While Human-Centered Multimedia Computing (HCMC) improves upon traditional multimedia computing paradigms by accounting for the differences among populations of humans, inter-personal differences between, and intra-personal differences within, populations have created the need for a new paradigm which is sensitive to the needs of a specific user, task and environment. The paradigm of Person-Centered Multimedia Computing (PCMC) addresses this challenge by focusing the design of a system on a single user and challenge, shifting the focus to the individual. It is proposed that this paradigm can then extend the applicability of multimedia technology from the individual user to the broader population through the application of adaptation and integration. These concepts are discussed within the context of disability, where variations among individuals are particularly prevalent. Examples in domain adaptation and autonomous rehabilitative training are presented as proofs-of-concept to illustrate this process within PCMC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSmart Multimedia - 1st International Conference, ICSM 2018, Revised Selected Papers
EditorsStefano Berretti, Anup Basu
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9783030043742
StatePublished - 2018
Event1st International Conference on Smart Multimedia, ICSM 2018 - Toulon, France
Duration: Aug 24 2018Aug 26 2018

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11010 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Other1st International Conference on Smart Multimedia, ICSM 2018


  • Coadaptive design
  • Domain adaptation
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Person-centric computing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • General Computer Science


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