14th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
September 5-8, 2012 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


The 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012) will be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA on September 5-8 (Wednesday through Saturday), 2012. Full program information will appear here as it becomes available..

Design of a context aware signal glove for bicycle and motorcycle riders
Anthony Carton

RoCoMO: A generic ontology for context modeling, representation and reasoning in a context-aware middleware
Preeti Bhargava, Shivsubramani Krishnamoorthy, Ashok Agrawala

Interactive Pong: Exploring Ways of User Inputs through Prototyping with Sensors
Wei Liu, Pieter Jan Stappers, Gert Pasman, Aadjan van der Helm, Walter Aprile, Ianus Keller

Development of a Distributed Chemical Event System
Young Yoon, Seokmin Yoon, Minjoong Yoon

Listen-to-Nose: A low-cost system to record nasal symptoms in daily life
Nan-Chen Chen, Kuo-Cheng Wang, Hao-Hua Chu

Mobile Posture Monitoring System to Prevent Physical Health Risk of Smartphone Users
Hosub Lee, Young Sang Choi, SunJae Lee

Phone-based Gait Analysis to Detect Alcohol Usage
Hsin-Liu (Cindy) Kao, Bo-Jhang Ho, Allan C. Lin, Hao-Hua Chu

Gluballoon - an unobtrusive and educational way to better understand one's Diabetes
Angelika Dohr, Jeff Engler, Richard Whalley, Frank Bentley

Top of Worlds: Method for Improving Motivation to Participate in Sensing Services
Hitoshi Kawasaki, Atsushi Yamamoto, Hisashi Kurasawa, Hiroshi Sato, Motonori Nakamura, Hajime Matsumura

A Comparative study of C-SVM, CRF and k-NN for Daily Activity Recognition
M'hamed Bilal Abidine, Belkacem Fergani, Lamya Fergani

From Rotary Telephones to Universal Number Entry Systems: Can the Past Re-shape the Future?
Julie Webster, Parisa Eslambolchilar, Harold Thimbleby

Towards Causal Models For Building Behavioral User Profile in Ubiquitous Computing Applications
Belkacem Chikhaoui, Shengrui Wang, Hélène Pigot

Indoor-Outdoor Activity Recognition by a Smartphone
Kazushige Ouchi, Miwako Doi

Using Social Network Graphs for Search Space Reduction in Internet of Things
Chirabrata Bhaumik, Amit Agrawal, Priyanka Sinha

CalMate: Communication support system for couples using a calm avatar
Maki Nakagawa, Koji Tsukada, Itiro Siio

CookTab: Smart cutting board for creating recipe with real-time feedback
Ayaka Sato, Koji Tsukada

Preserving Location Privacy by Distinguishing between Public and Private Spaces
Jeremy Wood

FlyingBuddy2: A Brain-controlled Assistant for the Handicapped
Yipeng Yu, Dan He, Weidong Hua, Gang Pan, Shijian Li

CarSafe: A Driver Safety App that Detects Dangerous Driving Behavior using Dual-Cameras on Smartphones
Chuang-Wen You, Martha Montes-de-Oca, Thomas Bao, Nicholas Lane, Hong Lu, Giuseppe Cardone, Lorenzo Torresani, Andrew Campbell

Mobile Augmented Reality Learning Tool to Simulate Experts' Perspectives in the Field
Kimiko Ryokai, Deepak Subramanian, Leslie Tom

Multi-Touch Passwords for Mobile Device Access
Ian Oakley, Andrea Bianchi

Evaluating Semi-automatic Annotation of Domestic Energy Consumption as a Memory Aid
Darren Richardson, Enrico Costanza, Sarvapali Ramchurn, Nicholas Jennings

User Profile Generation Reflecting User's Temporal Preference through Web Life-Log
Akinori Nakamura, Nobuhiko Nishio

The Occurrence of Vigilance during Intermittent Use
Giles Phillips

Personalization of an Energy Awareness Pervasive Game
Rui Madeira, André Vieira, Nuno Correia

A real-time abnormal ECG and PPG detecting system using Smartphone: Design and Implementation
Yeongjoon Gil, Wanqing Wu, Jungtae Lee

An Integrated Framework for Human Activity Recognition
Hong Cao, Minh Nhut Nguyen, Clifton Phua, Shonali Krishnaswamy, Xiao-Li Li

Combining Heart Rhythm with Heart Rate Variability for Biofeedback Application
Wanqing Wu, Yeongjoon Gil, Jungtae Lee

DHT-based Sensor Data Management for Geographical Range Query
Junki Terayama, Jin Nakazawa, Hideyuki Tokuda

Understanding How Trace Segmentation Impacts Transportation Mode Detection
Yung-Ju Chang, Mark Newman

SmartShadow-K: An Practical Knowledge Network for Joint Context Inference in Everyday Life
Li Zhang, Gang Pan, Zhaohui Wu

Surrounding Context and Episode Awareness using Dynamic Bluetooth Data
Yiqiang Chen, Zhenyu Chen, Junfa Liu, Derek Hao Hu, Qiang Yang

WiFiTreasure Hunt: A Mobile Social Application For Staying Active Physically
Mooi Choo Chuah, Gregory Jakes, Ziyuan Qin

Semantic Anomaly Detection in Daily Activities
Enamul Hoque, John Stankovic

T-Bookmarks: Providing TV related Info at Anywhere
Douglas Véras, Thiago Prota, Carlos Ferraz, Fernando Fonseca

TeC Apps for Smart Spaces: Simple, Decentralized, Resilient, and Self-Healing
Joao Pedro Sousa, Xiang Shen, Vasilios Tzeremes, Frank Hodum

Semantic Context Relevance Assessment in Urban Ubiquitous Environments
Beibei Hu, Abdelghani Chibani, Yacine Amirat

Training Activity Recognition Systems Online Using Real-time Crowdsourcing
Young Chol Song, Walter Lasecki, Jeffrey Bigham, Henry Kautz

Towards Macroscopic Human Behavior Based Authentication for Mobile Transactions
Sotirios Kentros, Yusuf Albayram, Athanasios Bamis

TempoString: A Tangible Tool for Children's Music Creation
Liang He, Guang Li, Yang Zhang, Xiaoyue Wang, Danli Wang

Preliminary Evaluation of Feature Level Compensation for Missing Data in Multi-sensor Activity Recognition
Ryoma Uchida, Ren Ohmura

Using mid-range RFID for location based activity recognition
Juhi Ranjan, Yu Yao, Erin Griffiths, Kamin Whitehouse

Multi-Layer E-Textile Circuits
Lucy Dunne, Kaila Bibeau, Lucie Mulligan, Ashton Frith, Cory Simon

MobileQueue: An Image-based Queue Card Retrieving System through Augmented Reality Phones
Chuang-Wen You, Wen-Huang Cheng, Arvin Wen Tsui, Tsung-Hung Tsai, Andrew Campbell

Plastic is Fantastic! Experimenting with the Building Affordances of Fuse Beads in Physical Computing
Lalya Gaye, Peter Wright

Unsupervised Discovery of Spatial Relationships between Objects for Activity Recognition inside Smart Home
Kevin Bouchard, Bruno Bouchard, Abdenour Bouzouane

BookAidee: Helping refugees by RFID tagged library
Markus Liuska, Emmi Makkonen, Itiro Siio

uSmell: A Gas Sensor System to Classify Odors in Natural, Uncontrolled Environments
Sen Hirano, Khai Truong, Gillian Hayes

Opportunities for ubiquitous computing in the homes of low SES older adults
Ginger White


If you have questions, contact chair2012@ubicomp.org