Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)
AUTH is the largest University in Greece with long history of education and research in all scientific fields. The Institute through its Research Committee supports not only the effective management of research projects but also the dissemination of the results to industry. The Department of Informatics is the newest department in the Faculty of Sciences. The continuous efforts of the personnel have made it reputable at national and international level. The department has been externally evaluated as “an excellent department, one of the best in the country”. Three research groups from the department participate:
STAINS (Statistics and Information Systems) The researchers of the group have strong background of research publications and participation to projects in areas related to advanced statistical methods with applications to Informations Systems and Software Engineering. The group has expertise in data analysis methods for the study of the human factor in Information Systems and has extensive collaboration with national and international institutes, organizations and enterprises.
OSWINDS (Online Sources analytics on Web and INternet Distributed platformS) The group focuses on topics in the areas of big and evolving data analytics, social networks and IoT data mining, smart cities applications and enablers, as well as on open distributed platforms in the cloud and at the edge. OSWINDS has participated in more than 30 national and EU research programmes coordinating 15 of them.
SWENG (Software Engineering Group) The group is a research team of the Department of Informatics at AUTH that deals with several software engineering areas, namely Open Source Software, Software Reuse, Software Quality and Software Architecture. Members are professors, PhD students and post-doc researchers. The group has long experience in funded projects and strong publication record in international refereed journals and conference proceedings.