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Toward Useful Services for Elderly and People with Disabilities

9th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2011, Montreal, Canada, June 20-22, 2011. Proceedings

  • Bessam Abdulrazak
  • Sylvain Giroux
  • Bruno Bouchard
  • Hélène Pigot
  • Mounir Mokhtari


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Conference proceedings ICOST 2011

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6719)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Smart Home and Village

    1. Aitor Almeida, Pablo Orduña, Eduardo Castillejo, Diego López-de-Ipiña, Marcos Sacristan
      Pages 1-8
    2. Barnan Das, Chao Chen, Adriana M. Seelye, Diane J. Cook
      Pages 9-16
    3. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook
      Pages 17-24
    4. Ahmad Jalal, Md. Zia Uddin, Jeong Tai Kim, Tae-Seong Kim
      Pages 25-32
    5. Belkacem Chikhaoui, Shengrui Wang, Hélène Pigot
      Pages 33-40
    6. Mark Donnelly, Tommaso Magherini, Chris Nugent, Federico Cruciani, Cristiano Paggetti
      Pages 41-48
    7. Ehsan Nazerfard, Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook
      Pages 49-56
  3. Health Telematics and Healthcare Technology

    1. Chika Oshima, Naoki Itou, Kazushi Nishimoto, Naohito Hosoi, Kiyoshi Yasuda, Koichi Nakayama
      Pages 65-71
    2. Yu Chun Yen, Jiun-Yi Li, Ching Hu Lu, Tsung Han Yang, Li Chen Fu
      Pages 72-79
    3. Shumei Zhang, Paul McCullagh, Chris Nugent, Huiru Zheng, Norman Black
      Pages 80-87
    4. Shahram Nourizadeh, Ye-Qiong Song, Jean-Pear Thomesse
      Pages 96-103
    5. Lin Sun, Daqing Zhang, Nan Li
      Pages 104-111
  4. Wellbeing, Ageing Friendly and Enabling Technology

    1. Mike Van Tassel, Julie Bouchard, Bruno Bouchard, Abdenour Bouzouane
      Pages 112-120
    2. Caroline Rougier, Edouard Auvinet, Jacqueline Rousseau, Max Mignotte, Jean Meunier
      Pages 121-128
    3. Sung Jun Kim, Bharat Dave
      Pages 129-136
    4. Hélène Imbeault, Hélène Pigot, Nathalie Bier, Lise Gagnon, Nicolas Marcotte, Sylvain Giroux et al.
      Pages 137-144
    5. Cécile Bothorel, Christophe Lohr, André Thépaut, Fabrice Bonnaud, Gilbert Cabasse
      Pages 145-152

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics, ICOST 2011, held in Montreal, Canada, in June 2011. The 25 revised full papers presented together with  16 short papers and 8 student papers  were carefully reviewed and selected from 94 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on smart home and village; health telematics and healthcare technology; wellbeing, ageing friendly and enabling technology; and medical health telematics and healthcare technology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bessam Abdulrazak
    • 1
  • Sylvain Giroux
    • 1
  • Bruno Bouchard
    • 2
  • Hélène Pigot
    • 1
  • Mounir Mokhtari
    • 3
  1. 1.Université de SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada
  2. 2.Université de Québec à ChicoutimiChicoutimiCanada
  3. 3.Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R A-Star)Institut TELECOM/TELECOM SudParis, France and CNRS IPAL (UMI 2955), SingaporeSingapore

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