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Greek Open University - DAISSy Research Group

The DAISSy group was founded in 2001 by highly skilled and motivated researchers pursuing research, innovation and adoption of the broader Ambient Intelligence vision. Currently the group consists of two branches, both based in Patras, Greece:

  1. Research Unit 3 of Computer Technology Institute (CTI) focuses on the design and development of pervasive and mobile systems, which are seamlessly integrated into the environment of human activity and exhibit properties of smart, adaptive, autonomous systems, and
  2. The research group at Hellenic Open University (HOU) conducts basic research, supports education in pervasive and mobile systems and pursues the development and adoption of social applications.


The DAISSy group has accumulated longtime R&I expertise in Ambient Intelligence, Pervasive Systems, Middleware, Service Oriented Architectures, Ontologies, Knowledge Extraction and Representation, Multi Agent Systems, Social Systems, Peer Learning Platforms, 3D Games, ICT in Education and Skills Definition and Profiling for ICT related Jobs.

Since its establishment, the DAISSy group has participated in more than 30 national and European projects, in various frameworks (i.e. FP5, FP6, FP7, Lifelong Learning, Erasmus+, etc.), amassing a total funding of more than 2,5 MEuro. Today the group employs more than 15 persons, including University professors, PhD and MSc holders, researchers in computer science, artificial intelligence and social sciences, experienced ICT engineers, programmers and administrative personnel.

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