Publications

# Publications
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Manolis Koubarakis, Konstantina Bereta, Dimitris Bilidas, Konstantinos Giannousis,Theofilos Ioannidis, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi, George Stamoulis, Seif Haridi, Vladimir Vlassov, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Claudia Paris, Torbjørn Eltoft, Thomas Krämer, Angelos Charalabidis, Vangelis Karkaletsis, Stasinos Konstantopoulos, Jim Dowling, Theofilos Kakantousis, Mihai Datcu, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Florian Appel, Heike Bach, Silke Migdall, Nick Hughes, David Arthurs, Andrew Fleming.
From Copernicus Big Data to Extreme Earth Analytics.
Visionary paper submitted to the 22nd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2019). Lisbon, Portugal, March 26-29, 2019

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Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Gottfried Schwarz, Torbjørn Eltoft, Thomas Kræmer, Penelope Wagner, Nick Hughes, David Arthurs, Andrew Fleming, Manolis Koubarakis and Mihai Datcu.
Knowledge Extracted from Copernicus Satellite Data.
The 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth, Florence, Italy, 24-27 September 2019

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Vlad Andrei, Octavian Dumitru and Mihai Datcu.
Representation Learning For SAR Observations: A Generative Model Approach.
TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting 2019, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, 21-24 October 2019

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George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas and Manolis Koubarakis.
Domain- and Structure-Agnostic End-to-End Entity Resolution with JedAI.
Sigmod Record. December 2019

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George Papadakis, Leonidas Tsekouras, Manos Thanos, Nikiforos Pittaras, Giovanni Simonini, Dimitrios Skoutas, Paul Isaris, George Giannakopoulos, Themis Palpanas and Manolis Koubarakis.
JedAI: beyond batch, blocking-based Entity Resolution.
The 23rd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT2020). Copenhagen, Denmark, 30th March-2nd April, 2020

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George Papadakis, Ekaterini Ioannou and Themis Palpanas.
Entity Resolution: Past, Present and Yet-to-Come. From Structured to Heterogeneous, to Crowd-sourced, to Deep Learned. .
The 23rd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT2020) - Tutorial. Copenhagen, Denmark, 30th March-2nd April, 2020

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Alexandru A. Ormenisan, Mahmoud Ismail, Seif Haridi and Jim Dowling.
Implicit Provenance for Machine Learning Artifacts.
Workshop on MLOps Systems, Third Conference on Machine Learning and Systems (MLSys 2020). Austin, United States, March 2-4, 2020

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Moritz Meister, Sina Sheikholeslami, Robin Andersson, Alexandru A. Ormenisan and Jim Dowling.
Towards Distribution Transparency for Supervised ML With Oblivious Training Functions.
Workshop on MLOps Systems, Third Conference on Machine Learning and Systems (MLSys 2020). Austin, United States, March 2-4, 2020

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George Papadakis, Dimitrios Skoutas, Emmanouil Thanos and Themis Palpanas.
Blocking and Filtering Techniques for Entity Resolution: A Survey.
ACM Computing Surveys. Article No31, March 2020.

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George Papadakis, George Mandilaras, Luca Gagliardelli, Giovanni Simonini, Emmanouil Thanos, George Giannakopoulos, Sonia Bergamaschi, Themis Palpanas, Manolis Koubarakis.
Three-Dimensional Entity Resolution with JedAI.
Information Systems. Volume 93, November 2020

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George Mandilaras, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi, Manolis Koubarakis, Nick Hughes, Alistair Everett and Ashild Kiærbech.
Ice Monitoring With ExtremeEarth.
LASCAR 2nd Workshop on Large Scale RDF Analytics 2020. Online, May 31 - June 4, 2020

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Claudia Paris, Giulio Weikmann and Lorenzo Bruzzone.
Monitoring of Agricultural Areas by using Sentinel 2 Image Time Series and Deep Learning Techniques.
SPIE Remote Sensing Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, September 21 - 24, 2020

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Charalampos Kostopoulos, Giannis Mouchakis, Nefeli Prokopaki-Kostopoulou, Antonis Troumpoukis, Angelos Charalambidis and Stasinos Konstantopoulos.
KOBE: Cloud-native Open Benchmarking Engine for Federated Query Processors.
Demo paper in the International Semantic Web Conference 2020, Virtual, November 1 - 6, 2020

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Antonis Troumpoukis, Stasinos Konstantopoulos, Giannis Mouchakis, Nefeli Prokopaki-Kostopoulou, Claudia Paris, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi and Manolis Koubarakis.
GeoFedBench: A Benchmark for Federated GeoSPARQL Query Processors.
Demo paper in the International Semantic Web Conference 2020, Virtual, November 1 - 6, 2020

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Chandrabali Karmakar, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Gottfried Schwarz and Mihai Datcu.
Feature-free Explainable Data Mining in SAR Images Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, November 18, 2020

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Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Gottfried Schwarz, Mihai Datcu, Alistair Everett, Nick Hughes and Manolis Koubarakis.
Efficient Algorithms for Monitoring Polar Areas Using Satellite Images.
2020 EUROPEAN POLAR SCIENCE WEEK, Virtual, November 1 - 6, 2020

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Moritz Meister, Sina Sheikholeslami, Amir H. Payberah, Vladimir Vlassov and Jim Dowling.
Maggy: Scalable Asynchronous Parallel Hyperparameter Search.
The 1st Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning (DistributedML'20), ACM, December 2020

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Dumitru, C. O., Andrei, V., Schwarz, G., and Datcu, M..
Machine Learning for Sea Ice Monitoring from Satellites.
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W16, 83–89, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W16-83-2019, 2019

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Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Gottfried Schwarz, Gabriel Dax, Vlad Andrei, Dongyang Ao and Mihai Datcu.
Active and Machine Learning for Earth Observation Image Analysis with Traditional and Innovative Approaches.
Principles of Data Science, p.207-231, 2020

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Dimitris Bilidas and Manolis Koubarakis.
In-memory parallelization of join queries over large ontological hierarchies.
Distributed and Parallel Databases, 2020

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George Papadakis, Dimitrios Skoutas, Emmanouil Thanos, Themis Palpanas.
An Overview of End-to-End Entity Resolution for Big Data.
CoRR, abs/1905.06167. http://arxiv.org/abs/1905.06167

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Theofilos Ioannidis, George Garbis, Kostis Kyzirakos, Konstantina Bereta, Manolis Koubarakis.
Evaluating Geospatial RDF stores Using the Benchmark Geographica 2.
Journal on Data Semantics, 2021

23

Salman Khaleghian, Thomas Kræmer, Alistair Everett, Åshild Kiærbech, Nick Hughes, Torbjørn Eltoft, Andrea Marinoni.
Synthetic aperture radar data analysis by deep learning for automatic sea ice classification.
The European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar 2020, March 29 - April 1, 2021

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Thomas Kræmer, Salman Khaleghian, Torbjørn Eltoft and Andrea Marinoni.
Iceberg Detection in Sentinel-1 Extra Wide Swath Images: Deep Learning vs. Statistical Methods.
ESA Phi week 2019, Frascati, Itally, September 9 - 13, 2019

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Salman Khaleghian, Thomas Kræmer, Alistair Everett, Åshild Kiærbech, Nick Hughes, Torbjørn Eltoft, Andrea Marinoni.
Deep learning for enhanced sea ice understanding.
Arctic Frontiers 2020, Tromsø, Norway, January 26 - 30, 2020

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Andrea Marinoni, Gianni Christian Iannelli, Salman Khaleghian and Paolo Gamba.
On the optimal design of convolutional neural networks for Earth observation data analysis by maximization of information extraction.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing symposium, Virtual, September 26 - October 2, 2020

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Konstantina Bereta, George Papadakis and Manolis Koubarakis.
Ontop4theWeb: SPARQLing the Web On-the-fly.
The 15th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC2021), 27-29 January, 2021. Short paper.

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George Papadakis, Georgios Mandilaras, Nikos Mamoulis, Manolis Koubarakis.
Progressive, Holistic Geospatial Interlinking.
The Web Conference 2021, April 19 - 23, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2021

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Dimitris Bilidas and Manolis Koubarakis.
Handling redundant processing in OBDA query execution over relational sources.
Journal of Web Semantics. Volume 68, April 2021

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Antonios Deligiannakis, Manolis Koubarakis and Dimitris Skoutas (editors).
Proceedings of the Workshops of the EDBT/ICDT 2021 Joint Conference.
The 24th International Conference on Extending Database Technology. Nicosia, Cyprus, March 23, 2021

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Sina Sheikholeslami, Moritz Meister, Tianze Wang, Amir H. Payberah, Vladimir Vlassov, Jim Dowling.
AutoAblation: Automated Parallel Ablation Studies for Deep Learning.
The 1st Workshop on Machine Learning and Systems (EuroMLSys '21), April 2021

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Desta Haileselassie Hagos, Theofilos Kakantousis, Vladimir Vlassov, Sina Sheikholeslami, Tianze Wang, Jim Dowling, Andrew Fleming, Andreas Cziferszky, Markus Muerth, Florian Appel, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi, Dimitris Bilidas, George Papadakis, George Mandilaras, George Stamoulis, Manolis Koubarakis, Antonis Troumpoukis, Stasinos Konstantopoulos.
The ExtremeEarth Software Architecture for Copernicus Earth Observation Data..
Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS21) 2021. Virtual event, 18-20 May 2021

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Manolis Koubarakis, George Stamoulis, Dimitris Bilidas, Theofilos Ioannidis, George Mandilaras, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi, George Papadakis, Vladimir Vlassov, Amir H. Payberah, Tianze Wang, Sina Sheikholeslami, Desta Haileselassie Hagos, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Claudia Paris, Giulio Weikmann, Daniele Marinelli, Torbjørn Eltoft, Andrea Marinoni, Thomas Kræmer, Salman Khaleghian, Habib Ullah, Antonis Troumpoukis, Nefeli Prokopaki Kostopoulou, Stasinos Konstantopoulos, Vangelis Karkaletsis, Jim Dowling, Theofilos Kakantousis, Mihai Datcu, Wei Yao, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Florian Appel, Silke Migdall, Markus Muerth, Heike Bach, Nick Hughes, Alistair Everett, Ashild Kiærbech, Joakim Lillehaug Pedersen, David Arthurs, Andrew Fleming, Andreas Cziferszky.
Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Technologies for Copernicus Data: The ExtremeEarth Project.
Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS21) 2021. Virtual event, 18-20 May 2021

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Silke Migdall, Sandra Dotzler, Christian Miesgang, Florian Appel, Markus Muerth, Heike Bach, Giulio Weikmann, Claudia Paris, Daniele Marinelli, Lorenzo Bruzzone.
Water Stress Assessment in Austria Based on Deep Learning and Crop Growth Modelling.
Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS21) 2021. Virtual event, 18-20 May 2021

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Giulio Weikmann, Claudia Paris and Lorenzo Bruzzone.
TimeSen2Crop: A Million Labeled Samples Dataset of Sentinel 2 Image Time Series for Crop-Type Classification.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing ( Volume: 14), June 2021

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Charalampos Kostopoulos, Giannis Mouchakis, Antonis Troumpoukis, Nefeli Prokopaki-Kostopoulou, Angelos Charalambidis and Stasinos~Konstantopoulos.
KOBE: Cloud-native Open Benchmarking Engine for Federated Query Processors.
Proceedings of the 18th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2021), Virtual conference, 6-10 June 2021. Best paper award nominee.

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George Mandilaras and Manolis Koubarakis.
Scalable Transformation of Big Geospatial Data into Linked Data.
The 20th International Semantic Web Conference, Virtual Conference, 24-28 October, 2021.

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Desta Haileselassie Hagos, Theofilos Kakantousis, Vladimir Vlassov, Sina Sheikholeslami, Tianze Wang, Jim Dowling, Claudia Paris, Daniele Marinelli, Giulio Weikmann, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Salman Khaleghian, Thomas Kræmer, Torbjørn Eltoft, Andrea Marinoni, Despina-Athanasia Pantazi, George Stamoulis, Dimitris Bilidas, George Papadakis, George Mandilaras, Manolis Koubarakis, Antonis Troumpoukis, Stasinos Konstantopoulos, Markus Muerth, Florian Appel, Andrew Fleming, and Andreas Cziferszky.
ExtremeEarth Meets Satellite Data From Space.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2021

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Desta Haileselassie Hagos, Theofilos Kakantousis, Sina Sheikholeslami, Tianze Wang, Vladimir Vlassov, Moritz Meister and Jim Dowling.
Scalable Artificial Intelligence for Earth Observation Data Using Hopsworks.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2021

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Migdall S., Dotzler S., Gleisberg E., Appel F., Muerth M., Bach H., Weikmann G., Paris C., Marinelli D., Bruzzone L.
Crop Water Availability Mapping in the Danube Basin based on Deep Learning, Hydrological and Crop Growth Modelling.
European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA 21), 2021

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Salman Khaleghian, Habib Ullah, Thomas Kræmer, Nick Hughes, Torbjørn Eltoft and Andrea Marinoni.
Sea Ice Classification of SAR Imagery Based on Convolution Neural Networks.
Remote Sensing, MDPI, 2021

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Salman Khaleghian, Habib Ullah, Thomas Kræmer, Torbjørn Eltoft and Andrea Marinoni.
Deep Semi-Supervised Teacher-Student Model based on Label Propagation for Sea Ice Classification.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2021

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Habib Ullah, Salman Khaleghian, Thomas Kræmer, Nick Hughes, Torbjørn Eltoft and Andrea Marinoni.
A Noise-Aware Deep Learning Model for Sea Ice Classification Based on Sentinel-1 Sar Imagery.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021

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Salman Khaleghian, Thomas Kræmer, Alistair Everett, Ashild Kiærbech, Nick Hughes, Torbjørn Eltoft and Andrea Marinoni.
Synthetic aperture radar data analysis by deep learning for automatic sea ice classification.
The 13th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR 2021), 2021

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Corneliu Octavian Dumitru and Mihai Datcu.
Semantic Analysis of Satellite Image Time Series.
Change Detection and Image Time Series Analysis 2: Supervised Methods, iSTE/WILEY, Chapter 3, December 2021

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C.O. Dumitru, G. Schwarz, C. Karmakar and M. Datcu.
Machine Learning Techniques for Knowledge Extraction.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021

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Zhongling Huang, Corneliu Octavian Dumitru and Jun Ren.
Physics-Aware Feature Learning of Sar Images with Deep Neural Networks: A Case Study.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021

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Wei Yao, Octavian Dumitru and Mihai Datcu.
An Active Learning Tool for the Generation of Earth Observation Image Benchmarks.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021

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C.O. Dumitru, G. Schwarz, C. Karmakar and M. Datcu.
Machine Learning-Based Paradigm for Boosting the Semantic Annotation of EO Images.
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021

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George Papadakis, Georgios Mandilaras, Nikos Mamoulis, Manolis Koubarakis.
Static and Dynamic Progressive Geospatial Interlinking.
ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS), 2022 (to appear)