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Smart Homes and Health Telematics

6th International Conference, ICOST 2008 Ames, IA, USA, June 28-July 2, 2008 Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Sumi Helal
  • Simanta Mitra
  • Johnny Wong
  • Carl K. Chang
  • Mounir Mokhtari
Conference proceedings ICOST 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5120)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1: Assistive Technology to Improve Quality of Life for Older Adults and their Caregivers

    1. Kung-Ta Huang, Po-Yen Lin, Chih-Yen Chiang, Jui-Sheng Chang, Chih-Ning Huang, Chia-Tai Chan
      Pages 1-8
    2. Kejun Du, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou, Mounir Mokhtari, Mossaab Hariz, Weijun Qin
      Pages 9-17
    3. Chris Nugent, Ferial Moelaert, Richard Davies, Mark Donnelly, Stefan Savenstedt, Franka Meiland et al.
      Pages 18-25
  3. Session 2: Context Awareness/Autonomous Computing

    1. Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Antonello Scalmato, Antonio Sgorbissa, Renato Zaccaria
      Pages 26-33
  4. Session 3: Devices, Systems and Algorithms for Vision/Hearing/Cognitive/Communication Impairments

    1. John O’Donoghue, John Herbert, David Sammon
      Pages 54-61
    2. Jit Biswas, Aung Aung Phyo Wai, Victor Siang Fook Foo, Chris Nugent, Maurice Mulvenna, David Craig et al.
      Pages 62-72
    3. Julie Behan, David Prendergast, Lorcan Walsh, Brenda Quigley
      Pages 73-80
  5. Session 4: Home Health Monitoring and Intervention

    1. Liming Chen, Chris Nugent, Maurice Mulvenna, Dewar Finlay, Xin Hong, Michael Poland
      Pages 81-89
    2. Quoc-Cuong Pham, Yoann Dhome, Laetitia Gond, Patrick Sayd
      Pages 90-98
  6. Session 5: Human-Machine Interface and Ambient Intelligence

    1. Manfred Wojciechowski, Jinhua Xiong
      Pages 105-112
    2. Malek Baklouti, Eric Monacelli, Vincent Guitteny, Serge Couvet
      Pages 123-135
  7. Session 6: Modeling of Physical and Conceptual Information in Intelligent Environments

    1. Xin Hong, Chris Nugent, Maurice Mulvenna, Sally McClean, Bryan Scotney, Steven Devlin
      Pages 136-144
    2. Hojun Jaygarl, Katsunori Oyama, Jinchun Xia, Carl K. Chang
      Pages 153-160
  8. Session 7: Real World Deployments and Experiences in Smart Homes, Hospitals, and Living Communities

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference On Smart Homes and and Health Telematics, ICOST 2008, held in Ames, IA, USA, in June/July 2008.

The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 54 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on assistive technology to improve quality of life for older adults and their caregivers; context awareness/autonomous computing; devices, systems and algorithms for vision/hearing/cognitive/communication impairments; home health monitoring and intervention; human-machine interface and ambient intelligence; modeling of physical and conceptual information in intelligent environments; real world deployments and experiences in smart homes, hospitals, and living communities; and social/privacy/security issues.


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