AmI_Environments@EPIA2011

AmI_Environments@EPIA2011 :: CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Track on Ambient Intelligence Environments (AmI Environments 2011)
15th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence – EPIA 2011
10th-13th October, 2011 :: Lisbon, Portugal
http://epia2011.appia.pt
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is a paradigm emerging from Artificial Intelligence (AI), where computers are used as proactive tools assisting people with their day-to-day activities, making everyone’s life more comfortable.

These environments should be aware of the needs of people, customizing requirements and forecasting behaviours.

AmI environments may be highly diverse, such as homes, offices, meeting rooms, schools, hospitals, control centers, transport facilities, tourist attractions, stores, sport installations, music devices, etc.

In the track on AmI Environments we will create a multi-disciplinary discussion forum that will bring together researchers from the different fields addressed discussing issues in Artificial Intelligence topics included in the Ambient Intelligence environments. Researchers are welcome to present both theoretical and practical works as well as the lessons learned with their application in the varied range of domains. Emphasis will be placed on the presentation of concrete systems, discussion of implementation and development challenges and sharing of conclusions achieved and relevant results.

CONTRIBUTIONS
In order to fulfill these objectives, submissions of substantial, original and previously unpublished work are invited in all areas of Ambient Intelligence.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to: 
– Applications
– Ambient Assisted Living
– Ubiquitous Computing
– Artificial Intelligence for AmI
– Intelligent Environments
– Pervasive Computing
– Context Aware Computing
– Agent & Multiagent Systems for AmI
– Mobile Computing
– Sentient Computing
– e-Health
– Context Modelling
– AmI for e-Learning
– On-line Dispute Resolution
– Memory Assistant

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS and PAPERS FORMAT
Papers should not exceed fifteen (15) pages in length and must be formatted according to the information for LNCS authors. Papers must be submitted in PDF (Adobe’s Portable Document Format) format and will not be accepted in any other format.

Papers that exceed 15 pages or do not follow the LNCS guidelines risk being rejected automatically without a review. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference. More information about the Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) are available on the Springer LNCS Web site http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0.

SUBMITTING PAPERS
In order to submit a paper, authors must register at the EPIA 2011 conference management system (available soon), using the entry of the AmI_Environments.

IMPORTANT DATES
Submission deadline:           10th May, 2011
Notification of acceptance:    10st June, 2011
Camera-ready papers:           1st July, 2011
EPIA 2011 Conference:          10th – 13th October, 2011

PUBLICATION
As usual in the EPIA conference series, a set of the best full accepted papers will be published in a volume of the LNAI series published by Springer, edited by EPIA 2011 Conference Chairs.

All other accepted papers presented at the conference appear in a published book.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Paulo Novais, University of Minho, Portugal (pjon@di.uminho.pt) Ana Almeida, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal (ana@dei.isep.ipp.pt) Sara Rodriguez, University of Salamanca, Spain (srg@usal.es)
CONTACTS AmI_Environments@EPIA2011
http://epia2011.appia.pt
http://isrt.di.uminho.pt/ae2011/
email: amie2011@appia.pt

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