Call for Papers

We would like to invite researchers working in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction, healthcare and assisted living to submit their original research findings to the PETRA conference.

Please check the submission guidelines and the deadlines for further details.

The conference proceedings, including the workshop papers, will be a volume in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series in the ACM Digital Library.

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Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Big Data Management
  • Data Privacy and Remote Health Monitoring
  • Games for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • User Interface Design and Usability
  • Reasoning Systems and Machine Learning
  • Affective Computing
  • Cyberlearning : Theory, Methods and Technologies
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Human monitoring
  • Haptics
  • Gesture and Motion Tracking
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Wearable Computing
  • Interactions and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Applications include, but are not limited to:

  • Sensor networks for pervasive health care
  • Mobile and wireless technologies
  • Healthcare privacy and data security
  • Smart rehabilitation systems
  • Game design for cognitive assessment and social interaction
  • Behavior monitoring systems
  • Computer vision in healthcare
  • Virtual and augmented reality environments
  • Ambient assisted living
  • Navigation systems
  • Collaboration and data sharing
  • Wearable devices
  • Drug delivery evaluation
  • Vocational safety and health monitoring
  • Eyetracking
  • Telemedicine and biotechnology
  • Technologies for senior living
  • Social impact of pervasive technologies
  • Intelligent assistive environments
  • Technologies to provide assessment and intervention for Stroke recovery, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis
  • Technologies for improving quality of daily living
  • Robotics research for rehabilitation and tele-rehabilitation
  • Innovative design for smart wheelchairs and smart canes
  • Computer based training systems for artificial limbs and prosthetics
  • Disability computing: Smart systems to assist persons with visual, hearing, and loss of limb functionalities
  • Smart Cities of the Future
  • Assistive Technologies for Urban Environments