Digital Home and e-Health

Special Session in

The 16th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS 2010)

Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA October 14 to October 16, 2010
(URL: http://www.ksi.edu/seke/dms10.html)
Organized by Knowledge Systems Institute, U.S.A.


As the average lifespan among human beings increases, the market of e-health for the elders also concentrates more attentions in the world. Technologies for e-health (in digital home) are widely discussed recently. Some successful key factors are to integrate IT techniques and to model innovative services. Furthermore, interactive multimedia for the elders will come from various devices and sensors over Internet. Those result in more conveniences for the elders. In this special session, we would like to seek innovative technologies to promote e-health in digital home. The scope of this special session includes, but not limited to, the following:

Wireless Sensor Networks enabled e-health applications, Innovative e-Health Services, Applicable / Reasonable services for the elders, Smart Multimedia devices / sensors, Home devices integration and management, Middleware development for e-health, Vital signals mining and emergency alerting, Diseases risk estimation, Agent-based approaches to care elders, Personal information management (PIM), Smart personal information filter (PIF), Electronic medical records exchange, Smart remote diagnosis technology, and Heuristic optimization engine applications.

The 16th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia systems (DMS 2010) will be held at Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA October 14 to October 16, 2010.

The deadline for paper submission is April 30, 2010. Other relevant information about the conference as well as how to submit papers can be found on

http://www.ksi.edu/seke/dms10.html

Question can also be sent to the session chairs.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Papers are submitted through the conference paper submission website listed below. Please select the "Digital Home and e-Health - Chu, Chang and Yang" which will appear in the pull-down menu for paper type menu appearing in the Paper Submission Form (http://conf.ksi.edu/dms2010/submit/SubmitPaper.php).

SESSION CHAIRS

Chih-Ping Chu (chucp@csie.ncku.edu.tw), National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Yeim-Kuan Chang (ykchang@mail.ncku.edu.tw), National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Chi-Lu Yang (stwin@iii.org.tw), IDEAS, Institute for Information Industry, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

IMPORTANT DATES