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ETAI’21: Round Table on e-Health and Pervasive Health Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities

We have successfully organized the online Round Table discussion on the topic of “e-Heath and Pervasive Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities”, as part of the International ETAI’21 online conference. Panelists at the Round Table: Zaklina Cagoroska (Ministry of Health in North Macedonia, Advisor in the e-Health Directorate) Damjan Manchevski (MAK-SYSTEM, Director of Strategic Accounts and General …

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Ubicomp’21 Workshop on Designing Ubiquitous Health Monitoring Technologies for Challenging Environments

We are happy to announce that the WideHealth project is organizing a workshop on the prestigious conference Ubicomp’21. The main goal of this workshop is to bridge cross-disciplinary relationships between researchers and practitioners interested in the design, development, and deployment of ubiquitous technologies for health monitoring. Which major challenges arise in in-the-wild deployments of ubiquitous …

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5th WideHealth Seminar: Hristijan Gjoreski, “Wearable Computing and its Machine-Learning Applications”

Date: September 14th, 2021 – 16:00 CET Speaker: Hristijan Gjoreski Title: Wearable Computing and its Machine-Learning Applications Abstract: The recent technological advancements in the sensors development in their miniaturization, allowed numerous applications in the areas of wearable computing, pervasive computing, smart systems, mobile health etc. This talk will focus on few important machine-learning applications in with wearable …

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4th WideHealth Seminar: Venet Osmani, “Predicting deterioration of critically ill patients” (22/06/2021)

Date: June 22nd, 2021 – 16:00 CET Speaker: Venet Osmani Title: Predicting deterioration of critically ill patients Abstract: Intensive care units generate large quantities of data from various patient monitoring and intervention systems. Limited ability of humans to process and act on complex information also extends to intensive care clinicians, at times resulting in information overload, and …

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3rd WideHealth Seminar: Orhan Konak, “IMU-Based Trajectory Image Classification for Human Activity Recognition” (01/06/2021)

Date: June 1st, 2021 – 15:00 CET Speaker: Orhan Konak Title: IMU-Based Trajectory Image Classification for Human Activity Recognition Abstract: Recent trends in ubiquitous computing have led to a proliferation of studies that focus on human activity recognition (HAR) utilizing inertial sensor data. However, the performances of such approaches are limited by the amount of annotated training …

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2nd WideHealth Seminar: André Rodrigues, “WildKey: A Privacy-Aware Keyboard Toolkit for In-The-Wild Data Collection” (18/05/2021)

Date: May 18th, 2021 – 16:00 CET Speaker: André Rodrigues Title: WildKey: A Privacy-Aware Keyboard Toolkit for In-The-Wild Data Collection Abstract: Touch data, and in particular text-entry data, has been mostly collected in the laboratory, under controlled conditions. While touch and text-entry data has consistently shown its potential for monitoring and detecting a variety of conditions and …

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1st WideHealth Seminar: Nina Reščič: XPrize Pandemic Response Challenge (04/05/2021)

The first public online seminar organized by the EU-funded WideHealth project. The project aims to conduct research on pervasive eHealth and establish a sustainable network of research and dissemination across Europe. Date: May 4th, 2021 – 16:00 CET Speaker: Nina Reščič Title: XPrize Pandemic Response Challenge Short bio: Nina Reščič graduated in Applied Mathematics from the University of …

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XPRIZE Award

One of our project partners (dis.ijs.si), was among the two grand winners of the XPrize Pandemic Response Challange (https://www.xprize.org/challenge/pandemicresponse) organized by XPrize and sponsored by Cognizant. The challenge tasked competitors with developing methods to predict COVID-19 infections, and to prescribe interventions with good trade-offs between lowering infections and socio-economic costs. The solution by Jozef Stefan …

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Project kick-off

The kick-off meeting of the WideHealth project was held at the beginning of January 2021. The event was hosted online between the partner country institutions, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Jožef Stefan Institute and Fciencias.Id – Associacao Para A Investigacao E Desenvolvimento De Ciencias.  All …

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