Program at a Glance

Final Program

The conference final program, containing also the workshops/WiP/Demo/Ph.D. Forum programs, is available here.

24th March
Pre-conference Workshops
25th March
Keynote 1: WInternet: From Net of Things to Internet of Things,
Wei Zhao (University of Macau, Macau)

PerCom paper sessions:
S1: Context and Activity Recognition
S2: Energy

Work-in-Progress Session

Demonstration Session


26th March
Keynote 2: IoT on the Move: The Ultimate Driving Machine as the Ultimate Mobile Thing,
Christoph Grote (Head of BMW Group Research and Technology, Germany)

PerCom paper sessions:
S3: Best Papers session
S4: Human Dynamics

Ph.D. Forum

Panel on Infrastructure vs. Mobile Sensing

Conference dinner

27th March

PerCom paper sessions:
S5: Sensing and Applications
S6: Indoor Localization
S7: Security
S8: Privacy

28th March
Post-conference Workshops

Accepted Papers

S1: Context and Activity Recognition

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)


S2: Energy

Using Rule Mining to Understand Appliance Energy Consumption Patterns
Sami Rollins (University of San Francisco, USA); Nilanjan Banerjee (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)

SocketWatch: An Autonomous Appliance Monitoring System (concise)
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 (concise)
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)


S3: Best Papers session

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)


S4: Human Dynamics

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)

A Refined Limit on the Predictability of Human Mobility (concise)
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 (concise)
Jin He (The Ohio State University, USA); Anish Arora (The Ohio State University, USA)


S5: Sensing and Applications

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)


S6: Indoor Localization

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)

The Telepathic Phone: Frictionless Activity Recognition from WiFi-RSSI (concise)
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 (concise)
Niels Brouwers (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Marco Zuniga (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Koen Langendoen (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands


S7: Security

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)


S8: Privacy

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)

Combined Heat and Privacy: Preventing Occupancy Detection from Smart Meters (concise)
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)