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2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom) (2015)
St. Louis, MO, USA
March 23, 2015 to March 27, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4799-8033-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Index (PDF)

pp. 1

TPC welcome (PDF)

pp. 1

Committees (PDF)

pp. 1-4

Socially assistive robotics: Personalized machines that (Provide) care (PDF)

Maja J. Mataric , Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
pp. 1

Mining relations and physical grouping of building-embedded sensors and actuators (Abstract)

Luis I. Lopera Gonzalez , ACTLab, Chair of Sensors Technology, University of Passau, Germany
Oliver Amft , ACTLab, Chair of Sensors Technology, University of Passau, Germany
pp. 2-10

Placer++: Semantic place labels beyond the visit (Abstract)

John Krumm , Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA USA
Dany Rouhana , Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA USA
Ming-Wei Chang , Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA USA
pp. 11-19

Fault detection for binary sensors in smart home environments (Abstract)

Juan Ye , School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, UK
Graeme Stevenson , School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, UK
Simon Dobson , School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, UK
pp. 20-28

Online unsupervised state recognition in sensor data (Abstract)

Julien Eberle , School of Computer and Communication Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tri Kurniawan Wijaya , School of Computer and Communication Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Karl Aberer , School of Computer and Communication Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 29-36

Energy modeling of system settings: A crowdsourced approach (Abstract)

Ella Peltonen , Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, PO Box 64, FI-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
Eemil Lagerspetz , Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, PO Box 64, FI-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
Petteri Nurmi , Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, PO Box 64, FI-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
Sasu Tarkoma , Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, PO Box 64, FI-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
pp. 37-45

DOSE: Detecting user-driven operating states of electronic devices from a single sensing point (Abstract)

Ke-Yu Chen , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Sidhant Gupta , Microsoft Research Redmond, WA, US
Eric C. Larson , Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX, US
Shwetak Patel , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
pp. 46-54

CrowdTasker: Maximizing coverage quality in Piggyback Crowdsensing under budget constraint (Abstract)

Haoyi Xiong , CNRS UMR 5157 SAMOVAR, Institut Mines-Télécom, TELECOM SudParis, Evry 91011, France
Daqing Zhang , CNRS UMR 5157 SAMOVAR, Institut Mines-Télécom, TELECOM SudParis, Evry 91011, France
Guanling Chen , Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Leye Wang , CNRS UMR 5157 SAMOVAR, Institut Mines-Télécom, TELECOM SudParis, Evry 91011, France
Vincent Gauthier , CNRS UMR 5157 SAMOVAR, Institut Mines-Télécom, TELECOM SudParis, Evry 91011, France
pp. 55-62

Acoustic based appliance state identifications for fine-grained energy analytics (Abstract)

Nilavra Pathak , Information Systems, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD-21250
Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan , Information Systems, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD-21250
Nirmalya Roy , Information Systems, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD-21250
pp. 63-70

Joint segmentation and activity discovery using semantic and temporal priors (Abstract)

Julia Seiter , Wearable Computing Lab., ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Wei-Chen Chiu , Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany
Mario Fritz , Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany
Oliver Amft , ACTLab, University of Passau, Germany
Gerhard Troster , Wearable Computing Lab., ETH Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 71-78

Pervasive self-powered human activity recognition without the accelerometer (Abstract)

Sara Khalifa , School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Mahbub Hassan , School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Aruna Seneviratne , School of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
pp. 79-86

Using infrastructure-provided context filters for efficient fine-grained activity sensing (Abstract)

S Vigneshwaran , Singapore Management University
Sougata Sen , Singapore Management University
Archan Misra , Singapore Management University
Satyadip Chakraborti , Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur
Rajesh Krishna Balan , Singapore Management University
pp. 87-94

Watson and the era of cognitive computing (PDF)

Guruduth S. Banavar , Cognitive Computing, IBM Research
pp. 95

Attelia: Reducing user's cognitive load due to interruptive notifications on smart phones (Abstract)

Tadashi Okoshi , Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Julian Ramos , Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Hiroki Nozaki , Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
Jin Nakazawa , Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
Anind K. Dey , Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Hideyuki Tokuda , Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
pp. 96-104

We help you watch your steps: Unobtrusive alertness system for pedestrian mobile phone users (Abstract)

Jiaqi Wen , Dept. of Comp., The Hong Kong PolyU
Jiannong Cao , Dept. of Comp., The Hong Kong PolyU
Xuefeng Liu , Dept. of Comp., The Hong Kong PolyU
pp. 105-113

When to type, talk, or Swype: Characterizing energy consumption of mobile input modalities (Abstract)

Fangzhou Jiang , NICTA, Australia
Eisa Zarepour , University of New South Wales
Mahbub Hassan , NICTA, Australia
Aruna Seneviratne , NICTA, Australia
Prasant Mohapatra , University of California, Davis
pp. 114-122

Beyond location check-ins: Exploring physical and soft sensing to augment social check-in apps (Abstract)

Kiran K. Rachuri , University of Cambridge, UK
Theus Hossmann , University of Cambridge, UK
Cecilia Mascolo , University of Cambridge, UK
Sean Holden , University of Cambridge, UK
pp. 123-130

WiBreathe: Estimating respiration rate using wireless signals in natural settings in the home (Abstract)

Ruth Ravichandran , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Elliot Saba , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Ke-Yu Chen , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Mayank Goel , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Sidhant Gupta , Microsoft Research Redmond, WA, US
Shwetak N. Patel , University Of Washington Seattle, WA, US
pp. 131-139

Multiple model recognition for near-realistic exergaming (Abstract)

Bobak Mortazavi , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Mohammad Pourhomayoun , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Suneil Nyamathi , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Brandon Wu , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Sunghoon Ivan Lee , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Majid Sarrafzadeh , Computer Science Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095
pp. 140-148

Fine-grained recognition of abnormal behaviors for early detection of mild cognitive impairment (Abstract)

Daniele Riboni , Università degli Studi di Milano, Dept. of Computer Science, EveryWare Lab
Claudio Bettini , Università degli Studi di Milano, Dept. of Computer Science, EveryWare Lab
Gabriele Civitarese , Università degli Studi di Milano, Dept. of Computer Science, EveryWare Lab
Zaffar Haider Janjua , Università degli Studi di Milano, Dept. of Computer Science, EveryWare Lab
Rim Helaoui , University of Mannheim, Research Group Data & Web Science
pp. 149-154

Smart table surface: A novel approach to pervasive dining monitoring (Abstract)

Bo Zhou , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Trippstadter Straße 122, 67663, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Jingyuan Cheng , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Trippstadter Straße 122, 67663, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Mathias Sundholm , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Trippstadter Straße 122, 67663, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Attila Reiss , Chair of Sensor Technology, University of Passau, Innstrasse 43, 94032 Passau, Germany
Wuhuang Huang , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Trippstadter Straße 122, 67663, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Oliver Amft , Chair of Sensor Technology, University of Passau, Innstrasse 43, 94032 Passau, Germany
Paul Lukowicz , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Trippstadter Straße 122, 67663, Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 155-162

LaneQuest: An accurate and energy-efficient lane detection system (Abstract)

Heba Aly , Computer and Sys. Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Alex. Univ., Egypt
Anas Basalamah , Comp. Eng. Dept.& KACST GIS Tech. Innov. Ctr., Umm Al-Qura Univ., KSA
Moustafa Youssef , Wireless Research Center, E-JUST, Egypt
pp. 163-171

FINE: Frequency-divided instantaneous neighbors estimation system in vehicular networks (Abstract)

Linghe Kong , McGill University, Canada
Xi Chen , McGill University, Canada
Xue Liu , McGill University, Canada
Lei Rao , General Motors Research Lab, USA
pp. 172-177

DoppelDriver: Counterfactual actual travel times for alternative routes (Abstract)

Daehan Kwak , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091
Daeyoung Kim , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091
Ruilin Liu , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091
Badri Nath , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091
Liviu Iftode , Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8091
pp. 178-185

An expanding and expansive view of computing, and the special role of pervasive computing (PDF)

Jim Kurose , Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation
pp. 186

Cyber-physical systems and pervasive computing: Overlap or divergent? (PerCom Panel) (PDF)

Chenyang Lu , Washington University, USA
Jiannong Cao , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
David Corman , National Science Foundation, USA
Christine Julien , University of Texas Austin, USA
Lui Sha , University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA
Franco Zambonelli , Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
pp. 187-188

Sensor use and usefulness: Trade-offs for data-driven authentication on mobile devices (Abstract)

Nicolas Micallef , Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland
Hilmi Gunes Kayacik , FICO, 181 Metro Dr., San Jose, CA
Mike Just , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Lynne Baillie , Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland
David Aspinall , University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
pp. 189-197

Inviz: Low-power personalized gesture recognition using wearable textile capacitive sensor arrays (Abstract)

Gurashish Singh , Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Alexander Nelson , Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Ryan Robucci , Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Chintan Patel , Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Nilanjan Banerjee , Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
pp. 198-206

Understanding the unobservable population in call detail records through analysis of mobile phone user calling behavior: A case study of Greater Dhaka in Bangladesh (Abstract)

Ayumi Arai , Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Apichon Witayangkurn , School of Engineering and Technology, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
Teerayut Horanont , Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University Pathumthani, Thailand
Xiaowei Shao , Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Ryosuke Shibasaki , Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 207-214

Targeted vaccination based on a wireless sensor system (Abstract)

Xiao Sun , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Zongqing Lu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Xiaomei Zhang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Marcel Salathe , Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Guohong Cao , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
pp. 215-220

Curbing mobile malware based on user-transparent hand movements (Abstract)

Babins Shrestha , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Manar Mohamed , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Anders Borg , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Nitesh Saxena , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Sandeep Tamrakar , Aalto University, Finland
pp. 221-229

Measurement-driven mobile data traffic modeling in a large metropolitan area (Abstract)

Eduardo Mucelli Rezende Oliveira , École Polytechnique, France
Aline Carneiro Viana , INRIA, France
K. P. Naveen , INRIA, France
Carlos Sarraute , Grandata Labs, Argentina
pp. 230-235

Covert channel attacks in pervasive computing (Abstract)

Nilufer Tuptuk , Department of Computer Science, University College London, London, UK
Stephen Hailes , Department of Computer Science, University College London, London, UK
pp. 236-242
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