SoftNet Laboratory Members

Polyxeni Arapi

Speciality: Electronic and Computer Engineer

Short CV: Polyxeni Arapi graduated from the Electronic and Computer Engineering Department of the Technical University of Crete in 2003 (5-years Engineering Diploma). Her Diploma Thesis has been awarded by the Technical Chamber of Greece as the best Diploma Thesis in the profession of Electronic Engineers in 2003. She also holds a M.Sc. in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Electronic and Computer Engineering Department of the Technical University of Crete. She has been working as a research collaborator at the Laboratory of Distributed Multimedia Information Systems and Applications (TUC/MUSIC) of the Electrical and Computer Engineering School of the Technical University of Crete since 2002 involved in many European Research and Development projects. Several of these projects were common with the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, from where she received her Ph.D. in Informatics in 2017. She also belongs to the permanent laboratory teaching staff of the Electrical and Computer Engineering School of the Technical University of Crete and is the technical coordinator of the Laboratory of Software Technology and Network Applications (SoftNet) since 2006.  

She has participated in the following European Research and Development projects: FP5-IST/UP-TV “Ubiquitous Personalised Interactive Multimedia TV Systems and Services” (IST-1999-20751), LdV/ADONIS “Advanced On-The-Job E-Training Solutions in E-Business for SMEs” (HU/01/B/F/PP-136029), LdV/KNOSOS “New media knowledge village for innovative e-learning solutions” (EL/2002/B/F/114025), LdV/CHIRON “Referring Innovative Technologies and Solutions for Ubiquitous Learning” (FR/04/C/F/RF-81103), FP6-IST/DELOS II “DELOS Network of Excellence in Digital Libraries” JPA2 subproject “Interoperability of eLearning applications with digital libraries” (507618), FP6-IST/LOGOS “Knowledge-on-Demand for Ubiquitous Learning” (FP6/IST/P-027451), LLL/iQTool “Innovative eLearning Tool for Quality Training Material in VET” (134712-LLP-2007), LdV TOI/Organic.Mednet “Developing the Skills of Organic Agriculture Trainers for the Mediterranean” (2009-1-ES1-LEO05-10399), FP7-ICT-PSP/Natural Europe “Natural History & Environmental Cultural Heritage in European Digital Libraries for Education” (FP7-ICT-PSP: 250579), FP7-ICT-PSP/Open Discovery Space “A socially-powered and multilingual open learning infrastructure to boost the adoption of eLearning resources” (FP7-ICT-PSP: 297229), LdV/QONIAon “VET Qualification Practice for eInclusion” (2013-1-TRI-LEO05-47585), ECHO/EVANDE “Enhancing Volunteer Awareness and education against Natural Disasters through E-learning”, Project co-funded under the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (ECHO/SUB/2014/693261), “Concepts and Models for Innovation Ecosystems of Digital Cultural Assets” (DN02/06/15.12.2016), Erasmus+/MILAN “Multifunctional Innovative Learning Assisting Network for VET in Advanced Manufacturing Programme” (2018-1-PL01-KA202-050812).

Education: 

  • Ph.D. in Informatics, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2017 
  • M.Sc. in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, Technical University of Crete, 2011
  • Diploma (5-years program) in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, Technical University of Crete, 2003

Research Areas: Technology Enhanced Learning, eLearning Systems and Applications, Digital Libraries, Information Systems, (Multimedia) Content Management Systems, WWW Technologies, Databases, Systems Semantic Interoperability and Integration, Service-Oriented Web System Architectures

Sector: Computer Science Division

Laboratory: Software Technology and Network Applications Laboratory (SoftNet)

Courses (lab exercises): Operating Systems, Structured Programming

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  1. N. Pappas, P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis and S. Christodoulakis, "Supporting learning communities and communities of practice with Coursevo," in IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, 2017, pp. 297-306. doi: 10.1109/EDUCON.2017.7942862
    Publication year: 2017Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  2. Y. Sifakis, P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis and S. Christodoulakis, "ViSTPro: spatiotemporal processes visualization in engineering education and crisis training," in IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, 2017, pp. 413-422. doi: 10.1109/EDUCON.2017.7942880
    Publication year: 2017Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  3. G. Stylianakis, N. Moumoutzis, P. Arapi, M. Mylonakis and S. Christodoulakis, "COLearn: supporting collaborative learning on top of existing learning infrastructures", Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, vol. 17, no. 1-2, April 2015.
    Publication year: 2015Download: RepositoryType: Peer-Reviewed Journal Publication
  4. G. Skevakis, K. Makris, P. Arapi and S. Christodoulakis, "Elevating natural history museums' cultural collections to the linked data cloud", in 3rd International Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives (SDA), in conjunction with the 17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, 2013, pp. 40-51.
    Publication year: 2013Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  5. K. Makris, G. Skevakis, V. Kalokyri, P. Arapi and S. Christodoulakis, "Metadata management and interoperability support for natural history museums", in 2013 TPDL: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL), pp. 120-131. doi. 10.1007/978-3-642-40501-3
    Publication year: 2013Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  6. M. Mylonakis, P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis, S. Christodoulakis and M. Ampartzaki, "Octopus: A collaborative environment supporting the development of effective instructional design", in 2013 Second International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education, doi. 10.1109/ICeLeTE.2013.6644385
    Publication year: 2013Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  7. M. Mylonakis, P. Arapi, N. Pappas, N. Moumoutzis and S. Christodoulakis ,"Metadata management and sharing in multimedia open learning environment (MOLE) "In 2011 Metadata Semantics and Research Conference (MTSR), pp. 275-286. doi :10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_29
    Publication year: 2011Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  8. Ζ. Cebeci, N. Pappas, P. Arapi, K. Darkan, S. Göncü and N. Türemiş, "Organic.Mednet: Akdeniz Ülkeleri’nde Organik Tarım Becerilerinin Geliştirilmesi İçin Bilişim Teknolojilerine Dayalı Eğitim Tasarımları", in AKADEMİK BİLİŞİM 2011 Conference, February 2011.
    Publication year: 2011Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  9. N. Moumoutzis, M. Christoulakis, P. Arapi, M. Mylonakis and S. Christodoulakis, "The IQTOOL project: developing a quality assurance tool for elearning", in the LOGOS Open Conference `New Technology Platforms for Learning - Revisited`, 19-20 January 2009, Budapest, Hungary.
    Publication year: 2009Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  10. P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis, M. Mylonakis and S. Christodoulakis, "A pedagogy-driven personalization framework to support adaptive learning experiences", in the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 2007. 10.1109/ICALT.2007.27
    Publication year: 2007Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  11. P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis, M. Mylonakis, G. Stylianakis and G. Theodorakis, "Supporting personalized learning experiences within the LOGOS cross-media learning platform", in Workshop on Cross-Media and Personalized Learning Applications on top of Digital Libraries (LADL2007) in conj. with ECDL2007 Conference, June 2007.
    Publication year: 2007Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  12. P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis, M. Mylonakis, S. Christodoulakis and G. Theodorakis ,"A pedagogy-driven personalization framework to support automatic construction of adaptive learning experiences ", in 6th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL), 2007, pp.55-65. doi :10.1007/978-3-540-78139-4_6
    Publication year: 2007Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  13. P. Arapi, N. Moumoutzis, Y. Maragoudakis and S. Christodoulakis, "Extending existing e-Learning platforms to support automatic conversion of learning content to SCORM", in Joint KNOSOS-CHIRON Workshop “e-Learning Solutions–On the Way to Ubiquitous Applications, May 2005, Sandanski, Bulgaria.
    Publication year: 2005Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper
  14. D. Dochev, R. Pavlov, O. Hutter, I. Simonics and P. Arapi, "Virtual campuses - architectures and design solutions", Cybern. and Inform. Techn., vol. 4. no. 1, pp. 54-64, 2004.
    Publication year: 2004Download: RepositoryType: Peer-Reviewed Journal Publication
  15. D. Dochev, R. Pavlov, O. Hutter, I. Simonics and P. Arapi, "Virtual campuses - from global architecture to local solutions", in the EDEN Annual Conference 2004 New Challenges and Partnership in an Enlarged European Union, June 2004.
    Publication year: 2004Download: RepositoryType: Conference Full Paper