Publications

  • CommSense: Identify Social Relationship with Phone Contacts via Mining Communications

    X. Bao, J. Yang, Z. Yan, L. Luo, Y. Jiang, E. Munguia Tapia, and E. Welbourne, in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (IEEE MDM '15). 2015: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.       PDF

  • MobileMiner: Mining Your Frequent Behavior Patterns on Your Phone

    V. Srinivasan, S. Moghaddam, A. Mukherji, K. K. Rachuri, C. Xu, E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp ‘14). Best Paper Nominee at UbiComp and Samsung Best Paper Award Gold Medal for most innovative technology company wide in 2014.       PDF

  • CrowdSignals: A Call to Crowdfund and Crowdsource the Community's Largest Labeled Mobile Dataset

    E. Welbourne and E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2014 International Workshop on Human Activity Sensing Corpus and its Application (HASCA ‘14).       PDF

  • Crowdsourced Mobile Data Collection: Lessons Learned from a New Study Methodology

    E. Welbourne, P. Wu, X. Bao, and E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile ‘14).       PDF

  • Context-Aware Global Power Management for Mobile Devices Balancing Battery Outage and User Experience

    C. Xu, V. Srinivasan, J. Yang, Y. Hirase, E. Munguia Tapia and Y. Zhang, in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS ‘14).       PDF

  • On-Device Mining of Mobile Users’ Context Co-Occurrence Patterns

    V. Srinivasan, S. A. Moghaddam, A. Mukherji and E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile ‘14).       PDF

  • mFingerprint: Privacy-Preserving User Modeling with Multimodal Mobile Device Footprints

    H. Zhang, Z. Yan, J. Yang, E. Munguia Tapia, and D. J. Crandall, in Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (SBP ‘13).       PDF

  • TIPS: Context-Aware Implicit User Identification using Touch Screen in Uncontrolled Environments

    T. Feng, J. Yang, Z. Yan and E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile ‘14)       PDF

  • Context-aware Global Power Management for Mobile Devices Balancing Battery Outage and User Experience

    C. Xu, V. Srinivasan, J. Yang, Y. Hirase, E. Munguia Tapia and Y. Zhang, in Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile ‘14)       PDF

  • Efficient In-Pocket Detection with Mobile Phones

    J. Yang, E. Munguia Tapia, and S. Gibbs, in Proceedings of the 2013 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '13). 2013: Zurich, Switzerland.       PDF

  • Smartphone Bluetooth based Social Sensing

    Z. Yan, J. Yang, and E. Munguia Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2013 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '13). 2013: Zurich, Switzerland.       PDF

  • Using Mobile Phones and Sensors to Identify Physical Activity Type in Real Time

    S. S. Intille, F. Albinali, S. Mota, E. Munguia Tapia, and W. L. Haskell, in Abstract presented at the 137th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2009

  • Multiple Wireless Accelerometers and Heart Rate Accurately Predict Energy Expenditure during Level Walking

    M. E. Rosenberger, G. Skrinar, W. L. Haskell, S. S. Intille, and E. Munguia Tapia, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 40, 5, pp. S62-S63 2008

  • Using Machine Learning for Real-time Activity Recognition and Estimation of Energy Expenditure

    E. Munguia Tapia, Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008.       PDF     Slides

  • Context-Sensitive Microlearning of Foreign Language Vocabulary on a Mobile Device

    J. Beaudin, S.S. Intille, E. Munguia Tapia, R. Rockinson and M. Morris, in Proceedings of the 2007 European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI '07). 2007: Darmstadt, Germany.       PDF

  • Portable Wireless Sensors for Object Usage Sensing in the Home: Challenges and Practicalities

    E. Munguia Tapia, S.S. Intille, and K. Larson, in Proceedings of the 2007 European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI '07). 2007: Darmstadt, Germany.       PDF

  • Real-Time Recognition of Physical Activities and Their Intensities Using Wireless Accelerometers and a Heart Rate Monitor

    E. Munguia Tapia, S. Intille, and K. Larson, in Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Wearable Computers (ISWC '07). 2007: Boston, MA       PDF

  • A Long-Term Evaluation of Sensing Modalities for Activity Recognition

    B. Logan, J. Healey, M. Philipose, E. Munguia Tapia, and S. Intille, in Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP '07). 2007: Innsbruck, Austria. p.       PDF

  • Toward Scalable Activity Recognition for Sensor Networks

    C. R. Wren and E. Munguia-Tapia, in Proceedings of the 2006 International Workshop in Location and Context-Awareness (LoCA '06), vol. 3987 / 2006, M. Hazas, J. Krumm, and T. Strang, Eds. Dublin, Ireland: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2006, pp. 168-185. Winner of a best presentation award.       PDF     Slides

  • Building Reliable Activity Models Using Hierarchical Shrinkage and Mined Ontology

    E. Munguia Tapia, T. Choudhury, and M. Philipose, in Proceedings of PERVASIVE 2006, B. Heidelberg, Ed. Dublin, Ireland: Springer-Verlag, 2006.       PDF     Slides

  • The Design of a Portable Kit of Wireless Sensors for Naturalistic Data Collection

    E. Munguia Tapia, S.S. Intille, L. Lopez, and K. Larson, in Proceedings of PERVASIVE 2006. B. Heidelberg, Ed. Dublin, Ireland: Springer-Verlag, 2006.       PDF     Slides

  • Using a Live-in Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing Research

    S. S. Intille, K. Larson, E. Munguia Tapia, J.S. Beaudin, P. Kaushik, J. Nawyn, and R. Rockinson, in Proceedings of PERVASIVE 2006. B. Heidelberg, Ed. Dublin, Ireland: Springer-Verlag, 2006.       PDF     Slides

  • Tools for Ubiquitous Computing Research

    E. Munguia Tapia, S. S. Intille, K. Larson, R. Rockinson, and J. Beaudin, in Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium for the Realization of Ubiquitous - City. Seoul, Korea, 2006.       Speech     Slides

  • The PlaceLab: a live-in laboratory for pervasive computing research (Video)

    S. S. Intille, K. Larson, J. Beaudin, E. Munguia Tapia, P. Kaushik, J. Nawyn, and T.J. McLeish, in Proceedings of Pervasive 2005 Video Program, May, 2005.       PDF     Video

  • ReachMedia: On-the-move Interaction with Everyday Objects

    A. Feldman, E. Munguia Tapia, S. Sadi, P. Maes, and C. Schmandt, in proceedings of The 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC '05). Osaka, Japan, 2005. Best paper nominee at ISWC '05.       PDF     Slides

  • A living laboratory for the design and evaluation of ubiquitous computing interfaces

    S. S. Intille, K. Larson, J. S. Beaudin, J. Nawyn, E. Munguia Tapia, and P. Kaushik, in Extended Abstracts of the 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '05). New York, NY: ACM Press, 2005, pp. 1941 - 1944.       PDF

  • MITes: Wireless portable sensors for studying behavior

    E. Munguia Tapia, N. Marmasse, S. S. Intille, and K. Larson, in Proceedings of Extended Abstracts UbiComp 2004: Ubiquitous Computing, 2004.       PDF

  • Activity Recognition in the Home Setting Using Simple and Ubiquitous Sensors

    E. Munguia Tapia, S. S. Intille, and K. Larson, in Proceedings of PERVASIVE 2004, vol. LNCS 3001, A. Ferscha and F. Mattern, Eds. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2004, pp. 158-175.       PDF

  • Lessons Learned Using Ubiquitous Sensors for Data Collection in Real Homes

    J. Beaudin, S. Intille, and E. Munguia Tapia, Extended Abstracts of the 2004 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '04). New York, NY: ACM Press, 2004, pp. 1359-1362.       PDF

  • Real-time Physical Activity Recognition Using Multiple Wireless Accelerometers

    S.S. Intille, E. Munguia Tapia, and L. Bao, Abstract presented at the Scientific Meeting on Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity: Closing Gaps in the Science of Accelerometry, University of North Carolina, December, 2004. Winner of a best poster award. The Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Journal.

  • Tools for Studying Behavior and Technology in Natural Settings

    S.S. Intille, E. Munguia Tapia J. Rondoni, J. Beaudin, C. Kukla, S. Agarwal, and L. Bao, in Proceedings of UBICOMP 2003: Ubiquitous Computing, vol. LNCS 2864, A.K. Dey, A. Schmidt, and J.F.       PDF

  • Acquiring in Situ Training Data for Context-Aware Ubiquitous Computing Applications

    S. S. Intille, L. Bao, E. Munguia Tapia, and J. Rondoni, in Proceedings of CHI 2004 Connect: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York, NY: ACM Press, 2004, pp. 1-9.       PDF

  • Ubiquitous Video Communication with the Perception of Eye Contact

    E. Munguia Tapia, S.S. Intille, J. Rebula, S. Stoddard, in Proceedings of UBICOMP 2003 Video Program.       PDF     Video

  • Activity Recognition in the Home Setting Using Simple and Ubiquitous Sensors

    E. Munguia Tapia, S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003.       PDF

  • AltarNation: Interface Design for Meditative Communities

    M. Hlubinka, J. Beaudin, E. Munguia Tapia, J. S. An, CHI '02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems, April 20-25, 2002, Minneapolis, MN, USA.       PDF