CoMoRea 2013

Technical program

The Conference and Workshop Program can be downloaded here! (PDF).

Location: Coronado

Monday, March 18

S1: Keynote: Context-aware Computing in the Era of Crowd Sensing

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
From Personal and Space Context to Social and Community Context


Chair: Daniela Nicklas (Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany)

Keynote: Context-aware Computing in the Era of Crowd Sensing, Daqing Zhang (Institut Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France)

S2: Action and Gesture Recognition

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chair: Daniela Nicklas (Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany)


Adaptive context-agnostic floor transition detection (Talk PDF), Salvatore Vanini (University of Applied Science - SUPSI, Switzerland); Silvia Giordano (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland)

User Independent, Multi-Modal Spotting of Subtle Arm Actions with Minimal Training Data, Gerald Bauer (DFKI, Germany); Paul Lukowicz (DFKI and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany); Ulf Blanke (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Bernt Schiele (TU Darmstadt, Germany)

Method of Determining Training Data for Gesture Recognition Considering Decay in Gesture Movements, Gaku Yoshida (Kobe University, Japan); Kazuya Murao (Kobe University, Japan); Tsutomu Terada (Kobe University, Japan); Masahiko Tsukamoto (Kobe University, Japan)

S3: Activity and Situation Recognition

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Chair: Daqing Zhang (Institut Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France)


A new approach for distributed and collaborative context prediction (Talk PDF), Christian Voigtmann (University of Kassel, Germany); Christoph Schütte (University of Kassel, Germany); Arno Wacker (University of Kassel, Germany); Klaus David (University of Kassel, Germany)

SP-ACT: A Hybrid Framework for Complex Activity Recognition Combining OWL and SPARQL Rules (Talk PDF), Georgios Meditskos (Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research and Technology, Greece); Stamatia Dasiopoulou (Informatics and Telematics Institute & Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Vasiliki Efstathiou (Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Ioannis Kompatsiaris (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Greece)

Situation recognition for service management systems using OWL 2 reasoners (Talk PDF), Waltenegus Dargie (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Eldora Eldora (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Julian Mendez (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Christoph Möbius (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Kateryna Rybina (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Veronika Thost (TU Dresden, Germany); Anni-Yasmin Turhan (Technische Universität Dresden & Institute for Theoretical Computer Schience, Chair for Automata Theory, Germany)

S4: Application of Context Models

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Chair: Klaus David (University of Kassel, Germany)


A Framework to Support Intelligibility in Pervasive Applications, Johnson Fong (The University of Queensland, Australia); Jadwiga Indulska (The University of Queensland, Australia); Ricky Robinson (NICTA, Australia)

Can Context Tame Web TV?, Venu Vasudevan (Motorola Mobility, USA); Jehan Wickramasuriya (Motorola Mobility, USA); Gilles Drieu (Motorola Mobility, USA); Silviu Chiricescu (BAE Systems, USA)

Exploring Concept Drift using Interactive Simulations, Jeremiah Smith (Imperial College, United Kingdom); Naranker Dulay (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Mate Atilla Toth (TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands); Oliver Amft (Eindhoven University of Technology, Germany); Yanxia Zhang (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)

Towards a model-based approach for context-aware assistance systems in offshore operations (Talk PDF), Nils Koppaetzky (University of Oldenburg, Germany); Daniela Nicklas (Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany)