Special Issue "Select Papers from UCAmI & IWAAL 2014 – The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence & the 6th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living (UCAmI & IWAAL 2014: Pervasive Sensing Solutions)"
A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2015).
Interests: ubiquitous computing; smart health; mHealth; context awareness; AAL; frailty; gait analysis; data mining; visualization; user interaction
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The 8th International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence & 6th International Work-Conference on Ambient Assisted Living (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014) received notable contributions, using sensors and focusing on m-health, smart environments, wearable and mobile systems, new interaction and visualization mechanisms, and wireless architectures.
Authors of the selected papers are invited to submit the extended versions of their original papers and contributions regarding the following topics:
- Sensors for environmental monitoring. Smart devices and green computing. Urban areas.
- Frameworks, middlewares, and platforms in AmI and assistive environments. Interoperability and standards. Mobile ad hoc and wireless sensor networks.
- Use of sensors and visualization methods in ubiquitous environments. Ambient and public displays. Information visualization.
- Implementation, deployment, and evaluation of sensor systems. Assistive sensors and social robotics.
- Design and implementation of wearable sensors and embedded technologies in AmI environments.
- Security, privacy, and reliability of sensors in AmI.
- Sensors in Ambient Assisted Living. Monitoring in daily living, activity recognition, body monitoring, and behavior aspects.
- Sensor-based interfaces for AmI environments (RFID, NFC, 2D codes, multi-modal). Tangible and natural interactions. Usability. Virtual and augmented reality.
Dr. Jesús Fontecha
Prof. Dr. Paul Mccullagh
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- ambient intelligence
- sensor-based interactin
- smart environments
- Ambient Assisted Living
- wearable sensors
- sensor networks
- security and privacy
- social robotics
- virtual reality