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Special Session
Special Session on
Mobility solutions for social inclusion
 - MSSI 2017

22 - 24 April, 2017 - Porto, Portugal

Within the 3rd International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - VEHITS 2017



Sara Paiva
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo


The special session on "Mobility solutions for social inclusion" aims to gather researchers that are currently focusing their work on promoting social inclusion for elders and/or disabled people, such as blind or visually impaired people, with mobile solutions that clearly help them in their daily routines.

Topics of interest:
IoT applied to disabled people
Mobile solutions for navigation
Algorithms for routing disabled people
Optimisation of user interfaces
Mobile solutions for using public transports
Mobile solutions to support pedestrian walks
Monitoring and tracking platforms
Mobile applications combined with sensory technology


Paper Submission: February 20, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 1, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: March 13, 2017 (expired)


Carlos Abreu, University of Minho, Portugal
Amr Goneid, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Sérgio I. Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
António Miguel Rosado da Cruz, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Abdel-Badeeh Mohamed Salem, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Vitor Santos, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Tiago Soares da Costa, INESC TEC, Portugal

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Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee complemented by members of the main conference program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library
A short list of papers presented at the special session venue will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communication - IJMCMC
A short list of papers presented at the special session venue will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a chapter of the book Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion - MASSI


VEHITS Special Sessions - MSSI 2017
e-mail: vehits.secretariat@insticc.org