Call for Participation

Thirteenth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications

PerCom 2015
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
March 23 - 27, 2015

Sponsored by: IEEE Computer Society

          National Science Foundation,
          Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal (ELSEVIER),
          Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA

Early Registration Deadline: February 23, 2015


Main Features


Preliminary Program Outline

  • March 23: Pre-conference Workshops
  • March 23: N2Women Social Event
  • March 24-26: Main Conference
  • March 24-26: Keynotes Talks
  • March 24: Demo and Work-in-Progress sessions
  • March 24: Welcome Reception
  • March 25: Ph.D. Forum
  • March 25: Conference Banquet
  • March 26: Panel Discussions
  • March 27: Post-Conference Workshops

Keynote Speakers


Panel Discussions


Technical Papers

Best Paper Candidates

  • Attelia: Reducing User's Cognitive Load due to Interruptive Notifications on Smart Phones, T. Okoshi, H. Nozaki, J. Nakazawa, A. Dey, and H. Tokuda
  • Energy Modeling of System Settings: A Crowdsource Approach, E. Peltonen, E. Lagerspetz, P. Nurmi, and S. Tarkoma
  • WiBreathe: Estimating Respiration Rate using Wireless Signals in Natural Settings in the Home, R. Ravichandran, E. Saba, K.-Y. Chen, M. Goel, S. Gupta, and S. Patel
  • Mining Relations and Physical Grouping of Building-embedded Sensors and Actuators, L. Gonzalez and O. Amft

Full Papers

  • We Help You Watch Your Steps: An Unobtrusive Alertness System for Pedestrian Mobile Phone Users, J. Wen, J. Cao, and X. Liu
  • LaneQuest: An Accurate and Energy-efficient Lane Detection System, H. Aly, A. Basalamah, and M. Youssef
  • Placer++: Semantic Place Labels Beyond the Visit, J. Krumm, D. Rouhana, and M. W. Chang
  • Sensor Use and Usefulness: Trade-offs for Data-driven Authentication on Mobile Devices, N. Micallef, H. Kayacik, M. Just, L. Baillie, and D. Aspinall
  • Sensor Fault Detection in Smart Home Environments, J. Ye, G. Stevenson, and S. Dobson
  • Multiple Model Recognition for Near-realistic Exergaming, Mortazavi, M. Pourhomayoun, S. Nyamathi, B. Wu, S. Lee, and M. Sarrafzadeh
  • Curbing Mobile Malware based on User-transparent Hand Movements, B. Shrestha, M. Mohamed, A. Borg, N. Saxena, and S. Tamrakar
  • Inviz: Low-power Personalized Gesture Recognition using Wearable Textile Capacitive Sensor Arrays, G. Singh, A. Nelson, R. Robucci, C. Patel, and N. Banerjee
  • When to Type, Talk, or Swype: Characterizing Energy Consumption of Mobile Input Modalities, F. Jiang, E. Zarepour, M. Hassan, A. Seneviratne, and P. Mohapatra
  • Understanding the Unobservable Population in Call Detail Records through Analysis of Mobile Phone user Calling Behavior: A Case Study of Greater Dhaka in Bangladesh, A. Arai, A. Witayangkurn, T. Horanont, X. Shao, and R. Shibasaki
  • DOSE: Detecting User-driven Operating States of Electronic Devices from Single Sensing Point, K.Y. Chen, S. Gupta, E. Larson, and S. Patel

Concise Contributions

  • Targeted Vaccination based on a Wireless Sensor System, X. Sun, Z. Lu, X. Zhang, M. Salathe, and G. Cao
  • FINE: Frequency-divided Instantaneous Neighbors Estimation System in Vehicular Networks, L. Kong, X. Chen, X. Liu, and L. Rao
  • Beyond Location Check-ins: Exploring Physical and Soft Sensing to Augment Social Check-in Apps, K. Rachuri, T. Hossmann, C. Mascolo, and S. Holden
  • Measurement-driven Mobile Data Traffic, E. Oliveira, A. Viana, N. Purushothama, and C. Sarraute
  • Online Unsupervised State Recognition in Sensor Data, J. Eberle, T. Wijaya, and K. Aberer
  • CrowdTaster: Maximizing Coverage Quality in Piggyback Crowdsensing under Budget Constraint, H. Xiong, D. Zhang, G. Chen, L. Wang, and V. Gauthier
  • Joint Segmentation and Activity Discovery using Semantic and Temporal Priors, J. Seiter, W.-C. Chiu, M. Fritz, O. Amft, and G. Troster
  • Smart Table Surface: A Novel Approach to Pervasive Dining Monitoring, B. Zhou, J. Cheng, M. Sundholm, A. Reiss, W. Huang, O. Amft, and P. Lukowicz
  • Pervasive Self-powered Human Activity Recognition without the Accelerometer, S. Khalifa, M. Hassan, and A. Seneviratne
  • Fine-grained Recognition of Abnormal Behaviors for Early Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment, D. Riboni, C. Bettini, G. Civitarese, Z. Janjua, and R. Helaoui
  • Covert Channel Attacks in Pervasive Computing, N. Tuptuk and S. Hailes
  • Acoustic based Appliance State Identifications for Fine Grained Energy Analytics, N. Pathak, M. Khan, and N. Roy
  • DoppelDriver: Counterfactual Actual Travel Times for Alternative Routes, D. Kwak, D. Kim, R. Liu, B. Nath, and L. Itode
  • Towards Fine-grained Activity Sensing: Using Infrastructure-provided Context Filters, V. Subbaraju, S. Sen, A. Misra, S. Chakrabori, and R. Balan


Monday, March 23

  • CoMoRea: The 11th Workshop on Context and Activity Modeling and Recognition
  • IQ2S: The 7th International Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing
  • MUCS: The 12th IEEE Workshop on Managing Ubiquitous Communications and Services
  • PerCol: The 6th International Workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking
  • PerEnergy: The 1st International Workshop on Pervasive Energy Services
  • SmartE: The 2nd International Workshop on Smart Environments: Closing the Loop

Friday, March 27

  • CASPer: The 2nd International Workshop on Crowd Assisted Sensing Pervasive Systems and Communications (formerly CROWDSENSING)
  • PerNEM: The 5th International Workshop on Pervasive Networks for Emergency Management
  • PerMoby: The 4th International Workshop on the Impact of Human Mobility in Pervasive Systems and Applications
  • WristSense: Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices