Special sessions

Intelligent Processing and Assisted Living

Aging of population all around the world, especially in Europe, challenges to economies and societies and also generates new or alternative needs and aspirations, both at societal and individual levels. In a high technological world there exist many risks deriving in social isolation and a potential deterioration in their health and lives; this is also true to those that have got activity limitations (people with any kind of disabilities). To this growing sector of population, technology plays a big role improving their quality of lives and serving both as an assistant and integration tool.
This session will be focused on advances on Assisted Living by means of Intelligent Processing devices in its many different forms: sensing people and environment status, giving alternative communication tools, providing reinforced capabilities or making easier the interaction among people and their social and physical environment.
Paper in this special session would include the following topics (not limited to): ambient assisted living; human-machine interfaces; alternative and augmentative interfaces and devices; assistive devices and technologies; biometric and biological signal processing; accessibility to environment and to information.


Important dates and deadlines:
April 27, 2009 Abstract and Special Session Proposal Submission Deadline - extended to April 27

May 13, 2009 Author Acceptance Notification - extended to June 10

June 26, 2009 Receipt of Final Paper/Early payment Deadline - extended to July 20
Information concerning the organisation:

TRIVENT Conference Office H-1119 Budapest, Hungary Etele út 59-61

Phone/Fax: +36 (1) 371-1333 E-mail: trivent@trivent.hu Home page: http://www.trivent.hu
Information concerning the technical program:

Prof. A.R. Várkonyi-Kóczy

Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics H-1521 Budapest, Hungary Magyar Tudósok krt. 2.

Phone: +36-1-4632057 Fax: +36-1-463-4112 E-mail: koczy@mit.bme.hu
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