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Special Session
Special Session on
Technology, Elderly & Games
 - TEG 2020

3 - 5 May, 2020 - Prague, Czech Republic

Within the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - ICT4AWE 2020


CO-CHAIRS

Sandra Baldassarri
University of Zaragoza
Spain

 
Brief Bio
Sandra Baldassarri received a B.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1992 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 2004. She is Associate Professor in Computer Science Department at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Her research interests include affective computing, multimodal interfaces, tangible and natural interaction, and their application in health and educational fields. In these areas she published a numerous papers in conferences and journals and participates as part of the scientific and organizer committees of several Human Computer Interaction national and international conferences.
Cesar Collazos
Universidad del Cauca
Colombia
http://www.unicauca.edu.co/~ccollazo
 
Brief Bio
César A. Collazos, Full Professor Computer Science Department at Universidad del Cauca-Colombia. Head of IDIS Research group and coordinator of HCI-Collab (Iberoamerican collaborative network supporting HCI education). Phd in Computer Science (Universidad de Chile). His main research areas include: CSCL, HCI and CSCW.
Eva Cerezo
University of Zaragoza
Spain
http://webdiis.unizar.es/~ecb/
 
Brief Bio
Eva Cerezo received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2002. She is Associate Professor at the School of Engineering and Architecture and Head of the Computer Sciences and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Zaragoza. She leads the AffectiveLab (http://giga.cps.unizar.es/affectivelab/), a research group that focuses on affective multimodal human computer interaction, tangible tabletops and virtual humans. In particular, her main research focuses in affective virtual humans, tangible interaction and special educational needs children. She is author of more than 80 international publications with more than 1000 citations She is member of the program committee o reviewer of several international conferences such as “AIPO Congreso Internacional de Interacción Persona Ordenador”, “ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)”, “ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI)”, ACM Interaction Design and Children (IDC), ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP), International Conference on Advanced Computer Entertainment (ACE)… She is chair of the ACM SIGCHI Spanish Local Chapter.

SCOPE

TEG is an interdisciplinary research area focuses in the development and use of digital games and technology for improving the quality of life of elderly people. Older people represent a growing proportion of the world population and they often suffer from social isolation and digital exclusion. In line with other transformations produced by the incorporation of ICTs, there is a need to develop applications for older adults, incorporating them into the digital culture and promoting their active aging. Games and entertainment systems have been demonstrated to give beneficial effects for the user, at physical and cognitive level, fostering physical and intellectual activity of adults through playful experiences.

Topics

  • Games for Seniors and the Elderly
  • ICT for Aging Well
  • Improving eHealth Through Games
  • Digital Inclusion of Elderly People
  • Wearable Technology for Games for Seniors
  • ICT Games for Rehabilitation
  • Elderly People User Experience
  • HCI for Elderly People

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission: March 3, 2020
Authors Notification: March 17, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration: March 25, 2020

SPECIAL SESSION PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Philipp Brauner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Philipp Brauner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Jesús Gallardo Casero, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Rosa Gil, Universidad de Lerida, Spain
Josefina Guerrero, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Mexico
Julio Hurtado, University of Cauca, Colombia
Lucila Ishitani, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Javier Jaen, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Elena Navarro, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

PAPER SUBMISSION

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.

PUBLICATIONS

After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library

SECRETARIAT CONTACTS

ICT4AWE Special Sessions - TEG 2020
e-mail: ict4ageingwell.secretariat@insticc.org
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