Call for Participation

Twelfth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications

PerCom 2014
Budapest, Hungary
March 24 - 28, 2014

Sponsored by: IEEE Computer Society

Technically co-sponsored by: IEEE TCCC, IEEE TCPP

Other Sponsors: National Science Foundation,
          Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal (ELSEVIER),
          University of Texas at Arlington,
          Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
          Scientific Association for Infocommunications Hungary

Early Registration Deadline: February 21, 2014


Main Features


Preliminary Program Outline

  • March 24: Pre-conference Workshops
  • March 25-27: Main Conference
  • March 25, 26: Keynotes
  • March 25: Demo and WiP sessions
  • March 25: Welcome Reception
  • March 26: Best Papers session, Ph.D. Forum
  • March 26: Panel
  • March 26: Conference Banquet
  • March 28: Post Conference Workshops

Keynote Speakers





Full Papers

  • Kintense: A Robust, Accurate, Real-Time and Evolving System for Detecting Aggressive Actions from Streaming 3D Skeleton Data, S. M. Shahriar Nirjon (University of Virginia, USA); Christopher Greenwood (University of Virginia, USA); Carlos Torres (University of Virginia, USA); Stefanie Zhou (University of Virginia, USA); John Stankovic (University of Virginia, USA); Hee Jung Yoon (DGIST, Korea); Ho-Kyeong Ra (DGIST, Korea); Can Basaran (DGIST, USA); Taejoon Park (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Sang Son (DGIST, Korea)
  • Nonparametric Discovery of Human Routines from Sensor Data, Feng-Tso Sun (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Yi-Ting Yeh (Stanford University, USA); Heng-Tze Cheng (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Cynthia Kuo (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Martin Griss (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
  • Fixed-lag Particle Filter for Continuous Context Discovery Using Indian Buffet Process, Thuong C. Nguyen (Deakin University, Australia); Sunil Gupta (Deakin University, Australia); Svetha Venkatesh (Deakin University, Australia); Dinh Q. Phung (Deakin University, Australia)
  • Using Rule Mining to Understand Appliance Energy Consumption Patterns, Sami Rollins (University of San Francisco, USA); Nilanjan Banerjee (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)
  • Multi-scale Conditional Random Fields for First-Person Activity Recognition, Kai Zhan (University of Sydney, Australia); Steven Faux (University of New South Wales, Australia); Fabio Ramos (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Inferring Occupancy from Opportunistically Available Sensor Data, Longqi Yang (Zhejiang University, P.R. China); Kevin Ting (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mani B. Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Pushing the Spatio-Temporal Resolution Limit of Urban Air Pollution Maps, David Hasenfratz (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Olga Saukh (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Christoph Walser (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Christoph Hueglin (EMPA, Switzerland); Martin Fierz (FHNW, Switzerland); Lothar Thiele (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland)
  • From Proximity Sensing to Spatio-Temporal Social Graphs, Claudio Martella (VU University Amsterdam, Italy); Matthew Dobson (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands); Aart van Halteren (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands); Maarten van Steen (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Missing Sensor Value Estimation Method for Participatory Sensing Environment, Hisashi Kurasawa (NTT, Japan); Hiroshi Sato (NTT, Japan); Atsushi Yamamoto (NTT, Japan); Hitoshi Kawasaki (NTT, Japan); Motonori Nakamura (NTT, Japan); Yohei Fujii (NTT, Japan); Hajime Matsumura (NTT, Japan)
  • Capacity Of Pervasive Camera Based Communication Under Perspective Distortion, Ashwin Ashok (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA); Marco Gruteser (WINLAB / Rutgers University, USA); Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA); Shubham Jain (WINLAB/Rutgers University, USA); Kristin Dana (Rutgers University, USA); Wenjia Yuan (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA)
  • Unleashing The Wild Card for Mobile Payment, Mastooreh Salajegheh (University of Virginia, USA); Bodhi Priyantha (Microsoft Research, USA); Jie Liu (Microsoft Research, USA)
  • Analysis Methods for Extracting Knowledge from Large-Scale WiFi Monitoring to Inform Building Facility Planning, Antonio J. Ruiz-Ruiz (University of Murcia, Spain); Henrik Blunck (Aarhus University, Denmark); Thor Prentow (Aarhus University, Denmark); Allan Stisen (Aarhus University, Denmark); Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard (Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • MapGENIE: Grammar-enhanced Indoor Map Construction from Crowd-sourced Data, Damian Philipp (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Patrick Baier (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Christoph Dibak (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Frank Dürr (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Kurt Rothermel (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Susanne Becker (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Michael Peter (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Dieter Fritsch (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Comparing and Fusing Different Sensor Modalities for Relay Attack Resistance in Zero-Interaction Authentication, Hien Thi Thu Truong (University of Helsinki, Finland); Xiang Gao (University of Helsinki, Finland); Babins Shrestha (University of Alabama at Bimingham, USA); Nitesh Saxena (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA); N. Asokan (Aalto University, Finland); Petteri Nurmi (Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Finland)
  • Soft Authentication with Low-Cost Signatures, Senaka Buthpitiya (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Anind Dey (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Martin Griss (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
  • Commitment-based Device Pairing with Synchronized Drawing, Mohit Sethi (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Finland); Markku Antikainen (Aalto University, Finland); Tuomas Aura (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Differentially-Private Release of Check-in Data for Venue Recommendation, Daniele Riboni (University of Milan, Italy); Claudio Bettini (University of Milan, Italy)
  • Privacy, Quality of Information, and Energy Consumption in Participatory Sensing Systems, Idalides Vergara-Laurens (University of South Florida, USA); Diego Mendez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia); Miguel A. Labrador (University of South Florida, USA)

Concise Contributions

  • SocketWatch: An Autonomous Appliance Monitoring System, Tanuja Ganu (IBM Research - India, India); Dwi Rahayu (Monash University, Australia); Deva P. Seetharam (IBM Research - India, India); Rajesh Kunnath (Radio Studio, India); Ashok Pon Kumar (IBM Research, India); Vijay Arya (IBM Research - India, India); Saiful A. Husain (Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (IBM Research - India, Bangalore, India)
  • Personalized Energy Auditor: Estimating Personal Electricity Usage, Seungwoo Lee (Yonsei University, Korea); Daye Ahn (Hongik University, Korea); Sukjun Lee (Yonsei University, Korea); Rhan Ha (Hongik University, Korea); Hojung Cha (Yonsei University, S. Korea, Korea)
  • A Refined Limit on the Predictability of Human Mobility, Gavin Smith (The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom); Romain Wieser (Télécom ParisTech, France); James Goulding (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom); Duncan Barrack (The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
  • A Regression-based Radar-Mote System for People Counting, Jin He (The Ohio State University, USA); Anish Arora (The Ohio State University, USA)
  • The Telepathic Phone: Frictionless Activity Recognition from WiFi-RSSI, Stephan Sigg (National Institute of Informatics, Germany); Ulf Blanke (ETH Zürich, Germany); Gerhard Tröster (Wearable Computing Lab ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Incremental Wi-Fi Scanning for Energy-Efficient Localization, Niels Brouwers (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Marco Zuniga (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Koen Langendoen (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • Combined Heat and Privacy: Preventing Occupancy Detection from Smart Meters, Dong Chen (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); David Irwin (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA); Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA); Jeannie R Albrecht (Williams College, USA)

Workshops and Symposia

Monday, March 24

  • ACoMoRe: The 1st Symposium on Activity and Context Modeling and Recognition
  • CROWDSENSING: The 1st International Workshop on Crowdsensing Methods, Techniques, and Applications
  • PerCity: The 1st International IEEE Workshop on Pervasive Systems for Smart Cities
  • PerMoby: The 3rd International Workshop on the Impact of Human Mobility in Pervasive Systems and Applications
  • PerNEM: The 4th International Workshop on Pervasive Networks for Emergency Management
  • SIPC: The 3rd International Workshop on the Social Implications of Pervasive Computing for Sustainable Living

Friday, March 28

  • IQ2S: The 6th International Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing
  • MUCS: The 11th IEEE Workshop on Managing Ubiquitous Communications and Services
  • PD-Apps: The 1st Workshop on Developing Applications for Pervasive Display Networks
  • PerCol: The 5th International Workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking
  • SCI: The 2nd International Workshop on Social and Community Intelligence
  • SeSoc: The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Security and Social Networking