Research Publications


  • Teta Stamati, Thanos Papadopoulos, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, |Social media for openness and accountability in the public sector: Cases in the Greek context", Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 12-29, 2015.

  • O. Hatzi, M. Nikolaidou, D. Vrakas, N. Bassiliades, D. Anagnostopoulos and I. Vlahavas, "Semantically Aware Web Service Composition Through AI Planning", to appear in International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, 2014.

  • G. Kapos, M. Nikolaidou, V. Dalakas and D. Anagnostopoulos, "An Integrated Framework for Automated Simulation of SysML Models using DEVS", Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, SAGE, 90: 717

  • G. Dimitrakopoulos, G. Bravos, M. Nikolaidou and D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Proactive, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Transportation System based on Vehicular Sensor Networks", IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Volume:7 Issue:4, pp 454 - 463, December 2013

  • Thanos Papadopoulos, Teta Stamati, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "From Open Source to Open Innovation practices: A case in the Greek context in light of the debt crisis", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 80, Issue 6, pp 1232-1246, July 2013.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Despina Topali, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "Enabling Workflow Composition within a Social Network Environment", The 6th Workshop on Business Process Management and Social Software (BPMS2'13), in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM2013), Beijing, China, August 2013.

  • Nikolaidou, M., Kapos, G., Dalakas, V., Anagnostopoulos, D., Basic guidelines for simulating SysML models: An experience report, 7th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE), 2012.

  • Alexandros Dais, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, A Web 2.0 Citizen Centric Model for T-Government Services, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 27, Issue 4, August 2012.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Mara Nikolaidou, Panagiotis Katsivelis, Valentino Hudhra, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "Using social network technology to provide e-administration services as collaborative tasks", International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy (EGOVIS/EDEM 2012), Vienna, Austria, September 2012.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Georgios Batistatos, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "A Specialized Search Engine for Web Service Discovery", IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2012), Hawaii, USA, June 2012.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Mara Nikolaidou and Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "Infusing Semantics in WSDL Web Service Descriptions to Enhance Service Composition and Discovery", 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2012), Porto, Portugal, April 2012.

  • Tsadimas A., M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, ”Extending SysML to explore Non-Functional Requirements: The Case of Information System Design”, 27th Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC 2012) - Requirements Engineering Track (RE-Track’12), Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy, March 2012.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Mara Nikolaidou, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "An Integrated Approach to Automated Semantic Web Service Composition through Planning", IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2011

  • Alexandros Dais, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos: OpenSocialGov: A Web 2.0 Environment for Governmental E-Service Delivery. EGOVIS 2011: 173-183

  • Nancy Alexopoulou, Mara Nikolaidou, Panagiotis Kanellis, Vasiliki Mantzana, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Drakoulis Martakos: "Infusing Agility In Business Processes Through An Event-Centric Approach", IJBIS 6(1): 58-78 (2010)

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "The PORSCE II Framework: Using AI Planning for Automated Semantic Web Service Composition", The Knowledge Engineering Review, Cambridge University Press, 2010

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "A Visual Programming System for Automated Problem Solving", Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, Vol 37 (6), pp. 4611-4625, 2010

  • A. Tsadimas, Nikolaidou M., D. Anagnostopoulos, "Evaluating Software Architecture in a Model-based Approach for Enterprise Information System Design", in the proceedings of SHARK'10 Workshop, ACM/IEEE ICSE'10, Cape Town, ACM Publications, May 2010

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "Semantic Awareness in Automated Web Service Composition through Planning", 6th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN 2010), Athens, Greece, May 2010.

  • Nikolaidou M., A. Tsadimas, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Model-based Enterprise Information System Architecture Design using SysML", in the proceedings of IEEE Systems Conference 2010, San Diego, California, USA, IEEE Computer Press, April 2010

  • Alexopoulou N., M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Holistic Approach in Enterprise Business Process Modeling" in the proceedings of IEEE Systems Conference 2010, San Diego, California, USA, IEEE Computer Press, April 2010

  • Nikolaidou M., V. Dalakas, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Integrating Simulation Capabilities in SysML using DEVS", in the proceedings of IEEE Systems Conference 2010, San Diego, California, USA, IEEE Computer Press, April 2010

  • M. Nikolaidou, Cr. Sofianopoulou, N. Alexopoulou, K. Abeliotis, V. Detsis, Ch. Chalkias, K. Lasaridi, D. Anagnostopoulos, "The Blended Learning Ecosystem of an Academic Institution in Greece", International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT), Volume 5, Issue 3, 2010.

  • Ourania Hatzi, George Meditskos, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "PORSCE II: Using Planning for Semantic Web Service Composition", International Competition on Knowledge Engineering for Planning and Scheduling 2009 (ICKEPS2009), in conjunction with the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-09), Thessaloniki, Greece, September 2009

  • Ourania Hatzi, George Meditskos, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "Semantic Web Service Composition using Planning and Ontology Concept Relevance", The IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'09), Milan, Italy, September 2009

  • A. Tsadimas, M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Handling non-functional requirements in Information System Architecture Design", in the proceedings of ICSEA 2009, IEEE Computer Press, September 2009

  • N. Alexopoulou, M. Nikolaidou, P. Kanellis, D. Anagnostopoulos, Dr. Martakos, "An Event-Driven Modeling Approach for Dynamic Human-Intensive Business Processes", in the proceedings of ebBPM Workshop of BPM 2009, Springer Verlag, September 2009

  • Alexandros Dais, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "Facilitating Business to Goverment Interaction using a Citizen-centric Web 2.0 Model", in the proceedings of IFIP International Conference of e-Business, e-Goverment and e-Society 2009(I3E 2009), Springer Verlag, 2009

  • M. Nikolaidou, A. Tsadimas, N. Alexopoulou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Employing Zachman Enterprise Architecture Framework to Systematically Perform Model-Based System Engineering Activities", in the proceedings of HICSS-42, IEEE Computer Press, January 2009

  • Anagnostopoulos D., V. Dalakas, M. Nikolaidou, "A Structured-Analysis-Based Specification of Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation", International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, Vol. 15, No 1, March 2008.

  • Dimitris Vrakas, Ourania Hatzi, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "A Visual Programming Tool for Designing Planning Problems for Semantic Web Service Composition", Visual Languages for Interactive Computing: Definitions and Formalizations, F. Ferri (Ed.), Idea Group Publishing, pp. 302 - 326, 2008.

  • Alexandros Dais, Mara Nikolaidou, Nancy Alexopoulou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "Introducing a Public Agency Networking Platform towards Supporting Connected Governance", Lecture Notes on Computer Science Vol. 5184 (EGOV 08), Springer Verlag, 2008

  • Mara Nikolaidou, Vassilis Dalakas, Loreta Mitsi, Georgios-Dimitrios Kapos and Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "A SysML Profile for Classical DEVS Simulators", in Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering Advances 2008 (ICSEA08), IEEE Computer Press, October 2008

  • Ourania Hatzi, George Meditskos, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "A Synergy of Planning and Ontology Concept Ranking for Semantic Web Service Composition", IBERAMIA 2008, Portugal, 2008.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "VLEPpO: A Visual Language for Problem Representation", In proceedings of PlanSIG 2007, Roman Bartak (Ed.), pp. 60 - 66, Czech Republic, December 2007.

  • Ourania Hatzi, Dimitris Vrakas, Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas, "Visual Representation of Web Service Composition Problems through VLEPpO", International Workshop on Intelligent Web Based Tools (IWBT07), 19th IEEE International conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI07), Juan D. Velasquez (Ed.), pp. 42 - 49, Patras, Greece, October 2007.

  • Dimitris Vrakas, Grigorios Tsoumakas, Fotis Kokkoras, Nick Bassiliades, Ioannis Vlahavas, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, PASER: a curricula synthesis system based on automated problem solving, Int. J. of Teaching and Case Studies, 2007 Vol.1, No.1/2, pp.159 - 170.

  • M. Nikolaidou, N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Facilitating Enterprise Information System Engineering through a UML 2.0 Profile: A Case Study," in Proceedings of Information Resources Management Association International Conference, March 2007.

  • M. Nikolaidou, V. Dalakas, L. Mitsi, G. D. Kapos and D. Anagnostopoulos, "A UML 2.0 Profile for DEVS: Providing Code Generation Capabilities for Simulation," in Proceedings of SEDE 2007, July 2007.

  • M. Nikolaidou, N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Accommodating EIS UML 2.0 Profile Using a Standard UML Modeling Tool," in Proceedings of ICSEA 2007, IEEE Computer Press, August 2007.

  • Nikolaidou M., G. Laskaridis, A. Panagiotaki, D.Anagnostopoulos, "Renovating Information Technology Infrastructure to effectively provide E-Services", IFIP International Federation for Information Processing Series Vol. 205, IFIP TC 8 International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems (CONFENIS 2006), Springer Verlag, 2006.

  • Nikolaidou M., G. Laskaridis, A. Panagiotaki, D.Anagnostopoulos, "What is the Affect of Providing E-Government Services Based on Existing Legacy Systems and Applications? The Case of the Hellenic Ministry of Economy and Finance", in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Politics and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (PISTA 2006), Florida USA, July 2006.

  • D. Anagnostopoulos and M. Nikolaidou, "Data Organization and Data Comparison for Model Validation in FRTS", in Proceedings of SpringSim 2006 (ANSS), ACM Publications, April 2006.

  • N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, M. Nikolaidou, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Introducing a UML Profile for Distributed System Configuration", in Proceedings of ICEIS 2006, May 2006.

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, V. Dalakas, and G. D. Kapos. "Establishing a common modeling framework using UML to Effectively Support Faster-Than-Real-Time Simulation", in Proceedings of SEDE 2006, July 2006. (Best paper award)

  • M. Nikolaidou, A. Tsadimas, N. Alexopoulou, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "A UML Profile Utilizing Enterprise Information System Configuration", in Proceedings of ICECCS 2006, IEEE Computer Press, August 2006.

  • M. Nikolaidou, N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Consistent Framework for Enterprise Information System Engineering", in Proceedings of EDOC 2006, IEEE Computer Press, October 2006.

  • M. Nikolaidou, N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Extending UML 2.0 for Enterprise Information System Engineering", in Proceedings of ICSEA 2006, IEEE Computer Press, November 2006.

  • A. Kogias and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Methodology for the Evaluation of Web Graph Models and a Test Case", in Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference 2006, December 2006.

  • Nick Bassiliades, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis P. Vlahavas: Web Service Composition Using a Deductive XML Rule Language. Distributed and Parallel Databases 17(2): 135-178 (2005)

  • Nikolaidou M. and D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Systematic Approach for Configuring Web-Based Information Systems", Distributed and Parallel Database Journal, Vol 17, pp 267-290, Springer Science, 2005.

  • Kogias A, M. Nikolaidou and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Modeling and simulation of the web graph: evaluating an exponential growth copying model", International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), Vol 2, No 1, pp. 29-49, Inderscience Publishers , 2005.

  • Nikolaidou M, D. Anagnostopoulos and M. Hatzopoulos, "Development of a Medical Digital Library Managing Multiple Collections", The Electronic Library Journal, Vol 23, No 2, pp. 221-236, MCB, 2005.

  • V. Dalakas and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Developing a DEVS-Based Faster-Than-Real Time Simulator", in Proceedings of SpringSim 2005, ACM Publications, April 2005.

  • M. Nikolaidou, N. Alexopoulou, A. Tsadimas, A. Dais, and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Using UML to Model Distributed System Architectures", in Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering 2005, November 2005.

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, V. Dalakas, G. D. Kapos, and M. Nikolaidou, "Introducing a UML Model for Faster-Than-Real-Time Simulation", in Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference 2005, December 2005.

  • Anagnostopoulos D., V. Dalakas and M. Nikolaidou, "A m-fold decimation-based Technique for Model Validation using a Single System Output Data Set", Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Vol 65, No 3, pp 273-288, Elsevier Press, 2004.

  • M.Nikolaidou and D. Anagnostopoulos, "Enterprise Information Systems Configuration: Emphasizing the Symbiotic Relationship between Applications and the Underlying Network", in Proceedings of ICECCS 2004, IEEE Computer Press, April 2004.

  • A. Triantafyllos, D. Anagnostopoulos, and Ch. Chalkias, "A VRML Terrain Visualization Approach", in Proceedings of 7th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, May 2004.

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, "Timing Issues and Experiment Scheduling in FRTS", Simulation (Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International), SCS, vol. 79, no. 11, 2003, pp. 1-13

  • V. Vescoukis, D. Retalis, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Network-based Business Simulation Activities in Technical Professional Education", Interactive Learning Environments Journal, Volume: 11, Issue: 3, Pages 169-193 December 2003.

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Karlaftis, M. Nikolaidou, "Development of an Object-Oriented Pedestrian Traffic Flow Simulation Environment for Transport Terminal Planning", Journal of Advanced Transportation Systems, vol. 37, no. 1, 2003

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Distributed System Simulation Modeling Approach", Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory Journal, Elsevier, vol. 11, no. 4, 2003

  • Nikolaidou M., D. Anagnostopoulos, "Exploring Web-based Information System Design: A Discrete-Stage Methodology and the Corresponding Model", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, vol. 2681 Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAISE'03), Springer Verlag, 2003.

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, "Executing a Minimum Number of Replications to Support the Reliability of FRTS Predictions", in Proceedings of IEEE DS-RT 2003 (IEEE International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications), IEEE Computer Press, Delft, October 2003

  • A. Kogias, D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Simulation-Based Evaluation of an Exponential Growth Copying Model for the Web-Graph", presented in ACM/IEEE WWW 2003 (short paper), available online at ACM digital library.

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Hatzopoulos, "Using a Medical Digital Library for Education Purposes", in Proceedings of 16th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2003), IEEE Computer Press, 2003

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, "A Methodological Approach for Model Validation in Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation", Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory, Elsevier, vol. 10, no. 3-4, 2002, pp. 121-139

  • Nikolaidou M., D. Anastasiou, D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Hatzopoulos, "Organising and Maintaining Dynamic Digital Collections", Lecture Notes on Computer Science Vol. 2555 Digital Libraries: People, Knowledge, and Technology (ICADL'02), Springer Verlag, 2002

  • Nikolaidou M., D. Anagnostopoulos, "Web-Based System Configuration and Performance Evaluation using a Knowledge-Based Methodology", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, vol. 2455 E-Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-WEB 2002), Springer Verlag, 2002.

  • Nikolaidou M., D. Anagnostopoulos, "Web-based System Modeling: A Systematic Approach", in Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS 2002), September 19 - 21, USA, ISCA, 2002

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, "Experiment Scheduling in Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation", in Proceedings of ACM/IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS 2002), IEEE Computer Press, Washington, April 2002

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, A. Tsalgatidou, M. Kitrinakis, "A Business Process Modelling Environment for Describing Dynamic Processes", in Proceedings of SCS ECEC 2002, Italy, 2002

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, A. Tsalgatidou, "Business Process Modelling And Automation In The Banking Sector: A Case Study", International Journal of Simulation: Systems, Science and Technology - Special Issue on Business Process Modelling, vol. 2, no. 2, 2001

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, "An Object-Oriented Modeling Approach for Dynamic Computer Network Simulation", International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, vol. 21, no. 4, 2001

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, "An Object-Oriented Modeling Scheme for Distributed Applications", in Proceedings of IEEE/SCS Annual Simulation Symposium'01 (ASS'01), IEEE Computer Press, Seattle, Washington, April, 2001.

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "An Application-Oriented Approach for Distributed System Modeling and Simulation", in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems 2001 (ICDCS'01), IEEE Computer Press, Arizona, May, 2001

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, P. Georgiadis, "A Conceptual Methodology for Conducting Faster-than-Real-Time Experiments", SCS Transactions on Computer Simulation, vol. 16, no 2, 1999

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, G. Philokyprou, "Computer Network Performance Prediction For The Near Future Through Faster Than Real Time Simulation", in Proceedings of SPECTS' 99 (Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems") of Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July, 1999

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Anagnostopoulos, "Experiences from the Employment of Workflow Management Systems in the Banking Sector", 9th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, IEEE Computer Press, Austria, 1998

  • D. Anagnostopoulos, M. Nikolaidou, P. Georgiadis, G. Gyftodimos, "Applying Real Time Simulation in the LAN Domain: Modeling Considerations", Systems Analysis Modeling and Simulation, Taylor and Francis, vol. 18, 1995

  • M. Nikolaidou, D. Lelis, D. Anagnostopoulos, P. Georgiadis, "Distributed System Design: An Expert System Approach", Lecture Notes on Computer Science, vol. 978 Data Base and Expert Systems Applications, Springer Verlag, 1995