Important Dates

Submission Length (including references) Submission Deadline Notification of Review Outcome Deadline for Camera-ready Receipt Registration Deadline
Full Paper 5-8 pages Jan 15th 30th, 2017 Feb 10th 24th, 2017 March 10th, 2017 March 31st, 2017
Short Paper 3-4 pages Feb 12th, 2017 March 10th, 2017 March 24th, 2017 March 31st, 2017
Poster Paper 1-2 pages Feb 12th March 26th, 2017 March 10th, 2017 March 28th, 2017 March 24th, 2017
March 31st, 2017
March 31st, 2017
Worshop Proposal 1-2 pages (no specific format) Jan 15th, 2017 Jan 23rd, 2017 N/A N/A
Worshop Papers 4-8 pages March 3rd 17th & 24th, 2017 March 17th 24th & 28th, 2017 March 31st, 2017 March 31st, 2017

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.

The submission guidelines are available here.

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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 Rehabilitatioin
  • User Interface Design and Usability
  • Reasoning Systems and Machine Learning
  • Affective Computing
  • 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