Friday, February 19, 2021

[DMANET] Call for Participation: IEEE PerCom 2021

Call for Participation: IEEE PerCom 2021

*** Early registration Deadline is February 21st, 2021 ***

The 19th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications
PerCom 2021, Kassel, Germany, March 22 - 26, 2021

Sponsored by: IEEE Computer Society (IEEE TCCC, IEEE TCPP)

Other Sponsors: National Science Foundation, Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal (ELSEVIER),
University of Kassel

Note: In the light of the international situation of the CoVID-19 pandemic PerCom 2021 will be
held as a virtual conference (synchronous ZOOM meeting supported by GatherTown and Slack).


*** Early Registration Deadline: February 21, 2021 ***

Main Features:

*** Two keynote speeches
*** 14 Full Papers and 6 Concise Contributions - see below
*** Panel discussion session
*** Best Papers Session
*** Work-in-Progress Session
*** Industry session
*** Demonstration Session
*** PhD Forum
*** 13 Workshops - see

Preliminary Program Outline
March 22: Pre-conference Workshops
March 23-25: Main Conference
March 23-24: Keynotes
March 23 - 25: Industry, Demo and WiP sessions
March 23: Best Papers Session, PhD Forum
March 25: Panel
March 26: Post Conference Workshops


Keynote 1: 23 March @15.00 CET
Title; Monitoring People and their Vital Signs Using Radio Signals and Machine Learning
Speaker: Prof. Dina Katabi, MIT, USA.

Keynote 2: 24 March @15.00 CET
Title: Indoor Networks with a 6th Sense
Speaker: Dr Klaus Doppler, Nokia Bell Labs, USA

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Panel, 25 March @15.00 CET
Panel topic: "Resilience in Urban and Critical Infrastructures: The Role of Pervasive Computing"
Panel Moderator: Prof. Max Muhlhauser, EmergenCity Center, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
- Prof. Christian Oberli, Chile Research Center for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (CIGIDEN), Santiago de Chile
- Prof. Moshe Vardi, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
- Dr. Tina Comez, 4TU Resilience Engineering, TU Delft, The Netherlands
- Prof. Christoph Holscher, FRS Future Resilient Systems, ETH Zurich / CREATE Singapore

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Session 1 - Pervasive computing at the edge
* MASA: Responsive Multi-DNN Inference on the Edge. B. Cox, J.M. Galjaard,
A. Ghiassi, R. Birke, L.Y. Chen
* Density-Based Data Selection and Management for Edge Computing. H.
Oikawa, M. Kondo
* iEdge: An IoT-assisted Edge Computing Framework (concise). H. Lee, S.
Lee, Y.C. Lee, H. Han, S. Kang

Session 2 - Learning in pervasive environments
* FADACS: A Few-shot Adversarial Domain Adaptation Architecture for
Context-Aware Parking Availability Sensing. W. Shao, S. Zhao, Z. Zhang,
S. Wang, M. S. Rahaman, A. Song, F.D. Salim
* A Federated Learning Aggregation Algorithm for Pervasive Computing:
Evaluation and Comparison. P. Lalanda, F. Portet, G. Vega, S. Ek
* Opportunistic Federated Learning: An Exploration of Egocentric
Collaboration for Pervasive Computing Applications (concise). S. Lee, X.
Zheng, J. Hua, H. Vikalo, C. Julien

Session 3 - Data for pervasive computing
* Data Collection Utility Maximization in Wireless Sensor Networks via
Efficient Determination of UAV Hovering Locations. M. Chen, W. Liang,
S.K. Das
* Lan: Learning to Augment Noise Tolerance for Self-report Survey Labels.
S. Lin, L. Faust, N. Chawla

Session 4 - Activity recognition and tracking
* GAZEL: Runtime Gaze Tracking for Smartphones. J. Park, S. Park, H. Cha
* Deep Triplet Networks with Attention for Sensor-based Human Activity
Recognition. B. Khaertdinov, E. Ghaleb, S. Asteriadis
* SolAR: Energy Positive Human Activity Recognition using Solar Cells. M.M.
Sandhu, S. Khalifa, K. Geissdoerfer, R. Jurdak, M. Portmann

Session 5 - Best Paper Candidates
* Voltaire: Precise Energy-Aware Code Offloading Decisions with Machine
Learning. M. Breitbach, J. Edinger, S. Kaupmees, H. Trotsch, C.
Krupitzer, C. Becker
* The Feasibility of Dense Indoor LoRaWAN Towards Passively Sensing Human
Presence. J. Grubel, T. Thrash, D. Helal, R. Sumner, C. Hoelscher, V.
* Consent-driven data use in crowdsensing platforms: When data reuse meets
privacy-preservation. M. Brahem, N. Anciaux, V. Issarny, G. Scerri

Session 6 - Sensing
* HandRate: Heart Rate Monitoring while Simply Holding a Smartphone.
K. Jiokeng, G. Jakllari, A.-L. Beylot
* Characterizing Everyday Objects using Human Touch: Thermal Dissipation as
a Sensing Modality (concise). H. Emenike, F. Dar, M. Liyanage, R. Sharma,
A. Zuniga, M.A. Hoque, M. Radeta, P. Nurmi, H. Flores
* Enabling In-Ear Magnetic Sensing: Automatic and User Transparent
Magnetometer Calibration (concise). A. Ferlini, A. Montanari, A.
Grammenos, R. Harle, C. Mascolo

Session 7 - Applications
* Mobility Improves Accuracy: Precise Robot Manipulation with COTS RFID
Systems. H. Wang; S. Chen, W. Gong
* MousePath: Enhancing PC Web Pages through Smartphone and Optical Mouse
(concise)). Z. Wang, Q. Huang, Y. Yan, H. Ren. Y. Zhang, Z. Yang
* Embracing Self-Powered Wireless Wearables for Smart Healthcare (concise).
L. Yuan, C. Xiong, S. Chen W. Gong

Workshops - See
International Workshop on Annotation of useR Data for UbiquitOUs Systems

CoMoRea -
Workshop on Context and Activity Modeling and Recognition

EmotionAware -
Workshop on emotion awareness for pervasive computing beyond traditional approaches

Mobile and Pervasive Assistive Technologies

PerAwareCity -
IEEE International Workshop on Pervasive Context-Aware Smart Cities and Intelligent Transport Systems

PerDL -
International Workshop on Deep Learning in and for Pervasive Computing

PerFlow -
International Workshop on Pervasive Information Flow

PerHealth -
The 6th IEEE PerCom Workshop on Pervasive Health Technologies

PerIoT -
International Workshop on Mobile and Pervasive Internet of Things

PerVehicle -
The 3rd International Workshop on Pervasive Computing for Vehicular Systems

SmartEdge -
The Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Smart & Green Edge Computing and Networking

The Fifth Workshop on Security, Privacy and Trust in the Internet of Things

WristSense -
Workshop on sensing systems and applications using wrist worn smart devices
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