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  • H διαπραγμάτευση της συμφωνίας ΕΕ και ΗΠΑ για τη διαβίβαση χρηματοοικονομικών δεδομένων στον απόηχο της υπόθεσης SWIFT 

    Pavlides, Georgios (2010-04)
    Από το 2006, το βελγικό δίκτυο SWIFT βρίσκεται στο επίκεντρο μιας κρίσης με σημαντικές νομικές παραμέτρους και έντονες πολιτικές διαστάσεις. Η κρίση προκλήθηκε από τις ενέργειες των αμερικανικών αρχών, ειδικότερα από την ...

  • 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 ...

  • Health Issues among female migrant Domestic Workers 

    Kouta, Christiana; Kaite, Charis P. (Garant Publisher, 2012)
    Female migrant domestic workers face discrimination in the health care system concerning their access to good quality health services, as well as in participation in policy and decision making (ILO, 2010; MIGS, 2008) In ...

  • Here to Stay”? Golden Dawn, From the Political Margin to the Political Foreground 

    Klapsis, Antonis (2014)
    “When we won 5.3% in the Municipality of Athens [in 2010], they said it was circumstantial. We told them that we are here to stay. And from Athens we will spread to all of Greece. When on May 6 [2012] we won 6.9 per ...

  • A historical overview and critical analysis of town centre delimitation methodologies 

    Pissourios, Ioannis (Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, 2014-02-14)
    The article aims at exploring the literature on town centre delimitation methods over the last sixty years. Specifically, the first section explores the content of the term town centre, while the second one proposes an ...

  • Historical research in archives: user methodology and supporting tools 

    Torou, Elena; Katifori, Akrivi; Vassilakis, Costas (Springer, 2011)
    Historic research involves finding, using, and correlating information within primary and secondary sources, in order to communicate an understanding of past events. In this process, historians employ their scientific ...

  • Historical tour of tour-ism in cyprus 

    Sioulas, Michael (Ministry of education and culture of the republic of Cyprus, 2012-08-29)
    The tourist industry in Cyprus, from its early beginning until now, has traveled a path of more than one century. Tourism on the island makes its first steps during the British rule. It establishes itself as an influential ...

  • Home Nursing in Cyprus 

    Kouta, Christiana; Kaite, Charis P. (Springer, 2016)
    Aging demographic changes suggest an increased demand on health and social services and elderly people prefer to be in their own homes and communities. The majority of elderly people prefer to stay at home for any form of ...

  • ‘Horses for Courses’ in demand forecasting 

    Petropoulos, Fotios; Makridakis, Spyros; Assimakopoulos, Vassilis (Elsevier, 2014-02-22)
    Forecasting as a scientific discipline has progressed a lot in the last 40 years, with Nobel prizes being awarded for seminal work in the field, most notably to Engle, Granger and Kahneman. Despite these advances, even ...

  • How Accurate and Reliable (Certain) Are Medical Predictions? 

    Makridakis, Spyros (2015)
    Unpredictability and uncertainty reigns over most of medicine. Should women be screened for mammography and men for prostate cancer? The answer is not obvious as a growing number of researchers and doctors assert that the ...

  • How Rewarding is Technical Analysis? Evidence from Athens Stock Exchange 

    Vasiliou, Dimitrios; Eriotis, Nikolaos; Papathanasiou, Spyros (Springer, 2006)
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the performance of various technical trading rules in the Athens Stock Market. We test two of the simplest and most popular trading rules- Moving Averages and MACD Indicator. We ...

  • How Smart Are Smartphones?: Bridging the marketing and information technology gap. 

    Amanatiadis, Angelos; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. (IEEE, 2014)
    The term "smart" has become widespread in consumer electronics in recent years, reflecting the consumers' need for devices that assist them in their daily activities. The term has a long history of usage in marketing science ...

  • Hybrid Cellular Ants for Clustering Problems 

    Bitsakidis, Nikolaos P.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch. (Old City Publishing, 2014)
    In the last decade the amount of the stored data related to almost all areas of life has rapidly increased. However, the overall process of discovering knowledge from data demands more powerful clustering techniques to ...

  • Hybrid scheme for fast and accurate image retrieval based on color descriptors 

    Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis (ACTA Press, Canada, 2007)
    This paper proposes a new image retrieval system, thatuses only color features and it's based on a hybrid scheme which combines crisp and fuzzy techniques, in order to retrieve color based similar images. The system ...

  • Hypertension: empirical evidence and implications in 2014 

    Makridakis, Spyros; DiNicolantonio, James J. (Open Heart, 2014-05-28)
    High blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension (HTN) is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Despite this fact, there is widespread agreement that the treatment of HBP, ...

  • 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 ...

  • If we cannot forecast how can we plan? 

    Makridakis, Spyros (Elsevier, 1981)
    The purpose of this article is to deal directly and explicitly with the issues and problems currently facing forecasting, planning and strategy and to discuss how the challenges of the 1980s can be realistically and ...

  • Il rispetto del valore dell' uomo come limite e regola di giudizio della sperimentazione biomedica. L ' esperienza constituzionale greca 

    Manitakis, Antonis (Società Editrice il Mulino, 1997)
    Il tema dei rapportl Intercorrenti tra sperimentazione bioetica e diritti umani non ha suscitato particolari dibattiti nell' ordinamento giuridico greco. li motivo di questo limitato jnteresse risiede nel fatto che, da uh ...

  • Image classification by addition of spatial information based on histograms of orthogonal vectors 

    Zafar, Bushra; Ashraf, Rehan; Ali, Nouman; Ahmed, Mudassar; Jabbar, Sohail; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. (PLOS ONE, 2018-06-08)
    The Bag-of-Visual-Words (BoVW) model is widely used for image classification, object recognition and image retrieval problems. In BoVW model, the local features are quantized and 2-D image space is represented in the form ...

  • Image Encryption using the Recursive Attributes of the eXclusive-OR Filter 

    Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Marques, Oge; Lux, Mathias; Boutalis, Yiannis (Springer, 2014)
    This paper describes a visual multimedia content encryption approach based on cellular automata (CA), expanding the work proposed in [4]. The presented algorithm relies on an attribute of the eXclusive-OR (XOR) filter, ...