11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services

December 2–5, 2014 | London, Great Britain












Keynote 1: Nigel Davies

Keynote 2: Dina Papagiannaki

Session 7 - Mobile Applications 






Session 1 - Mobile and Sensor Systems

Session 4 - Security and Privacy

Session 8 - Mobile Multimedia






Session 2 - Mobile Sensing

Session 5 - Urban Sensing







Session 3 - Localization

Session 6 - Behavior and Mobility Modeling  



Poster and Demo Reception




Conference Dinner + Awards  


Day 1 - Wednesday


8:30 - 9:00 : Opening

9:00 - 10:00 : Opening Keynote

10:00 - 10:30 : Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00 : Session 1 - Mobile and Sensor Systems (Moustafa Youssef)

  1. Florian Berg, Frank Dürr and Kurt Rothermel. Optimal Predictive Code Offloading
  2. Yalda Edalat, Jong-Suk Ahn and Katia Obraczka. Network State Estimation Using Smart Experts
  3. Lina Yao, Quan Z Sheng and Anne. H. H Ngu. ThingsNavi: Finding Most Related Things via Multi-dimensional Modeling Human-Thing Interactions
  4. Spencer Russell and Joseph Paradiso. Hypermedia APIs for sensor data: A pragmatic approach to the Web of Things

12:00 - 13:30 : Lunch 

13:30 - 15:00 : Session 2 - Mobile Sensing (Neal Lathia)

  1. Preeti Bhargava, Nick Gramsky and Ashok Agrawala. SenseMe: A System for Continuous, On-Device, and Multi-dimensional Context and Activity Recognition
  2. Samuli Hemminki, Petteri Nurmi and Sasu Tarkoma. Gravity and Linear Acceleration Estimation on Mobile Devices
  3. Ye Haibo, Tao Gu, Xianping Tao and Jian Lu. SBC: Scalable Smartphone Barometer Calibration through Crowdsourcing
  4. Nesma Mohssen, Rana Momtaz, Heba Aly and Moustafa Youssef. It's the Human that Matters: Accurate User Orientation Estimation for Mobile Computing Applications

15:00 - 15:30 : Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00: Session 3 - Localization (Petteri Nurmi)

  1. Wenjie Ruan, Lina Yao, Quan Z. Sheng, Nick Falkner and Xue Li. TagTrack: Device-free Localization and Tracking Using Passive RFID Tags
  2. Thor Siiger Prentow, Henrik Blunck, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard, Allan Stisen and Kaj Grønbæk. Accurate Estimation of Indoor Travel Times - Learned Unsupervised from Position Traces
  3. Fabio Veronese, Sara Comai, Matteo Matteucci and Fabio Salice. Method, Design and Implementation of a Multiuser Indoor Localization System with Concurrent Fault Detection
  4. Irina Diaconita, Andreas Reinhardt, Delphine Christin and Christoph Rensing. Bleep Bleep! Determining Smartphone Locations by Opportunistically Recording Notification Sounds

17:00 - 19:00 Poster and Demo Reception  [Finger Food + Drinks]


Day 2 - Thursday


9:00 - 10:00 : Second Keynote

10:00 - 10:30 : Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00: Session 4 - Security and Privacy (Cecilia Mascolo)

  1. Yuchen Zhao, Juan Ye and Tristan Henderson. Privacy-Aware Location Privacy Preference Recommendations
  2. Andrea Atzeni, Tao Su, Madalina Baltatu, Rosalia D'Alessandro and Giovanni Pessiva. How dangerous is your Android app? An evaluation methodology
  3. Ilaria Liccardi, Joseph Pato, Daniel J Weitzner and Hal Abelson. No technical understanding required: Helping users make informed choices about access to their personal data
  4. Ahmed Sabbir Arif, Ali Mazalek and Wolfgang Stuerzlinger. The Use of Pseudo Pressure in Authenticating Smartphone Users

12:00 - 13:30 : Lunch

13:30 - 15:00: Session 5 - Urban Sensing (Raghu Ganti)

  1. Neal Lathia and Licia Capra. Tube Star: Crowd-Sourced Experiences on Public Transport
  2. Lorenz Schauer, Martin Werner and Philipp Marcus. Estimating Crowd Densities and Pedestrian Flows Using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  3. Evangelos Theodoridis, Georgios Mylonas, Veronica Gutierrez Polidura and Luis Munoz. Large-Scale Participatory Sensing Experimentation Using Smartphones within a Smart City
  4. Kuldeep Yadav, Abhishek Kumar, Suhas Dev, Shailesh Vaya and Michael Youngblood. Wallah: Design and Evaluation of a Task-centric Mobile-based Crowdsourcing Platform

15:00 - 15:30 : Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00: Session 6 - Behavior and Mobility Modeling  (Nishanth Sastry)

  1. Kisung Lee, Raghu Ganti, Mudhakar Srivatsa and Ling Liu. When Twitter meets Foursquare: Tweet Location Prediction using Foursquare
  2. Rengamathi Sankarkumar and Damith Ranasinghe. Watchdog: A Novel, Accurate and Reliable Method for Addressing Wandering-off using Passive RFID Tags
  3. Fabio Aiolli, Matteo Ciman, Michele Donini and Ombretta Gaggi. ClimbTheWorld: Real-time stairstep counting to increase physical activity
  4. Nuno Cruz and Hugo Miranda. MobIPLity: A trace-based mobility scenario generator for mobile applications

19:00 - 22:00 : Conference Dinner [Best Paper/Poster/Demo Award  | MobiQuitous 2015 Publicity]


Day 3 - Friday


9:00 - 10:30: Session 7 - Mobile Applications  (Sarah Gallacher)

  1. Shilpa Garg, Pushpendra Singh, Parameswaran Ramanathan and Rijurekha Sen. VividhaVahana: Smartphone Based Vehicle Classification And Its Applications in Developing Regions
  2. Kartik Muralidharan, Swapna Gottipati, Narayan Ramasubbu, Jing Jiang and Rajesh Balan. myDeal: A Mobile Shopping Assistant Matching User Preferences to Promotions
  3. Pari Delir Haghighi, Averi Perera, Maria Indrawan-Santiago and Tuan Minh Huynh. Situation-Aware Mobile Health Monitoring
  4. Andreas Reinhardt, Delphine Christin and Salil S Kanhere. Can Smart Plugs Predict Electric Power Consumption? A Case Study

10:30 - 11:00 : Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:40 : Session 8 - Mobile Multimedia (Fahim Kawsar)

  1. Lei Tian, Rahat Rafiq, Shaosong Li, David Chu, Richard Han, Qin Lv and Shivakant Mishra. Multi-modal Fusion for Flasher Detection in a Mobile Video Chat Application
  2. Matthias Klusch, Patrick Kapahnke, Xiaoqi Cao, Benjamin Rainer, Christian Timmerer and Stefan Mangold. MyMedia: Mobile Semantic Peer-to-Peer Video Search and Live Streaming

11:40 - 12:00 - Conference End