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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate 
groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original 
scientific results to:
*CENTRIC 2019,* The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in 
Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
The submission deadline is *July 28, 2019*
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article 
versions to one of the IARIA Journals: 
ISSN: 2308-3492
ISBN: 978-1-61208-754-2
 ††† Registered: with the Library of Congress of the United States of 
America (ISSN)
 ††† Hosted: by Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) - German 
National Library of Science and Technology (Open Access)
 ††† Gold open access: in ThinkMind Digital Library

============== CENTRIC 2019 | Call for Papers ===============


CENTRIC 2019, The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in 
Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services

General page: 

Submission page: 

Event schedule: November 24, 2019 to November 28, 2019 - Valencia, Spain

- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]
- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]
- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at ]
- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at ]
- demos: two pages [posted at ]
- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Submission deadline: July 28, 2019

Sponsored by IARIA, 
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA 
Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: 
Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: 

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of 
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, 
running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors 
are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under 
review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not 
limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in 
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, 
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: 

CENTRIC 2019 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: 


Building user-centric systems
User-centered research methods; User-centered methods for development 
and maintenance; Risks of user-centered design; Innovation and 
user-centered design; User-centered design in smart environments; 
Research on user competencies and requirements; Innovative user 
Interfaces (e.g., brain-computer interfaces); New types of 
human-computer-interactions (e.g., gestures)

Centric views
User centricity: I-centric versus We-centric; User-centric in 
service-centric systems; User-centric business models; User-centric 
requirements in network-centric approaches; User-centric and critical 
time-centric applications and services; User information access 
behavior; User-centric professional attackers; User-centric data mining; 
User-centric data aggregation; Personalized seeking and personalized 
sharing; Contextual user information facets; User-oriented ontology; 
User empowerment: awareness and control; User-centric trust models

Privacy and anonymity
Anonymity and pseudonymity; Attacks against de-identified data; Data 
anonymity; Consent-based privacy disclosure; Private digital assets; 
Disclosure control techniques; Information loss assessment; Risk 
assessment for shared information; Privacy and anonymity ontology; 
Privacy technologies; User location anonymity techniques; Privacy 
preserving data and text mining; Privacy and anonymity in specialized 
applications /healthcare. databases, information retrieval, social 
networks, etc./; Legal aspects in privacy and anonymity

User-centric supporting mechanisms
Machine learning and artificial neural networks; Network control and 
feedback with man-in-the-loop; Multi-sensor user interfaces (e.g., 
tactile, haptic, olfactory); Personalized storage and information 
retrieval with user-context; Service discovery using user profile; 
Personalized navigation and visualization; Semantic web services; 
Advanced personalization techniques for semantic wikis; Application of 
advanced reasoning maintenance; Reasoning on user modeling and 
personalization; Information extraction and semantic web technologies 
with personalization and user modeling; Quality of experience

Personalization of ICT services and devices; Personalization of eHealth 
services; Personalization related to ICT in cars; Adaptive 
personalization; Supporting the user in initial set-up of user profiles; 
Personalization and user profile management; Preferences for 
personalization in manufacturers' devices; Standardization

User-centric networking and services
Personal profiles, preferences; Identity; Reputation; User profiles; 
Proximity and context-aware services; Social communities; User adapted 
services; Trust, privacy, security; Community services; Location 
services; Web 2.0 and Web 3.0; Key exchange, certificate handling, 
smartcards; Personal devices; Managing identity and security - identity 
provider; Home content access and rights management

User-centric advanced applications
Humanoids; Unmanned systems; On-body antennas; Body networks and 
devices; Preventive and personalized medicine; Anticipative systems for 
diagnosis and maintenance; Emergency and medical response systems; 
eHealth and telemedicine services; Personal entertainment

Technologies for personalized services
Personnel tracking; Presence automatic control; Remote home security 
control; User-centric recommender services; Identity management; 
Contactless radio: RFID, NFC; Proximity radio: Bluetooth, WLAN; 
Broadband and wireless broadband distribution; Ambient wireless and 
broadband networks; Social engineering and social networks; IPTV and 
Quadruple Play

People-centric sensing
People-centric sensing techniques, technologies, and applications; 
Participatory sensing; Smart phone sensing; urban sensing; Bio-medical 
sensing; Mixed sensor networks and people-centric sensing; SensorWeb; 
Mobility; Mobile social networks and sensing; Mobile healthcare and 
sensing; Platforms and architectures; Context awareness; Situation 
awareness and management

User experience and usability
Attributes and measurement; Ergonomics/human factors; User-Centered and 
contextual design; Design guidance/best practices; Usability heuristics, 
testing and evaluation; User feedback and response; Design tools and 
process; Prototyping technologies; Responsive design strategies; 
Innovative user interfaces

User research and usage behavior
Up-front user research; Use cases and case study research; Usage/user 
studies on new services; Adoption and diffusion research; Usage/demand 
forecasting and planning; Technology acceptance research; User behavior 
and attitudes; Social and cultural influences

CENTRIC 2019 Committee: 
Publicity Chair
Sandra Sendra, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Liaison and Special Advertising Board Chair
Birgit Gersbeck-Schierholz, Leibniz Universitšt Hannover, Germany

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