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Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 16th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2018)"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Physical Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 September 2018).

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Mounir Mokhtari
Guest Editor
Professor at Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, France. Director of CNRS IPAL Lab, Singapore
Interests: human–machine interaction; ambient assisted living; rehabilitation robotics; health telematics
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Dr. Hamdi Aloulou
Guest Editor
Associate Professor, University of Monastir, Tunisia Senior Scientist Digital Research Centre of Sfax, Tunisia Research Associate Institut Mines-Telecom, Paris, France
Interests: ambient intelligence; Internet of Things; e-health; pervasive computing
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Dr. Daby Sow
Guest Editor
IBM Research AI, Principal Research Staff Member and Manager in the Center for Computational Health, T. J. Watson Lab, Yorktown NY, USA
Interests: health informatics; Internet of Things; knowledge discovery and data mining; reasoning

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The 16th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2018) will be held in Singapore, 10–12 July, 2018.

ICOST provides a premier venue for the presentation and discussion of research in the design, development, deployment, and evaluation of Smart Urban Environments, Assistive Technologies, Chronic Disease Management, Coaching, and Health Telematics systems. ICOST brings together stakeholders from clinical, academic, and industrial perspectives along with end-users and family caregivers to explore how to utilize technologies to foster independent living and offer an enhanced quality of life. ICOST 2018 invites participants to present and discuss their experience in thedesign, development, deployment, and evaluation of assistive and telehealth systems, as well as ethical and policy issues. The conference features a dynamic program incorporating a range of technical, clinical, and industrial related keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, along with demonstrations and technical exhibits.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles to this Special Issue. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Intelligent Environments: Smart Urban Spaces and New Assistive Living Space Concepts in the Smart City
  • Internet of Things for smart Environments and e-Health
  • Technology Design in the Smart City
  • Public Health and Urban Data Collection and Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence for Participatory and Personalized Health
  • Urban Design for Wellbeing and e-Health
  • Participatory Telehealth in the Smart City
  • Future Smart Cities for wellbeing
  • Translational medicine for Wellbeing
  • Persuasive and Supportive Mobile and e-Health
  • E-Health and Chronic Diseases Management
  • Assistive Technology for Ageing and Dependent people
  • E-Health and Therapeutic Education
  • Coaching and Serious Gaming for e-Health
  • Virtual Personal Assistant for e-Health
  • Personal Robotics and Smart Wheelchairs
  • Human Factors, Ethics, and Usability for Persons with Cognitive Impairments, Including Seniors and Persons with Disabilities of All Ages
  • Modeling of Physical and Conceptual Information in Intelligent Environments
  • Cognitive Technologies across the Lifespan and Functional Abilities
  • Tele-Assistance and Tele-Rehabilitation
  • Protective Systems/Devices against Common and Emerging Infectious Diseases.
  • Smart Homes / Home Networks / Residential Gateways
  • Middleware Support for Smart Home and Health Telematic Services
  • Wearable Sensors / Integrated Micro/Nano Systems / Home Health Monitoring
  • Context Awareness / Autonomous Computing
  • Human–Machine Interface / Ambient Intelligence
  • Social Acceptance / Privacy / Security Issues
  • Health Technology Assessment and Impact Analysis
  • Policy and Guidelines for Public Health 2.0 and Quality of Life in Smart City
  • Health in All Policies (HiAP)
Prof. Mounir Mokhtari
Dr. Hamdi Aloulou
Dr. Daby Sow
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sensors is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

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