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REHAB 2019 : 5th Workshop on ICTs for improving Patients Rehabilitation Research Techniques

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Link: http://rehab-workshop.org/
 
When Aug 28, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019
Where Popayán, Colombia
Submission Deadline Apr 26, 2019
Notification Due May 31, 2019
Final Version Due Jun 28, 2019
Categories    rehabilitation   computer science   HCI   therapy
 

Call For Papers

REHAB 2019 ( http://www.rehab-workshop.org), which will be organized between the 11st-13rd of September 2019, in University of Cauca, Popayán-Colombia.

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.

TOPICS OF INTEREST
Key issues in this workshop will focus on (but are not limited to):

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

PUBLICATIONS

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:

Special Issue "UX for Children with Special Needs: Design, Interaction and Learning" (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/information/special_issues/UX_for_Children)

Romanian Journal of Human - Computer Interaction (http://rochi.utcluj.ro/rrioc/en/)

IMPORTANT DATES
Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Author Notification: May 31st, 2019
Camera-Ready Deadline: June 28th, 2019
Workshop Date: September 11st- September 13rd, 2019


PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

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

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

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

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

César Collazos
University of Cauca
Popayán-Colombia
ccollazo@unicauca.edu.co

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

Sandra Cano
University of San Buenaventura
Cali-Colombia
sandra.cano@gmail.com

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