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CONCERTO 2014 : First workshop on Wireless Solutions for Healthcare Applications (IEEE MoWNet)

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Link: http://www.mownet.org/workshopconcerto.html
 
When Sep 8, 2014 - Sep 10, 2014
Where Rome, Italy
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2014
Notification Due Jun 25, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 30, 2014
Categories    communications   multimedia   networking   signal processing
 

Call For Papers

http://ict-concerto.eu/wsha2014/

First workshop on Wireless Solutions for Healthcare Applications

Workshop objectives

Recent evolutions in ICT technologies have paved the way to new applications in a wide range of areas.

One of the fields that can benefit the most from the improvement in networking and computing capabilities falls into the healthcare domain. Several projects and research activities aim to lead the evolution from traditional health practices to advanced eHealth services. This includes the possibility to proceed to early diagnosis of patients (i.e., before even the patient reaches a hospital), to remote cares without the physical presence of doctors, and to several other applications that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the medical interventions and the comfort of both patients and medical personnel. An interesting and particularly challenging subset of eHealth applications concerns mHealth services, for which typical mobility and wireless transmission problems are combined with medical constraints, e.g., sufficient quality for diagnostic purposes.

To foster the introduction of eHealth and mHealth services in the traditional medical practices, further work needs to be carried out in particular to guarantee the flawless transmission, through a resource-constrained environment as in wireless networks, of medical data, images, and videos in order to achieve the level of quality required by medical staff to promptly make correct diagnosis. Moreover, strong requirements in terms of data protection, secure transmissions and data privacy have to be fulfilled when dealing with sensitive information like medical data. Not to mention suitable network advances for an efficient, flexible and possibly backward compatible, exploitation of available resources over a mixture of wired and wireless technologies under the common IP-based infrastructure of the Next-Generation Networks.

The main aim of this workshop is to bring together representatives of academia, industry and healthcare to present recent advances in wireless solutions that can benefit the development of new eHealth and mHealth applications.



Workshop topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

New eHealth and mHealth applications
New medical procedures to improve the exploitation of eHealth solutions
Remote diagnosis and telemedicine
3D/4D medical images and videos transmission
Multiview video transmission
Media adaptation in wireless transmissions
Efficient and transparent multimedia transmission over a mixed wired and wireless environment
Deployment of heterogeneous wireless networks in clinical environment
Image and video coding, especially for compression of medical content
Evaluation of QoE of medical videos and images
Security, trust, and privacy in wireless/mobile communications
Data protection
Architecture solutions for emergency scenarios
Heterogeneous networks
Cross-layer communication, solutions and architectures
Mobility management solutions

All accepted and presented workshop papers will be published in the MoWNet 2014 Proceedings and will be included on IEEExplore.

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