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Call for Papers: The 11th ACM PETRA Conference

June 26-29, 2018

Corfu, Greece


The 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) conference is a highly interdisciplinary conference that focuses on computational and engineering approaches to improve the quality of life and enhance human performance in a wide range of settings, in the workplace, at home, in public spaces, urban environments, and other. Outcomes of this conference have a broad impact in application areas that include, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, energy systems, security and safety, robotics, biomedicine, environment and conservation, and many others.


CFP Flyer available at

Important Submission Deadlines:

November 30, 2017:    Workshop Proposals

December 15, 2017:    Full/Short Papers

January 15, 2018:        Poster Papers

January 15, 2018:        Doctoral Consortium Application

February 15, 2018:      Industry Workshop Proposals

PETRA Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

       Big Data Management

       Data Privacy and Remote Health Monitoring

       Games for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

       User Interface Design and Usability

       Reasoning Systems and Machine Learning

       Affective Computing

       Human-Robot Interaction and Haptics

       Human-Centered Computing

       Gesture and Motion Tracking

       Cognitive Modeling

       Wearable Computing and Devices

       Sensor networks for pervasive health care

       Mobile and wireless technologies

       Healthcare privacy and data security

       Smart rehabilitation systems

       Game design for cognitive assessment and social interaction

       Behavior monitoring systems

       Computer vision in healthcare

       Virtual and augmented reality environments ? Ambient assisted living

       Navigation systems

       Collaboration and data sharing

       Drug delivery evaluation

       Vocational safety and health monitoring
       Telemedicine and biotechnology

       Technologies for senior living

       Social impact of pervasive technologies

       Intelligent assistive environments

       Technologies for improving quality of daily living

       Robotics in rehabilitation and tele-rehabilitation

       Design for smart wheelchairs and smart canes

       Smart Cities of the Future

       Assistive Technologies for Urban Environments

       Disability computing: Smart systems for persons with visual and/or hearing issues, and prostheses

       Technologies to provide assessment and intervention for Stroke, spinal cord injury, etc

       and many others ...

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