Keynote Speech

We are glad to announce the Keynote speaker Dr. Allison Druin.

Dr. Allison Druin
Dr. Allison Druin is the Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) and an Associate Professor in the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies. Since 1998, she has led interdisciplinary research teams of computer scientists educational researchers, librarians, artists, and children to create new educational technologies for learning. Her lab has partnered a variety of organizations to develop new technologies such as the U.S. National Park Service, Google, Sesame Workshop, the George Lucas Foundation, UNICEF and more. Dr. Druin is the research leader for the International Children's Digital Library [], the largest online library of children's books from around the world. Her most recent work is in developing new mobile technologies for children which include iPhone apps for intergentational storytelling and reading. This work is described in her most recent book, MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES FOR CHILDREN (Morgan Kaufman, 2009). And when she is not in the lab she is a monthly technology correspondent for WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show: Tech Tuesdays. Dr. Druin received her B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design in 1985, an M.S. from the MIT Media Lab in 1987, and her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico's College of Education in 1997.

Keynote Speech

The Future Users You May Not Be Thinking About:
From older adults to children, from the developing world to the streets of Chicago

Day 1: Monday 22nd February

8:00am - 9:00am
9:00am - 10:30am
Openning session

Opening Remarks

Keynote Speech

The Future Users You May Not Be Thinking About:
From older adults to children, from the developing world to the streets of Chicago

Dr. Allison Druin

10:30am - 11:00am
11:00am - 12:00 noon
Privacy Matters
Chair: Mark Corner

Preserving Privacy in Location-based Mobile Social Applications
Krishna P.N. Puttaswamy, and Ben Y. Zhao

Proving Your Location Without Giving up Your Privacy
Wanying Luo, and Urs Hengartner

12:00pm - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Urban Computing
Chair: Lin Zhong

Exploring Urban Characteristics Using the Movement History of Mass Mobile Microbloggers
Tatsuya Fujisaka, Ryong Lee, and Kazutoshi Sumiya

A Tale of Two Cities
Sibren Isaacman, Richard Becker, Ramón Cáceres, Stephen Kobourov, James Rowland, and Alexander Varshavsky

Supporting Distributed Private and Public User Interface in Urban Environment
Simo Hosio, Marko Jurmu, Hannu Kukka, Jukka Riekki, and Timo Ojala

3:00pm - 3:30pm
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pannel Session: Do we trust what we sense?
Chair: Mahadev Satyanarayanan

Guest Panelist: Akshay Dua

Toward Trustworthy Mobile Sensing
Peter Gilbert, Landon Cox, Jaeyeon Jung, and David Wetherall

I am a Sensor, and I Approve this Message
Stefan Saroiu, and Alec Wolman

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Meeting
Steering Committee
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Poster and Demo Session / Reception
Chair: Pei Zhang

FileXChange: Drag-and-Drop File Sharing in Opportunistic Networks
Ming Ge, Suman Srinivasan, and Henning Schulzrinne

ONEChat: Enabling Group Chat and Messaging in Opportunistic Networks
Heming Cui, Suman Srinivasan, and Henning Schulzrinne

Scalable Mobile Wireless Testbed using Virtualization
Dongwoon Hahn , Ginnah Lee, Inkeun Cho, Brenton Walker, Matthew Beecher, and Padma Mundur

MobileDeck: Mobile Internet to the masses via SMS
Daniel Risi, and Mauro Teófilo

Application Assisted Power Management in Multiplayer Mobile Games - Poster & Demo
Bhojan Anand, A. L. Ananda, Chan Mun Choon, and Rajesh Krishna Balan

Protecting Private Data in Third-Party Compute Clouds
Krishna P. N. Puttaswamy, Christopher Kruegel, and Ben Y. Zhao

Erasure Coding in Delay-Tolerant Networks
Nick Fox, Gregory Stein, and Kerry Townsend

SAMA: Static Analysis for Mobile Applications
Vasanth Rajamani, and Christine Julien

The MaDMAN Middleware for Delay Tolerant Networks
Agoston Petz, and Christine Julien

Balancing Sensing and Communication Energy in Perpetual Mobile Networks
Jacob M. Sorber, Aruna Balasubramanian, Mark D. Corner, Joshua Ennen, and Carl Qualls

Hermes: a Context-Aware Application Development Framework for the Mobile Environment
Senaka Buthpitiya, Heng-Tze Cheng, Feng-Tso Sun, Martin Griss, and Anind K. Dey

OmniSense: A Collaborative Sensing Framework for User Context Recognition Using Mobile Phones
Heng-Tze Cheng, Senaka Buthpitiya, Feng-Tso Sun, and Martin Griss

Reflex: System and Programming Support for Efficient Sensor Use in Mobile Systems
Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong

Using Events as an Approach to bridge Real and Digital Worlds
Siddhartha Bose, Moushumi Sen, Ananth Seetharam, Suresh Chintada, and Shrikant Naidu

Chameleon: Color Adaptation on OLED Displays
Mian Dong, and Lin Zhong

Meeting Essence II: Capturing the Important Moments of a Meeting
Shoou-Jong Yu, and Ted Selker

Demo: A Simple Graphical Interface to DTN2
Kasey Jamison, Nick Fox, Brenton Walker, and Matt Seligman

List of Posters and Demos
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Day 2: Tuesday 23nd February

8:00am - 9:00am
Doctoral Consortium
Chair: Timothy Sohn

Konva: Power and Network Aware Framework and Protocols for Multiplayer Mobile Games
Bhojan Anand

Information Dissemination in Mobile Social Networks: From Theory to Practice
Bo Han

Context-Driven Energy-Efficient Mobile System Design
Ahmad Rahmati

9:00am - 10:30am
Security - A Moving Target
Chair: Eyal de Lara

When Mobile is Harder Than Fixed: Demystifying Security Challenges in Mobile Environments
Jon Oberheide, and Farnam Jahanian

Rootkits on Smart Phones: Attacks, Implications and Opportunities
Jeffrey Bickford, Ryan O'Hare, Arati Baliga, Vinod Ganapathy, and Liviu Iftode

Stragglers of the Herd Get Eaten: Security Concerns for GSM Mobile Banking Applications
Michael Paik

10:30am - 11:00am
11:00am - 12:00 noon
Context & Connectivity
Chair: Bill Schilit

Fusing Mobile, Sensor, and Social Data To Fully Enable Context-Aware Computing
Aaron. Beach, Mike Gartrell, Xinyu Xing, Richard Han, Qin Lv, Shivakant Mishra, and Karim Seada

GurunGo: Coupling Personal Computers and Mobile Devices through Mobile Data Types
Iván E. González, and Jason Hong

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Lunch and Brainstorming Activity
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Mobile Applications
Chair: Landon Cox

Enabling Mobile Application Mashups With Merlion
Iqbal Mohomed

Enabling Pervasive Mobile Applications with the FM Radio Broadcast Data System
Ahmad Rahmati, Lin Zhong, Venu Vasudevan, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Daniel Stewart

Mobile Image Recognition: Architectures and Tradeoffs
Jonathan Hull, Xu Liu, Berna Erol, Jarney Graham, and Jorge Moraleda

3:00pm - 3:30pm
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Closing session

Brainstorming Report Back


General Announcements and Wrap-Up

7:00pm - 10:00pm
Optional Dinner Cruise
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