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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

2nd International Workshop on The Role of Quantified Self for Personal Healthcare (QSPH’15)

######### QSPH’15, Washington D.C., USA, November, 2015 ###########

Workshop held in conjunction with IEEE BIBM 2015 in Washington D.C., USA


The aims of the workshop are to engage researchers from both Healthcare and Quantified Self communities to discuss key issues, opportunities and obstacles for personal health data research. These include challenges of capturing, summarizing, presenting and retrieving relevant information from heterogeneous sources to support a new vision of pervasive personal healthcare.


We invite submission of papers reporting relevant research in the area of self-tracking for healthcare. We welcome submissions across a broad scope, addressing any of the following guideline topics but not excluding others, relevant to the workshop goals.

- Personal Health Informatics
- Quantified Self for Healthcare
- Activity Monitors and Devices
- Self-Tracking
- Gamification
- Healthcare Knowledge Representation & Reasoning
- Health Data acquisition, analysis and mining
- Healthcare Information Systems
- Biomedical Signal/Image Analysis
- Validity, reliability, usability, and effectiveness of Self-Tracking devices
- Design of Experiments
- Social and Psychological investigation into Self-Tracking practices
- Health Monitoring in clinical and lifestyle environments
- Sensors and actuators for Wellness, Fitness and Rehabilitation
- Innovative Algorithms for assessment of long-term physiological and behavioural data
- Models for interpreting medical sensor data
- Lifelogging, lifecaching, lifestreaming
- Biometric data
- Medical Self-diagnostics


All manuscripts must be written in English and formatted following the IEEE 2-column format. We accept full papers (up to 8 pages) and short papers (up to 4 pages). Papers should be submitted using the online submission system available at:



Full/Short Papers Due: September 10th, 2015
Notification to Authors: September 30th, 2015
Camera-Ready: October 17th, 2015
Workshop: November, 2015 (exact date tbd)


Frank Hopfgartner, University of Glasgow, UK
Na Li, Dublin City University, IE
Till Plumbaum, TU Berlin, DE
Heather J. Ruskin, Dublin City University, IE
Huiru (Jane) Zheng, Ulster University, UK

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