Fotis G. Kazasis

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In this paper we present the design of an environment that offers personalized, ubiquitous information services in the emerging integrated world of the digital-TV and the Internet. This environment is based on extended TV sets with a large capacity disk and Internet connection. We present an architecture that integrates external service providers that(More)
In this paper, we describe a framework that we have developed for the support of ontology-based semantic indexing and retrieval of audiovisual content following the MPEG-7 and TV-Anytime standard specifications for metadata descriptions. Our work aims to provide a methodology to enhance the retrieval effectiveness of audiovisual content, while maintaining(More)
The TV-Anytime standard describes structures of categories of digital TV program metadata, as well as User Profile metadata for TV programs. We describe a natural language model for the users to interact with the TV-Anytime metadata and preview TV programs from their mobile devices. The language utilizes completely the TV-Anytime metadata specifications and(More)
In this paper we present a case study where an e-business platform (OPERATIONS) has to be built in order to manage the operational strategies of a high volume coastal company. The platform is intended to support multiple operational scenarios that have to be executed when emergency situations or sudden changes of scheduled events unfold. In order to(More)
— Capturing Multimedia Events such as natural disasters , accident reports, building damage reports, political events, etc., are expensive functionalities due to the number and training of the people required, as well as the time involved in the capturing and post-processing of multimedia. In addition, the captured multimedia content often fails to give the(More)
The TV-Anytime standard describes structures of categories of digital TV program metadata, as well as User Profile metadata for TV programs. In this case study we describe a natural language model and a system for the users to interact with the metadata and preview TV programs stored in remote databases , from their mobile devices contrary to their limited(More)
The Digital Business Ecosystem Integrated Project funded by the EU aims at the development of a Europe-Wide virtual economic environment where European SMEs will advertise themselves and their service offerings with the purpose of competing, collaborating and co-evolving with other SMEs. One of the main strategic goals for this project is to model, design(More)
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