoglou, Elizabeth D.E. (Elsevier, 2015)
    The diverse experiences of severely mentally ill persons, most of the times, have not been taken into account, or integrated to the treatment procedures. This meta-synthesis aimed to examine what is like to live with severe ...

  • Operations Management 

    Politis, John D. (2002)
    This book provides a fundamental, yet comprehensive, coverage of Operations Management. It will serve the instructional needs of business, engineering and technology students. The book not only covers the principles and ...

  • Optimal long-run inflation and the New Keynesian model 

    Pontiggia, Dario (Elsevier, 2012-08)
    Central banks typically have a long-run inflation target that is modestly positive. However, the standard New Keynesian framework prescribes that zero inflation is the optimal longrun target. In this paper, we show that ...

  • Optimum Design Approaches for Improving the Seismic Performance of 3D RC Buildings 

    Lagaros, Nikolaos D.; Bakas, Nikolaos; Papadrakakis, Manolis (Taylor & Francis, 2009-03-28)
    In this article, a number of design approaches for 3D reinforced concrete (RC) buildings are formulated in the framework of structural optimization problems and are assessed in terms of their performance under earthquake ...

  • Optimum performance based design of structures 

    Papadrakakis, M.; Fragiadakis, Michalis; Bakas, Nikos (ICCSM, 2006)

  • Optimum torsional performance of RC buildings under earthquake loading 

    Papadrakakis, M.; Bakas, N. (Eccomas, 2006)
    Following the growing success of International and National Conferences of Computational Mechanics worldwide, the National Associations of Computational Mechanics of the South-East European countries decided to launch ...

  • Organizational culture in the primary healthcare setting of Cyprus 

    Zachariadou, Theodora; Zannetos, Savvas; Pavlakis, Andreas (BMC Health Services Research, 2013)
    Background: The concept of organizational culture is important in understanding the behaviour of individuals in organizations as they manage external demands and internal social changes. Cyprus healthcare system is ...

  • Organizing public space as a framework for re-thinking the city: Pafos’s bid for the 2017 European Capital of Culture 

    Dova, E. (2013)
    As the main theme of Pafos’s bid to become the 2017 European Capital of Culture, the Pafos 2017 Working Group developed the idea of the “Open-Air Factory” as a framework that would host the city’s cultural activities in ...

  • Original sin according to the orthodox tradition. 

    Martzelos, Georgios (Αρμός, 2009)
    Teaching on the subject of original sin, as it was developed mostly by the Greek Fathers in the Orthodox tradition, noticeably differs to the equivalent teaching of the Latin Fathers and especially to that of St. Augustine. ...

  • Orthodoxy and heresy of the Non-Chalcedonians according to St. John Damascene 

    Martzelos, Georgios (2010)
    The progress of the Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the non-Chalcedonian Churches of the East, although it has raised the keen interest and admiration even of Western theologians1, nonetheless has ...

  • Orthodoxy and Inter-religious Dialogue 

    Martzelos, Georgios (2007)
    The great problems, persecutions and dangers that missionaries and the faithful have been facing for centuries from the fanatical followers of traditional religions, mainly in Asia and Africa, have been compounded over ...

  • Overview of depression: epidemiology and implications for community nursing practice 

    Lazarou, Chrystalleni; Kouta, Christiana; Kapsou, Margarita; Kaite, Charis P. (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2011)
    Depressive disorders are among the most common psychological conditions currently affecting individuals living in the Westernized world. Yet, available data indicate that fewer than one third of adults with depression ...

  • Overview of property taxation systems 

    Dimopoulos, Thomas (2015-10)
    Property taxes are one of the traditional revenue sources for most governments of the world, and have existed for a very long time. The tax is collected at different administration levels, ranging from the national to the ...

  • Pafos Cultural Capital of Europe 2017: Landscape interventions in the urban fabric as a tourist development tool 

    Georgi, Neratzia Julia; Vissilia, Anna-Maria; Koutsolambros, Ioannis (2014)
    The relationship between tourism and sites of cultural and natural significance exists since the time of Greek Antiquity and strongly encourages landscape restoration of urban sites. This paper provides an up-to-date ...

  • Participatory Design for Cultural Landscapes: The cambus of Democritus University, Greece 

    Georgi, Neratzia Julia; Kyriakou, Vanta; Polyzou, Evangelia (2010)
    Aim of this paper is the presentation of proposal on open space replanning of Democritus University, which is found outside the city of Komotini, in Greece, through the participative activation process of students of the ...

  • Pay-as-you-go data integration for linked data: opportunities, challenges and architectures 

    Christodoulou, Klitos; Paton, Norman W.; Fernandes, Alvaro A.A.; Parsia, Bijan; Hedeler, Cornelia (ACM Digital Library, 2012)
    Linked Data (LD) provides principles for publishing data that underpin the development of an emerging web of data. LD follows the web in providing low barriers to entry: publishers can make their data available using a ...