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International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services


October 26-31, 2008 - Sliema, Malta

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Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services
Posted: IEEE Digital Library
Indexing process

Selected papers will be published in the Special Issue on "Human Centric Communications" in "The International Journal on Semantic Computing"

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hassan Gomaa, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Topic: Designing Evolutionary Architecture-centric Component-based Software Product Lines

Important deadlines:

Full paper submission May 10, 2008 May 23, 2008
Authors notification June 20, 2008 June 23, 2008
Registration and camera ready July 10, 2008


I-centric mechanisms

  • Machine learning and artificial neural networks
  • Network control and feedback with man-in-the-loop
  • Personalized storage and information retrieval with user-context
  • Service discovery using user profile
  • Personalized navigation and visualization
  • Semantic web services
  • Advanced personalization techniques for semantic wikis
  • Application of advanced reason maintenance and reasoning to user modeling and personalization
  • Combining results of information extraction and semantic web technologies with personalization and user modeling
  • Quality of experience

Technologies for personalized services

  • Body networks
  • On-body antennas
  • Contactless radio: RFID, NFC
  • Proximity radio: Bluetooth, WLAN
  • Broadband and wireless broadband distribution
  • Ambient, wireless and broadband networks
  • Emergency and medical response systems
  • Proximity and context-aware services
  • Personal entertainment
  • IPTV and Quadruple Play

I-centric networking and services

  • Personal profiles, preferences
  • Identity
  • Social communities
  • User adapted services
  • Trust, privacy, security
  • Community services
  • Location services
  • Web 2.0 and Web 3.0
  • Key exchange, certificate handling, smartcards
  • Personal devices
  • Managing identity and security - identity provider
  • Home content access and rights management

I-centric advanced applications

  • Humanoids
  • Body networks and devices
  • Preventive and personalized medicine
  • Unmanned systems
  • Anticipative systems for diagnosis and maintenance
  • Social engineering and social networks

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