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[Announcements] IEEE ICT Solutions for eHealth - Natal (Brazil) 25-28 June 2018

From: Giovanna Sannino <giovanna.sannino@icar.cnr.it>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:55:09 +0100
To: "Giovanna.sannino@cnr.it" <giovanna.sannino@cnr.it>
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** Call for papers **
ICTS4eHealth 2018 - 3rd edition of the IEEE International Workshop on 
ICT Solutions for e-Health
Praiamar Natal Hotel & Convention, Natal, Brazil
June 25-28 2018 -www.icts4ehealth.icar.cnr.it 
<http://www.icts4ehealth.icar.cnr.it/>

in conjunction with the Twenty-Third IEEE Symposium on Computers and 
Communications


MISSION:
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e-Health is one of the major research topics that have been attracting 
cross-disciplinary research groups. The deployment of new emerging ICT 
technologies for Health, especially based on Cloud computing, Internet 
of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence, is attracting the 
interest of many researchers.

The use of Cloud computing, IoT technologies, and methods typical of 
Soft Computing and Computational Intelligence have been very prominent 
recently and can be of great help in finding good solutions to many 
practical healthcare applications.

For instance, health monitoring, health data storage, health data 
collection, mobile health, pervasive health, healthcare monitoring, 
telemedicine, context-aware computing, ubiquitous computing, processing 
health data in the cloud, securing health data in the cloud and 
Assistive Technology (AT) are areas of interest that are being addressed 
using cloud computing and IoT techniques. On the other hand, several 
challenging issues have raised due to the adoption of such emerging 
technologies. These include the quality of health data, the ability to 
retrieve information and use it in health context, as for example in 
tasks related to machine learning, knowledge discovery, decision 
support, regression, forecasting, optimization, feature selection, and 
additionally privacy and security issues of health data while being 
processed in the cloud, availability of health data, models of context 
and tele-monitoring of contextual applications.

ICTS4eHealth 2018 is the third edition of the International IEEE 
Workshop dedicated to ICT solutions for e-Health, especially based on 
Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence.

The workshop will bring together researchers from academia, industry, 
government, and medical centers in order to present the state of the art 
in the emerging area of the use of cloud systems in connected health 
infrastructure and applications, and the use of IoT and Computational 
Intelligence technique in the area of eHealth.

TOPICS:
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- Cloud computing applications for eHealth
- Internet of Things (IoT) applications for eHealth
- Assistive Technology (AT).
- Informatization, Management and Organization of BME Environments
- Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and Medicine
- Communication, Networking and Monitoring in Bio-systems
- Monitoring of Vital Functions with Sensor and ICT Systems
- Biosensors and Sensor Networks
- Advanced Bio-signal Processing
- Distributed BME Applications
- Telehealth, Telecare, Telemonitoring, Telediagnostics
- e-Healthcare, m-Healthcare, x-Health
- Assisted Living
- Smartphones in BME Applications
- Social Networking, Computing and Education for Health
- Computer Aided Diagnostics
- Improved Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Methods
- Intelligent Bio-signal Interpretation
- Data and Visual Mining for Diagnostics
- Advanced Medical Visualization Techniques
- Personalized Medical Devices and Approaches
- Modelling and Computer Simulations in BME
- Human Responses in Extreme Environments
- Other Emerging Topics in BME
- E-Accessibility
- Web accessibility
- Hardware & Software personalized assistive technologies
- Assistive systems for users who are blind or visually impaired
- Cloud computing and AT
- Integration between home-based assistive technologies and patient 
health data
- User-centered design of electronic assistive technologies
- Usability of assistive technologies
- Computer vision in AT
- User interfaces for home-based assistive technologies
- Use of prescription systems and assistive technologies
- Experience from real world assistive environment deployment
- Assistive Technologies for Urban Environments
- Healthcare modeling and simulation
- Knowledge discovery and decision support
- Biomedical data processing
- Wearable devices
- Sensor-based mHealth applications

The use of Soft Computing/Computational Intelligence methods in facing 
problems in the above topics is highly welcome, although not compulsory.


PAPER SUBMISSION:
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Authors are invited to submit their papers written in English in IEEE 
double-column format (IEEE standard conference templates). Papers can be 
either full, with a maximum length of six (6) printed pages, or short, 
with a maximum length of four (4) printed pages. In both cases, the 
number of pages includes figures, tables & references. Submissions 
should contain original material and not be previously published, or 
currently submitted for consideration elsewhere. All papers will be 
reviewed for scientific quality by the Technical Program Committee.

All papers should be submitted via EDAS. The link for the submission is:
https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=24652 
<https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=24652>

Paper submission implies the willingness of at least one author to 
register, at the regular rate (non-student), and present the paper. The 
Workshop Proceedings will be part of the ISCC 2018 Proceedings and will 
be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore Digital Library. The IEEE 
ICTS4eHealth 2018 Workshop is using the EDAS Conference Management 
System to manage the paper submission process.


BEST PAPER AWARD:
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A "Best Paper Award" Certificate will be conferred on the author(s) of a 
paper presented at the workshop, selected by the Chairs based on 
scientific significance, originality and outstanding technical quality 
of the paper, as assessed also by the evaluations of the members of the 
Program Committee.


IMPORTANT DATES:
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Submission deadline: April 02, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance: May 07, 2018
Submission of camera-ready papers: May 14, 2018


VENUE:
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Praiamar Natal Hotel & Convention, Natal, Brazil
http://www.praiamarnatal.com.br/ <http://www.praiamarnatal.com.br/>


FOR ANY OTHER INFORMATIONhttp://icts4ehealth.icar.cnr.it/ 
<http://icts4ehealth.icar.cnr.it/>
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