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Satellite-Enabled Interactive Education: Scenarios and Systems Architectures

  • Tacha Serif
  • Lampros Stergioulas
  • Gheorghita Ghinea
  • Michalis Moatsos
  • Constantinos Makropoulos
  • Sofia Tsekeridou
  • Thanassis Tiropanis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4227)

Abstract

There are specific sectors of the economy that can benefit from satellite-based tele-education. Areas, such as maritime and agriculture, share common needs for both broadband connectivity at remote geographical areas that cannot otherwise be covered, and for innovative content for tele-education purposes. Furthermore, each area has special requirements with regard to the type of content to be delivered. In this paper we propose a set of architectural designs and case scenarios that will realise such interactive end-to-end education systems based on satellite communications. Services requirements in this setting are also identified and discussed.

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Learn Management System Fire Fighting Satellite Network Virtual Classroom Common Room 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tacha Serif
    • 1
  • Lampros Stergioulas
    • 1
  • Gheorghita Ghinea
    • 1
  • Michalis Moatsos
    • 2
  • Constantinos Makropoulos
    • 2
  • Sofia Tsekeridou
    • 3
  • Thanassis Tiropanis
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, Computing and MathematicsBrunel UniversityUxbridge, MiddlesexUK
  2. 2.National Center of Scientific Research "Demokritos"AthensGreece
  3. 3.Athens Information Technology (AIT)Peania, AthensGreece

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