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The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments - IE'13


Intelligent Environments (IE) refer to physical spaces in which IT and other pervasive computing technology are woven and used to achieve specific goals for the user, the environment or both. IE promote the efficiency of transactions and activities, facilitate presence and participation, improve user experience, protect users and enable better or new lifestyles for people. The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'13) will be held at the city of Athens (Greece). IE13 is the ninth edition in a series of highly successful conferences that were previously organized in Colchester (UK), Athens (Greece), Ulm (Germany), Seattle (USA), Barcelona (Spain), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Nottingham (UK), and Guanajuato (Mexico).

The 9th Intelligent Environments conference is organized by the School of Architecture - National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the Hellenic Open University (HOU). The workshops part of the 9th Intelligent Environments conference is organized by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Hellenic Open University and is taking place at the Faculty of Law of the University of Athens.

Conference Program: The conference provides a multidisciplinary collaborative forum for researchers and practitioners from Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Building Architecture Art & Design, Sociology, Government and Education to present theoretical and practical results of Intelligent Environments. Authors are invited to submit regular full papers as well as contributions to the Doctoral Colloquium, Posters Session or Demos & Videos Session.

Workshops Program: as in previous editions, a number of workshops will complement the main conference program.  Papers accepted in any of the workshops sponsored by this conference will be included in one Proceedings volume that will collect the contributions in all workshops, see more details in Publications section.

Publications: all papers accepted in the main conference will be published by the IEEE and electronically available through IEEE Explore.  All papers accepted in the Workshops program will be published as a volume of the Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments Series (ISI indexed) of IOS Press and electronically available through ACM Digital Library.

Special Issues: a number of journal issues will be published encompassing core areas of the event.

Awards: There will be a number of awards for Best Full Paper, Best Demo, Best Video and for the Intelligent Environments Application Challenge.

Important Dates:


Papers submission (all categories): 5 March 2013.

Paper decision notification: 15 April 2013.

Final Version to be submitted by: 10 May 2013.



General Chairs:

Achilles Kameas (Hellenic Open University, Greece)

Dimitris Papalexopoulos (National T.. Univer. of Athens, Greece)

Program Chairs:

Juan Carlos Augusto (Middlesex University, UK)

Vassilis Bourdakis (University of Thessaly, Greece)

Workshop Chairs:

Juan Botia Blaya (University of Murcia, Spain)

Dimitris Charitos (University of Athens, Greece)

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Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Ambient intelligence

Smart buildings

Ubiquitous/Pervasive computing

Smart educational technology

Context awareness

Sustainable design


Smart cities





Artificial intelligence

Virtual/Mixed reality

Computational intelligence

Wireless sensor networks


Mobile computing

Architecture and interaction design

Design and reliability of systems

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