The First International Workshop on
Tele-Care and Collaborative Virtual Communities in Elderly Care TELECARE-2004
April 13, 2004 – Porto, Portugal
First Announcement and Call for Papers
In conjunction with the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2004 (http://www.iceis.org/)
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos New University of Lisbon / Uninova
New University of Lisbon / Uninova
Workshop Background and Goals
The growing numbers of elderly population impose an
urgent need to develop new approaches to care provision. The convergence of a
number of technologies such as multi-agent systems, federated information
management, safe communications, hypermedia interfaces, rich sensorial
environments, increased intelligence of home appliances, and collaborative
virtual environments, represents an important enabling factor for the design
and development of virtual elderly support community environments.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
Papers may address one or more of the listed topics, although the areas of interest for the workshop are not limited to the followings authors can submit papers on other related topics, provided they fit in the general theme of the workshop.
- Virtual communities and virtual organizations
for elderly assistance
Format of the Workshop
The workshop will comprise a number of invited talks, prototype demonstrations, and oral presentations of previously submitted papers that go through a double peer review process. The proceedings of the workshop will be published in form of a book. The best papers will be considered for possible inclusion in a special issue of the Journal of Networking and Virtual Organizations.
Submission of Papers
Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in the areas listed above and other related areas. Only full papers in English will be accepted, and the length of the paper should not exceed 10 pages (5000 words). Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex format) are available at the ICEIS web site. Postscript/RTF versions of the manuscript should be submitted through the ICEIS web-based paper submission procedure.
Full paper submission: January 15, 2004
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Workshop Program Committee
Hamideh Afsarmanesh, University of Amsterdam,
The workshop will be held at the Universidade Portucalense in Porto, Portugal.
To attend the workshop you need to register at http://www.iceis.org
2004 Secretariat - The First International Workshop on Tele-Care and
Collaborative Virtual Communities in Elderly Care
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