Publications

Citations: 755

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Journals

J30         : “A Cloud-Enabled Small Cell Architecture in 5G Networks for Broadcast/Multicast Services”

Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Bego Blanco, Jordi Pérez-Romero, Dimitris Makris, Michael J McGrath, George Xilouris, Daniele Munaretto, Rubén Solozabal, Aitor Sanchoyerto, Ioannis Giannoulakis, Emmanouil Kafetzakis, Vincenzo Riccobene, Elisa Jimeno, Anastasios Kourtis, Ramon Ferrús, Fidel Liberal, Harilaos Koumaras, Alexandros Kostopoulos, Ioannis Chochliouros

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Year: 2019, Volume: PP, Issue: -, Pages: 1 – 10

J29         : “An Edge-to-Cloud Virtualized Multimedia Service Platform for 5G Networks”

Federico Alvarez, David Breitgand, David Griffin, Pasquale Andriani, Stamatia Rizou, Nikolaos Zioulis, Francesca Moscatelli, Javier Serrano, Madeleine Keltsch, Panagiotis Trakadas, T Khoa Phan, Avi Weit, Ugur Acar, Oscar Prieto, Francesco Iadanza, Gino Carrozzo, Harilaos Koumaras, Dimitrios Zarpalas, David Jimenez

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Year: 2019, Volume: PP, Issue: -, Pages: 1 – 10

J28         : “Smart Television Services Using NFV/SDN Network Management”

Nawar Jawad, Mukhald Salih, Kareem Ali, Benjamin Meunier, Yue Zhang, Xun Zhang, Rudolf Zetik, Charilaos Zarakovitis, Harilaos Koumaras, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Lina Shi, Wojciech Mazurczyk, John Cosmas

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Year: 2019, Volume: PP, Issue: -, Pages: 1 – 10 (Link)

J27         : “An NFV-based Video Quality Assessment Method over 5G Small Cell Networks”

Michail-Alexandros Kourtis; Harilaos Koumaras; George Xilouris; Fidel Liberal

IEEE MultiMedia, Year: 2017, Volume: PP, Issue: 99, Pages: 1 – 1 (PDF)

J26         : “T-NOVA: An Open-source MANO Stack for NFV Infrastructures”

Michail-Alexandros Kourtis; Michael J. McGrath; Georgios Gardikis; Georgios Xilouris; Vincenzo Riccobene; Panagiotis Papadimitriou; Eleni Trouva; Francesco Liberati; Marco Trubian; Josep Batallé; Harilaos Koumaras; David Dietrich; Aurora Ramos; Jordi Ferrer Riera; José Bonnet; Antonio Pietrabissa; Alberto Ceselli; Alessandro Petrini

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Year: 2017, Volume: PP, Issue:99, Pages: 1 – 1

J25         : “Network Function Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking: Advancing Multimedia Distribution”

Xiaoqing Zhu, Harilaos Koumaras, Mea Wang, David Hausheer

IEEE MultiMedia, Year: 2017, Volume: 24, Issue: 3, Pages: 16 – 18 (PDF)

J24         : “The Future of Multimedia Distribution: An Interview with Baochun Li, Diego R. Lopez, and Christian Timmerer”

Xiaoqing Zhu, Harilaos Koumaras, Mea Wang, David Hausheer

IEEE MultiMedia, Year: 2017, Volume: 24, Issue: 3, Pages: 48 – 53

J23         : “Towards SDN/NFV satellite-enabled networks”

G Gardikis, H Koumaras, C Sakkas, V Koumaras

Telecommunication Systems, 1-14, March 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11235-017-0309-0. (HTML)

J22         : “SDN-based Service Function Chaining Mechanism and Service Prototype Implementation in NFV scenario”

Irena Trajkovska, , Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Christos Sakkas, Denis Baudinot, João Silva, Piyush Harsh, George Xylouris, Thomas Michael Bohnerta, Harilaos Koumaras

Computer Standards & Interfaces, Elsevier, doi: 10.1016/j.csi.2017.01.002. (HTML) (PDF)

J21         : “Reduced-reference video quality assessment using a static video pattern”,

Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Harilaos Koumaras, Fidel Liberal

J. Electron. Imaging 25(4), 043011 (2016), doi: 10.1117/1.JEI.25.4.043011. (HTML) (PDF)

J20         : “SDN/NFV-enabled Satellite Communications Networks: Opportunities, Scenarios and Challenges”
R. Ferrús, H. Koumaras, O. Sallent, G. Agapiou, T. Rasheed, M. A. Kourtis, C. Boustie, P. Gélard, T. Ahmed

International journal Physical Communication, Elsevier, accepted for publication. DOI: 10.1016/j.phycom.2015.10.007 (PDF)

J19         : “Emerging Topics: Special Issue on Content Distribution over SDN and NFV Architectures ” (Editorial)

Xiaoqing Zhu, Harilaos Koumaras (Guest Editors)

IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, pp.4-5, July 2015 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J18         : “Multimedia Content Delivery in SDN and NFV-based Towards 5G Networks”

Fidel Liberal, Akis Kourtis, Jose Oscar Fajardo, Harilaos Koumaras

IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, pp.6-10, July 2015 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J17         : “Enhancing Satellite and Terrestrial Networks Integration through NFV/SDN technologies”

Ramon Ferrús, Oriol Sallent, Tinku Rasheed, Arianna Morelli, Harilaos Koumaras, George Agapiou, Christelle Boustie, Patrick Gélard, Rachid Mestari, Haritos Makis, Thierry Masson

IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, pp.17-21, July 2015 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J16         : “Quality of experience issues in multimedia provision” (Editorial)

Harilaos Koumaras, Fidel Liberal, Lingfen Sun

Int. Journal of Telecommunications Systems, Springer, pp.1-3, DOI: 10.1007/s11235-010-9349-4, March 2012 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J15         : “Adaptive IPTV services based on a novel IP Multimedia Subsystem”

Julien Arnaud, Daniel Négru, Mamadou Sidibé, Julien Pauty, Harilaos Koumaras

Multimedia Tools & Applications, Springer, Vol. 55(2),333-352, DOI: 10.1007/s11042-010-0576-1, November 2011 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J14         : “ QoE-driven dynamic management proposals for 3G VoIP services”

Jose-Oscar Fajardo, Fidel Liberal, Is-Haka Mkwawa, Lingfen Sun, Harilaos Koumaras

Computer Communications, Volume 33 Issue 14, Elsevier Science Publishers, September, 2010 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J13         : “Video Quality Prediction Models based on Video Content Dynamics for H.264 Video over UMTS Networks”

Asiya Khan, Lingfen Sun, Emmanuel Ifeachor, Jose Fajardo, Fidel Liberal, H. Koumaras

International Journal of Multimedia Broadcasting, Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 608138, doi:10.1155/2010/608138 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J12         : “QoE in multi-service multi-agent networks”

F. Liberal, H. Koumaras, L. Sun, A. Ferro, A. Kourtis, E. C. Ifeachor

Int. Journal of Comm. Net. and Distrib. Systems – Sp. Issue: “Performance Assessment of New Internet Services”, Volume 4, Number 2, 25 January 2010, pp. 183-206 (PDF) (Copyright Info)

J11         : “A Framework for End-to-End Video Quality Prediction of MPEG Video”

H. Koumaras, C-H Lin, C-K Shieh, A. Kourtis

Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier, July 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jvcir.2009.07.005 (PDF) (Link) (Copyright Info)

J10         : “Analysis and Modeling of H.264 Unconstrained VBR Video Traffic”

H. Koumaras, C. Skianis, A. Kourtis

International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communication, IGI-Global, Vol. 1, No.4, pp. 4-31, July 2009, DOI: 10.4018/ijmcmc.2009100102 ISSN: 1937-9412 EISSN: 1937-9404 ()

 J9          : “A Theoretical Framework for End-to-End Video Quality Prediction of MPEG-based Sequences” (Invited Paper)

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis, C-H Lin, C-K Shieh

International Journal On Advances in Networks and Services, Vol. 1, No. 1, Jan 2009. (PDF) (Full Journal Issue) (Link) (Copyright Info)

J8         : “Quantifying factors influencing the adoption of internet banking services in Greece”

M. Makris, V. Koumaras, H. Koumaras, A. Konstantopoulou, S. Konidis, S. Kostakis

International Journal of e-Adoption, IGI Global, Vol.1, No.1, pp.20-33, January-March 2009. (Link) (Copyright Info)

 J7         : “A Novel Cross Layer Monitoring Architecture for Media Services Adaption Based on Network QoS to Perceived QoS Mapping”

M. Sidibe, H. Koumaras, I. Kofler, A. Mehaoua, A. Kourtis

International Journal of Signal, Image and Video Processing Special Issue on “Multimedia Semantics, Adaptation & Personalization”, Vol.2, No.4, pp307-320, DOI 10.1007/s11760-008-0083-2, ISSN-1863-1703, December 2008 (PDF) (Link) (Copyright Info)

The original publication is available here at http://www.springerlink.com

J6         : ” ADAMANTIUM Project: Enhancing IMS with a PQoS-aware Multimedia Content Management System”

H. Koumaras, D. Negrou, F. Liberal, J. Arauz, A. Kourtis

The Journal of Control Engineering and Applied Informatics, Romanian Society of Automation and Technical Informatics, Vol.10, No. 2, pp.24-32, 2008 (PDF) (Link) (Copyright Info)

 J5         : “Quantitative Perceptual Comparison of VBR over CBR Encoding Scheme for MPEG-4 Video”

H. Koumaras, G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos

Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI), SPIE, IS&T, July 2007 (PDF) (Link) (Copyright Info) (IF 0.710)

J4         : “Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation: Performance Evaluation and Application Perspectives”

G. Xilouris, G. Gardikis, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Vol. 52(3),  Sept. 2006 pp374 – 380 (PDF) (Copyright Info) (IF 0.560)

J3         : “Shot Boundary Detection without Threshold Parameters”

H. Koumaras, G. Gardikis, G. Xilouris, E. Pallis, A. Kourtis

Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI), SPIE, Vol.15(2), April 2006 (PDF) (Link) (Copyright Info) (IF 0.710)

J2         : “Quantified PQoS Assessment Based on Fast Estimation of the Spatial and Temporal Activity Level”

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos, J. Lauterjung

Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer Editions, Published online (IF 0.416) (PDF) (BibTeX) (Copyright Info)

The original publication is available here at http://www.springerlink.com

J1         : “Evaluation of Video Quality Based on Objectively Estimated Metric”

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos

Journal of Communications and Networking, KICS, (IF 0.479)

Vol. 7(3), Sep 2005, Technically cosponsored by IEEE ComSoc (PDF) (BibTeX) (Copyright Info) (link)

 

Book Chapters

BC13        : “NFV-based Scenarios for Satellite -Terrestrial Integration

H. Koumaras, G. Gardikis, Ch. Sakkas, G. Xilouris, V. Koumaras, M. A. Kourtis
“Satellite Communications in the 5G Era”, IET Press, ISBN: 978-1-78561-427-9, 2018
Editors Shree Krishna Sharma, Symeon Chatzinotas and Pantelis-Daniel Arapoglou

 

BC12       : “Virtualization Evolution: From IT Infrastructure Abstraction of Cloud Computing to Virtualization of Network Functions

Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Damaskos, George Diakoumakos, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, George Xilouris, Georgios Gardikis, Vaios Koumaras, Thomas Siakoulis

Resource Management of Mobile Cloud Computing Networks and Environments, Edited by George Mastorakis, Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis, Evangelos Pallis, IGI Global Publishing 2015

BC11        : “A Survey on Video Coding Principles and Standards

M. A. Kourtis, H. Koumaras

Multimedia Networking and Coding: From Capture to Display, Edited by Reuben A. Farrugia and Carl J. Debono
IGI Global Publishing, May 2012

BC10        : “ Perceived QoE for User-Centric Multimedia Services

N. Zotos, J. O. Fajardo, H. Koumaras, L. Boula, F. Liberal, I. Taboada, M. Gorricho

“Media Networks; Architectures, Applications, and Standards”
Edited by Hassnaa Moustafa, Sherali Zeadally
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), January 2012 (Accepted)

BC9         : “Networking Services” 

H. Perros, H. Koumaras, J. O. Fajardo, F. Liberal, Ch. Ling, K. Xiong, Ch. Yun

The Service Science Handbook: A Research Perspective, Edited by Claudio Pinhanez, Wendy Murphy
Springer Verlag, part of the series in Service Science (Pending)

BC 8         : “Media Ecosystems: A Novel Approach for Content-Awareness in Future Networks ” 

H. Koumaras, D. Negru, E. Borcoci, V. Koumaras, C. Troulos, Y. Lapid, E. Pallis, M. Sidibé, A. Pinto, G. Gardikis, G. Xilouris

Future Internet: Achievements and Promising Technology”, Springer Verlag, May 2011

BC7         : “Efficient Streaming in Future Internet” 

T. Zahariadis, A. Jari, R. Fracchia, F. Alvarez, T. Filoche and H. Koumaras

Towards the Future Internet   – Emerging Trends from European Research, Edited by Georgios Tselentis, Alex Galis, Anastasius Gavras, Srdjan Krco, Volkmar Lotz, Elena Simperl, Burkhard Stiller, Theodore Zahariadis, May 2010, pp.237-246, hardcover, IOS Press, ISBN: 978-1-60750-538-9, doi:10.3233/978-1-60750-539-6-237

BC6         : “A Social Relational Network-based Architecture for Maintaining the Media Integrity and Optimizing the Quality of Experience: A Technical and Business Perspective” 

H. Koumaras, J. Farnado, F. Liberal, L. Sun, V. Koumaras, C. Troulos, A. Kourtis

Chapter contribution in ” Handbook of Research on Social Computing Theory and Practice: Interdisciplinary Approaches“, Editors: Dr. Panagiota Papadopoulou, Dr. Panagiotis Kanellis and Dr. Drakoulis Martakos., IDEA Group Publishing,2010

BC5         : ” QoE and *-awareness in the Future Internet”

Fidel Liberal, Jose-Oscar Fajardo and Harilaos Koumaras

The Future of the Internet, May 2009, Prague (PDF)

BC4         : “Objective and Subjective Assessment Methods of Video Quality in Multimedia Broadcasting”

H. Koumaras

Chapter contribution in “Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting Multi-Standards: Application Handbook“, Editor Dr. Fa-Long Luo, Springer Editions, Chapter 14, pp.417-434, ISBN: 978-0-387-78262-1, October 2008 (Link)

BC3         : “Perceived Quality Evaluation for Multimedia Services”

H. Koumaras, E. Pallis, G. Xilouris, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos

Multimedia Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, Editor Mahbubur Rahman Syed, IGI Global Pub., ISBN: 978-1-59904-953-3, January 2008 (Link)

BC2         : “PQoS Assessment Methods for Multimedia Services”

H. Koumaras, F. Liberal, L. Sun

Chapter contribution in “Wireless Multimedia: Quality of Service and Solutions“, Editors Dr. Nikki Cranley, Dr. Liam Murphy, IGI Global Pub. ISBN:  978-1-59904-820-8, July 2008 (Link)

BC1         : “Customer Acceptance of Internet banking services in Greece”

M. Makris, H. Koumaras, A. Konstantopoulou, S. Konidis, S. Kostakis

Chapter contribution in “Advances in Banking Technology and Management: Impacts on ICT and CRM” Editor Dr. Vadlamani Ravi, Information Science Reference ISBN 1599046776 October 2007 (Link)

 

Chapter Contributions in Encyclopedias and Handbooks

EN8         : “Interoperability Provision of IoT Data Protocols on Top of Virtualized Infrastructure”

Vaios Koumaras, Marianna Kapari, Angeliki Papaioannou, George Theodoropoulos, Ioannis Stergiou, Christos Sakkas, Harilaos Koumaras
Encyclopedia of Organizational Knowledge, Administration, and Technologies, 1st Edition, IGI-Global Pub., 2018 (link).

EN7         : “Linux A brief review of the Kernel and the various distributions”

Jurgen Mone, Ioannis Makris, Vaios Koumaras, Harilaos Koumaras
Encyclopedia of Information Technology, 3rd Edition, Idea Group Pub., 2014 (link).

EN6         : “Principles of Digital Video Coding From H.261 to H.265/HEVC”

Ioannis Makris, Harilaos Koumaras, Juergen Mone, Vaios Koumaras

Encyclopedia of Information Technology, 3rd Edition, Idea Group Pub., 2014 (link)

EN5         : “Shot Boundary Detection Techniques For Video Sequences”

H. Koumaras, G. Xilouris, E. Pallis,  G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis

Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing & Commerce, IGI Pub., ISBN 978-1-59904-002-8, Feb. 2007 (link)

EN4         : “Perceived Quality Evaluation for Multimedia Services”

H. Koumaras, E. Pallis, G. Xilouris, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos

Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing & Commerce, IGI Pub., ISBN 978-1-59904-002-8, Feb. 2007 (link)

EN3         : “Digital Television for Handheld: Technology and Applications”

G. Gardikis, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

Encyclopedia of Information Science & Technology 2nd edition , Idea Group Pub., ISBN:  978-1-60566-026-4,October 2008 (link)

EN2         : “Fundamental Principles of Digital Video Coding”

H. Koumaras, E. Pallis,  A. Kourtis, D. Martakos,

Encyclopedia of Information Science & Technology 2nd edition , Idea Group Pub., ISBN:  978-1-60566-026-4,October 2008 (link)

EN1         : “Objective Measurement of Perceived QoS for Homogeneous MPEG-4 Video Content”

H. Koumaras, D. Martakos, A. Kourtis

Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Idea Group, April 2005 (link), (brochure)

 

Conference Proceedings

C46            :” 5GENESIS: The Genesis of a flexible 5G Facility”
Harilaos Koumaras, Dimitris Tsolkas, Georgios Gardikis,Pedro Merino, Valerio Frascolla, Dionysia Triantafyllopoulou, Marc Emmelmann, Vaios Koumaras, Maria Garcia Osma, Daniele Munaretto, Eneko Atxutegi, Jara Suárez de Puga, Ozgu Alay, Anna Brunstrom, Anne-Marie C. Bosneag
IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), Barcelona, Spain, 17-19 September 2018 (PDF)

C45            :” 5G Performance Testing of Mobile Chatbot Applications”
Vaios Koumaras, Andreas Foteas, Angeliki Papaioannou, Marianna Kapari, Christos Sakkas, Harilaos Koumaras
IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), Barcelona, Spain, 17-19 September 2018 (PDF)

C44            :”A 5G Radio-Light SDN Architecture for Wireless and Mobile Network Access in Buildings”
J. Cosmas, B. Meunier, K. Ali, N. Jawad, M. Salih, Y. Zhang, Z. Hadad, B. Globen, H. Gokmen, S. Malkos, M. Cakan, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis, C. Sakkas, D. Negru, M. Lacaud, Moshe Ran, Einat Ran, J. Garcia, W. Li, L-K Huang, R. Zetik, K. Cabaj, W. Mazurczyk, Xun Zhang, A. Kapovits
2018 IEEE 5G World Forum (5GWF) (WF-5G’18), Santa Clara, CA, USA, 9 July 2018 (PDF)

C43            :” A SDN ‐ based WiFi ‐ VLC Coupled System for Optimised Service Provision in 5G Networks”
Harilaos Koumaras, Andreas Foteas, Michail Alexandros Kourtis, Dimitris Makris, George K Xilouris, Vaios Koumaras, and John Cosmas
IEEE WoWMoM, Chania, Crete, 12-15 June 2018 (PDF)

C42            :”5G Internet of radio light services for Musée de la Carte à Jouer,”
John Cosmas; Ben Meunier; Kareem Ali; Nawar Jawad; Hong-Ying Meng; Florian Goutagneux; Eric Legale; Matteo Satta; Pascaline Jay; Xun Zhang; Chuanxi Huang; Jorge Garcia; Marios Negru; Yue Zhang; Tasos Kourtis; Harilaos Koumaras; Christos Sakkas; Li-Ke Huang; Rudolf Zetik; Krzysztof Cabaj; Wojciech Mazurczyk; M. Emre Cakan; Adam Kapovits
2018 Global LIFI Congress (GLC), Paris, 2018, pp. 1-6., doi: 10.23919/GLC.2018.8319095 (PDF)

C41            : “5G Internet of radio light services for supermarkets”
John Cosmas; Ben Meunier; Kareem Ali; Nawar Jawad; Mukhald Salih; Hong-Ying Meng; Jian Song; Jintao Wang; Min Tong; Xiaohong Cao; Xiao Li; Xun Zhang; Chuanxi Huang; Yue Zhang; Moshe Ran; Einat Ran; Eliron Salomon; Yoav Avinoam; Zion Hadad; Baruch Globen; Daniel Negru; Mathias Lacaud; Michael-Alexandros Kourtis; Harilaos Koumaras; Christos Sakkas; Li-Ke Huang; Rudolf Zetik; Krzysztof Cabaj; Wojciech Mazurczyk; Adam Kapovits,
2017 14th China International Forum on Solid State Lighting: International Forum on Wide Bandgap Semiconductors China (SSLChina: IFWS), pp. 69-73. doi: 10.1109/IFWS.2017.8245977 (PDF)

C40         : Exploiting NFV techniques towards future VQA methods
Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Fidel Liberal, Harilaos Koumaras, George Xilouris, Eleni Trouva
Proc. Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 2017 IEEE 22nd International Workshop on (CAMAD), 19-21 June 2017, Lund, Sweden, Sweden

C39         : On the Virtualization and Dynamic Orchestration of Satellite Communication Services

R. Ferrus, H. Koumaras, O. Sallent, T. Rasheed, E. Duros, R. Riggio, N. Kuhn, P. Gélard,
T. Ahmed

Proc.  IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC-Fall), Montreal, Canada 

C38         : Enabling Agile Video Transcoding over SDN/NFV-enabled Networks

Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Sakkas, Michail Alexandros Kourtis, Christos Xilouris, Vaios Koumaras, Georgios Gardikis

Proc.  IEEE Telecommunications and Multimedia Conference 2016, July 25-27 2016, Heraklion, Greece (PDF)

C37         : SDN/NFV-enabled Satellite Communications: Ground Segment Network Architecture for 5G Integration

Ramon Ferrús, Harilaos Koumaras, Oriol Sallent, Tinku Rasheed, Roberto Riggio, Nicolas Kuhn, Patrick Gelard, Toufik Ahmed

Proc. of European Conference on Networks and Communications 2016, EuCNC 2016, 27-30 June 2016, Athens, Greece (PDF)

C36         : SDN-based Media Service Provision Over Federated Satellite and Terrestrial Networks

Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Sakkas, Vaios Koumaras, Christos Xilouris, Michail Alexandros Kourtis, Georgios Gardikis

Proc. of European Conference on Networks and Communications 2016, EuCNC 2016, 27-30 June 2016, Athens, Greece (PDF)

C35         : NFV Applicability and Use Cases to Satellite Networks

Georgios Gardikis, Socrates Costicoglou, Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Sakkas, Anastasios Kourtis, Fabrice Arnal, Luis M. Contreras, Pedro A. Aranda Gutierrez

Proc. of European Conference on Networks and Communications 2016, EuCNC 2016, 27-30 June 2016, Athens, Greece (PDF)

C34         : Automated Generation of VNF Deployment Rules Using Infrastructure Affinity Characterization

Vincenzo Riccobene, Michael J. McGrath, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, George Xilouris, Harilaos Koumaras

Proc. IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2016) 6-10 June 2016, Seoul, Korea (PDF)

C33         : In-service Video Quality Assessment based on SDN/NFV techniques

Harilaos Koumaras, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis,  Christos Sakkas, George Xilouris, Stavros Kolometsos

Proc. 23rd IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications, 16-18 May 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece (PDF)

C32         : Enhancing VNF Performance by Exploiting SR-IOV and DPDK Packet Processing Acceleration

M-A Kourtis, G. Xilouris, V. Riccobene, M. McGrath, G. Petralia, H. Koumaras, G. Gardikis, F. Liberal

Proc. IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization & Software Defined Networks, 18-21 November 2015, San Francisco, USA (PDF)

C31         : Encoding Performance Analysis and Video Quality Assessment of the emerging H.265/HEVC

Michael-Alexandros Kourtis, Harilaos Koumaras, Charalampos Skianis, Fotis Lazarakis

Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), December 1-3, 2014, Athens, Greece, (PDF)

C30         : A Quantitative Method for Graphical Representation of H.264 Video Content Dynamics

Michael-Alexandros Kourtis, Harilaos Koumaras, Charalampos Skianis, Fotis Lazarakis

Proc. IEEE Telecommunications and Multimedia Conference 2014 2014, July 28-30 , 2014, Heraklion, Greece (PDF)

C29          : An IMS-based Interoperable Architecture for Heterogeneous Emergency Services

Fidel Liberal, Jose Oscar Fajardo, Mikel Ramos, Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Sakkas, Michail Alexandros Kourtis

Proc. IEEE Telecommunications and Multimedia Conference 2014, July 28-30 , 2014, Heraklion, Greece (PDF)

C28         : CC4IMS: A Mobile-based Open-Source Call Center for IMS
Harilaos Koumaras, Christos Sakkas, Michael-Alexandros Kourtis, J-O Fajardo, F. Liberal,
in Proc of 2013 IEEE 24th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications: Services, Applications and Business Track – Services, Applications and Business Track, 8-11 September, London, UK. (PDF)

C27         : User Requirements for Future Wideband Critical Communications
F. Liberal, M. Ramos, J. O. Fajardo, N. Goia, A. Bizkarguenaga, I. Mesogiti, E. Theodoropoulou, H. Koumaras, L. Sun, N. Clarke, F. Li,
in Proc of Fifth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (2013) – International Workshop on Emergency Telecommunications Systems (ETS 2013), 10 – 13 September 2013. Wrexham, North Wales, UK. (PDF)

C26: Survey of Cross-layer Proposals for Video Streaming over Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs)

Spyros Mantzouratos, Georgios Gardikis,  Harilaos Koumaras, Anastasios Kourtis,

Proc. TEMU/IEEE 2012, July 30 – August 1, 2012, Heraklion, Greece (PDF)

C25: “QoE4CLOUD: A QoE-driven Multidimensional Framework for Cloud Environments”

Emmanouil Kafetzakis, Harilaos Koumaras, Michail Alexandros Kourtis, and Vaios Koumaras

in Proc. TEMU/IEEE 2012, July 30 – August 1, 2012, Heraklion, Greece (PDF)

C24         : “Quantitative Performance Evaluation Of the Emerging HEVC/H.265 Video Codec”

Harilaos Koumaras, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Spyros Mantzouratos, Drakoulis Martakos,

QoEMCS 2012 workshop, Euro ITV 2012, Berlin, Germany, 04 – 06 July 2012. (PDF)

C23         : “Benchmarking the Encoding Efficiency of H.265/HEVC and H.264/AVC”

Harilaos Koumaras, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Drakoulis Martakos

Future Network & Mobile Summit 2012 4 – 6 July 2012, Berlin, Germany, July 4-6. (PDF)

C22         :  “Impact of H.264 Advanced Video Coding Inter-Frame Block Sizes on Video Quality”

Harilaos Koumaras, Michail-Alexandros Kourtis, Drakoulis Martakos

The International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications VISAPP 2012, Rome, Italy, February 24-26. (PDF)

C21         : “A QoE-aware IMS Infrastrusture for Multimedia Services”

Harilaos Koumaras, Nikolaos Zotos, Lemonia Boula, Anastasios Kourtis

Third International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems IEEE ICUMT 2011, Budapest Hungary, October 5-7 2011. (PDF)

C20         : “Business Model Analysis and Evaluation Framework for PQoS-aware VoIP and IPTV Services of Mobile Operators”

V. Koumaras, H. Koumaras, M. Gorricho. A. Kourtis
TEMU2010, Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Chania, Crete, Greece, 14-15 July 2010 (PDF)

C19         : “Adapted IPTV Service within novel IMS Architecture” 

Julien Arnaud, Daniel Negru, Mamadou Sidibe, Julien Pauty, H. Koumaras

MobiMedia 2009, 3rd European Symposium on Mobile Media Delivery (EUMOB), London, U.K., 7-9 September 2009 (PDF)

C18         : ” An Experimental Approach of Video Quality Level Dependence on Video Content Dynamics”

H. Koumaras, Julien Arnaud, Daniel Negru, A. Kourtis

MobiMedia 2009, 3rd European Symposium on Mobile Media Delivery (EUMOB), London, U.K., 7-9 September 2009 (PDF)

C17         : “A Perceived Quality-aware Cross Layer Monitoring Framework for Real-Time Media Content Adaptation”

M. Sibide,  H. Koumaras, G. Xilouris

The IEEE Global Information Infrastructure Symposium (IEEE GIIS 2009) June 23-26, 2009, Hammamet, Tunisia

C16         : “An Enhanced IMS Architecture Featuring Cross-Layer Monitoring and Adaptation Mechanisms”

L. Boula, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

The Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, ICAS 2009, April 20-25, 2009 – Valencia, Spain

C15         : “ ADAMANTIUM Project: Enhancing IMS with a PQoS-aware Multimedia Content Management System” – BEST PAPER AWARD

H. Koumaras, D. Negrou, F. Liberal, J. Arauz, A. Kourtis

2008 IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics AQTR 2008 (PDF)

C14         : “ Perceptually Enabled and User Centric IMS Architecture: The ADAMANTIUM Project”

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

TEMU2008, Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Ierapetra, Crete, 16-18 July 2008 (PDF)

C13         : “ The ADAMANTIUM Multimedia Content Management System for Real Time Cross-Layer Adaptation of IPTV and VoIP Services over IMS”

H. Koumaras, L. Sun, A. Kourtis

TEMU2008, Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Ierapetra, Crete, 16-18 July 2008 (PDF)

C12        : “Video Quality Prediction Based on the Spatial and Temporal Classification of the Uncompressed Content”

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

The 18th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Comm. (PIMRC), Athens, Greece,  3-7 Sep. 2007 (PDF)

C11         : “A Theoretical Framework for End-to-End Video Quality Prediction of MPEG-based Sequences” BEST PAPER AWARD

H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis, C-H Lin, C-K Shieh

The Third Inter. Conf. on Networking and Services – ICNS07, Athens, Greece,  June 19-25 2007 (PDF) (BibTeX)

C10        : “A Novel Method for Pre-Encoding Video Quality Prediction”

H. Koumaras, T. Pliakas, A. Kourtis

IST Mobile Summit 2007, Budapest, Hungary, 1-5 July 2007 (PDF)

C9         : “Real-time, Dynamic Resource Allocation in DVB-S.2/RCS Networks”

G. Gardikis, H.Koumaras, G.Xilouris, E.Pallis, A.Kourtis

Eighth International Symposium on Interworking, Santiago, Chile, January 15 – 19, 2007 (PDF)

C8         : “Real Time PQoS Enhancement of IP Multimedia Services Over Fading and Noisy DVB-T Channel”

H. Koumaras, E. Pallis, G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis

TEMU2006, Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Heraklion, Greece, 5-7 July 2006 (PDF)

C7         : “Multi-layer Resource Management in DVB-S.2 Networks: The IMOSAN approach”

G. Gardikis, G. Xilouris, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

TEMU2006, Int. Conf. on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Heraklion, Greece, 5-7 July 2006 (PDF)

C6         : “Maximising Spectrum Efficiency in Interactive DVB-S.2 Networks”

G. Gardikis, H. Koumaras, G. Xilouris,  A. Kourtis

WSEAS Int. Conf. on Communications, Athens, Greece, 13-15 July 2006

C5         : “A Markov Modified Model of H.264 VBR Video Traffic”

H. Koumaras, C. Skianis, G. Xilouris, G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis

IST Mobile Summit 2006, Mykonos, Greece, 4-8 June 2006 (PDF)

C4         : “Analysis of H.264 video encoded traffic”

H. Koumaras, C. Skianis, G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis

INC 2005 Fifth International Network Conference, Samos Island, Greece, July 2005 (PDF) (BibTeX)

C3         : “Broadband Data Access over Hybrid DVB-T Networks”

G. Gardikis, G. Kormentzas, G. Xilouris, H. Koumaras, A. Kourtis

3nd Inter. Conference on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks,

Het-NeTs05, Ilkley, United Kingdom, July 2005 (PDF)

C2         : “Pre-Encoding PQoS Assessment Method for Optimized Resource Utilization”

H. Koumaras, E. Pallis, G. Xilouris, A. Kourtis, D. Martakos, J. Lauterjung

2nd Inter. Conference on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks,

Het-NeTs04, Ilkley, United Kingdom (PDF) (BibTeX).

C1         : “Objective Evaluation of the Perceived Quality of Video Content”

H. Koumaras, G. Gardikis, A. Kourtis

IST Mobile Summit 2003, Aveiro , Portugal (PDF)

 

Technical White Papers

WP1        :  “A comparative CAPEX Techno-economic Analysis of NFV Applicability on the ground segment of GEO/MEO/LEO Satellite Systems”

H.Koumaras
Technical White Paper, INFOLYSiS P.C., 2017, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.19289.11366 (PDF)

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