Venue: Dallas USA
Date: May 23-25 2011

Best Paper Session
  • GeM-REM: Generative Model-Driven Resource Efficient ECG Monitoring in Body Sensor Networks, Sidharth Nabar, Ayan Banerjee, Sandeep K.S. Gupta, and Radha Poovendran
  • An Assistive Body Sensor Network Glove for Speech- and Hearing-Impaired Disabilities, Satjakarn Vutinuntakasame, V-ris Jaijongrak, and Surapa Thiemjarus
  • Human Back Movement Analysis Using BSN, Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Julien Pansiot, Benny Lo, and Guang-Zhong Yang
Wild and Cracy Ideas (WACI) Paper Session
  • Power Aware Wireless Data Collection for BSN Data Repositories,Vitali Loseu and Roozbeh Jafari
  • Low Power Tiered Wake-up Module for Lightweight Embedded Systems Using Cross Correlation, Roozbeh Jafari
  • Signal Regeneration and Function Rebuilding Using Microelectronic Neural Bridge between Two Far-Separated Nervous Systems, Zhi-Gong Wang, Xiao-Ying Lü, Wen-Yuan Li, Xiaoyan Shen, Zonghao Huang, Xintai Zhao, Liangjie Du, Zheng-Lin Jiang, Xingya Gao, Guohua Wang, Pan Haixian, Cunliang Zhu, Xin Gong, and Lei Qiu
Session: Long Term Activity Monitoring
  • Observing Recovery from Knee-Replacement Surgery by Using Wearable Sensors, Louis Atallah, Gareth G. Jones, Raza Ali, Julian J.H. Leong, Benny Lo, and Guang-Zhong Yang
  • Development of a Wearable Sensor System for Measuring Body Joint Flexion, Saba Bakhshi and Mohammad H. Mahoor
Session: Applications
  • Accurate Activity Recognition Using a Mobile Phone Regardless of Device Orientation and Location, Apiwat Henpraserttae, Surapa Thiemjarus, and Sanparith Marukatat
  • A Multi-technology Approach to Identifying the Reasons for Lateral Drift in Professional and Recreational Darts, Michael Walsh, John Barton, Brendan O’Flynn, Cian O’Mathuna, and Magdalena Tyndyk
Session: Electrical and Acoustic Signal Monitoring
  • Compressive Sensing of Neural Action Potentials Using a Learned Union of Supports, Zainul Charbiwala, Vaibhav Karkare, Sarah Gibson, Dejan Markovic, and Mani B. Srivastava
  • Methods to Characterize Sensors for Capturing Body Sounds, Bernard Grundlehner and Dilpreet Buxi
Session: Clinical Applications
  • Robust Hierarchical System for Classification of Complex Human Mobility Characteristics in the Presence of Neurological Disorders, Xiaoyu Xu, Maxim A. Batalin, William J. Kaiser, and Bruce Dobkin
  • Extracting Spatio-Temporal Information from Inertial Body Sensor Networks for Gait Speed Estimation, Shanshan Chen, Christopher L. Cunningham, John Lach, and Bradford C. Bennett
Session: Hardware/Software Optimization
  • Learning a Policy for Coordinated Sampling in Body Sensor Networks, Shuping Liu, Anand Panangadan, Ashit Talukder, and Cauligi S. Raghavendra
  • A Low Power Wake-Up Circuitry Based on Dynamic Time Warping for Body Sensor Networks,Roozbeh Jafari and Reza Lotfian
Poster Session 1
  • Radio Channel Characterisation and OFDM-based Ultra Wideband System Modelling for Body-Centric Wireless Networks, Qammer H. Abbasi, Mohammad Monirrujjman Khan, Akram Alomainy, and Yang Hao
  • Accelerometer-Based Respiratory Measurement During Speech, Andrew Bates, Martin Ling, Christian Geng, Alice Turk, and D.K. Arvind
  • WBSN for the Assessment of the Hippotherapy: A Case Study Roberto Nerino, Domenico Bergero, Francesco Bertolo, Caterina Guiot, Laura Contin, and Paolo Garbin
  • Properties of Dry and Non-contact Electrodes for Wearable Physiological Sensors, Neil Gandhi, Charles Khe, Doug Chung, Yu M. Chi, and Gert Cauwenberghs
  • Wireless Fetal Monitoring Device with Provisions for Multiple Births, Steven L. Garverick, Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Mark Zurcher, Masoud Roham, and Enrique Saldivar
  • A Real-Time Cardiac Arrhythmia Classification System with Wearable Electrocardiogram, Sheng Hu, Zhenzhou Shao, and Jindong Tan
  • Detecting and Preventing Forward Head Posture with Wireless Inertial Body Sensor Networks, Taeyoung Kim, Shanshan Chen, and John Lach
  • DietCam: Regular Shape Food Recognition with a Camera Phone, Fanyu Kong and Jindong Tan
  • Local Time Synchronization in Bluetooth Piconets for Data Fusion Using Mobile Phones, Jonas Wåhslén, Ibrahim Orhan, and Thomas Lindh
  • Simultaneous Activity and Respiratory Monitoring Using an Accelerometer, J. Mann, R. Rabinovich, A. Bates, S. Giavedoni, W. MacNee, and D.K. Arvind
  • Determination of a Patient’s Speed and Stride Length Minimizing Hardware Requirements, Eladio Martin, Victor Shia, and Ruzena Bajcsy
Poster Session 2
  • Estimation of Center of Mass Displacement Based on Gait Analysis, Xiaoli Meng, Shuyan Sun, Lianying Ji, Jiankang Wu, and Wai-Choong Wong
  • A Non-invasive Wearable Neck-Cuff System for Real-Time Sleep Monitoring, Mahsan Rofouei, Mike Sinclair, Ray Bittner, Tom Blank, Nick Saw, Gerald DeJean, and Jeff Heffron
  • Detecting and Rectifying Anomalies in Body Sensor Networks, Hesam Sagha, José del R. Millán, and Ricardo Chavarriaga
  • Dynamic Signature Verification Using Embedded Sensors, Abhijith Shastry, Ryan Burchfield, and S. Venkatesan
  • A Data-Driven Movement Model for Single Cellphone-Based Indoor Positioning, Harshvardhan Vathsangam, Anupam Tulsyan, and Gaurav S. Sukhatme
  • Experimental Studies on Human Body Communication Characteristics Based Upon Capacitive Coupling,Wen-cheng Wang, Ze-dong Nie, Feng Guan, Teng-fei Leng, and Lei Wang
  • On Optimization of Accelerometers Deployment for Human Posture Tracking, Chun-Hao Wu, Yuan-Tse Chang, and Yu-Chee Tseng
  • A Two-Stage Real-Time Activity Monitoring System, Min Xu, Satish Iyengar, Albert Goldfain, Atanu RoyChowdhury, and Jim DelloStritto
  • eCushion: An eTextile Device for Sitting Posture Monitoring, Wenyao Xu, Zhinan Li, Ming-Chun Huang, Navid Amini, and Majid Sarrafzadeh
  • Wireless Hand Gesture Capture through Wearable Passive Tag Sensing, Rachel Bainbridge and Joseph A. Paradiso

General Chair
Bhatia, University of Texas at Dallas
Technical Program Chairs
Roozbeh Jafari, University of Texas at Dallas
John Lach, University of Virginia
Tutorial & Special Sessions Chair
S. Venkatesan, University of Texas at Dallas
Publicity Chair
Hassan Ghasemzadeh, West Wireless Institute
Publications Chair
Gayatri Mehta, University of North Texas
Steering Committee
Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School, USA
Thomas Falck, Philips Research, Achen, Germany
Steffen Leonhardt, RWTH Achen University, Germany
Joseph Paradiso, MIT, USA
Paul Wright, UC Berkeley, USA
Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College, London, UK
Eric Yeatman, Imperial College, London, UK
Yuan-Ting Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Technical Programme Committee
D. K. Arvind, University of Edinburgh, UK
Anuj Batra, Texas Instruments, USA
Fabio Luigi Bellifemine, Telecom Italia
Daniel Berckmans, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Gert Cauwenberghs, UC San Diego, USA
Samarjit Chakraborty, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Scott Drawer, UK Sport, UK
Mongkol Ekpanyapong, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Leo Estevez, Texas Instruments, USA
Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
Hari Garudadri, Qualcomm, USA
Steven L. Garverick, West Wireless Health Institute, USA
Sandeep Gupta, Arizona State University, USA
Jorg Habetha, Philips, The Netherlands
Mark Hanson, BeClose, USA
Yang Hao, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Emil Jovanov, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Bill Kaiser, UCLA, USA
Peter Koo, Ericsson, USA
Santosh Kumar, University of Memphis, USA
Steffen Leonhardt, RWTH Aachen University, USA
Thomas Lindh, KTH, Sweden
Keck-Voon Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Benny Lo, Imperial College London, UK
Chenyang Lu, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Paul Lukowicz, Universitat Passau, Germany
Sourabh Ravindran, Texas Instruments, USA
Majid Sarrafzadeh, UCLA, USA
Alireza Seyedi, University of Rochester, USA
Marco Sgroi, UC Berkeley, USA
Morris Sloman, Imperial College London, UK
John Stankovich, University of Virginia, USA
Toshiyo Tamura, Chiba University, Japan
Andreas Trezis, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Nalini Venkatasubramanian, UC Irvine, USA
Lei Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Lawrence Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Weng-Fai Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Gang Zhou, William & Mary, USA
Winson Zhu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China