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CALL FOR PAPERS [apologies for cross-posting]

Part of the International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI-11)


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SPECIAL SESSION ON AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING

International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI-11)
November 16-18, 2011 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands, www.ami-11.org
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SCOPE
Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) represents the vision of the future in which
ambient technology is used to support assisted living. AAL can be used to
support individuals at home and in a mobile setting, by providing for
example self-management, safety and security, and home automation
services. At the same time, AAL can be used to maintain and extend social
communities by enabling communication, creating awareness and providing
persuasive mechanisms.

The half-day special session provides a forum for researchers, designers
and engineers from both industry and academia to exchange ideas on AAL.
The session is a special parallel track of the main conference at AmI-11
(www.ami-11.org), which will be held on November 16-18, 2011 in Amsterdam,
The Netherlands. Papers will be subject to the regular conference
reviewing procedure, and accepted papers will be part of the regular
conference proceedings published by Springer.

TOPICS
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- User research and field explorations
- Design and design methodologies
- Knowledge representation and automated reasoning
- Evaluation and evaluation instruments
- Industrial case studies

In the area of:
- Independent living and ambient assisted living
- E-health, tele-medicine and tele-healthcare technology and systems
- E-governance, information access and service access
- Self-management and coaching
- Social networks and social connectedness
- Peer-to-peer and intergenerational communities
- (Video-) communication
- Geo-tracking and visualization
- Persuasive technologies
- Privacy and ethics
- Robotics

SUBMISSIONS
Authors are invited to submit unpublished research contributions, case
studies and industrial applications from all those with academic and
practical knowledge on studying, designing and evaluating AAL systems. We
seek for:

- FULL PAPERS (10 pages): Original, high quality research contributions
advancing the state of the art in AAL, which are well positioned in the
state of the art, and include clear results.
- LATE BREAKING PAPERS (5 pages): Novel contributions to the field of AAL,
which are well positioned in the stated of the art.

Papers will be part of the regular conference proceedings, published by
Springer. Instructions for manuscript preparation and paper submission can
be found on the conference web site www.ami-11.org.

IMPORTANT DATES
Full papers submission: May 20, 2011
Late breaking papers submission: July 11, 2011


For more information please check the conference website or contact the
co-chairs:
Martijn Vastenburg, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Thomas Visser, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

The special session is sponsored by AgentSchapNL / IOP-MMI.

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