Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events Organisation

Chair of Conference Program Committees
  • R. Teixeira, Co-chair of the program committee of ACM IMC 2017,

  • R. Teixeira, Co-chair of the program committee of ACM/ISOC ANRW 2017,

  • V. Christophides, Tutorial co-chair of the 22nd IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC17) 03 - 06 July 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece (http://www.ics.forth.gr/iscc2017/)

  • V. Christophides, Area Chair for “Semi-structured, Web, and Linked Data Management” in the 18th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'16), May 16-20, 2016, Helsinki, Finland (http://icde2016.fi)

  • V. Christophides, Workshop co-chair of the 1st International Workshop on Big Geo Data Quality and Privacy (BIGQP) with D. Kotzinos, C. Nikolaou, and Y. Theodoridis, March 21, 2017, Venice, Italy (http://www-etis.ensea.fr/BigGeoQ-UP/BIGQP2017/).

  • V. Christophides, Workshop co-chair of the 2nd International Workshop on Preservation of Evolving Big Data, co-located with EDBT 2016 with G. Papastefanatos and S. Viglas March 15, 2016 Bordeaux, France (http://www.diachron-fp7.eu/2nd-diachron-workshop.html)

Member of the Conference Program Committees
  • V. Christophides, PC member of the 2nd IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Analytics for Network and Service Management (AnNet17) May 8, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.

  • R. Teixeira, PC Member of 2016 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) November 14-16, 2016 Santa Monica, California, USA.

  • V. Christophides, PC member of the 1st International Workshop on Keyword-based Access and Ranking at Scale (KARS), collocated with EDBT2017, Venice, Italy.

  • V. Christophides, PC member of the 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM16), 24-28 October, Indianapolis, USA.

Invited Talks

  • V. Christophides, "Web-scale Blocking, Iterative and Progressive Entity Resolution", ICDE 2017 Tutorial, with K. Stefanidis, and V. Efthymiou, April 19-22, 2017 in San Diego, California, USA.

  • R. Teixeira, "HostView: Measuring Internet quality of experience on end-hosts", Dagsthul Seminar 16012, January 4 – 7, 2016.

  • R. Teixeira, "The Challenges of Measuring Internet Quality of Experience", Invited Keynote at the Internet-QoE workshop co-located with SIGCOMM'16.

  • R. Teixeira, "Residential Internet Performance: A view from the Gateway", Invited talk at the 1st Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Mapping of Broadband Services in Europe (SMART 2014/0016).

  • T. Friedman, A.-K. Pietilainen, R. Teixeira, "Internet Measurements: A Hands-on Introduction", Invited Tutorial at the ACM SIGCOMM 2016, Florianapolis, Brazil, August 22-26 2016.

  • V. Christophides, "Resolving Entities in the Web of Data: Concepts, Algorithms and Systems", Invited Tutorial at the International Summer School on Web Science and Technology (WebST 2016) Bilbao, Spain, 18-22 July 2016, co-organized by Deusto and Rovira i Virgili University.

Leadership within the Scientific Community

  • R. Teixeira, Vice-chair of ACM SIGCOMM (Since July 2013).

  • R. Teixeira, Chair of the ACM SIGCOMM Industrial Liaison Board.

  • R. Teixeira, Member of the steering committee of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (Nov. 2009–Jun. 2016).

  • V. Christophides, Member of the EDBT Association (since 2014).

Scientific Expertise

  • Reviewer of H2020 and FP7 projects: CogNet, SUPERFLUIDITY, MONROE, MAMI.

  • Technical advisory board of the project "Mapping of Broadband Services in Europe".