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Special Sessions

Special sessions are very small and specialized events to be held during the conference as a set of oral and poster presentations that are highly specialized in some particular theme or consisting of the works of some particular international project. The goal of special sessions (minimum 4 papers; maximum 9) is to provide a focused discussion on innovative topics. All accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book, under an ISBN reference, and on digital support. All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library. SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). The proceedings are submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.


SPECIAL SESSIONS LIST

HSP 2018Special Session on Healthy and Secure People
Chair(s): Filipe Portela, Manuel Santos, José Machado, António Abelha and Anastasius Moumtzoglou

Special Session on Healthy and Secure People - HSP 2018

Paper Submission: January 17, 2018 (expired)
Authors Notification: January 25, 2018 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: February 2, 2018 (expired)


Co-chairs

Filipe Portela
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Portugal
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Manuel Santos
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Portugal
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José Machado
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Portugal
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António Abelha
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Portugal
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Anastasius Moumtzoglou
European Society for Quality in Healthcare
Greece
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Scope

HSP is an inter-disciplinary research area, which is focused on using scientific models, methodologies and technologies for enhancing human quality of life. In the next seven years 25% of EU citizens will be over the age of 60. An aging population opens a considerable sort of concerns, namely: understanding health, wellbeing and disease; preventing and diagnosing disease; treating and managing disease; active ageing and self-management of health; methods and knowledge; health care provision and integrated care. Following a person-centered approach, it deals directly with individuals and groups of individuals. The main goal of this workshop is contribute to the development of new approaches and enabling technologies that will enhance human quality of life, leading to healthier, innovation and secure societies.  


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