General Information
Organizing Committee
Program Committee
Important Dates
Submission Guidelines
Call for Research Papers


  • 8:15 Introduction and Purpose (Dong Wang)

  • 8:30 Keynote Talk, "Social Signal Processing for Anomaly Determination", Mike Kolodny (US Army Research Laboratory).

  • 9:30 Break

  • 10:00 Session 1: Cyber-Physical Challenges in Social Spaces

    Social Signal Processing for Real-time Situational Understanding: a Vision and Approach
    Geeth Ranmal de Mel (IBM Research), Kasthuri Jayarajah (Singapore Management University), Archan Misra (Singapore Management University), Shuochao Yao (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Tarek Abdelzaher (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Raghava Mutharaju (Wright State University), Julie Skipper (Wright State University), Michael Kolodny (US Army Research Laboratory)

    Using intelligent agents for social sensing across disadvantaged networks
    Reginald Hobbs (US Army Research Laboratory), Will Dron (BBN)

    Long-term Privacy Profiling through Smartphone Sensors
    Ningning Cheng, Shaxun Chen, Parth H. Pathak, Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis)

  • 11:00 Panel 1: Cyber-Physical Challenges in Social Spaces


    Marcelo Carvalho (University of Brasilia)

    Raghu Ganti (IBM)

    Roozbeh Jafari (TAMU)

    Dong Wang (Notre Dame) -> Moderator

    Pei Zhang (CMU)

  • 12:00 Lunch

  • 1:10 Session 2: Social and Cognitive Challenges in Sensing

    PupilWare-M: Cognitive Load Estimation Using Unmodified Smartphone Cameras Sohail Rafiqi (Southern Methodist University), Chatchai Wangwiwattana (Southern Methodist University), Suku Nair (Southern Methodist University), Eric Larson (Southern Methodist University), Ephrem Fernandez (UTSA)

    Toward a System for Longitudinal Emotion Sensing Rachael Purta (University of Notre Dame), David Hachen (University of Notre Dame), Jeff Liew (Texas A&M University), Aaron D Striegel (University of Notre Dame)

    Querying Hidden Attributes in an Online Community Network with Social Sensing Applications Azade Nazi (University of Texas at Arlington), Saravanan Thirumuruganathan (University of Texas at Arlington), Vagelis Hristidis (University of California, Riverside), Nan Zhang (George Washington University), Gautam Das (University of Texas at Arlington)

  • 2:30 Panel 2: Social and Cognitive Challenges in Sensing


    Reggie Hobs (ARL)

    Michael Kolodny (ARL)

    Jennifer Mangels (CUNY)

    Archan Misra (SMU)

    Bolek Szymanski (RPI) -> Moderator

    Aylin Yener (PSU)

  • 3:30 Break

  • 4:00 Towards a Research Agenda for Social Sensing (A Moderated Discussion)

  • 5:00 Wrap up

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