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SI Technology Aging 2014 : CFP Special Issue on Technology for an Aging Society


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Submission Deadline Mar 3, 2014
Notification Due May 3, 2014
Categories    artificial intelligence   active ageing   gerontology   healthy ageing

Call For Papers

Inteligencia Artificial ( is an open access journal promoted and sponsored by the Latin American Society Artificial Intelligence (IBERAMIA– Due to the increasing interest in the development of methods and tools for increasing the health and the quality of life of the elderly, we are preparing a Special Issue on Technology for an Aging Society.

The proportion of older people is increasing rapidly all over the world. This trend has major social and economic implications. In order to reduce costs of formal health care and to increase the quality of life of the elder, technology needs to address various aging related physical and cognitive health problems such as deterioration of physical function, lack of medication adherence, cognitive decline and loneliness.

Artificial Intelligence Technologies have an increasingly important role for promoting healthy active ageing. These technologies have been successfully used during the last years to develop new health and e-health applications, to promote safe independent living, to decrease the isolation of older people, to provide specialized education environments for the elderly and so on.

The main aim of this Special Issue is to collect contributions, surveys, ideas, applications, case studies and relevant research advances on the topic of the impact of intelligent technologies in the aging society. Ideas and contributions from PhD students are also welcome.
Special focus is on multi-disciplinary approaches on the following, non-exhaustive, list of topics:

• AI for Health
o Rehabilitation systems (including games)
o Persuasive technology for health aging
o Smart houses
o Detection and prevention of psychological illness
o Medication adherence
• AI in Education
o Personalized e-learning
o Accessibility guidelines
o Digital literacy
o Serious games
• AI for the Social Inclusion
o Socialization and emotional wellbeing in aging population
o Intergenerational relationships
o Active ageing
o Accessibility guidelines


Abstract submission: as early as possible
Paper submission: 3rd March 2014
First round review notification: 3rd May 2014
Revised paper submission: 3rd June 2014
Final decision: August 2014
Special issue (planned): October 2014


Submission must contain original and high quality work not currently under review or accepted by another journal or conference with formal proceedings. Submission must be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
Authors are invited to send a preliminary abstract to the guest editors as early as possible. Feedback on appropriateness of the abstract to the special issue will be given within two weeks.
Submit your manuscript in PDF format according to the style of one of the following models:

• Latex model (
• Word model (

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the corresponding editor, Dr. Emilia Garcia (


Dr. Emilia Garcia, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Dr. Adriana Giret, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Prof. Vicente Botti, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain


Prof. Juan M. Corchado - Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Prof. Hamideh Afsarmanesh - University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Prof. David Riaño - University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Dr. Ludovico Ciferri – International University of Japan , Japan
Prof. Jordi Garcés - Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Prof. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Prof. Stefania Bandini - University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
D. Roger Esteller Curto - Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Dr. Carla da Silva Santana - Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

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