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Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

(CERTH), founded in 2000, is the only research centre in Northern Greece and one of the largest in the country.

CERTH has important scientific and technological achievements in many areas including: Energy, Environment, Industry, Mechatronics, Information & Communication, Transportation & Sustainable Mobility, Health, Agro-biotechnology, Smart farming, Safety & Security, as well as several cross-disciplinary scientific areas.

The Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of CERTH was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (GSRT), with its head office located in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2000 it has been a founding member of the GSRT-supervised CERTH. ITIʼs related areas of research are Social Media Analysis, Indexing and Retrieval, Semantic Multimedia Analysis, Image and Signal Processing, Computer and Cognitive Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Human Computer Interaction, Virtual and Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence.

The participating team, namely the Multimedia Knowledge and Social Data Analytics laboratory (MKLab), has significant experience and scientific expertise on the following aspects of SODALITE, namely semantic interoperability, knowledge representation and reasoning, semantic integration of heterogeneous resources, semantic interpretation of contextual information, information extraction from web resources, and rule-based decision support.