6th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations - ITNG 2009 27-29 April 2009 Print
6th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations - ITNG 2009

Call for Papers

Ambient Assisted Living for Elderly People

The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) for Elderly People track on ITNG 2009 is intended to provide a high-quality forum for researchers and practitioners to present their latest theoretical and practical work in this rapidly-changing area.You are invited to submit a paper for the special session on Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Case studies / use cases / scenarios / application domainsos / application domains
  • Requirements of WSN for ambient assisted living for elderly people and/or health care
  • Business models for wireless sensor network applications
  • Sensor hardware
  • SupporSupporting technologies for elderly people
  • Middleware for wireless sensor network
  • Reference architectures
  • Standards (hardware/software/healthcare, etc.)
  • Concepts and tools for building wireless sensor network applications
  • Development models
  • Code generation for wireless sensor network platforms
  • Model-driven architectures and development
  • Data fusion and classification as well as context recognition
  • Tracking and localization of objects and individuals
  • Remote medical monitoring
  • Security and privacy issues
  • Performance and reliability issues
  • Deployment and maintenance
  • Energy and efficiency
  • Time and synchronization
  • Data acquisition models and routing

Paper Submission

Proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society. Electronic submission in PDF or MS Word format are required. Papers must represent high quality and previously unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference, workshop, or journal.

Interested authors should submit a 6-page summary of their original and unpublished work including 5 keywords in the IEEE format. Your submission should include the author names, complete mailing addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and the email addresses of the authors. For formatting and submission instructions, please refer to http://www.itng.info/Submission.htm.

Evaluation Process

Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and soundness. Per ITNG policy, except for invited papers, all papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society and available on the IEEE digital library.

Deadlines

Submission Deadline: November 7, 2008
Author Notification: December 19, 2008
Camera Ready Paper Due (6 pages): January 11, 2009