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  • QFD, organisational creativity and productivity 

    Politis, John D. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2005)
    Purpose – This paper examines the relationship between organisational creativity, productivity and the underlying dimensions that foster quality function deployment (QFD). Methodology – A total of 359 usable questionnaires ...

  • QFD: the role of various leadership styles 

    Politis, John D. (MCB UP Ltd, 2006)
    Quality function deployment (QFD) methodologies, as opposed to traditional quality approaches, are most often cited as essential for advancing the competitive advantage of an organisation. Unfortunately, little is known ...

  • Quality assessment in Greek Tertiary Education using Gap Analysis 

    Anastasiadou, Sofia; Zirinoglou, Poulcheria A. (Research Institute for Entrepreneurship Development (RIED): Neapolis University, Pafos, 2020-02)
    The study focuses on the gaps between students’ expectations and perceptions as they relate to SERVQUAL dimensions. More specifically it focuses on Gap 5 that is the perception gap in Gap Analysis. The instrument, which ...

  • Quality of Healthcare - Clinical Errors 

    Pavlakis, Andreas (2011)
    Lately, clinical mistakes grew in numbers and this trend is evident in the findings of recently-released surveys. Furthermore, it is obvious that clinical errors, in addition to financial costs, affect negatively the ...

  • Quantifying integration quality using feedback on mapping results 

    Serrano, Fernando R. S.; Fernandes, Alvaro A. A.; Christodoulou, Klitos (iiWAS2017, 2017)
    Traditional data integration delivers high integration quality but requires significant upfront effort because of the need for expensive experts to be involved. The pay-as-you-go approach to data integration aims to reduce ...

  • A quantitative model of accelerated vehicle-retirement induced by subsidy 

    Lorentziadis, Panos L.; Vournas, Stylianos (Elsevier, 2011)
    A number of accelerated vehicle-retirement programs have been implemented by private companies and public agents to reduce pollution and promote environment friendly technology. Our paper examines subsidy programs for the ...

  • Quantum: Ένα Δίκτυο Ομότιμων Κόμβων για Κατανεμημένους Υπολογισμούς με Ενισχυμένη Ιδιωτικότητα 

    Stamatelatos, George; Drosatos, George; Efraimidis, Pavlos S. (3ο Πανελλήνιο Επιστημονικό Φοιτητικό Συνέδριο Πληροφορικής "ΦΟΙΤΗΤΙΚΟ ΕΥΡΗΚΑ", 2009-09)
    In this paper, a new platform, called Quantum, for distributed computations among independent agents, is presented. Quantum is capable to operate on infrastructures that are formed by massive numbers of agents communicating ...

  • Que dit la Constitution grecque 

    Manitakis, Antonis (Le genre humain, 2005)
    Avant d'aborder notre sujet, il y a lieu de poser préalablement quelques questions d'ordre méthodologique: le droit de résistance doit-il être traité comme un droit national lié strictement à l'histoire constitutionnelle ...

  • Que dit la Constitution grecque? 

    Manitakis, Antonis (Ed. du Seuil, 2003)
    Avant d'aborder notre sujet, il y a lieu de poser préalablement quelques questions d'ordre méthodologique: le droit de résistance doit~il être traité comme un droit national lié strictement à l'histoire constitutionnelle ...

  • A query scrambler for search privacy on the internet 

    Arampatzis, Avi; Efraimidis, Pavlos S.; Drosatos, George (Springer Link, 2012-10-09)
    We propose a method for search privacy on the Internet, focusing on enhancing plausible deniability against search engine query-logs. The method approximates the target search results, without submitting the intended query ...

  • The Quest for Enosis: The visit of the Greek Cypriot Deputation to London in October–November 1929. A view from the Greek archives 

    Klapsis, Antonis (Harrassowitz Verlag, 2008)
    The signature of the Lausanne Peace Treaty ?n 24 July 1923 marked the beginning of a new period in the history of the Cyprus Question, at least from a legal point of view, as Turkey officially recognized the annexation of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Randomblocks: A transparent, verifiable blockchain-based system for random numbers 

    Christodoulou, Klitos; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch.; Christodoulou, Panayiotis (Old City Publishing, Inc, 2019)
    Games-of-chance require high-levels of trust between participants that is often uncertain and difficult to enforce. The unique characteristics introduced by the blockchain technology can be leveraged to inform a verifiable ...

  • Ratio of Torsion (ROT): An index for assessing the global induced torsion in plan irregular buildings 

    Stathi, Chrysanthi G; Bakas, Nikolaos P.; Lagaros, Nikos D.; Papadrakakis, Manolis (TECHNO-PRESS, 2015-01-15)
    Due to earthquakes, many structures suffered extensive damages that were attributed to the torsional effect caused by mass, stiffness or strength eccentricity. Due to this type of asymmetry torsional moments are generated ...

  • Rationale of a study for patient empowerment and shared decision support for cardiorenal syndrome 

    Rimsevicius, Laurynas; Stundys, Domantas; Bileisiene, Neringa; Miglinas, Marius; Sukackiene, Diana; Vaskeviciute, Loreta; Pouliliou, Stamatia; Papazoglou, Dimitrios; Zagkas, Konstantinos; Roumeliotis, Stefanos; Drosatos, George; Passadakis, Ploumis; Kaldoudi, Eleni (Latvian Association of Nephrology, 2016-10)
    Early detection and aggressive management of underlying causes and comorbidities are the most important aspects of cardiorenal syndrome. Preventing progression to end stage renal and/or cardiac deficiency may improve quality ...

  • Real Estate Investment Trust (REITS): How it will give solutions in Cyprus real estate problem 

    Siomin, Alexandros (Real Estate Program, School of Architecture, Land and Enviromental Sciences, Neapolis University Pafos, 2015)
    The relevant decisions of the Eurogroup led the Cypriot society in a collective shock, surprising the political system, razing the country's economic prospects and overthrowing the lifestyle of the average Cypriot. Cyprus ...

  • Real-time adaptive multi-robot exploration with application to underwater map construction 

    Kapoutsis, Athanasios Ch.; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Doitsidis, Lefteris; Borges de Sousa, João; Pinto, Jose; Braga, Jose; Kosmatopoulos, Elias B. (Springer, 2016)
    This paper deals with the problem of autonomous exploration of unknown areas using teams of Autonomous X Vehicles (AXVs)—with X standing for Aerial, Underwater or Sea-surface—where the AXVs have to autonomously navigate ...

  • Real-time indexing for large image databases: color and edge directivity descriptor on GPU 

    Bampis, Loukas; Iakovidou, Chryssanthi; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A.; Boutalis, Yiannis S.; Amanatiadis, Angelos (Springer, 2014)
    In this paper, we focus on implementing the extraction of a well-known low-level image descriptor using the multicore power provided by general-purpose graphic processing units (GPGPUs). The color and edge directivity ...

  • A Real-time Targeted Recommender System for Supermarkets 

    Christodoulou, Panayiotis; Christodoulou, Klitos; Andreou, Andreas S. (SciTePress-Publication, 2017)
    Supermarket customers find it difficult to choose from a large variety of products or be informed for the latest offers that exist in a store based on the items that they need or wish to purchase. This paper presents a ...

  • Realism, relativism and reference 

    Kargopoulos, Phillipos V. (Boston University Graduate School, 1981)
    The central thesis of this dissertation is that the recently proposed Causal Theories of Reference by K. Donnellan, H. Putnam, and especially S. Kripke provide support for Scientific Realism as developed in the theories ...