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19 01, 2021

New MSc program in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning


Master of Science Program on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning The program enrolls the first students in the Spring Semester of 20-21. Instruction is in Greek with class notes and assignments in English and an option for lectures in English, for foreign students. Assessment is project-based with the use of tools provided by major stakeholders in the field of AI (Google AI, NVIDIA, Facebook AI), while selected courses are based on material provided by NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute For more information and expression of interest visit The program is co-organized by the Depts of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Industrial Design and Production Engineering of the University of West Attica.

New MSc program in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning2021-01-19T16:34:50+03:00
25 11, 2020

2020 Researcher’s night


2020 Researcher's night Stay tuned…. Only 2 days for Researcher’s Night at NTUA. CONSERT will participate with presentations of equipment developed for FASTER project and DESMOS project . Presentations on YouTube channel

2020 Researcher’s night2020-11-25T15:16:01+03:00
24 11, 2020

Fighting Misinformation on Social Media


Fighting Misinformation on Social Media IEEE Global Communication Conference 8-10 December 2020 // In-person (Taipei, Taiwan) 7-11 December 2020 // Virtual In this Forum, a discussion on the ways misinformation on social networks can be battled will be hosted, featuring presentations by academics and industry representatives, and an open discussion. download program here

Fighting Misinformation on Social Media2020-11-27T13:35:52+03:00
15 11, 2020

Athens calls Athens


Athens calls Athens 1st Interdisciplinary Conference “MAN AND HIS CREATIONS” Lecture/D2S2S3: Patrikakis C. & Feidakis M. – Abstract: “Serving the Needs of Cultural Heritage Protection through “Culture Ware”. see the lecture here –>

Athens calls Athens2020-11-27T13:38:41+03:00
24 05, 2020



MoA between CONSERT/UniWA and ATHENA/GATECH CONSERT (Computer Networks & Services Research Laboratory) of the University of West Attica, and ATHENA (Agile Technologies for High-performance Electromagnetic Novel Applications) of Georgia Institute of Technology, signed an MoA in May 2020. In the context of the collaboration the two research groups will -Plan and implement joint research projects; -Jointly organize workshops, seminars & short-term programs; -Extend reciprocal invitations of scholars for the purpose of talks, lectures and research -Share infrastructure facilities including laboratories, equipment for research with mutual consent; -Work jointly and participate in research activities happening at either side with mutual consent and in common  areas of interest.

MoA between CONSERT/UniWA and ATHENA/GATECH2020-11-25T14:46:49+03:00
16 04, 2020



ASSET - A holistic and Scalable Solution for Research, Innovation and Education in Energy Transition Program/Topic: H2020/LC-SC3-CC-5-2018 - Research, innovation and educational capacities for energy transition Period: 1 May 2019 – 30 April 2021 Total Cost: € 1.999.075 Grant Agreement ID: 837854 Role in the Project: Project leader (Sc. Coordinator Ass. Prof Leligou) Links: (Project) (Cordis) Description: ASSET´s goal is twofold: first, to create a sustainable and scalable ecosystem including all energy transition and education stakeholders: a) Companies from the energy sector, b) Universities and training actors, c) Authorities and policy makers and d) Society so as to enable a) continuous bottom up creation of research, innovation and educational (RIE) services and b) capacity pooling. By “service” we mean any research, innovation and educational relevant service that can be developed by the educational actors and delivered to the energy sector businesses and society at large. ASSET will also involve actors that can contribute to fuel interdisciplinary research combining SSH disciplines and capable of reaching out to the society to create the new generation of energy-sensitive citizens that are part of the energy transition mission. And second, to deliver the framework and means for continuous collaborative definition of the knowledge-competencies-skills required for the energy transition and for continuous resource pooling to efficiently educate/train large numbers of people in diverse and interdisciplinary topics and carry out research and innovation activities. Participants: Atos Spain S.A., Spain (Coordinator) Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy Educational OTE AE, Greece Aalborg Universitet, Denmark Panepistimo Dytikis Attikis, Greece Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain Logical Soft S.r.l., Italy E’Nostra Società Cooperativa, Italy ecopower, Belgium European Association for Storage of Energy, Belgium UNIWA Role: Ass. Prof. Leligou acts as the scientific coordinator of the ASSET project. Prof. Tseles, Ganetsos and Psomopoulos are contributing in learning programmes design and material creation. Prof. Patrikakis and Assistant Professor Karkazis are contributing in the design and creation of the learning graph tool and wide dissemination of the project.

23 02, 2020

Quick Report App


Quick Report App Download the Quick Report app from App Store or Google Play. Download the Quick Report app from App Store or Google Play. GOAL Quick Report is a mobile application paired with a Bluetooth button in the size of a coin, used for sending predefined messages to a target person. Messages are sent by clicking the button, with each type of click (single, double or long), corresponding to a different notification message. Click  here to see all places on the world where the Quick Report buttons have been pressed. HOW IT WORKS Τhe application sends a predefined text (JSON message), either to a server, or to an email account. It has been developed for both iPhone and Android mobile phones. The application is using a paired button (current implementation comes with a flic button) and can be configured by the user. Report user location (optional) Hide the reporter’s identity – no information about the personal ID of the reporter is sent In cases where identified reports are needed to be provided but the identity of the reporter needs to be concealed, CoNSeRT has developed a Privacy Protection Communication Gateway, through which a two stage, non-reversible process is used to unlink the ID of the reporter from the recipient of the report, so that anonymous reporting can be guaranteed. Hardware/software requirements The application and back office services of the smart button, require from the user the app installation and an initial configuration of the reports (i.e. how they should be triggered, what happens after, what information is sent, etc.). In terms of hardware, any BT enabled clicker/button/ device can be integrated (as long as the corresponding libraries or description of operation are available). The current implementation is using the FLIC company button. A specific number of buttons have been produced for this reason and are available to all interested parties, following communication with CoNSeRT members. DEPLOYMENT The Quick Report has been deployed in the Horizon 2020 project TRILLION for incident quick reporting. The user can configure a message to be sent to the TRILLION platform, as well as the incident category (i.e. warning, urgency), depending on the button’s click. The solution has been successfully validated in pilots accomplished in London, by Victoria BID, in the context of TRILLION tests (2018). A monitoring tool of selected smart buttons’ click location and time has been implemented (always with the consent of the user), able to monitor globally, all clicks. This can be used for cases where heat maps of clicked locations need to be provided, for visualization purposes. BENEFIT Seamless, discreet and quick reporting, without the need to use a smartphone or smartwatch Easy to use (both in terms of the device, but also of the app, which needs [...]

Quick Report App2020-12-07T15:01:52+03:00
4 02, 2020



Privacy Protection Communication Gateway In today’s world where internet is ubiquitous, protecting user’s privacy is a crucial task, thus a “Privacy Protection Communication Gateway - PPCG” solution has been designed to preserve user’s privacy and of course protect the exchanged information from attacks. The solution is based on the deployment of two servers, implementing a two-step privacy protection process. Furthermore, PPCG also aims at preserving the confidentiality of information exchange between the end platform and the users, as well as protecting the communication against attacks. The first server is the Privacy Protection Proxy Server (PPPS) having as a main task the protection of the user’s identity through the transformation of user’s ID into a non-reversible identifier, that will be used during the communication between the user and the end platform. The second is the Control Centre Server (CCS), having as a main task, to provide a secure end-to-end encryption for the information exchange. The results of the autonomous operation and management of the two servers, if combined in a serial mode (user > PPPS > CCS), are able to guarantee the confidential and certified exchange of information between a user and the end platform. Development status: Beta testing / Release candidate version Researchers in charge of the project: Christos Chatzigeorgiou PPCG is a result of research performed under the Horizon 2020 project TRILLION.

19 01, 2020

Cisco CCNA


Senior Researcher Dr. D. Kogias is CISCO CCNA certified

Cisco CCNA2020-02-04T14:16:13+03:00
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