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20/Sept/2011: Coventry/Southampton/Cambridge WSN Research Exchange


Dr Elena Gaura, Dr James Brusey (both Cogent Computing ARC, Coventry University) and Dr Ian Wassell (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge) will be visiting ECS along with a number of their PhD students on Tuesday 20 September for a ‘research exchange’ day.

This ‘mini-conference’ has been an annual event for the last four or five years between Southampton and Coventry, and this year we are delighted to welcome Cambridge to the day too! This all-day event (10:00-16:20) contains a fully-packed schedule of presentations from Coventry, Cambridge and Southampton.

Date/Time: Tuesday 20th September 2011, 10:00–16:00
Location: 53/4025 (Level 4 Seminar Room, Mountbatten Building)

10:00–10:30 Arrival, Welcome and Introductions

10:30–12:50 Presentations (Morning Session)
“Planning and Deployment of Wireless Sensor Networks,”Ruoshui Liu/Ian Wassall, Cambridge
“Environmental Monitoring in Iceland,”Phil Basford, Southampton
“DECENT HOMES: Distributed Evaluation of Carbon Emissions through NeTworked sensing in HOMES,”Ross Wilkinson, Coventry
“Intelligent Home Energy Management,”Siddhartha Ghosh, Southampton
“Frequency Response for the Intra-Vehicle Channel,”Steven Herbert, Cambridge
“HVAC Comfort Control in Vehicle Cabins,”Diana Hintea, Coventry
“Complexity in WSNs,”Davide Zilli, Southampton

12:50–13:50 Lunch

13:50–16:00 Presentations (Afternoon Session)
“Energy Efficient Signal Acquisition in Wireless Sensor Networks - A Compressive Sensing Framework,”Wei Chen, Cambridge
“Fall and Near Fall Detection with Wearable Sensors,”Ojetola Olukunle, Coventry
“A low-power, distributed, pervasive system for supporting memory,”Alex Wood, Southampton
“Posture and activity classification for real time applications,”Ramona Rednic, Coventry
“Human-powered inertial energy harvesters: the effect of orientation, location and activity on obtainable power,”Hui Huang, Southampton
“HEAT: Highly Efficient Autonomous Thermocouple system for gas turbine engine monitoring,”James McCorrie, Coventry

16:00 Final Discussions and Close

The event is open to all PSC members. Note that refreshments may be limited to only those directly involved in the day. For further information, please download the schedule pdf from the link below.

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