Institute of Communications and Computer Systems/ National Technical University of Athens (ICCS)
The National Technical University of Athens is the oldest and most prestigious technical university in Greece. It was founded in 1837 and has since been contributing to the progress of the engineering science in Greece. The University comprises nine departments, each one covering a different aspect of the engineering field. The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a research organisation associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and has about 40 laboratories and research units presently active which are established by the implementation of several structural programmes. The Distributed, Knowledge and Media Systems Group (DKMS), is research laboratory operating under ICCS, conducting research in: Advanced Distributed Computing, dealing with topics such as Service Oriented Architectures, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things; and Knowledge, Media & Digital Art, dealing with topics such as Social Analytics, Knowledge Representation and Domain Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.