Call For Papers

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Important Dates

JUN
June 15th, 2024

Abstract submission.

JUL
July 15th, 2024
July 25th, 2024 (extended)

Paper submission.

SEP
September 15th, 2024

Notifications.

OCT
October 1st, 2024

Camera ready version.

NOV
November 27th to November 29th, 2024

Conference dates.

Track Topics

AmI for health & (A3L) (Ambient, Active & Assisted Living)

  • Wearable and portable devices for health monitoring and promoting wellbeing.
  • The role of AI and machine learning in promoting A3L.
  • Smart homes and ambient intelligence for supporting independent living.
  • User-centered design and user experience in health environments.
  • Evaluation and validation of ambient assisted living systems and applications.
  • Ambient assisted living and aging in place.
  • Synthetic Data Generation and Comprehensive Data Management for A3L: Collection, Cleansing, Processing, Distribution, and Storage.
  • Activity recognition and behavior analysis.
  • Ambient assisted living and chronic disease management.
  • Business models and commercialization of ambient assisted living products and services.
  • Improving healthcare using medical digital twin technology.
  • Digital interventions for depression, mental health issues and quality of life improvement.
  • Knowledge management for health: context, cognition, behaviour, and user modelling.
  • Education, training, and e-Learning systems in Health domains.
  • Mobile or Affective, and Multimodal Interfaces for A3L.
  • Human Centered AI.

Internet of EveryThing (IoT + People + Processes) and Sensors

  • IoE (IoT included) enabling technologies, techniques and methods.
  • IoE application and services.
  • Current and future trends in IoE.
  • IoE societal impacts and Ethical implications of IoE.
  • Security, privacy and trust in IoE.
  • IoE interoperability, integration and performance.
  • IoE experimental results and deployment scenarios.
  • Human factors in IoE.
  • Scalable IoT architectures, protocols and algorithms of sensor networks.
  • Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, resource allocation, quality of service (QoS) and fault tolerance in Sensor Networks.
  • Applications of hybrid sensor networks.
  • Design and evaluation of interfaces for smart devices in the IoT ecosystem.
  • Personalization of interactions in IoT.
  • Robotic integration in Smart Environments.
  • AI for the embedded IoT/IoE and Edge computing.

Sustainable Ambient Intelligence

  • AI & Machine learning for sustainable development goals.
  • Transparency and Explainability of AI.
  • Green computing and sustainability in ambient intelligence.
  • Renewable energy integration in ambient intelligence networks.
  • Social and ethical considerations in sustainable ambient intelligence.
  • Energy-efficient ambient intelligence systems.
  • Sustainable design principles for ambient intelligence environments.
  • Sustainability impact assessment of ambient intelligence technologies.
  • Resource optimization and conservation in ambient intelligence systems.
  • Circular economy approaches in ambient intelligence development.
  • Sustainable agriculture and food systems leveraging ambient intelligence.
  • Policy frameworks and regulations promoting sustainability in ambientintelligence deployment.

Special Session in Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) applied to Smart Environments (SE)

  • Enhancing SE with DLT: Explore how DLT can address SE challenges such as security, scalability, and data integrity.
  • Decentralized SE Architectures: Discuss the benefits and challenges of decentralizing SE networks using DLT.
  • Securing SE Devices with DLT: Examine how distributed ledgers can secure SE devices against hacking and unauthorized access.
  • Privacy-Preserving Mechanisms: Discuss DLT-based solutions for enhancing user privacy in SE applications.
  • Immutable Data Storage: Explore the use of distributed ledgers for immutable storage of SE data, ensuring data integrity and authenticity.
  • Data Sharing and Monetization: Discuss how DLT can facilitate secure data sharing and monetization in SE.
  • Automation with Smart Contracts: Explore the role of smart contracts in automating SE processes and transactions.
  • Use Cases of Smart Contracts in SE: Present real-world examples of smart contracts in SE applications, such as supply chain management and autonomous vehicles.
  • Scalability Challenges: Identify the scalability challenges in DLT-based SE.
  • Layer 2 and Alternative Solutions: Discuss layer 2 solutions like sidechains and state channels, as well as alternative DLTs (e.g., IOTA, Hedera Hashgraph) to improve scalability in SE.
  • Energy Consumption Issues: Address the energy consumption concerns of DLT and IoT devices.
  • Energy-efficient DLT Protocols: Explore energy-efficient DLT protocols and consensus mechanisms suitable for SE.
  • Cross-platform Interoperability: Discuss the challenges and solutions for achieving interoperability between different DLTs and SE platforms.
  • Standards and Protocols: Review existing standards and protocols that facilitate interoperability in DLT and SE.
  • Regulatory Challenges: Discuss the regulatory challenges of integrating DLT with SE.
  • Compliance Solutions: Present compliance solutions and frameworks for DLT-based SE.
  • Smart Cities: Discuss the application of DLT and IoT in developing smart cities.
  • Healthcare: Explore how DLT and IoT can improve healthcare through better data management and device interoperability.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics: Present case studies on the use of DLT and SE in supply chain management and logistics.
  • Emerging Trends: Discuss emerging trends at the intersection of DLT and SE.
  • Research Opportunities: Identify key research opportunities and challenges in the field.
  • Ethical Considerations: Discuss the ethical implications of using DLT and SE.
  • Impact on Society: Explore how these technologies can impact society positively and negatively.

Paper Submission

UCAmI invites high quality contributions describing significant, original and unpublished results for submission in the following categories:

Long papers

Max. 12 pages

Intended to allow presentation of academic research results of high quality. Submissions must contain an original contribution and may not have already been published in another forum, nor be subject to review for other conferences or publications. Contributions should include unpublished results of research, case studies or experiences that provide new evidence about the research or application regarding to the main topics. Articles accepted in this category will be published in the proceedings of the event. Long papers must not exceed 12 pages (including figures and appendices).

Short papers

Max. 6 pages

Intended to allow presentation of ongoing studies with partial (however, significant) results. Submissions must contain an original contribution and may not have already been published in another forum, nor be subject to review for other conferences or publications. Articles accepted in this category will be published in the proceedings of the event. Short papers must not exceed 6 pages (including figures and appendices).

Please ensure that your papers are formatted correctly and are within the specified page limits. Author information and templates are available in Information for LNNS Authors web, or downloading the templates here for Latex and Word. All papers should be written in English.

Submission Procedure

All submissions should be made by the CMT de Microsoft platform and must follow the LNNS (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems) Formatting Guidelines. You can submit your paper through the following: