Please refer to this page for the reading list. This list will be populated gradually as the corresponding topics are covered. Papers for which critique/summaries are due will be highlighted in red. No readings are due the first week.
Color coding: suggested reading - required reading - required critique
Readings for 1/31: Urban Sensing – Exploiting the Crowd (from early visions to the present)
J. Burke, D. Estrin, M. Hansen, A. Parker, N. Ramanathan, S. Reddy, M. B. Srivastava. “Participatory sensing,” In Proc. World Sensor Web Workshop, ACM Sensys, Boulder, Colorado, October 31, 2006.
Andrew T. Campbell, Shane B. Eisenman, Nicholas D. Lane, Emiliano Miluzzo, and Ronald A. Peterson, “People-centric Urban Sensing,” In Proc. 2nd annual international workshop on Wireless Internet (WICON), 2006.
Tarek Abdelzaher, Yaw Anokwa, Péter Boda, Jeff Burke, Deborah Estrin, Leonidas Guibas, Aman Kansal, Sam Madden, Jim Reich, “Mobiscopes for Human Spaces,” IEEE Pervasive, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 20-29, April 2007.
Raghu Ganti, Fan Ye, and Hui Lei, “Mobile CrowdSensing: Current State and Future Challenges,” IEEE Communications Magazine - Special issue on IoT, Vol. 49, No. 11, November 2011.
Mani Srivastava, Tarek Abdelzaher, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, “Human-centric Sensing,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, special issue on Wireless Sensor Networks, Vol. 370, No. 1958, pp. 176-197, January 2012.
Dong Wang, Bolek Szymanski, Tarek Abdelzaher, Heng Ji, and Lance Kaplan, "The Age of Social Sensing," IEEE Computer, 2018.
Readings for 2/2: Personal Sensing (Home/Indoor)
Yiran Zhao, Shuochao Yao, Shen Li, Shaohan Hu, Huajie Shao, Tarek Abdelzaher, "VibeBin: A Vibration-Based Waste Bin Level Detection System," Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT), also presented at Ubicomp, Maui, HI, September 2017.
Anh Nguyen, Raghda Alqurashi, Zohreh Raghebi, Farnoush Banaei-kashani, Ann C. Halbower, and Tam Vu, “A Lightweight and Inexpensive In-ear Sensing System For Automatic Whole-night Sleep Stage Monitoring,” ACM SenSys, November 2016.
Joshua Adkins and Prabal Dutta, “Monoxalyze: Verifying Smoking Cessation with a Keychain-sized Carbon Monoxide Breathalyzer,” ACM SenSys, November 2016.
Hua Huang and Shan Lin, “Toothbrushing Monitoring using Wrist Watch,” ACM SenSys, November 2016.
Valerie Galluzzi, Ted Herman, and Philip Polgreen, “Hand Hygiene Duration and Technique Recognition Using Wrist-worn Sensors,” IEEE/ACM IPSN, April 2015.
Readings for 2/7: Personal Sensing (Context Detection and Localization)
Samuli Hemminki, Petteri Nurmi, and Sasu Tarkoma, “Accelerometer-based Transportation Mode Detection on Smartphones,” ACM SenSys, November 2013
Valentin Radu, Panagiota Katsikouli, Rik Sarkar, Mahesh K. Marina, “A Semi-Supervised Learning Approach for Robust Indoor-Outdoor Detection with Smartphones,” ACM Sensys, November 2014
Indoor Localization with Aircraft Signals,” ACM Sensys, Delft, The Netherlands, November 2017
Readings for 2/9: Personal Sensing (Supporting Emerging Applications)
Deep Learning: Nicholas D. Lane and Petko Georgiev, “Can Deep Learning Revolutionize Mobile Sensing?” ACM HotMobile, February 2015
Augmented Reality: Puneet Jain, Justin Manweiler, Romit Roy Choudhury, “OverLay: Practical Mobile Augmented Reality,” ACM Mobisys, May 2015
Ultra-Low Power Gaze Tracking for Virtual Reality,” ACM Sensys, Delft, The Netherlands, November 2017 (Critique required.)
Readings for 2/14: Interaction Sensing (Monitoring Human Interactions)
Denise Frauendorfer, Marianne Schmid Mast, Laurent Son Nguyen, Daniel Gatica-Perez, “Nonverbal Social Sensing in Action: Unobtrusive Recording and Extracting of Nonverbal Behavior in Social Interactions Illustrated with a Research Example,” Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Vol. 38, No. 2, June 2014
Z. Zhou, L. Shangguan, X. Zheng, L. Yang and Y. Liu, "Design and Implementation of an RFID-Based Customer Shopping Behavior Mining System," in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 2405-2418, Aug. 2017
Alessandro Montanari, Cecilia Mascolo, Kerstin Sailer, and Sarfraz Nawaz, “Detecting Emerging Activity-Based Working Traits through Wearable Technology,” Proc. ACM Interact. Mob. Wearable Ubiquitous Technology (IMWUT), September 2017
Readings for 2/16: Group Behavior Sensing
Wai-Tian Tan, Mary Baker, Ramin Samadani, Bowon Lee, “The Sound of Silence,” ACM Sensys, November 2013
Rijurekha Sen, Youngki Lee, Kasthuri Jayarajah, Archan Misra, Rajesh Krishna Balan, “GruMon: Fast and Accurate Group Monitoring for Heterogeneous Urban Spaces,” ACM Sensys, November 2014 (Critique required.)
Tadashi Okoshi and Vu Lu, Chetna Vig, Youngki Lee, Rajesh Krishna Balan, and Archan Misra, “QueueVadis: Queuing Analytics using Smartphones,” IEEE/ACM IPSN, April 2015
No Readings for 2/21 and 2/23. See slides for homework instead.
Readings for 2/28: Early work on Social Media as Sensors
Takeshi Sakaki, Makoto Okazaki, and Yutaka Matsuo, “Earthquake Shakes Twitter Users: Real-time Event Detection by Social Sensors,” In Proc. 19th international Conference on World Wide Web (WWW), April 2010
T.H. Silva, P.O.S.V. de Melo, J.M. Almeida, J. Salles, A.A.F. Loureiro “A Picture of Instagram is Worth More Than a Thousand Words: Workload Characterization and Application,” In Proc. Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCoSS) May 2013
Dong Wang, Hieu Le, Lance Kaplan, Tarek Abdelzaher, “On Truth Discovery in Social Sensing: A Maximum Likelihood Estimation Approach,” In Proc. 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ACM/IEEE IPSN), April 2012
Readings for 3/2: Event Detection and Localization with Twitter.
Chao Zhang, Guangyu Zhou, Quan Yuan, Honglei Zhuang, Yu Zheng, Lance Kaplan, Shaowen Wang, and Jiawei Han, “GeoBurst: Real-Time Local Event Detection in Geo-Tagged Tweet Streams,” In Proc. 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR '16), July 2016 (Critique required)
Prasanna Giridhar, Shiguang Wang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Jemin George, Lance Kaplan, Raghu Ganti, “Joint Localization of Events and Sources in Social Networks,” In Proc. International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCoSS), Fortaleza, Brazil, June 2015
Hamed Abdelhaq, Christian Sengstock, and Michael Gertz, “EvenTweet: online localized event detection from twitter,” In Proc. VLDB, August 2013
Shiguang Wang, Prasanna Giridhar, Hongwei Wang, Lance Kaplan, Tien Pham, Aylin Yener, Tarek Abdelzaher, “StoryLine: On Physical Event Demultiplexing and Tracking in Social Spaces,” In Proc. 2nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2017
Prasanna Giridhar, Md Tanvir Amin, Tarek Abdelzaher, Dong Wang, Lance Kaplan, Jemin George, Raghu Ganti, “ClariSense+: An Enhanced Traffic Anomaly Explanation Service Using Social Network Feeds,” Pervasive and Mobile Computing, December 2016
Readings for 3/7: Event Detection and Localization with Instagram.
Prasanna Giridhar, Shiguang Wang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Raghu Ganti, Lance Kaplan, Jemin George, “On Localizing Urban Events with Instagram,” In Proc. IEEE Infocom, Atlanta, GA, May 2017
K. Jayarajah and A. Misra, “Can Instagram posts help characterize urban micro-events?,” In Proc. 19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Heidelberg, Germany, July 2016. (Critique required)
Prasanna Giridhar, Shiguang Wang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Tanvir Al Amin, Lance Kaplan, “Social Fusion: Integrating Twitter and Instagram for Event Monitoring,” In Proc. 14th IEEE International Conference of Autonomic Computing (ICAC), Columbus, OH, July 2017
Readings for 3/9: Veracity Analysis and Data Cleaning.
Dong Wang, Tanvir Amin, Shen Li, Tarek Abdelzaher, Lance Kaplan, Siyu Gu, Chenji Pan, Hengchang Liu, Charu Aggrawal, Raghu Ganti, XinLei Wang, Prasant Mohapatra, Boleslaw Szymanski, and Hieu Le, “Humans as Sensors: An Estimation Theoretic Perspective,” In Proc. 13th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ACM/IEEE IPSN), Berlin, Germany, April 2014
Shuochao Yao, Shaohan Hu, Shen Li, Yiran Zhao, Lu Su, Lance Kaplan, Aylin Yener, Tarek Abdelzaher, “On Source Dependency Models for Reliable Social Sensing: Algorithms and Fundamental Error Bound,” In Proc. 36th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Osaka, Japan, June 2016
Readings for 3/14: Veracity Analysis and Data Cleaning (Continued)
Md Tanvir A. Amin, Charu Aggarwal, Chuochao Yao, Tarek Abdelzaher, Lance Kaplan, “Unveiling Polarization in Social Networks: A Matrix Factorization Approach,” In Proc. IEEE Infocom, Atlanta, GA, May 2017
Robin Wentao Ouyang, Lance Kaplan, Paul Martin, Alice Toniolo, Mani Srivastava, and Timothy J. Norman, “Debiasing Crowdsourced Quantitative Characteristics in Local Businesses and Services,” In Proc. 14th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN '15), April 2015
Readings for 3/16: Rise of the Internet of Things
Stankovic, J.A., “Research Directions for the Internet of Things,” in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol.1, no.1, pp.3-9, Feb. 2014
Examples of 3/28-3/30: IoT Application Papers
Yiran Zhao, Yang Zhang, Tuo Yu, Tianyuan Liu, Xinbing Wang, Xiaohua Tian, Xue Liu, “CityDrive: A Map-generating and Speed-optimizing Driving System," in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, April 2014
Fatemeh Saremi, Omid Fatemieh, Hossein Ahmadi, Hongyan Wang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Raghu Ganti, Hengchang Liu, Shaohan Hu, Shen Li, and Lu Su, “Experiences with GreenGPS – Fuel-Efficient Navigation using Participatory Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (IEEE TMC), 2016
David Hasenfratz, Olga Saukh, Christoph Walser, Christoph Hueglin, Martin Fierz, and Lothar Thiele, “Pushing the Spatio-Temporal Resolution Limit of Urban Air Pollution Maps,” In Proc. 12th International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), Budapest, Hungary, 2014.
Emre Can Kara, Michaelangelo D. Tabone, Jason S. MacDonald, Duncan S. Callaway, and Sila Kiliccote, “Quantifying Flexibility of Residential Thermostatically Controlled Loads for Demand Response: a Data-driven Approach,” In Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys '14), November 2014
Spring Break (3/21-3/23)
Student-led Presentations (4/4, 4/5, 4/11, 4/13)
Papers for 4/18: Big Data Challenges
Shuochao Yao, Shaohan Hu, Yiran Zhao, Aston Zhang, Tarek Abdelzaher, "DeepSense: A Unified Deep Learning Framework for Time-Series Mobile Sensing Data Processing," In Proc. International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Perth, Australia, April 2017.
Shuochao Yao, Yiran Zhao, Huajie Shao, Aston Zhang, Chao Zhang, Shen Li, and Tarek Abdelzaher, "RDeepSense: Reliable Deep Mobile Computing Models with Uncertainty Estimation," ACM IMWUT, April 2018.
Papers for 4/20: Deep Learning Challenges
Shuochao Yao, Yiran Zhao, Aston Zhang, Lu Su, and Tarek Abdelzaher, "DeepIoT: Compressing Deep Neural Network Structures for Sensing Systems with a Compressor-Critic Framework," In Proc. 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (ACM SenSys), Delft, The Netherlands, November 2017.
Han, Song, Huizi Mao, and William J. Dally. "Deep compression: Compressing deep neural networks with pruning, trained quantization and huffman coding." arXiv preprint arXiv:1510.00149 (2015).
Papers for 4/25: Incentives Challenges
Hui Gao, C.H. Liu, Wendong Wang, Jianxin Zhao, Zheng Song, Xin Su, J. Crowcroft, K.K. Leung, "A Survey of Incentive Mechanisms for Participatory Sensing," in Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE , vol.17, no.2, pp.918-943, 2015
Papers for 4/27: Trust and Subjective Logic
Frederico Cerutti, Lance M. Kaplan, Timothy J. Norman, Nir Oren, Alice Toniolo, “Subjective Logic Operators in Trust Assessment: An Empirical Study,” Information Systems Frontiers, Volume 17, Issue 4, August 2015