UCAmI & IWAAL 2012

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6th International Conference Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence & 4th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living
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6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence & 4th International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living (UCAmI-IWAAL 2012)
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, December 3-5th, 2012

Deadline Paper Submission : June 15, 2012

Selected papers will be published in the following journals:
- Journal of Universal Computer Science – Ambient Intelligence & Sustainable Computing (JCR indexed)
- Journal of Universal Computer Science – Ambient Assisted Living: Home Care (JCR indexed)
- Journal of Ambient Intelligence & Humanized Computing
Important dates:
Paper submission: June 15, 2012
Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2012
Camera-ready version: September 15, 2012
Conference dates: December 3-5, 2012
Topics of interest

UCAmI - 2012
Sustainable Computing:
- Use of sensors for environmental monitoring
- Smart Control for eco-friendly devices and building
- Eco-aware Devices, Services and Environments
- AmI for a Greener Planet
- Green Computing and Power-Aware Middleware
- Smart Cities
Human Interaction in Ambient Intelligence:
- Human-Centric Interfaces for AmI environments (multi-modal, touch computing, NFC, 2D codes)
- Context- and Location-aware Frameworks and Sensing (context modelling, user-adaptability, automatic-generation of user interfaces, sentient computing, knowledge-based approach, affective and social interfaces, etc.)
- Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
- Smart-object based interaction, persuasive computing and Tangible Interactions.
- Ubiquitous and Ambient Displays Environments, Wall Displays, Urban Displays, Multi-screen Environments.
- Detection and Support for collaboration, User Intentions and Activity Recognition, Analysis of Psychological User States
- Digital TV-based interfaces
ICT instrumentation and Middleware support for Smart Environments and Objects:
- Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)
- RFID and 2-D codes for real-world labelling
- Smart Sensors
- Wearable Computing
- Custom made internet-connected objects
- Semantic Middleware Infrastructure (Semantic Web, OSGi, DLNA, DPWS, Home automation standards)
Adding intelligence for Environment Adaptation:
- Knowledge Representation and Management for user and environment modelling and understanding (Ontologies, Semantic Web, Logic, Expert Systems Multi-agents)
- Autonomic Computing, Responsive and Proactive Systems and Dynamic Reconfiguration
- Ontologies for user and environment modelling and understanding
- Learning, Reasoning and Adaptation Techniques over context models. Collaborative Smart objects
- Linked Open Data applied to Smart Environments
Key application domains for Ambient Intelligence:
- Internet of Things and Social Web of Things
- Social Robotics
- Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

IWAAL - 2012
Human-Computer Interaction at AAL environments:
- Ubiquitous and Mobile Interfaces
- Tangible Interfaces
- Multi-modal Interaction
- Virtual and Augmented Reality for AAL
- Sensor-based Interfaces
- Agent-based Interfaces
- Robot-based Interfaces
- Computer Vision
- Innovative Interaction Devices
- Mobile Interaction
- Interaction for Inclusion
Intelligent Healthcare and Homecare Environments:
- Ambient Intelligence for AAL
- E-Learning for AAL
- Artificial Intelligence techniques for AAL
- Context-Awareness in Assistive Environments
- Modeling of human activity and behaviour for providing timely assistance
- Collaborative Systems for AAL
- Decision Support Systems
- Knowledge Management
- Architectures for developing AAL Environments
- Applications for elderly people with few resources
- Accessibility
Sensing and Monitoring:
- Identification and Sensing Technologies
- Risks Detection
- Activity Recognition
- Tele-mobile monitoring
- Diet & Exercise monitoring
- Supervising the taking of drugs
- Vital Signs Supervision
AAL Environments:
- Smart Homes & Supervised Homes
- Hospital Communication Management for AAL
- Geriatric Residences
- Living Labs
- Getting older in rural areas
Key applications domains:
- Chronic diseases
- Frailty
- Dementia
- Rehabilitation
- Ocupational therapy
- Emotional Support
- Healthcare and Social Wellness

General Co-Chairs
José Bravo, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)
Diego López-de-Ipiña, University of Deusto (Spain)
Contact: grupo.mami@uclm.es