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MobileHealth 2014 : ACM Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare (MobileHealth 2014) CFP


When Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 14, 2014
Where Philadelphia, PA, USA
Submission Deadline Apr 8, 2014
Notification Due Apr 29, 2014
Final Version Due May 6, 2014
Categories    wireless   healthcare   sensor   network

Call For Papers

*ACM International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare (MobileHealth)*
Organized in conjunction with
*ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc)*
Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11-14, 2014

The fourth International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare (MobileHealth) provides a forum for the presentation of research and development covering aspects of mobile health monitoring, diagnostics and analytics that are essential to improve safety and efficiency in health care. The goal of the workshop is to bring together medical device specialists, including researchers, developers, and caregivers, from clinical environments, industry, research laboratories, academia, and government to identify and address challenges facing the design, manufacture, certification, and use of mobile devices and data for health care.

The workshop will include presentations of experimental and theoretical achievements, innovative wireless systems, prototyping efforts, case studies and advances in technology related to wireless healthcare networking and systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Theme I: Mobile Platforms for Healthcare

* Wearable and implantable wireless sensors for healthcare
* Energy efficiency in wireless health monitoring
* Usability, user-friendliness and reusability
* Disposable and cost-effective electronics
* Testbed and validation

Theme II: Network Systems for Healthcare

* Communications infrastructure for mobile healthcare apps
* Pervasive wireless communications in healthcare
* Protocols for wireless healthcare
* Wireless monitoring and ambient assisted applications for healthcare
* Service and device discovery

Theme III: Apps and Analytics for Mobile Healthcare

* Scalability, performance and reliability of mobile healthcare apps
* Data fusion, data mining and context elaboration
* Diagnostic and decision support algorithms
* Standards for mobile healthcare

Paper Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers must not be published or under review for another workshop, conference, or journal. Authors should clearly identify how their considered topics relate to issues on wireless healthcare networking systems. Proposals describing an overall working system are particularly of interest. All submissions will be handled electronically and must be in PDF format. Paper submissions for regular papers must be limited to 6 pages (US letter size, 8.5 x 11 inches) including text, figures, and references. The font size must be at least 10 points. Papers should be formatted according to the LaTex class file or the Word document template. Submissions should be made through EDAS. Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: April 8, 2014
Acceptance Notification: April 29, 2014
Camera-ready Version: May 06, 2014
More Information:


* General Chairs *

Roozbeh Jafari, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Rahul Mangharam, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Rong Zheng, McMaster University, Canada
Emmanuel Baccelli, INRIA, Paris, France

* Steering Committee *

Saadi Boudjit, University of Paris 13, France
Philippe JACQUET, Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, France
Anis Laouiti, Telecom Sud-Paris, France
Paul Muhlethaler, INRIA, France
Majid Sarrafzadeh, UCLA Wireless Health Institute, USA

* Technical Program Committee *

Sandeep Gupta,Arizona State University, USA
Krishna Venkatasubramanian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Bharadwaj Amrutur, Indian Institute of Science, India
Robert F Dickerson, College of William and Mary, USA
Julien Penders, Holst Centre, IMEC, Netherlands
Hassan Ghasemzadeh, UCLA, USA
Mi Zhang, Cornell University, USA
Qixin Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Kyung-Joon Park, DGIST, Korea
Sathosh Kumar, University of Memphis, USA

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