Yearly Report 2013


Faculty Members

  • Damianos Chatziantoniou
  • Dimitris Mitropoulos
  • Panos (Panagiotis) Louridas
  • Diomidis Spinellis

Senior Researchers

  • Marios Fragkoulis
  • Maria Kechagia
  • Vassilios Karakoidas

Associate Researchers

  • Konstantinos Stroggylos


Overview in numbers

New Publications Number
Monographs and Edited Volumes 0
Journal Articles 8
Book Chapters 0
Conference Publications 5
Technical Reports 0
White Papers 0
Magazine Articles 2
Working Papers 0
Datasets 0
Total New Publications 15
New Projects 0
Ongoing Projects 2
Completed Projects 1
Faculty Members 4
Senior Researchers 3
Associate Researchers 1
Researchers 0
Total Members 8
New Members 1
Ongoing PhDs 6
Completed PhDs 0
New Seminars
New Seminars 0

New Publications

Journal Articles

    • Georgios Tsoukalas, Kostas Papadimitriou, Panos Louridas, and Panayiotis Tsanakas. From Helios to Zeus. USENIX Journal of Election Technology and Systems, 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis and Panos Louridas. The carbon footprint of conference papers. PLoS ONE, 8(6):e66508, May 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. The importance of being declarative. IEEE Software, 30(1):90–91, January/February 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. The frictionless development environment scorecard. IEEE Software, 30(6):30–32, November/December 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Systems software. IEEE Software, 30(3):18–19, May/June 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Portability: Goodies vs. the hair shirt. IEEE Software, 30(4):22–23, July/August 2013.
    • Diomidis Spinellis. Differential debugging. IEEE Software, 30(5):19–21, September/October 2013.
    • Georgios Gousios and Diomidis Spinellis. Conducting quantitative software engineering studies with Alitheia Core. Empirical Software Engineering, pages 1–41, 2013.

Conference Publications

    • Dimitris Mitropoulos, Vassilios Karakoidas, Panos Louridas, Georgios Gousios, and Diomidis Spinellis. Dismal code: studying the evolution of security bugs. In Proceedings of the LASER Workshop 2013, Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results, 37–48. Usenix Association, October 2013.
    • Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Vasiliki Efstathiou, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris. Sp-act: a hybrid framework for complex activity recognition combining owl and sparql rules. In Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, 25–30. 2013.
    • Georgios Meditskos, Stamatia Dasiopoulou, Vasiliki Efstathiou, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris. Ontology patterns for complex activity modelling. In International Workshop on Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web, 144–157. Springer, 2013.
    • Panos Louridas, Georgios Tsoukalas, Kostas Papadimitriou, and Panayiotis Tsanakas. Zeus: bringing internet voting to Greece. In A. Sideridis, Z. Kardasiadou, C. Yialouris, and V. Zorkadis, editors, e-Democracy 2013: E-Democracy, Security, Privacy and Trust in a Digital World, volume 441 of Communications in Computer and Information Science, 213–223. Springer, 2013.
    • Maria Kechagia, Dimitris Mitropoulos, and Diomidis Spinellis. Improving the quality of apis through the analysis of software crash reports. In Andrew V. Jones and Nicholas Ng, editors, 2013 Imperial College Computing Student Workshop, volume 35 of OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs), 57–64. Dagstuhl, Germany, 2013. Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik.

Magazine Articles

    • Dimitris Mitropoulos. Security bugs in large software ecosystems. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 20(2):15–16, 2013.
    • Dimitris Mitropoulos. Data security in the cloud environment. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 19(3):11–11, 2013.


Ongoing Projects

    • STEREO - Software research platform on software quality and engineering
    • TRACER - identifying software vulnerabilities and securing legacy systems

Completed Projects

    • Iraklitos II - Secure Software Development Technologies

New Members

    • Damianos Chatziantoniou

Ongoing PhDs

    • Vaggelis Atlidakis Topic: Structure and Feedback in Cloud Service API Fuzzing
    • Marios Fragkoulis Topic: Technologies for main memory data analysis
    • Maria Kechagia Topic: Tools and Techniques for Reliable Application Programming Interfaces
    • Dimitris Mitropoulos Topic: Secure Software Development Technologies
    • Konstantinos Stroggylos Topic: Automated refactoring of legacy source code and its effect on software quality
    • Vassilios Karakoidas Topic: Integrating Domain-Specific Languages with General-Purpose Languages
Note: Data before 2017 may refer to grandparented work conducted by BALab's members at its progenitor laboratory, ISTLab.