Smart Homes and Health Telematics

12th International Conference, ICOST 2014, Denver, CO, USA, June 25-27, 2014, Revised Papers

  • Cathy Bodine
  • Sumi Helal
  • Tao Gu
  • Mounir Mokhtari
Conference proceedings ICOST 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8456)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 8456)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Design and Usability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. W. J. W. Keijzer-Broers, G. A. de Reuver, N. A. Guldemond
      Pages 3-12
    3. Kyle Boyd, Chris Nugent, Mark Donnelly, Roy Sterritt, Raymond Bond, Lorraine Lavery-Bowen
      Pages 21-28
    4. Drew Williams, Mong-Te Wang, Chih-Hung Chang, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, William Chu
      Pages 29-38
  3. Assistive and Sentient Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Drew Williams, Mong-Te Wang, Chih-Hung Chang, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, William Chu
      Pages 49-58
    3. Jacques Demongeot, Olivier Hansen, Ali Hamie, Hana Hazgui, Gilles Virone, Nicolas Vuillerme
      Pages 59-70
    4. Nirmalya Roy, Brooks Reed Kindle
      Pages 71-79
  4. Cognitive Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Jing Wang, Harshal Mahajan, Pamela Toto, Ashlee McKeon, Michael McCue, Dan Ding
      Pages 83-92
    3. Mark Beattie, Josef Hallberg, Chris Nugent, Kare Synnes, Ian Cleland, Sungyoung Lee
      Pages 93-102
    4. Mounir Mokhtari, Romain Endelin, Hamdi Aloulou, Thibaut Tiberghien
      Pages 103-109
    5. Kristina M. Martinez, Karen M. Mann, Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga, Jan M. Jasiewicz, Deborah Rugs, Yorick Wilks et al.
      Pages 110-118
  5. Activity Recognition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Kevin Bouchard, Bruno Bouchard, Abdenour Bouzouane
      Pages 121-128
    3. William Burns, Mark Donnelly, Nichola Booth
      Pages 147-154
  6. Context and Situation Awareness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Asad Masood Khattak, Amjad Usman, Sungyoung Lee
      Pages 157-164
    3. Patrice Roy, Bessam Abdulrazak, Yacine Belala
      Pages 165-174
    4. Hai Yu, Celine Maria Amrita Anthony Sunderraj, Carl K. Chang, Johnny Wong
      Pages 175-183
  7. Health IT

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Mahmood Ahmad, Zeeshan Pervez, Sungyoung Lee
      Pages 187-194
    3. Muhammad Bilal Amin, Mahmood Ahmad, Wajahat Ali Khan, Sungyoung Lee
      Pages 195-203
  8. Short Contributions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Marwa Hassan, Mirna Atieh
      Pages 207-212
    3. Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Drew Williams, Ivor D. Addo, S. Iqbal Ahamed, Daniel Petereit, Linda Burhansstipanov et al.
      Pages 213-218
    4. Blaine Reeder, George Demiris, Hilaire J. Thompson
      Pages 219-224
    5. Aaron Zaffke, Niharika Jain, Norah Johnson, Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Marta Magiera, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
      Pages 225-230
    6. Molham Darwish, Eric Senn, Christophe Lohr, Yvon Kermarrec
      Pages 231-237
    7. Kevin Michael Amaral, Ping Chen, William S. Carter, John Sanchez
      Pages 238-241
    8. Elizabeth Sarah Martin, Chris Nugent, Raymond Bond, Suzanne Martin
      Pages 249-254
    9. Yorick Wilks, Jan M. Jasiewicz, Roberta Catizone, Lucian Galescu, Kristina M. Martinez, Deborah Rugs
      Pages 255-260
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 261-262

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2014, held in Denver, CO, USA in June 2014.

The 21 revised full papers presented together with three keynote papers and 9 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Design and Usability, assistive and sentient environments, cognitive technology, activity recognition, context and situation awareness, Health IT, and short contributions.


Agile Development Ambient Assisted Living Brain Computer Interface Cloud Computing Computer-mediated Communication Context-awareness Dementia Elderly People Human Computer Interfaces Interoperability Middleware Ontologies RFID Tracking Reinforcement Learning Semantic Web Smartphone Social Media Software as a service User-centered design Web 2.0

Editors and affiliations

  • Cathy Bodine
    • 1
  • Sumi Helal
    • 2
  • Tao Gu
    • 3
  • Mounir Mokhtari
    • 4
  1. 1.University of ColoradoDenverUSA
  2. 2.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  3. 3.RMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  4. 4.Institut Mines Telecom/CNRS IPAL (UMI 2955)SingaporeSingapore

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14423-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14424-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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