Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health

5th International Conference, MindCare 2015, Milan, Italy, September 24-25, 2015, Revised Selected Papers

  • Silvia Serino
  • Aleksandar Matic
  • Dimitris Giakoumis
  • Guillaume Lopez
  • Pietro Cipresso
Conference proceedings MindCare 2015

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 604)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. All That Stress

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniela Villani, Chiara Cognetta, Davide Toniolo, Giuseppe Riva
      Pages 3-12
    3. Elena Smets, Pierluigi Casale, Ulf Großekathöfer, Bishal Lamichhane, Walter De Raedt, Katleen Bogaerts et al.
      Pages 13-22
    4. Yoshiki Nakashima, Jonghwa Kim, Simon Flutura, Andreas Seiderer, Elisabeth André
      Pages 23-33
  3. Listen and Watch: Audio and Voice Analysis in Mental Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Shuji Shinohara, Shunji Mitsuyoshi, Mitsuteru Nakamura, Yasuhiro Omiya, Gentaro Tsumatori, Shinichi Tokuno
      Pages 43-51
    3. Roi Kliper, Shirley Portuguese, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 52-62
    4. Nomi Vinokurov, David Arkadir, Eduard Linetsky, Hagai Bergman, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 63-71
    5. Talia Tron, Abraham Peled, Alexander Grinsphoon, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 72-81
  4. When Reality Bites Try Virtual Reality: Virtual Reality for Mental Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Dwi Hartanto, Willem-Paul Brinkman, Isabel L. Kampmann, Nexhmedin Morina, Paul G. M. Emmelkamp, Mark A. Neerincx
      Pages 85-98
    3. Irene Alice Chicchi Giglioli, Alice Chirico, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Elisa Pedroli, Federica Pallavicini et al.
      Pages 99-109
  5. M-HCI: Mental-Health-Computer Interaction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Yu Kobayashi, Dai Hasegawa, Shinichi Shirakawa, Hiroshi Sakuta, Eijun Nakayama
      Pages 131-139
    3. Salla Muuraiskangas, Elina Mattila, Pipsa Kyttälä, Mirva Koreasalo, Raimo Lappalainen
      Pages 140-149
    4. Dooyoung Jung, Eun Young Kim, Seong Hoon Jeong, Bong-Jin Hahm
      Pages 157-161
  6. Cognitive Problems and Old Age

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Sofia Segkouli, Ioannis Paliokas, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Magda Tsolaki, Charalampos Karagiannidis
      Pages 165-175
    3. José C. Rosales, Gabriel Marzinotto, Mounim A. El-Yacoubi, Sonia Garcia-Salicetti
      Pages 176-185
    4. Ioannis Kostavelis, Dimitrios Giakoumis, Sotiris Malasiotis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
      Pages 186-195
    5. Anastasios Karakostas, Ioulietta Lazarou, Georgios Meditskos, Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Magda Tsolaki
      Pages 196-206
  7. Stay Positive and Well

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Macarena Espinoza, Ernestina Etchemendy, Luis Farfallini, Cristina Botella, Rosa María Baños
      Pages 209-219
    3. András Sárkány, Zoltán Tősér, Anita L. Verő, András Lőrincz, Takumi  Toyama, Ehsan N. Toosi et al.
      Pages 220-229
    4. Adriana Mira, Juana Bretón-López, Azucena García-Palacios, Rosa Baños, Cristina Botella
      Pages 230-239
    5. Giulia Corno, Guadalupe Molinari, Macarena Espinoza, Rocio Herrero, Ernestina Etchemendy, Alba Carrillo Vega et al.
      Pages 240-246
  8. Help Me If You Can: Tech-Interventions for Mental Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Alice Cancer, Silvia Bonacina, Maria Luisa Lorusso, Pier Luca Lanzi, Alessandro Antonietti
      Pages 249-258
    3. Tobias Sonne, Kaj Grønbæk
      Pages 259-268
    4. Ernesto Zárate-Bravo, Juan-Pablo García-Vázquez, Marcela D. Rodríguez
      Pages 274-283
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 295-296

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health, MindCare 2015, held in Milan, Italy, in September 2015.

The 23 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions. The papers deal with the use of technologies in favor of maintaining and improving mental wellbeing. They focus on building new computing paradigms and on addressing a multitude of challenges in mental healthcare, for example in psychiatric and psychological domains with emphasis on new technologies, such as video and audio technologies and  mobile and wearable computing.


ambient intelligence artificial intelligence augmented reality data mining gesture recognition health informatics Human Computer Interaction (HCI) machine learning mental health mobile computing pervasive computing psychology semantics sensors stress ubiquitous computing user interfaces virtual reality wearable computing wellbeing

Editors and affiliations

  • Silvia Serino
    • 1
  • Aleksandar Matic
    • 2
  • Dimitris Giakoumis
    • 3
  • Guillaume Lopez
    • 4
  • Pietro Cipresso
    • 5
  1. 1.Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Telefonica I+DBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.The Centre for Research and TechnologyThessalomiki/ThermiGreece
  4. 4.Aoyama Gakuin UniversityTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-32269-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-32270-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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