Cybernetics and Information Technologies
Volume 4, No 1. Sofia, 2004, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Virtual Campuses - Architectures and Design Solutions

Danail Dochev1, Radoslav Pavlov2, Otto Hutter3, Istvan Simonics3, Polyxeni Arapi4

1 Institute of Information Technologies, 1113 Sofia
2Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, 1113 Sofia
3 Computers and Automation Institute - HAS, Lagymanyosi u. 11, H-1111 Budapest
4 Laboratory of Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications - Technical University of Crete, P.O.Box 133, Chania 73 110, Greece

Abstract: The article describes briefly the characteristics, architectures and usability of the modern e-Learning systems, based on the virtual campus paradigm. In the last years the authors have developed e-Learning environments, designed as virtual campuses. Their functionality and specific features are discussed.

Keywords: e-Learning, Virtual campus, Local training centre, Learning Management Systems.