Course Information
Interdepartmental ProgrammeInterdisciplinary PPS on Informatics and Management (2014-today)
Collaborating SchoolsInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNick Bassiliades
Course ID40000284

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Computer Science and Information Systems, Basic knowledge of management.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge: Familiarization with principles and practices of Knowledge Management, Familiarization with principles and technologies of Knowledge Management Systems, Training on Protégé Ontology Editor, Training on CLIPS rule inference engine. Skills: Analyzing Knowledge Management Projects, Designing Knowledge Management Systems, Developing ontologies with Protégé, Developing rulebases with CLIPS.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introductory concepts of Knowledge and Knowledge Management and their role in an organization. Architecture and Life Cycle of Knowledge Management Systems; Knowledge creation; Techniques for Knowledge capture; Knowledge representation and reasoning: Basic concepts, Frames, Ontologies, Deductive Rules, Production Rules, and Case-based reasoning. Knowledge Engineering. Τesting and deployment of Knowledge Management Systems; Knowledge transfer and sharing; Knowledge Management Tools; Knowledge Portals.
Knowledge Management, Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Ontologies, Rules
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Examples
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Powerpoint slides, Demonstration of Knowledge Management software
Course Organization
self study963.2
Student Assessment
Written exams (75%), Modelling knowledge domains and Bibliographic Projects (25%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Elias M Awad, Hassan M. Ghaziri, "Knowledge Management", Prentice Hall, 2004. - Τεχνητή Νοημοσύνη, Γ' Έκδοση, Ι.Βλαχάβας, Π.Κεφαλάς, Ν. Βασιλειάδης, Φ.Κόκκορας και Η. Σακελλαρίου. Εκδόσεις Παν. Μακεδονία, 2006/2011.
Additional bibliography for study
- I. Becerra-Fernandez, A. Gonzalez, R. Sabherwal, "Knowledge Management and KM Software Package", Prentice Hall, 2004. - P. F. Drucker, L. Dorothy, S. Susan, J. S. Brown, D. A. Garvin, D. Leonard, "Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management", Harvard Business School Press, 1998. - A. Tiwana, "Knowledge Management Toolkit, The: Orchestrating IT, Strategy, and Knowledge Platforms", 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 2003. - B. Garvey, B. Williamson, "Beyond Knowledge Management: Dialogue, Creativity and the Corporate Curriculum", Financial Times - Prentice Hall, 2002. - G. Schreiber, H. Akkermans, A. Anjewierden, R. de Hoog, N. Shadbolt, W. Van de Velde and B. Wielinga, "Knowledge Engineering and Management: The CommonKADS Methodology", MIT Press, 1999.
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