REHAB 2016: 4th Workshop on ICTs for improving Patients Rehabilitation Research Techniques


REHAB 2016: 4th Workshop on ICTs for improving Patients Rehabilitation Research Techniques
Thu, 13. October 2016 - Fri, 14. October 2016
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Venue: University Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias,

Lisbon, Portugal

Date: 13th & 14th October, 2016



This workshop invites authors to submit contributions on Virtual Rehabilitation discussion, applications, techniques or environments, where interaction designs play a central role by improving the rehabilitation process at all levels.

TOPICS OF INTEREST, Key issues in this workshop will focus on (but are not limited to):

·         Virtual and enhanced environments

·         Motor rehabilitation

·         Neuroimaging in rehabilitation

·         Virtual rehabilitation

·         Clinical assessment

·         Cognitive rehabilitation

·         Communication and language

·         Ambisonics and audio environments

·         Haptic devices

·         Sensory impairment

·         Medical systems

·         Input devices, sensors and actuators

·         Multi-user systems for user interaction

·         Computer access

·         Virtual humans

·         Balance, posture and mobility

·         Communications aids

·         Tools for architectural/CAD design

·         Product design, testing and prototyping

·         Training tools for rehabilitation

·         Augmented reality applications

·         Human factors

·         Rehabilitation robotics


Submission Deadline: July 11th, 2016

Author Notification: August 12th, 2016

Camera-Ready Deadline: September 22th, 2016

Workshop Date:

  October 13th-14th, 2016


We invite researchers interested in these topics to submit a workshop paper using the ACM format for papers. Please find detailed instructions on the REHAB Web Page Papers should be submitted in PDF format via EasyChair submission page.

Please, note that at least one author of an accepted paper must register for the REHAB workshop.


All accepted submissions would be published in the ACM Digital Library, and Extended into Springer Chapter books to be indexed by dblp, Scopus and ScienceDirect and submitted to Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Science (ISI Web of Science).

All accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended version for inclusion in a special issue of an (ISI) International Journal, according to the paper topic:

·         Journal of Medical Internet Research (IF: 4.6)

·         Methods of Information in Medicine (IF: 1.6)

·         Disability and Rehabilitation (IF: 1.541)


Best regards,

REHAB 2016 Workshop Co-chairs

Habib M. Fardoun, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Pedro Gamito, COPELABS, University Lusófona, Lisbon Portugal

Victor M. R. Penichet, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain



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