Welcome to the 5th edition of the IEEE Workshop on ICT Solutions for eHealth

e-Health is one of the major research topics that have been attracting cross-disciplinary research groups. The deployment of new emerging ICT technologies for Health, especially based on Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence, is attracting the interest of many researchers. ICTS4eHealth 2020 is the 5th edition of the International IEEE Workshop dedicated to ICT solutions for e-Health, especially based on Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence. The workshop will bring together researchers from academia, industry, government, and medical centers in order to present the state of the art in the emerging area of the use of cloud systems in connected health infrastructure and applications, and the use of IoT and Computational Intelligence techniques in the area of eHealth.

Steering Committee


Antonio Celesti, University of Messina, Italy
Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy
IRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino Pulejo" of Messina, Italy

Ivanoe De Falco, ICAR - CNR, Italy
Giovanna Sannino, ICAR - CNR, Italy

e-Health is one of the major research topics that have been attracting cross-disciplinary research groups. The deployment of new emerging ICT technologies for Health, especially based on Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence, is attracting the interest of many researchers.

The use of Cloud computing, IoT technologies, and methods typical of Soft Computing and Computational Intelligence have been very prominent recently and can be of great help in finding good solutions to many practical healthcare applications.

For instance, health monitoring, health data storage, health data collection, mobile health, pervasive health, healthcare monitoring, telemedicine, context-aware computing, ubiquitous computing, processing health data in the cloud, securing health data in the cloud and Assistive Technology (AT) are areas of interest that are being addressed using cloud computing and IoT techniques. On the other hand, several challenging issues have raised due to the adoption of such emerging technologies. These include the quality of health data, the ability to retrieve information and use it in health context, as for example in tasks related to machine learning, knowledge discovery, decision support, regression, forecasting, optimization, feature selection, and additionally privacy and security issues of health data while being processed in the cloud, availability of health data, models of context and tele-monitoring of contextual applications.

ICTS4eHealth 2020 is the 5th edition of the International IEEE Workshop dedicated to ICT solutions for e-Health, especially based on Cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and Computational Intelligence.

The workshop will bring together researchers from academia, industry, government, and medical centers in order to present the state of the art in the emerging area of the use of cloud systems in connected health infrastructure and applications, and the use of IoT and Computational Intelligence technique in the area of eHealth.



Technical Program Co-Chairs

Antoine Bagula

University of the Western Cape
Republic of South Africa

Antonio Celesti

University of Messina
Italy

Ivanoe De Falco

ICAR - CNR
Italy

Giovanna Sannino

ICAR - CNR
Italy

Publicity Chair

Antonino Galletta

University of Messina
Italy

Laura Verde

ICAR - CNR
Italy



Honorary Chairs

Giuseppe De Pietro

Executive Director
ICAR - CNR
Italy

Massimo Villari

Professor
University of Messina
Italy

Topics



  • Cloud computing applications for eHealth
  • Internet of Things (IoT) applications for eHealth
  • Assistive Technology (AT)
  • Networking and Monitoring in Bio-systems
  • Management and Organization of BME Environments
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and Medicine
  • Monitoring of Vital Functions with Sensor and ICT Systems
  • Biosensors and Sensor Networks
  • Advanced Bio-signal Processing
  • Distributed BME Applications
  • Telehealth, Telecare, Telemonitoring, Telediagnostics
  • e-Healthcare, m-Healthcare, x-Health
  • Assisted Living
  • Smartphones in BME Applications
  • Social Networking, Computing and Education for Health
  • Computer Aided Diagnostics
  • Improved Therapeutic and Rehabilitation Methods
  • Intelligent Bio-signal Interpretation
  • Data and Visual Mining for Diagnostics
  • Advanced Medical Visualization Techniques
  • Personalized Medical Devices and Approaches
  • Modelling and Computer Simulations in BME
  • Human Responses in Extreme Environments
  • Other Emerging Topics in BME
  • e-Accessibility, web accessibility
  • Hardware & Software personalized assistive technologies
  • Assistive systems for users who are blind or visually impaired
  • Integration between home-based assistive technologies and patient health data
  • User-centered design of electronic assistive technologies
  • Usability of assistive technologies
  • Computer vision in AT
  • User interfaces for home-based assistive technologies
  • Use of prescription systems and assistive technologies
  • Experience from real world assistive environment deployment
  • Assistive Technologies for Urban Environments
  • Healthcare modeling and simulation
  • Knowledge discovery and decision support
  • Biomedical data processing
  • Wearable devices
  • Sensor-based mHealth applications


The use of Soft Computing/Computational Intelligence methods in facing problems in the above topics is highly welcome, although by no way compulsory.

Program Committee

To be announced.
Should you wish to join it, please contact us

Submission Instructions

Manuscripts should describe original work and should be no more than 7 pages for full papers and 4 pages for short papers in the IEEE double column proceedings format including tables, figures and references. Download manuscript templates for IEEE conference proceedings here.

Note that accepted papers up to 6 pages will be published with no additional charge. Exceeding pages will be charged an additional fee. Papers exceeding 7 pages will not be accepted.

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register for the conference and present the paper. Only registered and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

All papers should be submitted via EasyChair using https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeeiscc2020

Please, contact us for any questions regarding the submission of manuscripts.

Accepted papers will be included in the ISCC 2020 Proceedings and will be submitted for inclusion to IEEE Xplore. The ISCC Proceedings have been indexed in the past by ISI, dblp and Scopus. This makes the ISCC conference one of the publication venues with very high visibility and impact in both Computer and Communications areas.

Authors must use the IEEE conference proceedings format obtainable at: https://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html


Best Paper Award

A "Best Paper Award" Certificate will be conferred on the author(s) of a paper presented at the workshop, selected by the Chairs based on scientific significance, originality and outstanding technical quality of the paper, as assessed also by the evaluations of the members of the Program Committee.

Important Dates



  Submission deadline: April 25, 2020

  Notification of paper acceptance: May 15, 2020

  Submission of camera-ready papers: May 25, 2020

  Registration: May 25, 2020

All papers should be submitted via EasyChair using https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ieeeiscc2020

Please, contact us for any questions regarding the submission of manuscripts.

The conference will be held in Rennes, France

More info will be available soon on the IEEE ISCC 2020 website Conference