The Prosperity4All partners, academic and industrial, pursues dissemination activities in international refereed, scientific and technical, journals. Likewise, the partners pursue dissemination activities in international, refereed conferences.


  • C. Mettouris, A. P. Achilleos, A. Yeratziotis, G. A. Papadopoulos, D. Ziegler, L. Smirek and G. Zimmermann, ‘An Adaptive Integrated Environment for Assisted Living’, Eighth International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2017), Larnaca, Cyprus, 28-30 August 2017, IEEE Computer Society Press.
  • Vimarlund V., Nikula N., Kuziemsky C. (2018) Shaping the future of two-sided e-health markets: Moving from research to deployment. Accepted for publication in: Proceeding of TSMO 2018, Los Ángeles 2018.



  • Achilleos A.P., Georgiou K., Markides C., Konstantinidis A., Papadopoulos G.A. (2017) Adaptive Runtime Middleware: Everything as a Service. In: Nguyen N., Papadopoulos G., Jędrzejowicz P., Trawiński B., Vossen G. (eds) Computational Collective Intelligence. ICCCI 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10448. Springer, Cham
  • Budde, M. Schankin, A. Hoffmann, J. Danz, M. Riedel, T. and Beigl, M. (2017) Participatory Sensing or Participatory Nonsense?: Mitigating the Effect of Human Error on Data Quality in Citizen Science. Proc. ACM Interact. Mob. Wearable Ubiquitous Technol. 1, 3, Article 39 (September 2017), 23 pages. (DOI:
  • Clark C, Basman A. (2017) Tracing a Paradigm for Externalization: Avatars and the GPII Nexus. In Proceeding Programming ’17 Companion to the first International Conference on the Art, Science and Engineering of Programming Article No. 31 (DOI: 10.1145/3079368.3079410)
  • Leligou, H. Panagiotis, A. Tsakou G. Vanderheiden, G. Touliou K. Kocsis, O. Katevas. N. (2017). Generic platform for registration and online offering of assistance-on-demand (AoD) services in an inclusive infrastructure. Springer Berlin Heidelberg (link to article)
  • Manzoor, M. Vimarlund, V. (2017). E-services for the social inclusion of people with disabilities. : IOS Press (link to summary)
  • Pescara, E., Iberl, M. Rockenbach, I. Yuan, X. & Klein, A. (2017) Exploration of tactile feedback in BI&A dashboards. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (UbiComp ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 953-958. (DOI:
  • Vasileiadis, M. Kaklanis, N. Votis, K. & Tzovaras, D. (2017) Extraction of Tabular Data from Document Images. In Proceedings of the 14th Web for All Conference on The Future of Accessible Work (W4A ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 24, 2 pages. (DOI:
  • Veigl C., Deinhofer M., Aigner B., Miesenberger K. (2017) Personalized Computer Access for People with Severe Motor Disabilities. In: Zhou J., Salvendy G. (eds) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Aging, Design and User Experience. ITAP 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10297. Springer, Cham (
  • Vimarlund V, Lindenfalk B ( 2017) Ambient Assisted Living e-services: Challenges to their Implementation

    SM J Health Med Inform. 2017; 1(1): 1001 (fulltext_smjhmi-v1-1001).

AAATE Conference (September, 2017)

  • Clark C. Michelle J. Shahi S. Stolarick K. Trevinarus J. Vanderheiden G. Vimarlund V. (2017) Use Model for a User Centred Design in Multidisciplinary teams (link to article)
  • Lee, S. (2017) Stepping Stones for People with Cognitive Disabilities and Low Digital Literacy (link to article)
  • Leligou, H. Panagiioti, A. Tsakou, G. Vanderehien, G. Kocsis, O. Katevas, N. (2017) Using the Assistance on Demand platform to set-up a Network of Assistance Services (link to article)
  • Ortega-Moral, M. Rivero, J. Gutiérrez, J. Iglesias, A. Suárez, P. Peinado, I. de Lera, E. Vanderheiden, G. Zaldua, C. (2017) Feed3: A Strategy for a 3-Direction Connection among AT Consumers and Developers (link to article)
  • Vandereheiden, G. Riedel, T. Peissner, M. Clark, C. Peinado, I. Atkins, T. Tsakou, G. Basman, A. Bates, S. Gill, A. (2017) Open Developer Space: an enabling infrastructure for stakeholders to generate new access solutions (link to article)
  • Veigl, C. Deinhofer, M. Aigner, B. Miesenberger, K: Personalized Computer Access for People with Severe Motor Disabilities – AsTeRICS, FlipMouse and the Two-Level Personalization Software Engineering Method, Human Computer Interaction International, July 9th-14th, Vancouver (Canada), 19pages.
  • Ziegler, D, Peissner, M. (2017) Enabling Accessibility through Model based User Interface Development (link to article)



  • Chalkia, E.,Bekiaris, E.,  Ignacio Lopez, I., (2016) How Do Needs and Preferences of a User, Match the Settings of the Interfaces They use. In Volume 486 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing pp. 279-289. Springer International Publisher (link to publication).
  • Henka, A., Stiegler, A., & Zimmermann, G. (2016). Using Video Game Patterns to Raise the Intrinsic Motivation to Conduct Accessibility Evaluations. In F. Rebelo & M. Soares (Eds.), Advances in Ergonomics in Design (pp. 65–78). Springer International Publishing.
  • Henka, A., Smirek, L., & Zimmermann, G. (2016). Personalizing Smart Environments. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Internet of Things (pp. 159–160). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
  • Kaklanis, N., Konstadinidou A., Votis, K. , Tozovaras, D.  (2016) Automatic semantic service composition aiming at increasing end-users’ accessibility, Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing pp. 372-374 (link to abstract)
  • Kalamaras, I., Dimitriou, N., Drosou, A., Tzovaras, D. (2016) Accessibility based reranking in multimedia search engines,  Multimedia tools and Applications pp1-27. Springer International Publisher (link to publication).
  • Kocsis, O., Vanderheiden G. et al. (2016) DSpace: an Inclusive Repository for Cost-Efficient Development of Accessible Control Interfaces. Proceedings of the SSCI2016 Conference (link to article)
  • Mayer, C., Zimmermann, G., Grguric, A., Alexandersson, J., Sili, M., & Strobbe, C. (2016). A comparative study of systems for the design of flexible user interfacesJournal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments8(2), 125–148 (link to publication)
  • Smirek, L., Zimmermann, G., & Beigl, M. (2016). Adaptive User Interfaces as an Approach for an Accessible Web of Things (p. 3). Presented at the WoT 2016: Seventh International Workshop on the Web of Things, Stuttgart (link to publication).
  • Smirek, L., Zimmermann, G., Mettouris, C., Komodromos, M., Achilleos, A., Papadopoulos, G. A., Ziegler, D. Beigl, M. (2016). Accessible Control of Distributed Devices – Supporting People with Special Needs by Providing Adaptive Interaction. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments (SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2016). July 24-28, 2016 (pp. 12–18). Nice, France: IARIA (link to publication). (Note: This paper got a “best paper award”).
  • Smirek L., Zimmermann G., Beiglb M. (2016) Just a Smart Home or Your Smart Home –A Framework for personalized User Interfaces Based on Eclipse Smart Home and Universal Remote Console. The 7th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN 2016), Procedia Computer Science 98 pp. 107 – 116 (link to publication)
  • Touliou, K. Bekiaris, E. (2016) Building an Inclusive Ecosystem for Developers and Users: The Role of Value Propositions in Advances in Ergonomics Modeling, Usability & Special Populations, Volume 486 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing pp 339-346, Springer International Publishers (Link to abstract).
  • Treviranus, J.  (2016) The Future Challenge of the ADA: Shaping Humanity’s Transformation. Inclusion: March 2016, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 30-38. (link to abstract)
  • Treviranus, J (2016) Life-long learning on the Inclusive Web, Proceedings of  WWW2016, ACM 978-1-4503-4138-7/16/04. (link to paper)
  • Vimarlund, V. (2016) E-health Two-sided market, Elsevier Science & Technology Books (link to publication)



  • Berning, M. Braun, F. Riedel, T. Beigl, M. (2015). Proximity Hat. Head-worn sytem for subtle sensory augmentation with tactile stimulation. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (p. 31-38) (ISWC’15), New York. (Link to article)
  • Henka, A., Stiegler, A., Zimmermann, G., & Ertl, T. (2015). Conducting Acceptance Tests for Elderly People on the Web. In J. Zhou & G. Salvendy (Eds.), Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging (pp. 325–336). Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from
  • Kaklanis, N., Votis, K., & Tzovaras. D. (2015). Adding haptic feedback to web applications towards improving end-users’ cognitive capabilities. 6th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom 2015), Hungary. (Link to article)
  • Miclaus, A., Unseld, J. Alexandru, M. Berning, M: Riedel, T. Beigl, M. (2015) IndianaJS. Building spatially aware web sites for the Web of Things. In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on the Web of Things (WoT’15) , New York. (Link to article)
  • Segkouli, S., Paliokas, I., Tzovaras, D., Giakoumis, D., Karagiannidis, C. (2015). Design of novel screening environments for Mild Cognitive Impairment: giving priority to elicited speech and Language abilities. 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (Pervasive 2015), Istanbul.(link to article)
  • Stiegler, A., & Zimmermann, G. (2015). Gamification and Accessibility. In Proceedings, Part I, of the First International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging – Volume 9193 (pp. 145–154). New York, NY, USA: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.

HCII 2015 publications:

  • Ballieu Christensen L. and Tanja Stevns T.(August 2015). Universal Access to Alternate Media (Download paper)
  • Smirek, L., Henka, A., Zimmermann, G. (2015). Giving Elderly Access to Smart Environments Providing Adaptive User Interfaces Based on Web Components, the Universal Remote Console and the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure.  HCII 2015, Los Angeles. (Download abstract)
  • Touliou, K., Gemou, M., Riedel, T., Panou, M., Bekiaris, E. (2015). A framework for Evaluating the Implementers’ Experience in Making Existing Products Accessible: The Prosperity4all Approach. HCII 2015, Los Angeles.
  • Votis K., Giakoumis D., Manolis V., Doumpoulakis S., Segkoyli S. & Tzovaras D. (August 2015).  Mobile Cognitive Training Games for older adults with mild cognitive impairment. In 17th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct (p. 932-935). (Link to abstract)
  • Zimmermann, G., Stratmann, A., Reeß, D. & Glaser, T. (2015). Patterns for User Interface Adaptations – Towards Runtime Adaptations for Improving the Usability  of Web Forms for Elderly Users. HCII 2015, Los Angeles. (Download abstract)


  • Smirek L., Zimmermann G.,  Ziegler D. (October 2014). Towards Universally Usable Smart HomesHow Can MyUI, URC and openHAB Contribute to an Adaptive User Interface Platform? In CENTRIC 2014, The Seventh International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services (p- 29-38). (Link to publication)
  • Zimmermann, G., Strobbe, C., Stiegler, A., & Loitsch, C. (2014). Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) – Personalisierte Benutzerschnittstellen / Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) – Towards Personal User Interfaces. I-Com13(3), 29–35.
  • Goldrick M., Stevns T., Christensen L.B. (July 2014). The Use of Assistive Technologies as Learning Technologies to Facilitate Flexible Learning in Higher Education. Springer International Publishing AG. (Link to publication)


HCII 2014 publications:

  • Anson D., Ding Y. (June 2014) Federated Databases and Supported Decision Making. (Download abstract)
  • Ayotte D., Vass J., Mitchell J., Treviranus J. Personalizing Interfaces Using an Inclusive Design Approach (Download abstract)
  • Budde M., Riedel T., Köpke M., Berning M., and Beigl M. (June 2014) A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Usability of Context-based Wi-Fi Access Mechanisms. (Download abstract)
  • Chalkiaa E., Bautista J., Colomerb M., de los Rios S., Carmona I. (June 2014). Evaluating the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure: Cloud4all evaluation framework  (Download abstract)
  • Cheetham A., Ayotte D., Hung J., Vass J., Clark C.,  Mitchell J., and Treviranus J.(June 2014). Accessible Metadata Generation (Download abstract)
  • Christensen L.B., Chourasia A. (June 2014). Document Transformation Infrastructure (Download abstract)
  • Clark C., Basman A., Bates S., and Markus K. (June 2014). Enabling Architecture: How the GPII Supports Inclusive Software Development.(Download abstract)
  • Gállego F. (June 2014). Implementing GPII/Cloud4All Support for Mobile Accessibility for Android. (Download abstract)
  • Gower V., Andrich R., Agnoletto A. (June 2014). Federating Databases of Assistive Technology Products: Latest Advancements of the European Assistive Technology Information Network. (Download abstract)
  • Hernández, J. (June 2014).  The GPII on Smart Phones: Android. (Download abstract)
  • Hernández J., Clark C., Markus K. (June 2014). The GPII on Desktops in PCs OSs: Windows & GNOME (Download abstract)
  • Iglesias-Pérez A., Loitsch C., Kaklanis N., Votis K., Stiegler A., Kalogirou K., Serra-Autonell G.,  Tzovaras D., Weber G. (June 2014). Accessibility through Preferences: Context-Aware Recommender of Settings (Download abstract)
  • Jansen D., Alcala A., Guzman F. (June 2014) Amara: A Sustainable, Global Solution for Accessibility, Powered by Communities of Volunteers (Download abstract)
  • Kaklanis N., Votis K., Giannoutakis K. & Tzovaras D. (June 2014)  A Semantic Framework for Assistive Technologies Description to Strengthen UI Adaptation. (Download abstract)
  • Lee S., Vanderheiden G., Chourasia A. (June 2014) AT and GPII: Maavis (Download abstract)
  • Loitsch C., Chalkia E., Bekiaris E., Weber G. (June 2014) Tailored versus Prioritized Configuration towards Accessibility. A Study on Weighted Preferences. (Download abstract)
  • Peinado, I.Ortega-Moral M. (June 2014) Making web pages and applications accessible automatically using browser extensions and apps. (Download abstract)
  • Peissner M.,Vanderheiden G., Treviranus J., and Tsakou G., (June 2014) Prosperity4All – Setting the Stage for a Paradigm Shift in eInclusion. (Download abstract)
  • Peissner M., Schuller A.,  Ziegler D.,  Knecht C., Zimmermann G. (June 2014)  Requirements for the Successful Market Adoption of Adaptive User Interfaces for Accessibility. (Download abstract)
  • Sheytanov B., Strobbe C., & de los Rios S. (June 2014) Smart Houses in Cloud4all: from simulation to reality. (Download abstract)
  • Schwerdtfeger R., Vanderheiden G., Treviranus J., Clark C., Mitchell J., Petrides L., McLaughlin L., Jimes C., Tobias J., Trewin S., Brennan M.  (June 2014) PGA: Preferences for Global Access (Download abstract)


  • Stiegler, A., & Zimmermann, G. (2015). Gamification and Accessibility. In Proceedings, Part I, of the First International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging – Volume 9193 (pp. 145–154). New York, NY, USA: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
  • Treviranus, J., Clark C., Mitchell, J., Vanderheiden, G. (June 2014) Prosperity4All: Designing a Multi-Stakeholder Network for Economic Inclusion. (Download abstract)
  • Treviranus J., Mitchell J., Clark C and Roberts V. (June 2014). An Introduction to the FLOE Project. (Download abstract)
  • Tsakou G., Leligou Helen C., Katevas N., (June 2014) A novel infrastructure facilitating access to, charging, ordering and funding of assistive services. (Download abstract)
  • Vanderheiden G., Treviranus J., Clark C., Peissner M., and Tsakou G.(June 2014) Prosperity as a Model for Next-Generation Accessibility. (Download abstract)
  • Vanderheiden, G., Treviranus, J., Ortega-Moral, M., Peissner, M. & de Lera, E. (June 2014). Creating a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII). (Download abstract)

  • Vanderheiden, G.,  Ortega-Moral, M., Peinado, I. (June 2014) Cloud4all: scope, evolution and challenges. (Download abstract) 
  • Vanderheiden, G., Chourasia, A., Ding Y., Tobias J., Anson D. (June 2014) Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center on Universal Interface & Information Technology Access. (Download abstract)
  • Vanderheiden G.,Gower V., Chourasia A. (June 2014) The GPII Unified Listing. (Download abstract)
  • Vanderheiden, G. Chourasia, A. Tobias, J. Githens S. (June 2014). The Library GPII System (Download abstract)
  • Zimmermann, G.  Vanderheiden, G. & Strobbe, C. (June 2014). Towards Deep Adaptivity – A Framework for the Development of Fully Context-Sensitive User Interfaces (Download abstract)