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

October 12 - 16, 2014 - Nice, France

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  • Colocated with other events part of SoftNet 2014
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
Submission (full paper) May 16, 2014 June 11, 2014
Notification July 12, 2014 July 14, 2014 July 14, 2014
Registration July 26, 2014
Camera ready August 15, 2014

ISSN: 2308-3492
ISBN: 978-1-61208-369-8

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.


Centric views

User centricity: I-centric versus We-centric; User-centric in service-centric systems; User-centric business models; User-centric requirements in network-centric approaches; User-centric and critical time-centric applications and services; User information access behavior; User-centric professional attackers; User-centric data mining; User-centric data aggregation; Personalized seeking and personalized sharing; Contextual user information facets; User-oriented ontology; User empowerment: awareness and control; User-centric trust models

Privacy and anonymity

Anonymity and pseudonymity; Attacks against de-identified data; Data anonymity; Consent-based privacy disclosure; Private digital assets; Disclosure control techniques; Information loss assessment; Risk assessment for shared information; Privacy and anonymity ontology; Privacy technologies; User location anonymity techniques; Privacy preserving data and text mining; Privacy and anonymity in specialized applications /healthcare. databases, information retrieval, social networks, etc./; Legal aspects in privacy and anonymity

User-centric supporting 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 reasoning maintenance; Reasoning on user modeling and personalization; Information extraction and semantic web technologies with personalization and user modeling; Quality of experience


Personalization of ICT services and devices; Personalization of eHealth services; Personalization related to ICT in cars; Adaptive personalization; Supporting the user in initial set-up of user profiles; Personalization and user profile management; Preferences for personalization in manufacturers' devices; Standardization

User-centric networking and services

Personal profiles, preferences; Identity; Reputation; User profiles; Proximity and context-aware services; 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

User-centric advanced applications

Humanoids; Unmanned systems; On-body antennas; Body networks and devices; Preventive and personalized medicine; Anticipative systems for diagnosis and maintenance; Emergency and medical response systems; eHealth and telemedicine services; Personal entertainment

Technologies for personalized services

Personnel tracking; Presence automatic control; Remote home security control; User-centric recommender services; Identity management; Contactless radio: RFID, NFC; Proximity radio: Bluetooth, WLAN; Broadband and wireless broadband distribution; Ambient wireless and broadband networks; Social engineering and social networks; IPTV and Quadruple Play

People-centric sensing

People-centric sensing techniques, technologies, and applications; Participatory sensing; Smart phone sensing; urban sensing; Bio-medical sensing; Mixed sensor networks and people-centric sensing; SensorWeb; Mobility; Mobile social networks and sensing; Mobile healthcare and sensing; Platforms and architectures; Context awareness; Situation awareness and management

User Experience and Usability

Attributes and Measurement; Ergonomics/Human Factors; User-Centered and Contextual Design; Design Guidance/Best Practices; Usability Heuristics, Testing and Evaluation; User Feedback and Response; Design Tools and Process; Prototyping Technologies; Responsive Design Strategies; Innovative User Interfaces

User Research and Usage Behavior

Up-front User Research; Use Cases and Case Study Research; Usage/User Studies on New Services; Adoption and Diffusion Research; Usage/Demand Forecasting and Planning; Technology Acceptance Research; User Behavior and Attitudes; Social and Cultural Influences


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