AI in Greece: The Case of Research on Linked Geospa al Data

  • Manolis Koubarakis University of Athens
  • George Vouros University of Piraeus
  • Georgios Chalkiadakis Technical University of Crete
  • Vassilis Plagianakos
  • Christos Tjortjis International Hellenic University
  • Ergina Kavallieratou University of the Aegean
  • Dimitris Vrakas Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Nikolaos Mavridis National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos"
  • Georgios Petasis National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos"
  • Konstantinos Blekas University of Ioannina
  • Anastasia Krithara National Centre for scientific Research "Demokritos"


Artificial Intelligence has been an active research field in Greece for over forty years, and there are more than thirty AI groups throughout the country covering almost all subareas of AI. One milestone for AI research in Greece was in 1988, when the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN) was founded as a non-profit, scientific organization on devoted to organizing and promo ng AI research in Greece and abroad. This article explores current lines of AI research in Greece and gives some history of Greek AI research since 1968.
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