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Despoina Antonakaki
Data Placement, Replication, Distribution and Streaming Services (WP2)
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH)
Paraskevi Fragopoulou / Sotiris Ioannidis
Contact Info
+30 2810 391665
FORTH (Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas) ICS (Institute of Computre science) N. Plastira 100 Vassilika Vouton GR-700 13, Heraklion, Creete Greece


Despoina Antonakaki finished her Bachelor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Crete. She obtained her MSc in Biomedical Computing & Technology at the University of Crete & BMI of ICS -FORTH at Heraklion, Greece on April 2006, with title «Text Mining in the BioMedical Domain: Biomedical literature categorisation, Document Clustering and Genes Networks». On September 2006 till December 2009 she worked on Software design and development at the Centre of Communications & Networking of the University of Crete. Specifically her main focus included design, development and support of video streaming services (video on demand and webcast applications) as well as installation, development and support of the e-learning platform. She also worked on the development, support and administration of networking application related with LDAP, helpdesk, directory, telephone accounting. On February 2010 till September 2013 Despoinaworked as a software engineer in the Genomics Coordination Centre of the Genetics department of University of Groningen, UMCG in the Netherlands. Mainly she focused on Java software development for MOLGENIS framework for life science research, data indexing, search engine optimization and Semantic Integration. She was also the leader software developer for the Catalogue of Dutch Biobanks for BBMRI-NL & Biobank variable catalogue for Lifelines. She focused also on web services development for OntoCAT, which was highly accessed, published on BMC Bioinformatics 2011.
privacy and security concerns over social networks, data placement and distribution, trust issues - trust computation and community detection in social networks. Collaborative tagging, NLP, complex networks, crowd sourcing systems and adaptation on a distributed network, crowd assisted search, crawling of data from SN and investigating vulnerabilities
T. Adamusiak, T. Burdett, N. Kurbatova, K Joeri van der Velde, N. Abeygunawardena, D. Antonakaki, M. Kapushesky, H. Parkinson, M. A Swertz. OntoCAT -- simple ontology search and integration in Java, R and REST/JavaScript. BMC Bioinformatics 2011, 12:218