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  • WSN Evaluation in Industrial Environments First results and lessons learned 

    Poettner, W.; Wolf, L.; Cecílio, José; Furtado, Pedro; Mendão Silva, Ricardo; Sá Silva, Jorge; Cardoso, Alberto; Brown, J.; Sreenan, C.; Klein, A.; Roedig, U.; Vassiliou, Vasos; Voigt, T.; Donovan, T. O.; He, Z.; Zinonos, Zinon; Carrilho de Sousa Gil, Paulo José (IEEE, 2011)
    The GINSENG project develops performance-controlled wireless sensor networks that can be used for time-critical applications in hostile environments such as industrial plant automation and control. GINSENG aims at integrating ...

  • Dynamic Topology Control for WSNs in Critical Environments 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Vassiliou, Vasos; Ioannou, Christiana; Koutroullos, Marios (IEEE, 2011)
    Plant automation and control are mission-critical applications and require timely and reliable data delivery, which is difficult to provide using a wireless technology. This is especially more difficult in industrial ...

  • Mobility in WSNs for Critical Applications 

    Silva, Ricardo; Zinonos, Zinon; Sá Silva, Jorge; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2011)
    Recent critical application sectors of sensor networks like military, health care, and industry require the use of mobile sensor nodes, something that poses unique challenges in aspects like handoff delay, packet loss, and ...

  • Radio Propagation in Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Environments: From Testbed to Simulation Evaluation 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Vassiliou, Vasos; Christofides, Tasos C. (ACM, 2012)
    In recent years, sensor networks characteristics have led to incremental utilization in different types of applications. Several techniques have been proposed to evaluate the performance of WSNs; the two most popular being ...

  • Mobility Management in WSNs using Fuzzy Logic: An Industrial Application Scenario 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2012)
    Mobility management in Wireless Sensor Networks is considered to be of an up most importance for today's critical applications. In this paper, we present a soft mobility management solution where the mobility procedures ...

  • S-GinMob: Soft-Handoff Solution for Mobile Users in Industrial Environments 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2011)
    In current research studies and testbed deployments of sensor networks, individual sensor nodes are usually assumed to be static. However, recent applications require mobile sensor nodes, something that poses unique ...

  • Handoff Triggering for Wireless Sensor Networks with Performance Needs 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Vassiliou, Vasos; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos (IEEE, 2013)
    In this paper, we deal with mobility management for wireless sensor networks and we focus on the first phase of a handoff procedure which is concerned with the mechanics of measuring important parameters and initiating ...

  • An Experimental Analysis of the Mobile IPv6 Handover Latency Components 

    Vassiliou, Vasos; Zinonos, Zinon (2009)
    This paper examines the handover process of Mobile IPv6 in a real wireless testbed, based on IEEE 802.11b and extracts information on the actions taken by network entities during the movement of a mobile node. This work ...

  • An Analysis of the Handover Latency Components in Mobile IPv6 

    Vassiliou, Vasos; Zinonos, Zinon (IEEE, 2009)
    This article analyses the latency components in Mobile IPv6 handovers. It provides real-implementation results for significant parts of the handover process through measurements in a real MIPv6 implementation on a wireless ...

  • 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 ...

  • Controlling the Handoff Procedure in an Oil Refinery Environment Using Fuzzy Logic 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Vassiliou, Vasos (IEEE, 2012)
    Mobility is one of the most important challenges in a wireless sensor system. Usually, continuous connectivity of a Mobile Node (MN) is achieved by supporting handoff from one connection point to another. In order to ...

  • Wireless sensor networks mobility management using fuzzy logic 

    Zinonos, Zinon; Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos; Vassiliou, Vasos (Elsevier, 2014)
    This paper presents a novel, intelligent controller to support mobility in wireless sensor networks. In particular, the focus is on the deployment of such mobility solution to critical applications, like personnel safety ...

  • Localized Global Descriptors for Image Retrieval: An Extensive Evaluation on Adaptations to the Simple Model 

    Anagnostopoulos, Nektarios; Iakovidou, Chrysanthi; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis; Lux, Mathias (IEEE (Computer Society), 2016)
    SIMPLE (Searching Images with MPEG-7 (& MPEG-7-like) Powered Localized dEscriptors) is a model that proposes the reuse of well-established global descriptors by localizing their description mechanism on image patches located ...

  • The NOPTILUS project overview: A fully-autonomous navigation system of teams of AUVs for static/dynamic underwater map construction 

    Kapoutsis, A. Ch.; Salavasidis, G. V.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Braga, J.; Pinto, J.; Borges de Sousa, Joao; Kosmatopoulos, E. B. (IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control), 2015)
    Within the project NOPTILUS, a fully functional system/methodology had been developed that allows the cooperative, fully-autonomous navigation of teams of AUVs when deployed in Static or Dynamic Underwater Map Construction ...

  • Color and Edge Directivity Descriptor on GPGPU 

    Iakovidou, Chrysanthi; Bampis, L.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis; Amanatiadis, A. (IEEE (Computer Society), 2015)
    Image indexing refers to describing the visual multimedia content of a medium, using high level textual information or/and low level descriptors. In most cases, images and videos are associated with noisy and incomplete ...

  • Identification and Retrieval of DNA Genomes Using Binary Image Representations Produced by Cellular Automata 

    Konstantinidis, K.; Amanatiadis, A.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Sandaltzopoulos, R.; Sirakoulis, G. Ch. (IEEE (Computer Society), 2014)
    We have developed a novel method for the identification and retrieval of DNA sequences which are represented as binary images. This type of representation emanates from the evolution of one-dimensional nucleotide arrays ...

  • Two-Staged Image Colorization Based on Salient Contours 

    Anagnostopoulos, Nektarios; Iakovidou, Chrysanthi; Amanatiadis, A.; Boutalis, Yiannis; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. (IEEE (Computer Society), 2014)
    In this paper we present a novel colorization technique that manages to significantly reduce color bleeding artifacts caused by weak object boundaries and also requires only abstract color indications and placement from ...

  • Searching Images with MPEG-7 (& MPEG-7-like) Powered Localized dEscriptors: The SIMPLE answer to effective Content Based Image Retrieval 

    Iakovidou, Chrysanthi; Anagnostopoulos, Nektarios; Kapoutsis, Athanasios Ch.; Boutalis, Yiannis (IEEE (Computer Society), 2014)
    In this paper we propose and evaluate a new technique that localizes the description ability of the well established MPEG-7 and MPEG-7-like global descriptors. We employ the SURF detector to define salient image patches ...

  • 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 ...

  • Autonomous Navigation of Teams of Unmanned Aerial or Underwater Vehicles for Exploration of Unknown Static & Dynamic Environments 

    Kapoutsis, A. Ch.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Doitsidis, L.; Borges de Sousa, Joao; Kosmatopoulos, E. B. (MED’13, 2013)
    In this paper, we present a new approach that is able to efficiently and fully-autonomously navigate a team of Unmanned Aerial or Underwater Vehicles (UAUV’s) when deployed in exploration of unknown static and dynamic ...

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