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SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018 : The Third International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments

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Link: http://iaria.org/conferences2018/SMARTACCESSIBILITY18.html
 
When Mar 25, 2018 - Mar 29, 2018
Where Rome, Italy
Submission Deadline Nov 23, 2017
Notification Due Jan 12, 2018
Final Version Due Feb 5, 2018
Categories    IOT   accessibility   assistive technologies   social
 

Call For Papers

INVITATION:

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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

- SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, The Third International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments


CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS


SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, The Third International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2018/SMARTACCESSIBILITY18.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2018/SubmitSMARTACCESSIBILITY18.html


Event schedule: March 25 - 29, 2018 - Rome, Italy


Contributions:

- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- demos: two pages [posted at www.iaria.org]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]


Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]


Submission deadline: November 23, 2017


Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: http://www.proceedings.com/9769.html

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: http://www.thinkmind.org


The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html


SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2018/CfPSMARTACCESSIBILITY18.html

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Accessibility by design - fundamentals of inclusive design

Accessibility across the entire system lifecycle; Inclusive design of smart cities, smart buildings and smart environments; Universal design of welfare and everyday technology; Inclusive design approaches, techniques, and tools for inclusive design; Adaptation and personalization - Design for one vs. Design for all; Accessible and privacy preserving identity management and authentication; Multimodality and accessibility; Accessibility, Adaptivity and Design for all in Standardization; User-centric and participatory design; Universal usability; Accessibility and human-computer interaction

Accessibility and digital inclusion

Technology for independent living; Accessibility within e-organizations: Smart and inclusive work spaces; Inclusive working life; Good practices and experiences; Web and Internet accessibility for digital inclusion; Universally designed apps; Citizen services, e-government accessibility e-inclusion; Availability and affordability for everyone; Cognitive and behavioral psychology of end-user; Experiences and scenarios

Interaction-driven accessibility

Interaction patterns in smart environments; New interaction methods and modalities; Smart textiles and surfaces; Brain-Computer Interfaces; Universally accessible graphical and haptic design; Accessible touchscreens; Translation between modalities; Transcribing across the senses; Dynamic visualization; Images for visually impaired users; 3D printable accessible tactile pictures and images; Gestural interfaces; Automatic speech recognition; Visualizing phonemic information; Accessibility-oriented appliance displays; Fabric-based interactive surfaces; Tactile and visual feedback; Sonification techniques; Web datasets as accessible tables; Haptic screen interfaces; Accessible Web browsing

Internet of Things frameworks and accessibility

Personalization adaptation and accessibility functions of standard and specialized Internet of Things platforms; Enabling personalization while keeping privacy; Assistive technologies and interoperability

Assistive applications in Internet of Things scenarios

Independent navigation systems; Mobility for all; Spatial orientation systems; Universally accessible games; Ludology and narratology frameworks; Technologies for engaging various cultural heritages; Accessible multimedia systems; Games for rehabilitation; Voting systems for impaired people; Personal sensing of accessibility maps

Accessibility testing

Criteria and procedures for automated accessibility testing of intelligent user interfaces and Smart Environments; Design guidelines for accessible Internet of Things Applications and services; Use cases and test environments; Experiences, empirical studies on assistive technology scenarios in smart living labs and field tests; Opportunities and challenges of smart environments and the Internet of things for people with disabilities and older people

Accessibility devices and applications

Accessibility portable smart devices; Smartphone and tablet use; Smartphones for elders; Accessibility for Android; Web and mobile platforms; Smart wheelchairs; Smartphones for blind users; Haptic Gloves; Zebra-crossing spotter; Assistive attachments to prosthetic devices; Google glasses; Digital and tactile drawing systems; Accessible media players; Smartwatch for deaf people; Vibro-tactile feedback devices; Drones for navigating visually impaired; Accessible graphing calculator; Assistive mobile apps; Smartphone reminder apps; Mobile phone apps for sign languages; Apps for perception of spaces; Brain Computer Interaction for motor impaired people; Tools for rehabilitation of individuals with brain injury; Interactive and collaborative map for of the visually impaired; Customized 3D-printable tactile maps; Spatial databases for blind travelers; TeX-to-Braille transcribing

Accessibility-oriented e-learning and cognitive training

Computational accessibility environments; Accessible online education; Disabled students' accessibility; Quality of e-learning systems; Supporting bilingual literacy of deaf children, Accessible mobile-learning; Augmented reality tools; e-Testing with interactive images; Audiovisual translation; Mental model construction in blind learners; Educational games for children; Teaching preschoolers with autism; Accessible texts for autism; 3D printing for integrated classrooms; Sensory substitution training; Classes for deaf and hard-of-hearing students; Online courses for intellectually disability students; Teaching accessibility

Social accessibility services

Industry and research collaboration; Learning from practice and technology transfer; Assisting neurodiverse employees; Inclusive and productive technical workforce; Accessibility research; Mentoring people with disabilities; Participating users with mental and cognitive disabilities; Support for cognitively impaired workers; Personal health records for senior healthcare; Accessible mobile biometrics for elderly; Acceptability and accessibility of wearable computing; Accessible services for functional diversity; Performance-impaired people in manual assembly processes; Vocational prompting systems for people with cognitive impairments; Calendars for individuals with cognitive disabilities; Online banking systems for cognitively disable people; School inclusion process; Assistive technology for blind grocery shoppers; Conversational assistive systems; Assistive services for special diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer, Autism)

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SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2018/ComSMARTACCESSIBILITY18.html

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