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Research Publications (Accepted/Published): Check the MPSC Lab Publication page for all the recent publications.

Journal and Magazine Publications

J14. H M Sajjad Hossain, Nirmalya Roy, and Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan. Active Learning Enabled Activity Recognition, Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal, Elsevier 2016. [Impact Factor 2.366]

J13. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nirmalya Roy, Aryya Gangopadhyay, and Elizabeth Galik. A Smart Segmentation Technique Towards Improved Infrequent Non-Speech Gestural Activity Recognition Model, Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal, Special Issue on Gerontechnology, Elsevier 2016. [Impact Factor 2.366]

J12. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, Sajal K. Das, and Christine Julien. Quality and Context Aware Smart Healthcare, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Magazine 2016.

J11. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, Sajal K. Das, and Christine Julien. Determining Quality- and Energy-Aware Multiple Contexts in Pervasive Computing Environments, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2016. [Impact factor 1.986] [pdf]

J10. Nirmalya Roy, Nilavra Pathak, and Archan Misra, Fine-grained Appliance Usage and Energy Monitoring through Mobile and Power-line Sensing, Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal, Elsevier 2016. [Impact Factor 2.366] [pdf]

J9. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, and Diane Cook. Ambient and Smartphone Sensor Assisted ADL Recognition in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Environments, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 7(1): 1-19 Springer 2016. [Impact factor 1.048] [pdf]

J8. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nilavra Pathak, and Nirmalya Roy. Mobeacon: An iBeacon-Assisted Smartphone-based Real Time Activity Recognition Framework, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ubiquitous Environments 2015.

J7. Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, H M Sajjad Hossain, and Nirmalya Roy. Infrastructure-less Occupancy Detection and Semantic Localization in Smart Environments, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-aware Systems and Applications 2015.

J6. Neda Edalat, Wendong Xiao, Mehul Motani, Nirmalya Roy, and Sajal K. Das. Auction-based task allocation with trust management for shared sensor networks, Security and Communication Networks 5(11): 1223-1234, 2012.

J5. Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K. Das, and Christine Julien. Resource-Optimized Quality -Assured Ambiguous Context Mediation in Pervasive Environments, IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing (TMC), pp. 218 – 229, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Feb. 2012. [Impact factor 2.912]

J4. Nirmalya Roy, Gu Tao, and Sajal K. Das. Supporting Pervasive Computing Applications with Active Context Fusion and Semantic Context Delivery, Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal, pp. 21-42, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Feb. 2010. [Impact factor: 2.079]

J3. Nirmalya Roy and Sajal K. Das. Enhancing Availability of Grid Computational Services to Ubiquitous Computing Applications, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 953-967, July. 2009. [Impact factor: 2.173]

J2. Sajal K. Das, Nirmalya Roy, and Abhishek Roy. Context-Aware Resource Management in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Homes: A Framework based on Nash H- Learning, Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal, pp. 372-404, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Nov. 2006. [Impact factor: 2.079]

J1. Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K. Das, and Kalyan Basu. A Pricing Strategy for Job Allocation in Mobile Grids Using a Non-cooperative Bargaining Theory Framework, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (Special Issue on Design and Performance of Networks for Super-, Cluster-, and Grid-Computing, Guest Eds: A. Zomaya, M. Ould-Khaoua and H. Sarbazi-Azad), pp. 1366-1383, vol. 65, issue 11, Nov 2005. [Impact Factor: 1.179]

 

Conference & Workshop Publications (Yearwise)

2017

1. David Lachut, Nilavra Pathak, Nilanjan Banerjee, Nirmalya Roy, and Ryan Robucci. Longitudinal Energy Waste Detection with Visualization, in Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys), Delft, The Netherlands, November 2017

2. Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, Nirmalya Roy, and H M Sajjad Hossain. COAR: Collaborative and Opportunistic Human Activity Recognition, in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), June 2017

3. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam and Nirmalya Roy. Unseen Activity Recognition: A Hierarchical Active Transfer Learning Approach, in Proceedings of the 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing (ICDCS 2017), June 2017 (17% acceptance rate)

4. Bipendra Basnyat, Amrita Anam, Neha Singh, Aryya Gangopadhyay, and Nirmalya Roy. Analyzing Social Media Texts and Images to Assess the Impact of Flash Floods in Cities, in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Smart Service Systems (SmartSys), co-located with SmartComp, pp. 1-6, May 2017

5. H M Sajjad Hossain, Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, and Nirmalya Roy. SoccerMate: A Personal Soccer Attribute Profiler using Wearables, in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE PerCom International Workshop on Behavioral Implications of Contextual Analytics (BICA), co-located with PerCom, March 2017.

6. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam and Nirmalya Roy. Single BSN-Based Multi-Label Activity Recognition, in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices (WristSense), co-located with PerCom, March 2017.

7. Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan and Nirmalya Roy, TransAct: Transfer Learning Enabled Activity Recognition, in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE PerCom International Workshop on Pervasive Smart Living Spaces (PerLS), co-located with PerCom, March 2017.

8. David Welsh and Nirmalya Roy. Smartphone-based Mobile Gunshot Detection, In Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Context and Activity Modeling and Recognition (CoMoRea’17), co-located with PerCom, March 2017.

9. Joseph Taylor, H M Sajjad Hossain, Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, Nirmalya Roy, Elizabeth Galik, and Aryya Gangopadhyay. Demo: SenseBox: A Low-Cost Smart Home System, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Demonstrations (PerCom), March 2017.

2016

1. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nirmalya Roy, Michelle Petruska, and Andrea Zemp. Smart-Energy Group Anomaly Based Behavioral Abnormality Detection, in Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Health 2016, Washington D.C. October 2016. (18% acceptance rate)

2. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, and Joseph Taylor. CACE: Exploiting Behavioral Interactions for Improved Activity Recognition in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Homes, in Proceedings of the 36th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) Nara, Japan, June 2016. (17% acceptance rate) [pdf]

3. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nirmalya Roy, Sarah Holmes, Aryya Gangopadhyay, and Elizabeth Galik, Automated Functional and Behavioral Health Assessment of Older Adults with Dementia, in Proceedings of the First IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE), Washington D.C. June 2016. [pdf]

4. Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, Ruthvik Kukkapalli, Piyush Waradpande, Sekar Kulandaivel, Nilanjan Banarjee, Nirmalya Roy, and Ryan Robucci. RAM: Radar based Activity Monitor, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2016. (18% acceptance rate) [pdf]

5. H M Sajjad Hossain, Nirmalya Roy, and Md Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan. Active Learning Enabled Activity Recognition, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), March 2016. (15% acceptance rate) [pdf]

2015

1. Nilavra Pathak, Nirmalya Roy, and Animikh Biswas. Iterative Signal Separation Assisted Energy Disaggregation, in Proceedings of the IEEE 6th International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), Dec 2015. Las Vegas, USA (27% acceptance rate) [pdf]

2. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nilavra Pathak, and Nirmalya Roy. Mobeacon: An iBeacon-Assisted Smartphone-based Real Time Activity Recognition Framework, in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous) July 2015, Coimbra, Portugal. (27% acceptance rate) [pdf]

3. Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, H M Sajjad Hossain, and Nirmalya Roy. Infrastructure-less Occupancy Detection and Semantic Localization in Smart Environments, in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous) July 2015, Coimbra, Portugal. [pdf]

4. Nirmalya Roy, Nilavra Pathak, and Archan Misra. AARPA: Combining Mobile and Power-line Sensing for Fine-grained Appliance Usage and Energy Monitoring, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), June 2015. [pdf]

5. Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, H M Sajjad Hossain, and Nirmalya Roy. SensePresence: Infrastructure-less Occupancy Detection for Opportunistic Sensing Applications. in Proceedings of the International Workshop On Human Mobility Computing and Privacy (HuMoComP ’15) Pittsburgh. June, 2015. [pdf]

6. H M Sajjad Hossain, Nirmalya Roy, and Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan. Sleep Well: A Sound Sleep Monitoring Framework for Community Scaling, in Proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), June 2015. [pdf]

7. Nilavra Pathak, Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, and Nirmalya Roy. Acoustic based appliance state identifications for fine grained energy analytics, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), March 2015. (15% acceptance rate) [pdf]

8. Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz Khan, Sheung Lu, Nirmalya Roy, and Nilavra Pathak. Demo Abstract: A Microphone Sensor based System for Green Building Applications, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Demonstrations (PerCom), March 2015. [pdf]

2014

1. Nirmalya Roy and Christine Julien. Immersive physiotherapy: Challenges for smart living environments and inclusive communities. in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), Denver, USA, June 2014.

2. Nirmalya Roy and Brooks Reed Kindle. Monitoring patient recovery using wireless physiotherapy devices. in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), Denver, USA, June 2014.

3. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam and Nirmalya Roy. Gesmart: A gestural activity recognition model for predicting behavioral health, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SmartComp), Hong Kong, China, November 2014.

2013

1. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, and Diane Cook. Infrastructure-Assisted Smartphone-based ADL Recognition in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Environments, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), March 2013. ( 11% acceptance rate)

2. Nirmalya Roy, David Kleinschmidt, Joseph Taylor and Behrooz Shirazi. Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications, in Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings, (BuildSys), Rome, Italy, 2013.

3. Joseph Taylor, Nirmalya Roy, David Kleinschmidt, and Behrooz Shirazi. Demo Abstract: Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications, in Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings, (BuildSys), Rome, Italy, 2013.

2011

1. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, Christine Julien, Sajal K. Das, and Jit Biswas. An Energy Efficient Quality Adaptive Multi-Modal Sensor Framework for Context Recognition, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), pp. 63-73, Seattle, USA, March 2011. (11% acceptance rate)(Best Paper Nominated)

2. Agoston Petz, Taesoo Jun, Nirmalya Roy, Chien-Liang Fok, and Christine Julien. Passive Network-Awareness for Dynamic Resource-Constrained Networks, in Proceedings of the 11th IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems, (DAIS), pp. 106-121, June 2011.

3. Neda Edalat, Wendong Xiao, Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K. Das, and Mehul Motani. Combinatorial Auction-Based Task Allocation in Multi-Application Wireless Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of the of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), October 2011.

2010

1. Nirmalya Roy, Vasanth Rajamani and Christine Julien. Supporting Multi-Fidelity-Aware Concurrent Applications in Dynamic Sensor Networks, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S), co-located with PerCom 2010.

2. Nirmalya Roy, Kevin Brooks, and Christine Julien. Usability of Semantic Web for Enhancing Digital Living Experience, in Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA, January 2010.

3. Taesoo Jun, Nirmalya Roy, and Christine Julien. Modeling Delivery Delay for Flooding in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2010.

2009

1. Nirmalya Roy, Christine Julien and Sajal K. Das, Resource-Optimized Quality -Assured Ambiguous Context Mediation in Pervasive Environments, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), pp 232-248, Vol. 22, Nov. 2009 (Best Paper Award)

2. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, Sajal K. Das & Christine Julien. Quality-of-Inference (QoINF)-Aware Context Determination in Assisted Living Environments, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOBILE Workshop on Medical-Grade Wireless Networks (WiMD), co-located with MobiHoc, May 2009.

3. Nirmalya Roy, Christine Julien, Archan Misra, and Sajal K. Das. A Prototype for Resource Optimized Context Determination in Pervasive Care Environments, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE, Demonstrations Track), October 2009.

4. Nirmalya Roy, Christine Julien, and Sajal K. Das. Resolving and Mediating Ambiguous Contexts for Pervasive Care Environments, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking and Services (MobiQuitous, Poster Paper), July 2009.

2008

1. Nirmalya Roy, Archan Misra, and Sajal K. Das. Efficient Long-Term Quality-of-Inference (QoINF)-Aware Context Determination in Pervasive Care Environments, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOBILE Workshop on Systems and Networking Support for Healthcare and Assisted Living Environments (HealthNet), co-located with MobiSys, Colorado, June 2008.

2. Nirmalya Roy and Sajal K. Das, Quality-Assured Ambiguous Contexts Mediation Framework for Smart Healthcare Applications, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOBILE USENIX International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys: WIP Session), Colorado, June 2008.

3. Nirmalya Roy and Sajal K. Das. A Context-Aware Learning, Prediction and Mediation Framework for Resource Management in Pervasive Environments, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOBILE USENIX International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys: PhD Forum), Colorado, June 2008.

4. Nirmalya Roy, Gautham Pallapa, and Sajal K. Das. An Ontology-Driven Ambiguous Contexts Mediation Framework for Smart Healthcare Applications, in Proceedings of the International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Greece, July 2008.

5. Nirmalya Roy and Sajal K. Das. Context-aware Learning, Prediction and Resource Management in Smart Pervasive Environments, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing (PerCom: Google PhD Forum), Mar 2008.

6. Sajal K. Das and Nirmalya Roy. Learning, Prediction and Mediation of Context Uncertainty in Smart Pervasive Environments, OnTheMove to the Meaningful Internet Systems, R. Meersman et al (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5333, Nov. 2008, pp. 820-829

7. Gautham Pallapa, Nirmalya Roy, and Sajal K. Das. A Scheme for Quantizing Context Privacy in Context-aware Ubiquitous Computing, in Proceedings of the IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE), July 2008.

2007

1. Nirmalya Roy, Gautham Pallapa, and Sajal K. Das. A Middleware Framework for Ambiguous Context Mediation in Smart Home Healthcare Application, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), October 2007. (26% acceptance rate)

2. Gautham Pallapa, Nirmalya Roy, and Sajal K. Das, Precision: Privacy Enhanced Context-Aware Information Fusion in Ubiquitous Healthcare, in Proceeding of the First Workshop on Software Engineering of Pervasive Computing Applications, Systems and Environments (SEPCASE), co-located with ICSE 2007. (29% acceptance rate)

3. Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, and Sajal K. Das. Mobility-based Cost-effective Job Scheduling in an IEEE 802.11 Mobile Grid Architecture, in Proceeding of the First International Workshop on Context-Awareness and Mobility in Grid Computing (WCAMG) in conjunction with CCGrid’2007. (34% acceptance rate)

4. Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, Kalyan Basu, Sajal K. Das, Paul. Wilson, and Prabir Das. A Case Study-based Performance Evaluation Framework for CSCF Processes on a Blade-Server, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS) (38% acceptance rate)

2006

1. Nirmalya Roy, Abhishek Roy, and Sajal K. Das. Context-Aware Resource Management in Multi Inhabitant Smart Homes: A Nash H-learning based Approach. in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing (PerCom), Pisa, Italy, Mar 2006. (Mark Weiser Best Paper Award) (8% acceptance rate)

2005

1. Nirmalya Roy, Abhishek Roy, Kalyan Basu, and Sajal K. Das. A Cooperative Learning Framework for Mobility-Aware Resource Management in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Homes, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking and Services (MobiQuitous), San Diego, California, USA, pp. 393-403, July 2005. (35% acceptance rate)

2. Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K. Das , Kalyan Basu, and Mohan Kumar. Enhancing Availability of Grid Computational Services to Ubiquitous Computing Applications, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Denver, Colorado, USA, April 2005. (12% acceptance rate)

3. Nirmalya Roy, Abhishek Roy, Kalyan Basu, and Sajal K. Das. A Reinforcement Learning Framework for Location-Aware Resource Management in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Homes, in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart homes and health Telematics (ICOST), Quebec, Canada, pp. 180-187, July 2005. (27% acceptance rate)

2004

1. Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K.Das, and Kalyan Basu. A Game Theory based Pricing Strategy For Job Allocation in Mobile Grid, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, April 2004. (32% acceptance rate)

2. Prateek Shah, Nirmalya Roy, Abhishek Roy, Kalyan Basu, and Sajal K Das, Design of PON using VQ - Based Fiber Optimization, Telecommunications and Networking - ICT 2004, in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications, Fortaleza, Brazil, pp. 1303-1309, vol. 3124, Aug 2004. (25% acceptance rate)

 

Book Chapters

B3. Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Nirmalya Roy, Aryya Gangopadhyay, and Elizabeth Galik. Infrequent Non-Speech Gestural Activity Recognition using Smart Jewelry: Challenges and Opportunities for Large Scale Adaptation, in Handbook of Large-scale Distributed Computing in Smart Healthcare, S. U. Khan, A. Y. Zomaya, and A. Abbas, Eds., Springer-Verlag 2017, New York, USA. 

B2. Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K. Das and Christine Julien. Resolving and Mediating Ambiguous Context in Pervasive Healthcare Environments, Smart Healthcare Applications and Services, Carsten Röcker et al (editors), Idea Group Publishing, IRM Press, 2010.

B1. Nirmalya Roy and Sajal K. Das, Managing Context Uncertainty in Smart Pervasive Environments, Designing Solutions-Based Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing: New Issues and Trends, Milton Mendes et al (editors), Idea Group Publishing, IRM Press, 2009.

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