Call for Papers

International Symposium on
Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems

10 - 12 September, 2008
Kiel, Germany


This is the official announcement for the "7th International Conference and Workshop on Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems". It is organized by the Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany. The workshop series has been jointly initiated in 2002 by Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (see VAASA 2002), Finland, and Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany.



The idea of the international conference and workshop is to share knowledge and experiences in the areas of Ambient Intelligence, Embedded Systems, Internet Programming and Industrial IT. It is aimed at researchers and developers from academia and industry as well as experienced students working in those areas of specialization.


Topics of Interest

The symposium will cover (but is not limited to) the following topics.

  • Problems and solutions related to Ambient Intelligence
  • Embedded Systems, Embedded Systems for Ambient Intelligence
  • The Internet of Things
  • Teaching Embedded Systems
  • Microcontrollers
  • Software engineering for Embedded System and Ambient Intelligence
  • System Design and Architecture for Ambient Intelligence
  • Ambient Intelligence Devices
  • Java, Java Programming, Embedded Java
  • Artificial Cognition
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • PDAs, Mobile Devices, Wireless Applications, Sensor Networks
  • Multi Agent Systems
  • Affective Computing
  • Communication protocols for Ambient Intelligence
  • Interfacing and interoperability
  • Applications of Embedded Systems
  • Applications of Ambient Intelligence

Presentations will be accepted for the conference sessions and for the poster sessions.


Types and duration of presentations

  • Paper Presentation: 20 minutes
  • Lecture/Tutorial: 45 minutes

Other options are possible. Please consult the conference secretariat.

Submission Instructions for Abstracts: The abstracts should be prepared according to the following format: Abstract of about 250 words, MS-Word or PDF format, in English. Poster (preview) prepared in A4 format (210x297mm) as an MS-Word or PDF document.


Official Language

The official language of the symposium will be English.



Helmut Dispert
Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Kiel University of Applied Sciences
Kiel, Germany