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Workshop on Video-Based Respectful Assistive Novel Technologies - ViBRANT 2024

27 - 29 February, 2024 - Rome, Italy

In conjunction with the 19th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - VISIGRAPP 2024


CO-CHAIRS

Irene Ballester Campos
Computer Vision Lab, TU Wien
Austria
 
Brief Bio
Irene is a PhD candidate and research assistant at Computer Vision Lab, Institute of Visual Computing & Human-Centered Technology at TU Wien, Austria. With an academic background in Industrial Engineering, her current research interests are focused on computer vision and human-computer interaction in the field of AAL and healthcare. Irene is currently an ESR of the MSCA ITN visuAAL project, where her primary focus is on the application of these technologies in dementia care.
Caterina Maidhof
Chair of Communication Science, Human-Computer Interaction Center, RWTH Aachen University
Germany
 
Brief Bio
Caterina is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the Chair of Communication and the Human-Computer Interaction Center of the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. She holds a BSc in Communication and a MSc in applied cognitive Psychology. Currently, she is working within the MSCA ITN Project called VisuAAL researching privacy perceptions and technology acceptance of different users of video-based ambient assisted living technologies.
Wiktor Mucha
Computer Vision Lab, TU Wien
Austria
 
Brief Bio
Wiktor is a PhD candidate and research assistant at TU Wien Computer Vision Lab in the Institute of Visual Computing & Human-Centered Technology in Vienna, Austria. He graduated master studies in Automatic Control with a specialisation in Robotics. Presently Wiktor is an early-stage researcher in MSCA ITN project named visuAAL, which focuses on camera-based technologies for older adults. In addition, in his work, he collaborated with the GoodBrother network. His research revolves around egocentric vision and wearable camera applications for health and lifestyle improvement.

SCOPE

The ViBRANT workshop brings together researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds to advance video-based Assistive and Active Living (AAL) technology, with a focus on real-world applications in care settings. It promotes the significance of integrating technological advancements with user studies, legal considerations, and the needs of the healthcare sector. The workshop welcomes participation from academia, medical professionals, care providers, and industry partners interested in AAL. Its primary objective is to foster an interdisciplinary research community that explores the latest advancements in video-based AAL, including practical applications and methodologies for evaluating potential benefits and risks in healthcare and care environments.

TOPICS OF INTEREST

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Video-Based Technology for Health Monitoring
  • Fair and Privacy-Aware Systems
  • Integration of Engineering Issues in the Design Process of Video-Based AAL
  • Legal Requirements and Privacy Issues for Data Collection and Processing in Care
  • User Acceptance Criteria for Video-Based AAL
  • GDPR Requirements for Video-Based AALSolutions
  • Best Practices of Interdisciplinary Collaborations between Legal, Technical, Social, and Health Sciences

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission: December 21, 2023 (expired)
Authors Notification: January 9, 2024 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: January 17, 2024 (expired)

WORKSHOP PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Irene Ballester Campos, TU Wien, Austria
Bruna Franceschini, Caritas Coimbra, Coimbra University, Portugal
Chantal Lidynia, Chair of Communication Science, RWTH University Aachen, Germany
Julia Offermann, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

PAPER SUBMISSION

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.

PUBLICATIONS

After thorough reviewing by the workshop program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/).
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

SECRETARIAT CONTACTS

VISIGRAPP Workshops - ViBRANT 2024
e-mail: visapp.secretariat@insticc.org
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