Neural natural language processing for long texts

You can find below our recently published work on “Neural natural language processing for long texts: A survey on classification and summarization”, accepted for publication at Elsevier Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. The work comprises an introductory exploration to document analysis using modern Deep Neural Networks, addressing the primary challenges, concerns and existing solutions, while […]

IEEE Big Data 2023 conference

Happy to participate today to the IEEE Big Data 2023 conference and to present the following 3 works of my team, while contributing to a workshop dedicated to fighting crime and terorrism organized by Ceasefire Project (I also presented work carried out within the Anti-FinTer project):

Call for papers EEITE ’24

5th International Conference in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education (EEITE’24) May 29-31, 2024Chania, Crete, Greece Special session title: Modern Biometric Technologies for Secure Authentication and Identity VerificationLink: submission deadline: Feb 29, 2024 Supported by TENSOR project (Not complete list of) relevant research topics: Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Microwave, Millimeter wave […]

Call for papers IEEE Big Data 2023

IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2023December 15-18, 2023Sorrento, Italy Workshop title: “Big Data applications for fight against crime and terrorism”Link: deadline: Oct 1, 2023 Supported by Ceasefire Project (Not complete list of) relevant research topics: Big Data applications, machine learning models, virtual assistants, machine vision, natural language processing, audio analysis, multimedia analysis, neural […]

EMPACT Firearms strategic meeting

Ceasefire activities regarding tackling firearms trafficking were successfully presented at the EMPACT Firearms strategic meeting, organized by Europol on June 15. The project was represented by its technical manager, Georgios Th. Papadopoulos from Harokopio University of Athens. Interesting discussions paved the ground for future collaborative activities.

New project called KLEPTOTRACE

New EC-funded ISF security project for our team called KLEPTOTRACE: “Strengthening EU asset recovery and sanction tracing against transnational high-level corruption” (, where the goal is to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies in order to detect high-level corruption patterns in massive amounts of data.

KLEPOTRACE project kick-off meeting

The KLEPOTRACE EU-funded research project kick-off meeting successfully took place in Milan on June 8th, 2023. The consortium aims to combat high-level corruption methods by strengthening the investigation, tracing, and recovery of assets linked to criminal activities. In this context, the Department of Informatics and Telematics of Harokopio University of Athens (DIT-HUA) will spearhead the […]

Polícia de Segurança Pública Lisbon

Happy to visit today the headquarters of Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP) and, in particular, the National Firearms Focal Point (NFFP) in Lisbon, in the context of the FCT project Ceasefire Project. Interesting and real-world study case, regarding how artificial intelligence can facilitate the struggle against firearms trafficking.

Final conference of RESPOND-A

It is with excitement (and a little bit of emotion) that took place today the final conference of RESPOND-A in Nicosia, Cyprus hosted by our coordinator CERIDES – Center of Excellence in Risk and Decision Sciences This is the culmination of 3 years of hard work by all consortium members, who worked together to design, […]