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AISB YouTube Channel

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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Technologies for Assessing Activities of Daily Living (TA-ADL)

http://www.adlscales.org/taadl

*   Technologies for Assessing Activities of Daily Living  (TA-ADL)    *
*   February 13-15 2008, Innsbruck, Austria                                    *
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Second call for papers.
 
http://www.adlscales.org/taadl
 
A special session at The Sixth IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering ~BioMED 2008~ organised by Bart Jansen and Rudi Deklerck from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
 
The goal of this special session is to gather leading geriatrists, engineers, and computer scientists in order to discuss the latest technological aids for assessing ADL scales. This workshop is seeking contributions from medical doctors focusing on how technological aids related to ADL monitoring could influence the quality, speed, ease, and cost of diagnosing and monitoring patients. On the other hand, engineers are asked to submit papers proposing technical solutions for ADL assessment, including wireless sensor networks or vision based approaches.
 
Important dates:
 
* September 15, 2007 * Paper submission
* November 1, 2007 * Notification of acceptance
* November 15, 2007 * Camera-ready submissions
* February 13-15, 2008 * Conference and special sessions
 
Submission:
 
Authors are requested to submit full papers (6 pages, single column) by emailing them to the session's organizer (bjansen@etro.vub.ac.be). The submission deadline is September 15, 2007.
 
 
 
Dr. Bart Jansen
http://www.etro.vub.ac.be/Personal/bjansen
bjansen@etro.vub.ac.be
+32 (2) 6291892
ETRO - Room X03b
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussel, Belgium