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

CENTRIC 2021

October 03, 2021 to October 07, 2021 - Barcelona, Spain

Deadlines

Submission

Jul 05, 2021

Notification

Aug 14, 2021

Registration

Aug 28, 2021

Camera ready

Sep 04, 2021

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

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

Indexing Procedure

Affiliated Journals

CENTRIC 2021 - The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services

October 03, 2021 - October 07, 2021

CENTRIC 2021

ISSN: 2308-3492
ISBN: 978-1-61208-896-9

CENTRIC 2021 is colocated with the following events as part of SoftNet 2021 Congress:

  • ICSEA 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances
  • ICSNC 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications
  • CENTRIC 2021, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
  • VALID 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle
  • SIMUL 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation
  • SOTICS 2021, The Eleventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics
  • INNOV 2021, The Tenth International Conference on Communications, Computation, Networks and Technologies
  • HEALTHINFO 2021, The Sixth International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing

CENTRIC 2021 Steering Committee

 

Stephan Böhm
RheinMain University of Applied Sciences - Wiesbaden
Germany


   

 

 

CENTRIC 2021 conference tracks:

Building user-centric systems

User-centered research methods; User-centered methods for development and maintenance; Risks of user-centered design; Innovation and user-centered design; User-centered design in smart environments; Research on user competencies and requirements; Innovative user Interfaces (e.g., brain-computer interfaces); New types of human-computer-interactions (e.g., gestures)

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

User Centricity and Artificial Intelligence

AI-Support and Human Decision Making; Human Interpretable and Explainable AI; Data Annotation and Data Labeling Problems; Detecting and Dealing with AI Bias; User Acceptance of AI-Based Decision Making; AI for User Behavior Classification and Prediction; AI and Recommender Systems for Personalized Offerings

User Centered Design of Chatbots and Voice Assistants

User Requirements and User Acceptance; New Design Patterns and Approaches; Innovative Tools for Prototyping and Dialog Design; Wizard-of-Oz Testing and New Approaches for User Testings; Impact of Advances in Natural Language Detection; Methods for Analyzing and Classifying User Intents; Accessibility and Findability in Conversational Commerce

Affective computing and emotional intelligence

Frameworks for affective computing; Principles in emotional intelligence; Concepts in affective robotics; Social aspects of affective computing; Ambient systems embedding emotional intelligence;  Empathy in artificial agents; Human-centric obedience towards virtual agents; Affective gaming; Deep multitask learning; Apps for body perceptions and emotions; Multi-sensing and human behavior; Active sensing system for distress detection; Recognition of facial emotions; Automatic prediction of depression and anxiety; Mitigate public speaking anxiety; Prediction of emotion from heartbeat; Conveying emotional awareness; Emotional intelligence; Happiness entailment; Cooperative machine learning; Emotion prediction; Emotion recognition; Emotion in ambiguous speech

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; Multi-sensor user interfaces (e.g., tactile, haptic, olfactory); 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

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


Deadlines:

Submission

Jul 05, 2021

Notification

Aug 14, 2021

Registration

Aug 28, 2021

Camera ready

Sep 04, 2021