Jie Jiang presents a paper at the ICFNDS’17 conference in Cambridge

Jie Jiang

On Wednesday 19 July, Jie Jiang presented a paper on behalf of the HomeSense team at the International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems (ICFNDS’17), on comparing sensor-generated and human-generated data obtained during a field trial for the HomeSense project.

The paper, “Recognising Activities at Home: Digital and Human Sensors“, proposes methods to evaluate the agreement between activities detected in sensor-generated data and activities manually reported by participants, using the ‘Levenshtein distance’.

HomeSense is a pilot study developing methods for using digital sensors in social research. The project is a collaboration between two research centres at the University of Surrey: the Centre for Research in Social Simulation and the 5G Innovation Centre.

INSIGHTS: bringing together sensor technology and social research

Homesense Workshop 20 and 21 June 2016

Many thanks to everyone for their contributions and making the workshop a success !

These expert consultations at the Goodenough Collee in London 20-21 June 2016 brought together a small group of researchers, practitioners and visionaries to discuss the latest developments in the use of sensors for smarter homes, health and lifestyle, how to assess these inventions and how to adapt the use of sensors for social research and adjacent disciplines.

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