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IEEE WristSense 2017 : CFP: 3rd WristSense workshop (IEEE PerCom 2017) *** Deadline: November 11, 2016***


When Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 13, 2017
Where Kona, Big Island, Hawaii US.
Submission Deadline Nov 11, 2016
Notification Due Dec 23, 2016
Final Version Due Jan 13, 2017
Categories    pervasive computing   mobile sensing   ubiquitous computing   wrist-worn smart devices

Call For Papers

The 3rd WristSense Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices.
(Co-located with IEEE PerCom at Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, March 13-17, 2017)

Call for Papers:

Recently there has been a growing interest in consumerization of wrist-worn devices especially smart watches and wrist bands. Many large corporations such as Samsung and Apple already have a commodity smart watch and many other companies such as FitBit, Nike, Jawbone have wristbands geared towards fitness tracking. Smart-watches and bands are equipped with many sensors, (for example, latest Samsung Gear devices have heart rate, accelerometer, gyroscope, infrared sensors etc.) a processor, communication radios (for example, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi) and a small size display. It is, therefore, possible to capture information about the device user, perform computation and communication using these devices to infer various activities/contexts of the user. Further, they also represent a perfect platform to conduct research on human activity, behavior, and related areas, given the capabilities described above. Moreover, compared to smartphones, wrist-worn smart devices provide richer information about certain user activities (e.g., eating, typing, and sleeping). In most cases, a smart-watch is also connected to a powerful smartphone, which could help in drawing many interesting inferences by combining data from both these devices. In this third year of WristSense workshop, we invite paper submissions in the following areas:

Design, implementation, and evaluation of systems using wrist based smart devices.
Design and implementation of pervasive applications for wrist-worn smart devices and/or smartphones.
Description of experiences in data collection and deployments using wrist-worn devices and/or smartphones.
Feedback, notifications, and alerts using wrist-worn smart devices.
User behavior analysis on data collected from wrist device and/or smartphones.
User activity and context recognition using wrist-worn smart devices.
Achieving energy efficiency and extending battery life of wearable devices.
Efficient communication between wearable devices and smartphones.
Privacy aspects related to data collection from wearable wrist-worn devices.

Important Dates:

Workshop paper submissions: **November 11, 2016**
Paper notification date: December 23, 2016
Camera ready: January 13, 2017
Author registration: January 13, 2017
Workshop date: TBD

Submission Guidelines:

Submitted papers must be original contributions that are unpublished and are not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Papers should be no more than 6 pages in length and must adhere to IEEE PerCom workshop
format (2 column, 10pt font), including references, figures and tables.

Samsung Gear Best Paper Award:

The Samsung Gear award will be given to the best paper presented at the workshop to acknowledge and encourage excellence in research. The awardee will be presented with a certificate and a Samsung Gear at the workshop.

Organizers / Chairs:

Kiran Rachuri, Samsung Research America, Mountain View CA, US.
Christos Efstratiou, University of Kent, UK.
Abhishek Mukherji, Cisco Inc., San Jose CA, US.

Technical Program Committee:

Ulf Blanke, ETH Zurich, CH.
Andrew T. Campbell, Dartmouth College, US.
Kristof Van Laerhoven, University of Freiburg, DE.
Nicholas D. Lane, Bell Labs, UK.
Archan Misra, Singapore Management University, SG.
Evan Welbourne, AlgoSnap Inc., US.

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