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2014 6th International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services (MobiCASE) (2014)
Austin, TX, USA
Nov. 6, 2014 to Nov. 7, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-63190-024-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page (PDF)

pp. i

Copyright (PDF)

pp. ii

Contents (PDF)

pp. iii-v

Preface (PDF)

pp. vi

Conference organization (PDF)

pp. vii-viii

Cloudlets: at the leading edge of mobile-cloud convergence (Abstract)

Mahadev Satyanarayanan , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Zhuo Chen , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Kiryong Ha , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Wenlu Hu , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Wolfgang Richter , Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Padmanabhan Pillai , Intel Labs, USA
pp. 1-9

What is this place? Inferring place categories through user patterns identification in geo-tagged tweets (Abstract)

Deborah Falcone , DIMES, University of Calabria, Italy
Cecilia Mascolo , Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Carmela Comito , ICAR-CNR, Italy
Domenico Talia , DIMES, University of Calabria, Italy
Jon Crowcroft , Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
pp. 10-19

The future is cloudy: Reflecting prediction error in mobile applications (Abstract)

Brett D. Higgins , Arbor Networks, USA
Kyungmin Lee , University of Michigan, USA
Jason Flinn , University of Michigan, USA
T.J. Giuli , Ford Motor Company, USA
Brian Noble , University of Michigan, USA
Christopher Peplin , Ford Motor Company, USA
pp. 20-29

Unsupervised work knowledge mining through mobility and physical activity sensing (Abstract)

Le T. Nguyen , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, USA
Joy Zhang , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, USA
pp. 30-39

Tweeting traffic image reports on the road (Abstract)

Daehan Kwak , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091, USA
Daeyoung Kim , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091, USA
Ruilin Liu , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091, USA
Liviu Iftode , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091, USA
Badri Nath , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091, USA
pp. 40-48

Don't touch that tablet: An evaluation of gaze-based interfaces for tablet computers (Abstract)

Milena Roetting , Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Department of Computer Science, D-20099, Germany
Olaf Zukunft , Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Department of Computer Science, D-20099, Germany
pp. 49-56

Expression: A dyadic conversation aid using Google Glass for people who are blind or visually impaired (Abstract)

ASM Iftekhar Anam , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Shahinur Alam , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Mohammed Yeasin , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
pp. 57-64

Alien vs. Mobile user game: Fast and efficient area coverage in crowdsensing (Abstract)

Manoop Talasila , Computer Science Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA
Reza Curtmola , Computer Science Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA
Cristian Borcea , Computer Science Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA
pp. 65-74

SMSpress: An SMS research management system (Abstract)

Rushil Khurana , School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Yi Han , School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Rosa I. Arriaga , School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
pp. 75-81

Kraken.me mobile: The energy footprint of mobile tracking (Abstract)

Immanuel Schweizer , Technische Universität Darmstadt, Telecooperation Lab, Germany
Roman Bartl , Technische Universität Darmstadt, Telecooperation Lab, Germany
Benedikt Schmidt , Technische Universität Darmstadt, Telecooperation Lab, Germany
Fabian Kaup , Technische Universität Darmstadt, Peer-to-peer Systems Engineering Lab, Germany
Max Muhlhauser , Technische Universität Darmstadt, Telecooperation Lab, Germany
pp. 82-89

Experimental study of energy and bandwidth costs of web advertisements on smartphones (Abstract)

Abdurhman Albasir , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L3G1
Kshirasagar Naik , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L3G1
Bernard Plourde , Research and Development Technologie Sanstream, Gatineau, QB, Canada, J8Y2V5
Nishith Goel , Research and Development Cistech Limited, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K2E 7L5
pp. 90-97

User-centric joint power and thermal management for smartphones (Abstract)

Pietro Mercati , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, USA
Tajana Simunic Rosing , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego, USA
Vinay Hanumaiah , Advanced Systems Engineering Lab, Samsung Research America, San Jose, California, USA 95134
Jitendra Kulkarni , Advanced Systems Engineering Lab, Samsung Research America, San Jose, California, USA 95134
Simon Bloch , Advanced Systems Engineering Lab, Samsung Research America, San Jose, California, USA 95134
pp. 98-105

Configurable and adaptive middleware for energy-efficient distributed mobile computing (Abstract)

Young-Woo Kwon , Department of Computer Science, Utah State University, USA
Eli Tilevich , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA
pp. 106-115

On-demand VM provisioning for cloudlet-based cyber-foraging in resource-constrained environments (Abstract)

Sebastian Echeverria , Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, 4500 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA, USA
James Root , Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, 4500 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA, USA
Ben Bradshaw , Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, 4500 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA, USA
Grace Lewis , Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, 4500 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh PA, USA
pp. 116-124

Monkey Gamer: Automatic profiling of Android games (Abstract)

Javier Marian Santos , Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden
Simin Nadjm-Tehrani , Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden
Aruna Prem Bianzino , Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden
pp. 125-132

Energy-aware clustering of ubiquitous devices for collaborative mobile applications (Abstract)

Carmela Comito , ICAR-CNR, Rende (CS), Italy
Domenico Talia , DIMES, University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy
pp. 133-142

Constraint-driven dynamic adaptation of mobile applications for quality of service (Abstract)

Young-Woo Kwon , Department of Computer Science, Utah State University, USA
Eli Tilevich , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA
pp. 143-152

Demo: Transient clouds (Abstract)

Terry Penner , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Alison Johnson , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Brandon Van Slyke , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Mina Guirguis , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Qijun Gu , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
pp. 153-154

Enhancing independence for people with low vision to use daily panel-interface machines (Abstract)

Xi Wang , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, U.S.A
Xi Zhao , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, U.S.A
Omprakash Gnawali , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, U.S.A
Weidong Shi , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, U.S.A
pp. 155-159

Eye contact reminder system for people with autism (Abstract)

Xi Wang , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
Nicholas Desalvo , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
Xi Zhao , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
Tao Feng , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
Katherine A. Loveland , The Autism Research Laboratory, The University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Weidong Shi , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
Omprakash Gnawali , Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, USA
pp. 160-163

Zone-based indoor mobile noise monitoring (Abstract)

Samah Almutlaq , College of Computer & Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Eiman Kanjo , School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Lilac Alsafadi , College of Computer & Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
pp. 164-165

Mining Android apps to predict market ratings (Abstract)

Eric Shaw , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, AL USA
Alex Shaw , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, AL USA
David Umphress , Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, AL USA
pp. 166-167

Matrix scan: A switch aided screen traversal mechanism for motor disabled (Abstract)

Rajat Yadav , SmartPhone Platform Team, Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore, India
Sameer Namdeo , SmartPhone Platform Team, Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore, India
Kusumakar Dwivedi , SmartPhone Platform Team, Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore, India
pp. 168-170

MobiStore: Achieving availability and load balance in a mobile P2P data store (Abstract)

Mohammad A. Khan , Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, 07102, USA
Laurent Yeh , Department of Computer Science, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 7800, France
Karine Zeitouni , Department of Computer Science, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 7800, France
Cristian Borcea , Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, 07102, USA
pp. 171-172

A multilevel platform for secure communications in a fleet of mobile phones (Abstract)

Serge Chaumette , LaBRI, University of Bordeaux - France
Jonathan Ouoba , VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
pp. 173-174

Recognizing hospital care activities with a coat pocket worn smartphone (Abstract)

Gernot Bahle , Embedded Intelligence, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Agnes Gruenerbl , Embedded Intelligence, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Paul Lukowicz , Embedded Intelligence, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Enrico Bignotti , Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Univerisity of Trento, Italy
Mattia Zeni , Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Univerisity of Trento, Italy
Fausto Giunchiglia , Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Univerisity of Trento, Italy
pp. 175-181

User exercise pattern prediction through mobile sensing (Abstract)

Georgi Kotsev , Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Moffet Field, California, USA
Le T. Nguyen , Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Moffet Field, California, USA
Ming Zeng , Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Moffet Field, California, USA
Joy Zhang , Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Moffet Field, California, USA
pp. 182-188

Adaptive activity recognition with dynamic heterogeneous sensor fusion (Abstract)

Ming Zeng , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Xiao Wang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Le T. Nguyen , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Pang Wu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Ole J. Mengshoel , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Joy Zhang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 189-196

Convolutional Neural Networks for human activity recognition using mobile sensors (Abstract)

Ming Zeng , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Le T. Nguyen , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Bo Yu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Ole J. Mengshoel , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Jiang Zhu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Pang Wu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
Joy Zhang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 197-205

Secure session on mobile: An exploration on combining biometric, trustzone, and user behavior (Abstract)

Tao Feng , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Nicholas DeSalvo , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Lei Xu , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Xi Zhao , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Xi Wang , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Weidong Shi , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
pp. 206-215

Controlling smartphone user privacy via objective-driven context mocking (Abstract)

Nick DiRienzo , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, USA
Geoffrey Challen , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, USA
pp. 216-224

USR: Enabling identity awareness and usable app access control during hand-free mobile interactions (Abstract)

Tao Feng , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Zhimin Gao , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Dainis Boumber , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Tzu-Hua Liu , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Nicholas DeSalvo , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Xi Zhao , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
Weidong Shi , Computer Science Department, University of Houston, USA
pp. 225-234

The PocketLocker personal cloud storage system (Abstract)

Anandatirtha Nandugudi , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, USA
Carl Nuessle , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, USA
Geoffrey Challen , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, USA
Emiliano Miluzzo , AT&T Labs Research, USA
Yih-Farn Chen , AT&T Labs Research, USA
pp. 235-244
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