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Technical Program

Program at a Glance Technical Program



Program at a Glance



Monday 18 October 2010


8:00 - 8:45 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Opening, welcome
9:00 - 9:50 Keynote lecture: The Challenging Face of Wireless Healthcare
Prof. Guang-Zhong Yang

Session chair: J. Lin
10:00 - 11:00 Sp. Session 1: "Intelligent Public Health Monitoring Services"
Session organizers: C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: C. Pattichis, P. Angelidis
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Sp. Session 2: "Mobile Health Technologies, Applications and Integrated Systems for Chronic Disease Monitoring and Management" Session organizers: V. Protopappas, D. Fotiadis
Session chairs: D. Fotiadis, S. Koulouridis
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:20 Sp. Session 3: "Intelligent Home Monitoring"
Session organizers: C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: D. Koutsouris, E. Kyriacou
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 16:50 Session 4: "Interoperability in e-Health"
Session chairs: P. Nepa, G. Papadopoulos


Tuesday 19 October 2010


8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:50 Keynote lecture: Healthy Lifestyle Coaching Applications and Patient Empowerement Tools as a Solution for Handling Chronic Diseases
Prof. Maria-Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer

Session chair: K.S. Nikita
10:00 - 11:00 Sp. Session 5: "Signal Processing Techniques for Monitoring Services"
Session organizers: C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: C. Schizas, A. Prentza
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Sp. Session 6: "Implantable and Wearable Biomedical Devices"
Session organizer: K.S. Nikita
Session chairs: D. Lymberopoulos, K.S. Nikita
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:20 Sp. Session 7: "Ambient Assistive Technologies"
Session organizers: D. Vergados, I. Maglogiannis
Session chairs: D. Vergados, I. Maglogiannis
15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 16:50 Sp. Session 8: "Mobile Health Technologies, Applications and Integrated Systems for Chronic Disease Monitoring and Management"
Session organizers: V. Protopappas, D. Fotiadis
Session chairs: S. Coulson, D. Fotiadis


Wednesday 20 October 2010


9:00 - 10:00 Session 9: "Emergency and Disaster Applications"
Session chairs: R. Allen, G. Gregoriou
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 Session 10: "Mobile Devices and Wireless Technologies for Patient Monitoring"
Session chairs: J. Sahalos, V. Koutkias
11:30 - 12:00 Closing


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Technical Program



Sp. Session 1: "Intelligent Public Health Monitoring Services"
Session organizers:
C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: C. Pattichis, P. Angelidis

  • Tele-Psychiatry: Socioeconomic Results and the Way Forward
    M. Psymarnou, N. Karanasiou, P. Angelidis (Greece)
  • A Citizen Telemonitoring Strategy as Envisaged for Central Greece
    G. E. Dafoulas, G. Gorgogetas, K. Liatou, K. Karampoulas, G. Vallas, P. Angelidis (Greece)
  • Estimation and Analysis of Thermal Response of Human Tissue During EM Exposure
    M. Prishvi, L. Bibilashvili, R. Zaridze, A. Mohammod, R. Islam (Georgia-USA)


Sp. Session 2: "Mobile Health Technologies, Applications and Integrated Systems for Chronic Disease Monitoring and Management"
Session organizers:
V. Protopappas, D. Fotiadis
Session chairs: D. Fotiadis, S. Koulouridis

  • A Logic Simplification Based on Expert System Application for TBC Diagnosis
    H. Sumbul, F. Basciftci (Turkey)
  • On Assessing Motor Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
    M. G. Tsipouras, A. T. Tzallas, E. Tripoliti, G. Rigas, P. Bougia, D. I. Fotiadis, S. Tsouli, S. Konitsiotis (Greece)
  • An Intelligent System for Classification of Patients Suffering from Chronic Diseases
    C. Bellos, A. Papadopoulos, D. I. Fotiadis, R. Rosso (Greece-Italy)


Sp. Session 3: "Intelligent Home Monitoring"
Session organizers:
C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: D. Koutsouris, E. Kyriacou

  • Autonomy, Motivation and Individual Self-Management for COPD Patients, the AMICA Project
    K. Giokas, I. Kouris, D. Koutsouris (Greece)
  • A Novel System for Hemodialysis Patients Home Monitoring
    E. Sakka, M. Psymarnoy, P. Angelidis (Greece)
  • Post Cardiac Surgery Home-Monitoring System
    E. Kyriacou, P. Chimonidou, C. Pattichis, E. Lambrinou, V.Barberis (Cyprus)
  • INDEPENDENT: Technology Supported Autonomous Living
    P. Angelidis, E. Vellidou (Greece)


Session 4: "Interoperability in e-Health"
Session chairs: P. Nepa, G. Papadopoulos

  • Towards Interoperability for Telemedicine Systems
    L. Kolovou, E. Karavatselou, D. Lymberopoulos (Greece)
  • Personal Health Systems for Patient Self-management: Integration in Pervasive Monitoring Environments
    A. K. Triantafyllidis, V. G. Koutkias, I. Chouvarda, G. D. Giaglis, N. Maglaveras (Greece)
  • A Portal for Ubiquitous Access to Personal Health Records on the Cloud
    V. Koufi, F. Malamateniou, G. Vassilacopoulos (Greece)


Sp. Session 5: "Signal Processing Techniques for Monitoring Services"
Session organizers:
C. Pattichis, E. Kyriacou, P. Angelidis
Session chairs: C. Schizas, A. Prentza

  • Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Type Dementia Using Continuous Speech Recognition
    V. Baldas, C. Lampiris, C. Capsalis, D. Koutsouris (Greece)
  • An Investigation of Acoustical and Signal Processing Techniques for Classification, Diagnosis and Monitoring of Breathing Abnormalities in Sleep
    S. M. Cervera, D. Nikolic, R. Allen (UK)
  • Performance Investigation of Empirical Mode Decomposition in Biomedical Signals
    A. Karagiannis, P. Constantinou (Greece)


Sp. Session 6: "Implantable and Wearable Biomedical Devices"
Session organizer:
K.S. Nikita
Session chairs: D. Lymberopoulos, K. S. Nikita

  • Design of a Novel Miniaturized Implantable PIFA for Biomedical Telemetry
    A. Kiourti, M. Christopoulou, S. Koulouridis, K.S. Nikita (Greece)
  • Microstrip Antenna Arrays for Implantable and Wearable Wireless Applications
    D. Rucker, H. R. Khaleel, S. Raheem, H. M. Al-Rizzo (USA)
  • BER Performance of a BPSK Biomedical Telemetry System under Varying Coupling and Loading Conditions
    A. Kiourti, A. Demosthenous (UK)


Sp. Session 7: "Ambient Assistive Technologies"
Session organizers:
D. Vergados, I. Maglogiannis
Session chairs: D. Vergados, I. Maglogiannis

  • mPharmacy: A System Enabling Prescription and Personal Assistive Medication Management on Mobile Devices
    C. Doukas, I. Maglogiannis, P. Tsanakas, F. Malamateniou, G. Vassilacopoulos (Greece)
  • AmIVital: Digital Personal Environment for Health and Well-Being
    G. Ibanez, Z. Valero, P. Garcia, J.C. Naranjo (Spain)
  • An Analysis of Bluetooth, Zigbee and Wibree and their Use in WBANs
    E. Georgakakis, S. A. Nikolidakis, D. D. Vergados, C. Douligeris (Greece)
  • Experimental Analysis of RSSI-based Indoor Location Systems with WLAN Circularly Polarized Antennas
    P. Nepa, F. Cavallo, M. Bonaccorsi, M. Aquilano, M. C. Carrozza, P. Dario (Italy)


Sp. Session 8: "Mobile Health Technologies, Applications and Integrated Systems for Chronic Disease Monitoring and Management"
Session organizers: V. Propappas, D. Fotiadis

Session chairs: S. Coulson, D. Fotiadis

  • Predictive Metabolic Modeling for Type 1 Diabetes Using Free-Living Data on Mobile Devices
    E. I. Georga, V. C. Protopappas, D. I. Fotiadis (Greece)
  • Architecture for Lifestyle Monitoring Platform in Diabetes Management
    A. Martinez Millana, W. Ruba, A.B. Sanchez Calzon, M.T. Meneu Barreira, V. Traver Salcedo (Spain)
  • CLAP: Cross-Layer Protocols for Phealth
    P. Angelidis (Greece)


Session 9: "Emergency and Disaster Applications"
Session chairs: R. Allen, G. Gregoriou

  • Future Care Floor: A Sensitive Floor for Movement Monitoring and Fall Detection in Home Environments
    L. Klack, C. Mollering, M. Ziefle, T. Schmitz-Rode (Germany)
  • Monitoring and Assessing Crew Performance in High-Speed Marine Craft in High-Speed Marine Craft - Methodological Considerations
    D. Nikolic, R. Collier, R. Allen (UK)
  • Using Location Information for Sophisticated Emergency Call Management
    L. Lambrinos, C. Djouvas (Cyprus)


Session 10: "Mobile Devices and Wireless Technologies for Patient Monitoring"
Session chairs: J. Sahalos, V. Koutkias

  • Proof of the accuracy of measuring pants to evaluate the activity of the hip and legs in everyday life
    K. Niazmand, I. Somlai, S. Louizi, T.C. Luth (Germany)
  • Nano-Coating Protection of Medical Devices
    S.R Coulson, D.R. Evans (UK)
  • A UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System for Healthcare: Design and Implementation
    A. C. Polycarpou, G. Gregoriou, A. Bletsas, A. Dimitriou, J. Sahalos (Cyprus-Greece)


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Important Dates

Paper submission
15 May 2010

Special session paper submission
30 June 2010

Acceptance notification
30 July 2010

Authors Registration
25 August 2010

Camera-ready paper
25 August 2010

Early Registration
18 September 2010

Technical Sponsorship
CREATE-NET
Technical Co-Sponsors
IEEE IEEE-EMBS
Financial Co-Sponsor
IEEE
Local Organizer
UCY