SESSION: Keynote speaker

Emotion technology, wearables, and surprises

  • Rosalind Picard

SESSION: Activity recognition

Unsupervised recognition of interleaved activities of daily living through ontological and probabilistic reasoning

  • Daniele Riboni
  • Timo Sztyler
  • Gabriele Civitarese
  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt

Learning from less for better: semi-supervised activity recognition via shared structure discovery

  • Lina Yao
  • Feiping Nie
  • Quan Z. Sheng
  • Tao Gu
  • Xue Li
  • Sen Wang

Human respiration detection with commodity wifi devices: do user location and body orientation matter?

  • Hao Wang
  • Daqing Zhang
  • Junyi Ma
  • Yasha Wang
  • Yuxiang Wang
  • Dan Wu
  • Tao Gu
  • Bing Xie

A weakly supervised activity recognition framework for real-time synthetic biology laboratory assistance

  • Chandrashekhar Lavania
  • Sunil Thulasidasan
  • Anthony LaMarca
  • Jeffrey Scofield
  • Jeff Bilmes

SESSION: Supporting the visually and motor impaired

UniPass: design and evaluation of a smart device-based password manager for visually impaired users

  • Natã M. Barbosa
  • Jordan Hayes
  • Yang Wang

Finding a store, searching for a product: a study of daily challenges of low vision people

  • Sarit Szpiro
  • Yuhang Zhao
  • Shiri Azenkot

CueSee: exploring visual cues for people with low vision to facilitate a visual search task

  • Yuhang Zhao
  • Sarit Szpiro
  • Jonathan Knighten
  • Shiri Azenkot

Situational impairments to mobile interaction in cold environments

  • Zhanna Sarsenbayeva
  • Jorge Goncalves
  • Juan García
  • Simon Klakegg
  • Sirkka Rissanen
  • Hannu Rintamäki
  • Jari Hannu
  • Vassilis Kostakos

SESSION: Living in smart homes

Selecting home appliances with smart glass based on contextual information

  • Quan Kong
  • Takuya Maekawa
  • Taiki Miyanishi
  • Takayuki Suyama

AirSense: an intelligent home-based sensing system for indoor air quality analytics

  • Biyi Fang
  • Qiumin Xu
  • Taiwoo Park
  • Mi Zhang

"It's like living with a friendly stranger": perceptions of personality traits in a smart home

  • Sarah Mennicken
  • Oliver Zihler
  • Frida Juldaschewa
  • Veronika Molnar
  • David Aggeler
  • Elaine May Huang

TableTalk: integrating personal devices and content for commensal experiences at the family dinner table

  • Hasan Shahid Ferdous
  • Bernd Ploderer
  • Hilary Davis
  • Frank Vetere
  • Kenton O'Hara
  • Geremy Farr-Wharton
  • Rob Comber

SESSION: Unobstrusive sensing and feedback

Exploring the design space of glanceable feedback for physical activity trackers

  • Rúben Gouveia
  • Fábio Pereira
  • Evangelos Karapanos
  • Sean A. Munson
  • Marc Hassenzahl

Verifiable smart packaging with passive RFID

  • Ge Wang
  • Chen Qian
  • Jinsong Han
  • Wei Xi
  • Han Ding
  • Zhiping Jiang
  • Jizhong Zhao

Device-free detection of approach and departure behaviors using backscatter communication

  • Han Ding
  • Chen Qian
  • Jinsong Han
  • Ge Wang
  • Zhiping Jiang
  • Jizhong Zhao
  • Wei Xi

Cognitive rhythms: unobtrusive and continuous sensing of alertness using a mobile phone

  • Saeed Abdullah
  • Elizabeth L. Murnane
  • Mark Matthews
  • Matthew Kay
  • Julie A. Kientz
  • Geri Gay
  • Tanzeem Choudhury

Passive and contactless epidermal pressure sensor printed with silver nano-particle ink

  • Takahiro Hashizume
  • Takuya Sasatani
  • Koya Narumi
  • Yoshiaki Narusue
  • Yoshihiro Kawahara
  • Tohru Asami

SESSION: Indoor localisation

Dynamic-MUSIC: accurate device-free indoor localization

  • Xiang Li
  • Shengjie Li
  • Daqing Zhang
  • Jie Xiong
  • Yasha Wang
  • Hong Mei

Indoor localization via multi-modal sensing on smartphones

  • Han Xu
  • Zheng Yang
  • Zimu Zhou
  • Longfei Shangguan
  • Ke Yi
  • Yunhao Liu

Predicting location semantics combining active and passive sensing with environment-independent classifier

  • Masaya Tachikawa
  • Takuya Maekawa
  • Yasuyuki Matsushita

Towards area classification for large-scale fingerprint-based system

  • Suining He
  • Jiajie Tan
  • S.-H. Gary Chan

Efficient calibration for rssi-based indoor localization by bayesian experimental design on multi-task classification

  • Masamichi Shimosaka
  • Osamu Saisho

SESSION: Interacting using the hands and eyes

WiFinger: talk to your smart devices with finger-grained gesture

  • Hong Li
  • Wei Yang
  • Jianxin Wang
  • Yang Xu
  • Liusheng Huang

Accuracy of interpreting pointing gestures in egocentric view

  • Deepak Akkil
  • Poika Isokoski

TextPursuits: using text for pursuits-based interaction and calibration on public displays

  • Mohamed Khamis
  • Ozan Saltuk
  • Alina Hang
  • Katharina Stolz
  • Andreas Bulling
  • Florian Alt

UbiTouch: ubiquitous smartphone touchpads using built-in proximity and ambient light sensors

  • Elliott Wen
  • Winston Seah
  • Bryan Ng
  • Xuefeng Liu
  • Jiannong Cao

TraceMatch: a computer vision technique for user input by tracing of animated controls

  • Christopher Clarke
  • Alessio Bellino
  • Augusto Esteves>
  • Eduardo Velloso
  • Hans Gellersen

SESSION: UbiComp in education

TalkLIME: mobile system intervention to improve parent-child interaction for children with language delay

  • Seokwoo Song
  • Seungho Kim
  • John Kim
  • Wonjeong Park
  • Dongsun Yim

EDUM: classroom education measurements via large-scale WiFi networks

  • Mengyu Zhou
  • Minghua Ma
  • Yangkun Zhang
  • Kaixin SuiA
  • Dan Pei
  • Thomas Moscibroda

Collective use of a fabric-based interactive surface to support early development in toddler classrooms

  • Franceli L. Cibrian
  • Nadir Weibel
  • Monica Tentori

Apps to measure motor skills of vocational workers

  • Bhanu Pratap Singh
  • Varun Aggarwal

SESSION: Sensing walking

WiDir: walking direction estimation using wireless signals

  • Dan Wu
  • Daqing Zhang
  • Chenren Xu
  • Yasha Wang
  • Hao Wang

Gait recognition using wifi signals

  • Wei Wang
  • Alex X. Liu
  • Muhammad Shahzad

Exploiting cyclic features of walking for pedestrian dead reckoning with unconstrained smartphones

  • Baoqi Huang
  • Guodong Qi
  • Xiaokun Yang
  • Long Zhao
  • Han Zou

iKneeBraces: knee adduction moment evaluation measured by motion sensors in gait detection

  • Hsin-Ruey Tsai
  • Shih-Yao Wei
  • Jui-Chun Hsiao
  • Ting-Wei Chiu
  • Yi-Ping Lo
  • Chi-Feng Keng
  • Yi-Ping Hung
  • Jin-Jong Chen

SESSION: Leveraging the crowd

TASKer: behavioral insights via campus-based experimental mobile crowd-sourcing

  • Thivya Kandappu
  • Nikita Jaiman
  • Randy Tandriansyah
  • Archan Misra
  • Shih-Fen Cheng
  • Cen Chen
  • Hoong Chuin Lau
  • Deepthi Chander
  • Koustuv Dasgupta

TaskMe: multi-task allocation in mobile crowd sensing

  • Yan Liu
  • Bin Guo
  • Yang Wang
  • Wenle Wu
  • Zhiwen Yu
  • Daqing Zhang

Sensus: a cross-platform, general-purpose system for mobile crowdsensing in human-subject studies

  • Haoyi Xiong
  • Yu Huang
  • Laura E. Barnes
  • Matthew S. Gerber

The night is young: urban crowdsourcing of nightlife patterns

  • Darshan Santani
  • Joan-Isaac Biel
  • Florian Labhart
  • Jasmine Truong
  • Sara Landolt
  • Emmanuel Kuntsche
  • Daniel Gatica-Perez

SESSION: Sound and audio

WalkieLokie: sensing relative positions of surrounding presenters by acoustic signals

  • Wenchao Huang
  • Xiang-Yang Li
  • Yan Xiong
  • Panlong Yang
  • Yiqing Hu
  • Xufei Mao
  • Fuyou Miao
  • Baohua Zhao
  • Jumin Zhao

Automated estimation of food type and amount consumed from body-worn audio and motion sensors

  • Mark Mirtchouk
  • Christopher Merck
  • Samantha Kleinberg

WritingHacker: audio based eavesdropping of handwriting via mobile devices

  • Tuo Yu
  • Haiming Jin
  • Klara Nahrstedt

AudioGest: enabling fine-grained hand gesture detection by decoding echo signal

  • Wenjie Ruan
  • Quan Z. Sheng
  • Lei Yang
  • Tao Gu
  • Peipei Xu
  • Longfei Shangguan

SESSION: User and behavior modeling and prediction I

Modelling smartphone usage: a markov state transition model

  • Vassilis Kostakos
  • Denzil Ferreira
  • Jorge Goncalves
  • Simo Hosio

Discovering different kinds of smartphone users through their application usage behaviors

  • Sha Zhao
  • Julian Ramos
  • Jianrong Tao
  • Ziwen Jiang
  • Shijian Li
  • Zhaohui Wu
  • Gang Pan
  • Anind K. Dey

The potential of physical motion cues: changing people's perception of robots' performance

  • Pedro Garcia Garcia
  • Enrico Costanza
  • Sarvapali D. Ramchurn
  • Jhim Kiel M. Verame

Differentiating smartphone users by app usage

  • Pascal Welke
  • Ionut Andone
  • Konrad Blaszkiewicz
  • Alexander Markowetz

SESSION: Security and privacy I

Privacy-friendly photo capturing and sharing system

  • Lan Zhang
  • Kebin Liu
  • Xiang-Yang Li
  • Cihang Liu
  • Xuan Ding
  • Yunhao Liu

Loca: a location-oblivious co-location attack in crowds

  • Roberto Pasqua
  • Matthieu Roy
  • Gilles Tredan

PrivCheck: privacy-preserving check-in data publishing for personalized location based services

  • Dingqi Yang
  • Daqing Zhang
  • Bingqing Qu
  • Philippe Cudré-Mauroux

A data hiding approach for sensitive smartphone data

  • Chu Luo
  • Angelos Fylakis
  • Juha Partala
  • Simon Klakegg
  • Jorge Goncalves
  • Kaitai Liang
  • Tapio Seppänen
  • Vassilis Kostakos


Design and learnability of vortex whistles for managing chronic lung function via smartphones

  • Spencer Kaiser
  • Ashley Parks
  • Patrick Leopard
  • Charlie Albright
  • Jake Carlson
  • Mayank Goel
  • Damoun Nassehi
  • Eric C. Larson

Exploring glass as a novel method for hands-free data entry in flexible cystoscopy

  • Charles Templeman
  • Francisco Javier Ordóñez
  • Andrew Symes
  • Daniel Roggen

HemaApp: noninvasive blood screening of hemoglobin using smartphone cameras

  • Edward Jay Wang
  • William Li
  • Doug Hawkins
  • Terry Gernsheimer
  • Colette Norby-Slycord
  • Shwetak N. Patel

LumiO: a plaque-aware toothbrush

  • Takuma Yoshitani
  • Masa Ogata
  • Koji Yatani

Using passively collected sedentary behavior to predict hospital readmission

  • Sangwon Bae
  • Anind K. Dey
  • Carissa A. Low

SESSION: User and behavior modeling and prediction II

Engagement-aware computing: modelling user engagement from mobile contexts

  • Akhil Mathur
  • Nicholas D. Lane
  • Fahim Kawsar

Why would you do that? predicting the uses and gratifications behind smartphone-usage behaviors

  • Alexis Hiniker
  • Shwetak N. Patel
  • Tadayoshi Kohno
  • Julie A. Kientz

Cooperative phoneotypes: exploring phone-based behavioral markers of cooperation

  • Vivek K. Singh
  • Rishav R. Agarwal

Exploring space syntax on entrepreneurial opportunities with Wi-Fi analytics

  • Afra Mashhadi
  • Utku Günay Acer
  • Aidan Boran
  • Philipp M. Scholl
  • Claudio Forlivesi
  • Geert Vanderhulst
  • Fahim Kawsar

SESSION: Security and privacy II

Touch-and-guard: secure pairing through hand resonance

  • Wei Wang
  • Lin Yang
  • Qian Zhang

PERUIM: understanding mobile application privacy with permission-UI mapping

  • Yuanchun Li
  • Yao Guo
  • Xiangqun Chen

Location privacy for crowdsourcing applications

  • Ioannis Boutsis
  • Vana Kalogeraki

mSieve: differential behavioral privacy in time series of mobile sensor data

  • Nazir Saleheen
  • Supriyo Chakraborty
  • Nasir Ali
  • Md Mahbubur Rahman
  • Syed Monowar Hossain
  • Rummana Bari
  • Eugene Buder
  • Mani Srivastava
  • Santosh Kumar

SESSION: UbiComp in transportation

CityCoupling: bridging intercity human mobility

  • Zipei Fan
  • Xuan Song
  • Ryosuke Shibasaki
  • Tao Li
  • Hodaka Kaneda

DESTPRE: a data-driven approach to destination prediction for taxi rides

  • Mengwen Xu
  • Dong Wang
  • Jian Li

Is only one gps position sufficient to locate you to the road network accurately?

  • Hao Wu
  • Weiwei Sun
  • Baihua Zheng

CityProphet: city-scale irregularity prediction using transit app logs

  • Tatsuya Konishi
  • Mikiya Maruyama
  • Kota Tsubouchi
  • Masamichi Shimosaka

SESSION: Sensing and using emotion

EmotionCheck: leveraging bodily signals and false feedback to regulate our emotions

  • Jean Costa
  • Alexander T. Adams
  • Malte F. Jung
  • François Guimbetière
  • Tanzeem Choudhury

Learning from the ubiquitous language: an empirical analysis of emoji usage of smartphone users

  • Xuan Lu
  • Wei Ai
  • Xuanzhe Liu
  • Qian Li
  • Ning Wang
  • Gang Huang
  • Qiaozhu Mei

An affect detection technique using mobile commodity sensors in the wild

  • Aske Mottelson
  • Kasper Hornbæk

Shining (blue) light on creative ability

  • Saeed Abdullah
  • Mary Czerwinski
  • Gloria Mark
  • Paul Johns

SESSION: Supporting physically active lifestyle

Exploring user experiences of active workstations: a case study of under desk elliptical trainers

  • Woohyeok Choi
  • Aejin Song
  • Darren Edge
  • Masaaki Fukumoto
  • Uichin Lee

Technology meets adventure: learnings from an earthquake-interrupted Mt. everest expedition

  • Florian 'Floyd' Mueller
  • Sarah Jane Pell

Reconsidering the device in the drawer: lapses as a design opportunity in personal informatics

  • Daniel A. Epstein
  • Jennifer H. Kang
  • Laura R. Pina
  • James Fogarty
  • Sean A. Munson

Dynamic cluster-based over-demand prediction in bike sharing systems

  • Longbiao Chen
  • Daqing Zhang
  • Leye Wang
  • Dingqi Yang
  • Xiaojuan Ma
  • Shijian Li
  • Zhaohui Wu
  • Gang Pan
  • Thi-Mai-Trang Nguyen
  • Jérémie Jakubowicz


Spotting prejudice with nonverbal behaviours

  • Andrea Palazzi
  • Simone Calderara
  • Nicola Bicocchi
  • Loris Vezzali
  • Gian Antonio di Bernardo
  • Franco Zambonelli
  • Rita Cucchiara

mCrave: continuous estimation of craving during smoking cessation

  • Soujanya Chatterjee
  • Karen Hovsepian
  • Hillol Sarker
  • Nazir Saleheen
  • Mustafa al'Absi
  • Gowtham Atluri
  • Emre Ertin
  • Cho Lam
  • Andrine Lemieux
  • Motohiro Nakajima
  • Bonnie Spring
  • David W. Wetter
  • Santosh Kumar

Domain adaptation methods for improving lab-to-field generalization of cocaine detection using wearable ECG

  • Annamalai Natarajan
  • Gustavo Angarita
  • Edward Gaiser
  • Robert Malison
  • Deepak Ganesan
  • Benjamin M. Marlin

CrossCheck: toward passive sensing and detection of mental health changes in people with schizophrenia

  • Rui Wang
  • Min S. H. Aung
  • Saeed Abdullah
  • Rachel Brian
  • Andrew T. Campbell
  • Tanzeem Choudhury
  • Marta Hauser
  • John Kane
  • Michael Merrill
  • Emily A. Scherer
  • Vincent W. S. Tseng
  • Dror Ben-Zeev

Assessing social anxiety using gps trajectories and point-of-interest data

  • Yu Huang
  • Haoyi Xiong
  • Kevin Leach
  • Yuyan Zhang
  • Philip Chow
  • Karl Fua
  • Bethany A. Teachman
  • Laura E. Barnes

SESSION: Images, videos and AR

ARTcode: preserve art and code in any image

  • Zhe Yang
  • Yuting Bao
  • Chuhao Luo
  • Xingya Zhao
  • Siyu Zhu
  • Chunyi Peng
  • Yunxin Liu
  • Xinbing Wang

Tell me what i see: recognize RFID tagged objects in augmented reality systems

  • Lei Xie
  • Jianqiang Sun
  • Qingliang Cai
  • Chuyu Wang
  • Jie Wu
  • Sanglu Lu

ROC comment: automated descriptive and subjective captioning of behavioral videos

  • Mohammad Rafayet Ali
  • Facundo Ciancio
  • Ru Zhao
  • Iftekhar Naim
  • Mohammed (Ehsan) Hoque

Interactive worker assistance: comparing the effects of in-situ projection, head-mounted displays, tablet, and paper instructions

  • Markus Funk
  • Thomas Kosch
  • Albrecht Schmidt

SpotGarbage: smartphone app to detect garbage using deep learning

  • Gaurav Mittal
  • Kaushal B. Yagnik
  • Mohit Garg
  • Narayanan C. Krishnan

SESSION: Power saving techniques for mobile computing

PADA: power-aware development assistant for mobile sensing applications

  • Chulhong Min
  • Seungchul Lee
  • Changhun Lee
  • Youngki Lee
  • Seungwoo Kang
  • Seungpyo Choi
  • Wonjung Kim
  • Junehwa Song

Crowdsensing-based smartphone use guide for battery life extension

  • Yohan Chon
  • GwangMin Lee
  • Rhan Ha
  • Hojung Cha

GreenTouch: transparent energy management for cellular data radios

  • Shravan Aras
  • Chris Gniady

AFV: enabling application function virtualization and scheduling in wearable networks

  • Harini Kolamunna
  • Yining Hu
  • Diego Perino
  • Kanchana Thilakarathna
  • Dwight Makaroff
  • Xinlong Guan
  • Aruna Seneviratne

SESSION: Predictive analytics

Test time feature ordering with FOCUS: interactive predictions with minimal user burden

  • Kirstin Early
  • Stephen E. Fienberg
  • Jennifer Mankoff

Looking back on the current day: interruptibility prediction using daily behavioral features

  • Minsoo Choy
  • Daehoon Kim
  • Jae-Gil Lee
  • Heeyoung Kim
  • Hiroshi Motoda

Predicting room occupancy with a single passive infrared (PIR) sensor through behavior extraction

  • Yordan P. Raykov
  • Emre Ozer
  • Ganesh Dasika
  • Alexis Boukouvalas
  • Max A. Little

Predicting user error for ambient systems by integrating model-based UI development and cognitive modeling

  • Marc Halbrügge
  • Michael Quade
  • Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht
  • Sebastian Möller
  • Sahin Albayrak

SESSION: Urban sensing

Urban sensing based on human mobility

  • Shenggong Ji
  • Yu Zheng
  • Tianrui Li

Characterizing the life cycle of point of interests using human mobility patterns

  • Xinjiang Lu
  • Zhiwen Yu
  • Leilei Sun
  • Chuanren Liu
  • Hui Xiong
  • Chu Guan

Context-aware real-time population estimation for metropolis

  • Fengli Xu
  • Pengyu Zhang
  • Yong Li

Spatially fine-grained urban air quality estimation using ensemble semi-supervised learning and pruning

  • Ling Chen
  • Yaya Cai
  • Yifang Ding
  • Mingqi Lv
  • Cuili Yuan
  • Gencai Chen

SESSION: Sensing with smartphones and wearables

Toward practical factory activity recognition: unsupervised understanding of repetitive assembly work in a factory

  • Takuya Maekawa
  • Daisuke Nakai
  • Kazuya Ohara
  • Yasuo Namioka

Enabling on-body transmissions with commodity devices

  • Mehrdad Hessar
  • Vikram Iyer
  • Shyamnath Gollakota

Wearable sensor based multimodal human activity recognition exploiting the diversity of classifier ensemble

  • Haodong Guo
  • Ling Chen
  • Liangying Peng
  • Gencai Chen

μEMA: Microinteraction-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) using a smartwatch

  • Stephen Intille
  • Caitlin Haynes
  • Dharam Maniar
  • Aditya Ponnada
  • Justin Manjourides

SESSION: Real-world navigation and exploration

Lets not stare at smartphones while walking: memorable route recommendation by detecting effective landmarks

  • Shoko Wakamiya
  • Hiroshi Kawasaki
  • Yukiko Kawai
  • Adam Jatowt
  • Eiji Aramaki
  • Toyokazu Akiyama

ALPS: accurate landmark positioning at city scales

  • Yitao Hu
  • Xiaochen Liu
  • Suman Nath
  • Ramesh Govindan

AutoLabel: labeling places from pictures and websites

  • Rufeng Meng
  • Sheng Shen
  • Romit Roy Choudhury
  • Srihari Nelakuditi

Probing the interconnections between geo-exploration and information exploration behavior

  • Dongho Choi
  • Chirag Shah
  • Vivek Singh

SESSION: Sustainable ubicomp

How does eco-coaching help to save energy? assessing a recommendation system for energy-efficient thermostat scheduling

  • Rayoung Yang
  • Devika Pisharoty
  • Soodeh Montazeri
  • Kamin Whitehouse
  • Mark W. Newman

FORCES: feedback and control for occupants to refine comfort and energy savings

  • Daniel A. Winkler
  • Alex Beltran
  • Niloufar P. Esfahani
  • Paul P. Maglio
  • Alberto E. Cerpa

Genie: a longitudinal study comparing physical and software thermostats in office buildings

  • Bharathan Balaji
  • Jason Koh
  • Nadir Weibel
  • Yuvraj Agarwal

ThermalSense: determining dynamic thermal comfort preferences using thermographic imaging

  • Juhi Ranjan
  • James Scott

SESSION: Notifcations and scheduling

PrefMiner: mining user's preferences for intelligent mobile notification management

  • Abhinav Mehrotra
  • Robert Hendley
  • Mirco Musolesi

Context-aware application scheduling in mobile systems: what will users do and not do next?

  • Joohyun Lee
  • Kyunghan Lee
  • Euijin Jeong
  • Jaemin Jo
  • Ness B. Shroff

A contextual collaborative approach for app usage forecasting

  • Yingzi Wang
  • Nicholas Jing Yuan
  • Yu Sun
  • Fuzheng Zhang
  • Xing Xie
  • Qi Liu
  • Enhong Chen

In-situ investigation of notifications in multi-device environments

  • Dominik Weber
  • Alexandra Voit
  • Philipp Kratzer
  • Niels Henze