Photo source:
Home |
Call for Papers
Ph.D. Forum


1. Program at a Glance (Outline)

Tuesday: 15 April 2014 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote
10:20 AM – 10:30 AM: Opening Remarks
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: All Things Sensors
01:30 PM – 03:00 PM:
Sensors Can Tell
03:30 PM – 05:00 PM:
Poster, Demo, and PhD Forum Madness
05:00 PM – 08:00 PM:
Poster and Demo Session
Wednesday: 16 April 2014 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Testbeds
01:30 PM – 03:30 PM: Location, Location, Location
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM: Indoor Location Competition Panel
05:15 PM – 06:00 PM: IPSN Business Meeting
06:00 PM: Conference Banquet
Thursday: 17 April 2014 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Networks
01:30 PM – 03:30 PM: Let There Be Light
03:30 PM: Closing Session

2. Main Technical Program (Details)

Tuesday (15 April 2014) 
Go back to program outline

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Opening Remarks
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM All Things Sensors (Session chair: Akos Ledeczi)
1. A System for Fine-Grained Remote Monitoring, Control and Pre-Paid Electrical Service in Rural Microgrids
Maxim Buevich (CMU), Dan Schnitzer (CMU), Tristan Escalada (EarthSpark International) , Arthur Jacquiau-Chamski (EarthSpark International), Anthony Rowe (CMU)
2. Aquatic Debris Monitoring Using Smartphone-Based Robotic Sensors
Yu Wang (Michigan State University), Rui Tan (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Illinois at Singapore),
Guoliang Xing (Michigan State University), Jianxun Wang (Michigan State University), Xiaobo Tan (Michigan State University), Xiaoming Liu (Michigan State University), Xiangmao Chang (Michigan State University, USA and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)
3. Airplanes Aloft as a Sensor Network for Wind Forecasting
Ashish Kapoor (Microsoft Research Redmond), Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research Redmond), Zachary Horvitz (Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences), Spencer Laube (Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences)
4. Using Humans as Sensors: An Estimation-theoretic Perspective
Dong Wang (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Md Tanvir Amin (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Shen Li (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Tarek Abdelzaher (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Lance Kaplan (U.S Army Research Lab), Siyu Gu (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Chenji Pan (University of Illinois, Urbana Champion), Hengchang Liu (USTC), Charu C. Aggarwal (IBM Research), Raghu Ganti (IBM Research), XinLei Wang (University of California, Davis)
Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis), Boleslaw Szymanski Hieu Le (Caterva, Inc.)
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Sensors Can Tell (Session chair: Wen Hu)
5. One Meter to Find Them All - Water Network Leak Localization Using a Single Flow Meter
Iyswarya Narayanan (The Pennsylvania State University, University Park), Arunchandar Vasan (Tata Consultancy Services), Venkatesh Sarangan (Tata Consultancy Services), Anand Sivasubramaniam (The Pennsylvania State University, University Park)
6. Non-invasive Respiration Rate Monitoring Using a Single COTS TX-RX Pair
Ossi Kaltiokallio (Aalto University), Huseyin Yigitler (Aalto University), Riku Jäntti (Aalto University),
Neal Patwari (University of Utah)
7. Identifying Drug (Cocaine) Intake Events from Acute Physiological Response in the Presence of Free-living Physical Activity
Syed Monowar Hossain (University of Memphis), Amin Ahsan Ali (University of Memphis), Md. Mahbubur Rahman (University of Memphis), Emre Ertin (The Ohio State University), David Epstein (NIDA Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health), Ashley Kennedy (NIDA Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health), Kenzie Preston (NIDA Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health), Annie Umbricht (Johns Hopkins Medical School), Yixin Chen (Washington University in St. Louis), Santosh Kumar (University of Memphis)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Poster/Demo/Ph.D. Forum Madness
60 seconds per presenter
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Poster and Demo Session

Wednesday (16 April 2014)
Go back to program outline

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Testbeds (Session chair: Pei Zhang)
1. Bringing up OpenSky: A Large-scale ADS-B Sensor Network for Research
Matthias Schäfer (TU Kaiserslautern, Germany), Martin Strohmeier (University of Oxford, UK), Vincent Lenders (Armasuisse, Switzerland), Ivan Martinovic (University of Oxford, UK), Matthias Wilhelm (TU Kaiserslautern, Germany)
2. TempLab: A Testbed Infrastructure to Study the Impact of Temperature on Wireless Sensor Networks
Carlo Alberto Boano (TU Graz, Austria), Marco Zuniga (TU Delft, The Netherlands), James Brown (Lancaster University, United Kingdom), Utz Roedig (Lancaster University, United Kingdom), Chamath Keppitiyagama (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden), Kay Roemer (TU Graz, Austria)
3. RESONATE: Reverberation Environment Simulation for Improved Classification of Speech Models
Robert F. Dickerson (College of William and Mary), Enamul Hoque (University of Virginia), Philip Asare (University of Virginia), Shahriar Nirjon (University of Virginia), John A. Stankovic (University of Virginia)
4. CSense: A Stream-Processing Toolkit for Robust and High-rate Mobile Sensing Applications
Farley Lai (University of Iowa), Syed Shabih Hasan (University of Iowa), Austin Laugesen (University of Iowa), Octav Chipara (University of Iowa)
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM Location, Location, Location (Session chair: Anthony Rowe)
5. Lightweight Map Matching for Indoor Localisation Using Conditional Random Fields
Zhuoling Xiao (University of Oxford), Hongkai Wen (University of Oxford), Andrew Markham (University of Oxford), Niki Trigoni (University of Oxford)
6. PiLoc: A Self-Calibrating Participatory Indoor Localization System
Chengwen Luo (School of Computing, National University of Singapore), Hande Hong (School of Computing, National University of Singapore), Mun Choon Chan (School of Computing, National University of Singapore)
7. Energy Efficient GPS Acquisition with Sparse-GPS
Prasant Misra (Indian Institute of Science, India), Wen Hu (CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia), Yuzhe Jin (Microsoft Research), Jie Liu (Microsoft Research), Amanda Souza de Paula (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Niklas Wirstrom (SICS Swedish ICT), Thiemo Voigt (SICS Swedish ICT)
8. Optimal Sensor Placement and Measurement of Wind for Water Quality Studies in Urban Reservoirs
Wan Du (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Zikun Xing (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Mo Li (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Bingsheng He (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Chua Hock Chye Lloyd (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Haiyan Miao (Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore)
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Indoor Localization Competition Panel
05:15 PM - 06:00 PM IPSN Business Meeting
06:00 PM Conference Banquet

Thursday (17 April 2014)
Go back to program outline

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Networks (Session chair: Luca Mottola)
1. Lightweight Neighborhood Cardinality Estimations in Dynamic Wireless Sensor Networks
Marco Cattani (TU Delft), Marco Zuniga (TU Delft), Andreas Loukas (TU Delft), Koen Langendoen (TU Delft)
2. Fast and Fine-grained Counting and Identification via Constructive Interference in WSNs
Dingming Wu (Nanjing University, China), Chao Dong (PLA University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China), Shaojie Tang (Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), Haipeng Dai (Nanjing University, China), Guihai Chen (Nanjing University, China)
3. P3: A Practical Packet Pipeline Using Synchronous Transmissions for Wireless Sensor Networks
Manjunath Doddavenkatappa (National University of Singapore), Mun Choon Chan (National University of Singapore)
4. Cyclic Network Automata and Cohomological Waves
Yiqing Cai (University of Minnesota), Robert Ghrist (University of Pennsylvania)
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM Let There Be Light (Session chair: Andrew Markham)
5. SIPS: Solar Irradiance Prediction System
Stefan Achleitner (Pennsylvania State University), Tao Liu (University of California, Merced), Ankur Kamthe (University of California, Merced), Alberto E. Cerpa (University of California, Merced)
6. Face Recognition on Smartphones via Optimised Sparse Representation Classification
Yiran Shen (University of New South Wales; CSIRO, Australia), Wen Hu (CSIRO, Australia), Mingrui Yang (CSIRO, Australia), Bo Wei (University of New South Wales; CSIRO, Australia), Simon Lucey (CSIRO, Australia), Chun Tung Chou (University of New South Wales, Australia)
7. Visual Light Landmarks for Mobile Devices
Niranjini Rajagopal (CMU), Patrick Lazik (CMU), Anthony Rowe (CMU)
8. Sensors with Lasers: Building a WSN Power Grid
Naveed Anwar Bhatti (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan), Affan A. Syed (National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan), Muhammad Hamad Alizai (University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan)
03:30 PM Closing Session

2. List of Research Posters

Number Title Authors
1. Poster Abstract: Practical Limits of WiFi Time-of-Flight Echo Techniques T. Bourchas, M. Bednarek, D. Giustiniano, V. Lenders
2. Poster Abstract: MaWi: A Hybrid Magnetic and Wi-Fi System for Scalable Indoor Localization C. Zhang, J. Luo, J. Wu
3. Poster Abstract: Water Level Estimation in Urban Ultrasonic/Passive Infrared Flash Flood Sensor Networks Using Supervised Learning M. Mousa, C. Claudel
4. Poster Abstract: Implications of Target Diversity for Organic Device-free Localization J. Wang, D. Y. Fang, X. J. Cheng, T. Z. Xing, W. Nie
5. Poster Abstract: eNav -- a Smartphone-based Energy
Efficient Vehicular Navigation System
S. Hu, L. Su, S. Li, S. Wang, C. Pan, S. Gu, M. Amin, H. Liu, S. Nath, R. Choudhury, T. Abdelzaher
6. Poster Abstract: PiMi Air Community: Getting Fresher Indoor Air by Sharing Data and Know-hows Y. Zheng, L. Li, L. Zhang
7. Poster Abstract: A decentralized routing scheme based on a zero-sum game to optimize energy in solar powered sensor networks A. Dehwah, H. Tembine, C. Claudel
8. Poster Abstract: A MAC Protocol for Medical Applications W. Dargie, J. Wen
9. Poster Abstract: Supporting Heterogeneous LCD/Camera Links F. Hermans, L. McNamara, T. Voigt, C. Rohner, E. Ngai, P. Gunningberg
10. Poster Abstract: EIL -- An Environment-Independent
Device-Free Passive Localization Approach
L. Q. Chang, D. Y. Fang, Z. Yang, C. X Jiang, J Wang, W. Nie, T. Z. Xing
11. Poster Abstract: Smartphone Support for Persons who Stutter T. Voigt, K. Hewage, P. Alm
12. Poster Abstract: SADSense: Personalized Mobile Sensing for Seasonal Effects on Health K. Niroumand, L. McNamara, K. Goguev, E. Ngai
13. Poster Abstract: Static Analysis of Device Drivers in TinyOS A. Ouadjaout, N. Lasla, M. Bagaa, N. Badache
14. Poster Abstract: A Harmony of Sensors V. Gupta, N. Pereira, E. Tovar, R. Rajkumar
15. Poster abstract: Precision Improvement of Aircrafts Attitude Estimation through Gyro Sensors Data Fusion in a Redundant Inertial Measurement Unit T. Grigorie, R. Botez
16. Poster Abstract: Information-maximizing Data Collection in Social Sensing using Named-Data S. Wang, T. Abdelzaher, S. Gajendran, A. Herga, S. Kulkarni, S. Li, H. Liu, C. Suresh, A. Sreenath, W. Dron, A. Leung, R. Govindan, J. Hancock
17. Poster Abstract: NDP -- A Novel Device-Free Localization
Method With Little Efforts
L. Q. Chang, J. Wang, D. Y. Fang, X. J. Chen, T. Z. Xing, W. Nie
18. Poster Abstract: Directional Transmissions and Receptions for Burst Forwarding using Disjoint Paths A. Varshney, T. Voigt, L. Mottola
19. Poster Abstract: A Location Aware Personalized Smart Control System N. Thomas, K. Subbu
20. Poster Abstract: Towards Self-adaptive Software for Resource-constrained Cyberphysical Systems M. Afanasov
21. Poster Abstract: A Holistic Framework for Realistic, Reproducible, Real-world Sensor Network Experimentation I. Gurov
22. Poster Abstract: Knowledge-based Recursive Bayesian Estimation for Indoor Position Tracking of Sensor Networks Y. Yang
23. Poster Abstract: A Protocol Framework for Highly Reliable Ultra-Low Latency Communication M. Brachmann

3. List of Research Demos

Number Title Authors
1. Demonstration Abstract: CrowdMeter - Predicting Performance Of Crowd-Sensing Applications Using Emulations M. R. Rege, V. Handziski, A. Wolisz 
2. Demonstration Abstract: OpenSky - A Large-scale ADS-B Sensor Network for Research M. Schäfer, M. Strohmeier, V. Lenders, I. Martinovic, M. Wilhelm
3. Demonstration Abstract: PyoT, a macroprogramming framework for the IoT A. Azzara, D. Alessandrelli, M. Petracca, P. Pagano
4. Demonstration Abstract: Automatic Radio Map Construction Exploiting Annotated Walking Trajectories C. Luo, H. Hong, M. C. Chan
5. Demonstration Abstract: Applying Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks to Welder Machine System D. Yang, H. Wang, T. Zheng, M. Gidlund, Y. Xu, H. Zhang                                                                           
6. Demonstration Abstract: A MEMS-based Airflow Sensor Network F. Xue, H. B. Lim, S. Liu, S. Pan, J. Miao, L. Norford
7. Demonstration Abstract: Automatic Speech Recognition for Resource-Constrained Embedded Systems F. Sutton, R. D. Forno, R. Lim, M. Zimmerling, L. Thiele
8. Demonstration Abstract: AirFeed - Indoor Real Time Interactive Air Quality Monitoring System K. T. Min, A. Forys, T. Schmid
9. Demonstration Abstract: PiMi Air Box -- A Cost-effective Sensor for Participatory Indoor Quality Monitoring L. Li, Y. Zheng, L. Zhang
10. Demonstration Abstract: Simply RIOT -- Teaching and Experimental Research in the Internet of Things O. Hahm, E.l Baccelli, H. Petersen, M. Wählisch, T. C. Schmidt, E. Baccelli
11. Demonstration Abstract: Crowdsourced Indoor Localization and Navigation with Anyplace L. Petrou, G. Larkou, C. Laoudias, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, C.s G. Panayioto
12. Demonstration Abstract: A Lightweight, Portable Device with Integrated USB-Host Support for Reprogramming Wireless Sensor Nodes H. Smeets, T. Meurer, C-Y. Shih, P. J. Marrón
13. Demonstration Abstract: Positioning by Synchronized IR Light J. Haake, P. Bjark, J. Karlsson
14. Demonstration Abstract: Participatory Sensing enabled Environmental Monitoring in Smart Cities F. Zeiger, M. Huber
15. Demonstration Abstract: Sensor Mockup Experiments with SmartLab G. Larkou, M. Mintzis, S. Taranto, A. Konstantinidis, P. G. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti
16. Demonstration Abstract: An 8x8 mm2 Bluetooth Low Energy Wireless Motion-Sensing Platform T. K. Lai, A. Wang, C-M. Chang, H-M. Tseng, K. Huang, J-P. Li, W-C. Shih, P. H. Chou
17. Demonstration Abstract: Enabling WSN Nodes to Send Data to Smartmobiles by Blinking LEDs J-P. Li, S-Y. Chang, P. H. Chou
18. Demonstration Abstract: Submetering by Synthesizing Side-Channel Sensor Streams M. Clark, B. Campbell, P. Dutta
19. Demonstration Abstract: How many lights do you see? N. Rajagopal, P. Lazik, A. Rowe
20. Demonstration Abstract: BioWatch -- A Wrist Watch based Physiological Signal Acquisition System S. S. Thomas, V. Nathan, C. Zong, P. Aroul, L. Philipose, K. Soundarapandian, X. Shi, R. Jafari
21. Demonstration Abstract: Upper Body Motion Capture System using Inertial Sensors J. Wu, Z. Wang, S. Raghuraman, B. Prabhakaran. R. Jafari

4. List of Posters from the Indoor Localization Competition

Please follow this link for the list of accepted posters

IPSN 2014: The 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks
Questions or comments about the website? Please contact Mohammed Shoaib, Web Chair, IPSN 2014