Call for Papers

11th International Symposium on
Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems

20th – 22nd September 2012
Espoo, Finland


This is the official announcement for the "12th International Symposium on Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems". It is organized by the Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany in collaboration with Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Espoo, Finland. The workshop series was jointly initiated in 2002 by Vaasa UAS and Kiel UAS. Since then it has been very successfully organized in Vaasa, Kiel, Aveiro, Geel, Heraklion, Madeira, and Chania.



The idea of the international symposium 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 (AmI), Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing
  • Embedded Systems, Embedded Systems for Ambient Intelligence,
  • Microcontrollers, Sensors, and Actuators
  • Ambient Intelligence Devices
  • Applications of Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems
  • Mobile Devices, Mobile Computing, Mobile Security
  • Wireless Applications, Sensor Networks (WSNs), Near Field Communication (NFC), The Internet/Web of Things
  • Cyber-Physical Systems/Computing
  • Software Engineering for Embedded System and Ambient Intelligence
  • System Design and Architecture for Ambient Intelligence
  • Java, Java Programming, Embedded Java
  • Computer Vision, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Artificial Cognition
  • Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
  • Multi Agent Systems, Affective Computing
  • Communication Protocols for Ambient Intelligence
  • Interfacing and interoperability
  • International Projects, Research Funding, Teaching Embedded Systems
  • Case Studies

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.


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

Anssi Ikonen
Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Vanha maantie 6
02650 Espoo