CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

REHAB 2019 Workshop

5TH WORKSHOP ON ICTS FOR IMPROVING PATIENTS REHABILITATION RESEARCH TECHNIQUES


GOALS AND TOPICS

REHAB 2016


Universidad de Cauca
Popayán-Colombia

Calle 5 Nº 4-70

www.unicauca.edu.co



SCOPE

During the last few years, there has been increasing interest in the application of Virtual Reality and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), in the field of rehabilitation, with clinical results that prove their effectiveness.

The virtual reality is being an increasingly used method in physical rehabilitation, allowing individualized treatments, as to facilitate learning motivation, to finally, provides patients pleasant and enjoyable homework exercises. This is can be done, for example, by applying the use of Nintendo Wii Balance Board, a low-cost visual biofeedback systems, and the implementation of programs for improving the patients balance.

OBJECTIVE

This workshop invites authors to submit contributions on concepts Virtual Rehabilitation Discussion, applications, techniques or environments where interaction design play a central role by improving the rehabilitation process at all levels.

Previous editions:






Topics:

  • Virtual and enhanced environments
  • Motor rehabilitation
  • Neuroimaging in rehabilitation
  • Virtual rehabilitation
  • Clinical assessment
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Communication and language
  • Ambisonics and audio environments
  • Haptic devices
  • Sensory impairment
  • Medical systems
  • Input devices, sensors and actuators
  • Multi-user systems for user interaction
  • Computer access
  • Virtual humans
  • Balance, posture and mobility
  • Communications aids
  • Tools for architectural/CAD design
  • Product design, testing and prototyping
  • Training tools for rehabilitation
  • Augmented reality applications
  • Human factors
  • Rehabilitation robotics
  • Children with disabilities


Submission and Publication

Submission

We invite researchers interested in these topics to submit a workshop paper (4 pages) using the ACM format for papers. Please find detailed instructions on the REHAB Web Page Papers should be submitted in PDF format via EasyChair submission page.

Please note that at least one author of an accepted paper must register for the REHAB workshop.

A Wiki for Calls for Papers.

Publication

All accepted submissions would be published in the ACM Digital Library, and Extended into Springer Chapter books to be indexed by dblp, Scopus and Science Direct and submitted to Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Science (ISI Web of Science).

All accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended version for inclusion in a special issue of an (ISI) International Journal, according to the paper topic:

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: April 26th

Author Notification: May 31th

Camera-Ready Deadline: June 28th, 2019

Workshop Date: August 28th-30th, 2019




To register in the Workshop, please send the next information to e-mail (ccollazo@unicauca.edu.co, spcano@usbcali.edu.co): Name / Surname / Country / Paper number / Contact email.

We will contact you for payment.


Workshop Program Committee

Belinda Lange.
Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California

Willem-Paul Brinkman.
Delft University of Technology

Mariano Luis Alcañiz.
Instituto Interuniversitario de Investigación en Bioingeniería

Beatriz Rey.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Christos Bouras.
University of Patras

Imre Cikajlo.
Univerzitetni rehabilitacijski inštitut Republike Slovenije

Roberto Lloréns.
Instituto Interuniversitario de Investigación en Bioingeniería

José Antonio Gil.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Mónica Cameirão.
University of Madeira

Sergi Bermudez.
University of Madeira

Emily Keshner.
Temple University

Hermenegildo Gil.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Kjartan Halvorsen.
Uppsala University

Thalmann Daniel.
University of Paul Sabatier

Rosa Maria E. Moreira.
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Georgina Cárdenas-López.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Evelyne Klinger.
French National Research Agency

Ben Challis.
Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries

Patricia Mesa Gresa.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Hermenegildo Gil Gómez.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

José Antonio Lozano Quilis.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Organizers

Organizers and Sponsors


Co-chairs:

Habib M. Fardoun, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
(hfardoun@kau.edu.sa)

Elena de La Guia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
(MElenaL.Guia1@alu.uclm.es )

Sergio Albiol Pérez, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Aragón (IIS). Univesrity of Zaragoza.
(salbiol@unizar.es )



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Organization Committee:

César A. Collazos, University of Cauca, Popayán- Colombia
(ccollazo@unicauca.edu.co)

Julio Hurtado, University of Cauca, Popayán - Colombia
(ahurtado@unicauca.edu.co)

Sandra P. Cano, University of San Buenaventura, Cali - Colombia
(spcano@usbcali.edu.co)