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  • Motion capture system in the Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
    Motion capture system in the Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
  • Multi-touch 3D application illustrating the Walls of Nicosia through centuries (Leventio Museum). Developed by the Computer Graphics and VR Research Lab.
    Multi-touch 3D application illustrating the Walls of Nicosia through centuries (Leventio Museum). Developed by the Computer Graphics and VR Research Lab.
  • Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
    Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Christos Papadimitriou with faculty members of the Computer Science Department, March 18, 2008
    Dr. Christos Papadimitriou with faculty members of the Computer Science Department, March 18, 2008
  • 7η Ημερίδα Πληροφορικής για Μαθητές Λυκείων και Τεχνικών Σχολών, 2016
    7η Ημερίδα Πληροφορικής για Μαθητές Λυκείων και Τεχνικών Σχολών, 2016
  • University of Cyprus, New Campus, Courtyard
    University of Cyprus, New Campus, Courtyard
  • Computer Science Department Courtyard
    Computer Science Department Courtyard
  • Ceremony for the Award of an Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Andrew Viterbi, March 5, 2010
    Ceremony for the Award of an Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Andrew Viterbi, March 5, 2010
  • Networks Research Laboratory (NetRL)
    Networks Research Laboratory (NetRL)
  • Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
    Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Research Laboratory
  • Hariton Efstathiades - Best student paper award, ”Online Social Network Evolution: Revisiting the Twitter Graph”, IEEE Big Data 2016
    Hariton Efstathiades - Best student paper award, ”Online Social Network Evolution: Revisiting the Twitter Graph”, IEEE Big Data 2016
  • Τρισδιάστατη αναπαράσταση της οικίας του Χατζηγιωργάκη Κορνέσιου (Εθνολογικό Μουσείο)
    Τρισδιάστατη αναπαράσταση της οικίας του Χατζηγιωργάκη Κορνέσιου (Εθνολογικό Μουσείο)
  • Courtyard between Computer Science and Economics and Management Departments
    Courtyard between Computer Science and Economics and Management Departments
  • Computer Science Department Building
    Computer Science Department Building
  • Computer Science Department Building
    Computer Science Department Building
  • Βραβευθέντες προπτυχιακοί και μεταπτυχιακοί απόφοιτοι του Τμήματος Πληροφορικής 2020-2021
    Βραβευθέντες προπτυχιακοί και μεταπτυχιακοί απόφοιτοι του Τμήματος Πληροφορικής 2020-2021
  • Σύστημα motion capture στο εργαστήριο γραφικών και εικονικής πραγματικότητας
    Σύστημα motion capture στο εργαστήριο γραφικών και εικονικής πραγματικότητας
  • Ceremony for the Award of an Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Christos Papadimitriou, March 18, 2008
    Ceremony for the Award of an Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Christos Papadimitriou, March 18, 2008
  • Computer Science Department Building2
    Computer Science Department Building2
  • Εφαρμογή πολλαπλής αφής που δείχνει σε 3D τις οχυρώσεις της Λευκωσίας ανά τους αιώνες (Λεβέντειο Μουσείο)
    Εφαρμογή πολλαπλής αφής που δείχνει σε 3D τις οχυρώσεις της Λευκωσίας ανά τους αιώνες (Λεβέντειο Μουσείο)
  • CS Department Tele-Education facilities, Room 148, Wing E, Building 12, New campus
    CS Department Tele-Education facilities, Room 148, Wing E, Building 12, New campus

Highlights

Students of the Computer Science Department succeeded in completing the Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme

Jun 17, 2022

Dear Sir/Madam, Beyond Pre-Accelerator Demo Day was organised on the 30th of April 2022 by Junior Achievement Cyprus with great success... Read more

13η Ημερίδα Πληροφορικής για Μαθητές Λυκείων και Τεχνικών Σχολών

Feb 21, 2022

Το Σάββατο 19 Φεβρουαρίου 2022 διοργανώθηκε διαδικτυακά η 13η Ημερίδα Πληροφορικής για μαθητές Γυμνασίων, Λυκείων και Τεχνικών Σχολών. Την ημερίδα... Read more

All Highlights

Miraculous -Life for Elderly Independent Living Miraculous-Life

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Miraculous -Life for Elderly Independent Living Miraculous-Life

Duration: 36 months (2013 - 2016)

Start:1/12/2013

Project Website:http://iss.unige.ch/content/miraculous-life

Principal Investigator: Γιώργος Σαμάρας

Main Funding Source: EU-FP7 COOPERATION

Total Cost: 493 560

The main aim of the Miraculous-Life project is to design, develop and evaluate an innovative usercentric technological solution, the Virtual Support Partner (VSP), attending to the elder (65+) daily activity and safety needs, while the elder goes about his normal daily life. The VSP will provide implicit daily activities support which is based on behaviour and emotional understanding and appropriate respond exhibiting distinctive emotions, deliver in a human like way simulating in essence the interaction with a real life partner.

Specifically, the VSP fuses together user’s facial expressions, voice intonation, gestures and other contextual information of the user’s environment and provides intelligent responses and delivery of services through an Avatar-based interface exhibiting empathic respond through face emotions and voice intonations. Through an intelligent dialogue, and the use of different ICT services for elder home daily activities support and safety, the VSP stimulates and motivates the elder to act.

The validation of the system will be realized in two well selected use cases in two different countries. A minimum of 120 users (elderly people and their caregivers) will use the system over a six month period. The system will be delivered to the user in form of a stand-alone consumer product, operating on a scalable distributed network of interconnected tablet and Kinect devices, focusing on minimum essential personalized elder’s daily activities care support at home.

The system will provide benefits on a practical, psychological and social level enabling and motivating the elderly to remain longer active in carrying out their daily life at home prolonging thus their independence and improving their wellbeing.

Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. The Department has experienced significant growth over the last few years with strong groups in artificial intelligence, computer architecture, computer networks, data management, graphics and virtual reality, internet computing, software engineering and theoretical computer science. The Department offers a Bachelor degree in Computer Science with 7 different specializations as well as a number of Master degrees and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science.

The Department has a strong research infrastructure comprising high-performance clusters and storage area networks, cloud computing facilities, smart-phones and sensing devices and virtual reality equipment. Since 2005, our Department has been involved in more than 160 research projects funded from both the European Union and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation with total funding of over 21.5 million euros.

Get an overview of the key activities of our Department here.