Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health

5th International Conference, MindCare 2015, Milan, Italy, September 24-25, 2015, Revised Selected Papers

  • Silvia Serino
  • Aleksandar Matic
  • Dimitris Giakoumis
  • Guillaume Lopez
  • Pietro Cipresso

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 604)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. All That Stress

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniela Villani, Chiara Cognetta, Davide Toniolo, Giuseppe Riva
      Pages 3-12
    3. Elena Smets, Pierluigi Casale, Ulf Großekathöfer, Bishal Lamichhane, Walter De Raedt, Katleen Bogaerts et al.
      Pages 13-22
    4. Yoshiki Nakashima, Jonghwa Kim, Simon Flutura, Andreas Seiderer, Elisabeth André
      Pages 23-33
  3. Listen and Watch: Audio and Voice Analysis in Mental Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Shuji Shinohara, Shunji Mitsuyoshi, Mitsuteru Nakamura, Yasuhiro Omiya, Gentaro Tsumatori, Shinichi Tokuno
      Pages 43-51
    3. Roi Kliper, Shirley Portuguese, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 52-62
    4. Nomi Vinokurov, David Arkadir, Eduard Linetsky, Hagai Bergman, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 63-71
    5. Talia Tron, Abraham Peled, Alexander Grinsphoon, Daphna Weinshall
      Pages 72-81
  4. When Reality Bites Try Virtual Reality: Virtual Reality for Mental Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Dwi Hartanto, Willem-Paul Brinkman, Isabel L. Kampmann, Nexhmedin Morina, Paul G. M. Emmelkamp, Mark A. Neerincx
      Pages 85-98
    3. Irene Alice Chicchi Giglioli, Alice Chirico, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Elisa Pedroli, Federica Pallavicini et al.
      Pages 99-109
  5. M-HCI: Mental-Health-Computer Interaction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Yu Kobayashi, Dai Hasegawa, Shinichi Shirakawa, Hiroshi Sakuta, Eijun Nakayama
      Pages 131-139
    3. Salla Muuraiskangas, Elina Mattila, Pipsa Kyttälä, Mirva Koreasalo, Raimo Lappalainen
      Pages 140-149

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health, MindCare 2015, held in Milan, Italy, in September 2015.

The 23 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 40 submissions. The papers deal with the use of technologies in favor of maintaining and improving mental wellbeing. They focus on building new computing paradigms and on addressing a multitude of challenges in mental healthcare, for example in psychiatric and psychological domains with emphasis on new technologies, such as video and audio technologies and  mobile and wearable computing.


ambient intelligence artificial intelligence augmented reality data mining gesture recognition health informatics Human Computer Interaction (HCI) machine learning mental health mobile computing pervasive computing psychology semantics sensors stress ubiquitous computing user interfaces virtual reality wearable computing wellbeing

Editors and affiliations

  • Silvia Serino
    • 1
  • Aleksandar Matic
    • 2
  • Dimitris Giakoumis
    • 3
  • Guillaume Lopez
    • 4
  • Pietro Cipresso
    • 5
  1. 1.Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Telefonica I+DBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.The Centre for Research and TechnologyThessalomiki/ThermiGreece
  4. 4.Aoyama Gakuin UniversityTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-32269-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-32270-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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