Friday, January 11, 2013

DO YOU KNOW MYUNIVERSITY?

MyUniversity project’s goal is to equip universities with an e-Participation platform that allows university members and stakeholders to actively participate in the higher education decision making process, both locally and at European level.



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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology: Information and Communication Technology for Telemedicine in Healthcare

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology: Information and Communication Technology for Telemedicine in Healthcare


Guest Editors:


Prof. S. K. Mishra, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science, India

Dr. Srikanta Patnaik, SOA University, India


There is no doubt now that information and communication technology (ICT) and telemedicine are necessary to keep healthcare at a qualitatively acceptable level. Now is the time for quality improvement in healthcare through ICT.


The future application of ICT in healthcare will only yield the expected benefits if and only if, firstly, ICT infrastructure is fully ready, and secondly, healthcare professionals are aware of the developments and are trained to use the technology-based healthcare services.


For this purpose, independent research in the area of telemedicine is crucial for the development of concrete applications of healthcare. This special issue will report on the development of telemedicine in the various areas listed below.


Subject Coverage


Suitable topics include but are not limited to:


Telemedicine-supporting technologies


Network architectures for telemedicine

Wireless telemedicine

Mobile service platforms for continuity of healthcare

Complexity of telemedicine systems

New sensor and medical RFID technologies

Network/data privacy and security in healthcare

Network research issues in supporting healthcare

Computing issues in supporting healthcare

Multimedia (video and voice) for telemedicine

Wireless telemedicine applications

Electromagnetic interference issues

Signal processing techniques in wired/wireless telemedicine systems

Interactive audio-visual and data communications

Telemedicine devices and peripherals

Database technologies for telemedicine

Standard efforts for telemedicine

Tools and platforms for telemedicine

Legal and ethical issues for telemedicine

Quality of telemedicine

Telemedicine site experiences

Quality assessment and cataloguing for telemedicine applications

E-nabled access

Biomedical sensors

Biomedical sensor networks

Computing and communications of biomedical sensor networks


Telemedicine applications


Emergency healthcare

Videoconsulting, telecardiology, telepathology, teledermatology, teleophthalmology, teleoncology, telepsychiatry, teledentistry

Distance learning

Medical care delivery, diagnosis, consultation and treatment at a distance

Medical education and the transfer of medical data

Nursing homes or retirement centres

Home monitoring for patients

Healthcare in the aftermath of disasters


Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process.


All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our information on preparing and submitting articles.


Important Dates


Manuscript submission: 31 March, 2013


Notification of acceptance: 31 May, 2013


Revised final manuscript submission: 30 June, 2013


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Call for Papers: Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace

Call for Papers: Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace


The next issue of the journal (1-2013) will be published in July 2013. Contributions for this issue are now welcome. The deadline for paper submission is 1/31/2013. We encourage researchers from a variety of disciplines to send us their work: political science, social work, anthropology, sociology, media studies, psychology etc. Please read the information for authors on the journal's web site and send your articles to: info@cyberpsychology.eu


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By helping to build the next generation of Points of Single Contact, SPOCS reduces the red tape involved in expanding a business into other countries, and makes it easier to set up a business or provide services abroad.



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