2nd Workshop on People Centric Sensing and Communication (PCSC 2014)

at IEEE CCNC 2014

Las Vegas, NV, USA, Jan 10-13, 2014

Sponsored by the IEEE ComSoc Sub-TC on Human-Centric Sensing and Communication


9:00 - 9:05 SESSION: Opening Remarks
9:05-10:00 SESSION: Keynote

Keynote Address

Connect Vehicle and Lifestyle - Overview of Trends, Use Cases & Key Enabling Technologies

Dr. Seonman Kim, Harman International

Abstract: As devices being connected each other and also to the cloud, everything is getting smarter and smarter. The three big themes of smart connectivity, user experience and cloud and big data analytics are becoming game changer not only to mobile, but also to automotive and lifestyle industries. These are also becoming strong catalyst of cross-industry convergence. In this talk, I will give an overview of how technologies of the three themes create new opportunities in automotive and lifestyle industries, and show several use cases.

Speaker Bio: Seonman Kim is Director of Technology Strategy at Harman International since Oct. 2012. His main roles at Harman include sensing and incubation of technologies for future opportunities of IT, mobile and automotive convergence. His interests are focused on smart connectivity, user experience and cloud and big data analytics for intelligent vehicle and connected lifestyle. Before joining at Harman, Seonman worked at Samsung Electronics for about 11 years. In Samsung, He led projects of developing Samsung device platform for mobile and DTV devices, and also led advanced R&D projects ranging from AI-based digital content generation, web platform and social device networking service. He received his PhD of Computer Science from KAIST, South Korea.

10:05 - 10:45 SESSION: Smartphone Sensing & Application
Detecting Snoring to Inform Night-Time Smartphone Duty-Cycle Scheduling - Thomas Phan (Samsung Research, USA)

Collaborative Traffic Sensing: A Case Study of a Mobile Phone Based Traffic Management System - Raphael Frank (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg)
10:50 - 11:30 SESSION: Participatory & Collaborative Sensing
mPASS: Integrating People Sensing and Crowdsourcing to Map Urban Accessibility - Catia Prandi (University of Bologna, Italy)

The Case For Platform-Integrated Sensors And People-Centric Sensing - Huy Tran (Washington State University Vancouver, USA)
11:30 - 12:10 SESSION: Mobile Sensing & Data Analysis
New Gait Metrics for Biometric Authentication Using a 3-axis Acceleration - Ik-Hyun Youn (University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA)

Multi-Dimensional Reward Volumes For Sensor Priority Strategies - Mark D Rahmes (Harris Corporation, USA)
12:10 - 12:15 SESSION: Closing Remarks