Edison Thomaz

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Journals




Semi-Automated Tracking: A Balanced Approach for Self-Monitoring Applications

Eun Kyoung Choe, Saeed Abdullah, Mashfiqui Rabbi, Edison Thomaz, Daniel Epstein, Matthew Kay, Felicia Cordeiro, Gregory D. Abowd, Tanzeem Choudhury, James Fogarty, Bongshin Lee, Mark Matthews, Julie Kientz

IEEE Pervasive Computing 2016 (In Press)



Conference Publications




Hierarchical Span-Based Conditional Random Fields for Labeling and Segmenting Events in Wearable Sensor Data Streams

Roy J. Adams, Nazir Saleheen, Edison Thomaz, Abhinav Parate, Santosh Kumar, Benjamin M. Marlin

Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2016 | Acceptance Rate: 24%




Detecting Mastication - A Wearable Approach

Abdelkareem Bedri, Apoorva Verlekar, Edison Thomaz, Valerie Avva, Thad Starner

Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 41% (52/127)





Predicting Daily Activities From Egocentric Images Using Deep Learning

Daniel Castro, Steve Hickson, Vinay Bettadapura, Edison Thomaz, Gregory D. Abowd, Henrik Christensen, Irfan Essa

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 32% (39/121)




A Wearable System for Detecting Eating Activities with Proximity Sensors in the Outer Ear

Abdelkareem Bedri, Apoorva Verlekar, Edison Thomaz, Valerie Avva, Thad Starner

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 32% (39/121)




A Practical Approach for Recognizing Eating Moments with Wrist-Mounted Inertial Sensing | Data + Code

Edison Thomaz, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

Proceedings of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 23% (90/394)




Barriers and Negative Nudges: Exploring Challenges in Food Journaling

Felicia Cordeiro, Daniel A. Epstein, Edison Thomaz, Elizabeth Bales, Arvind K. Jagannathan, Gregory D. Abowd, James Fogarty

Proceedings of the International ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 23% | Best of CHI




Inferring Meal Eating Activities in Real World Settings from Ambient Sounds: A Feasibility Study

Edison Thomaz, Cheng Zhang, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

Proceedings of ACM Conference on Intelligence User Interfaces (IUI) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 22.9% (47/205) | Best Short Paper





Leveraging Context to Support Automated Food Recognition in Restaurants

Vinay Bettadapura, Edison Thomaz, Aman Parnami, Gregory D. Abowd, Irfan Essa

Proceedings of IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2015 | Acceptance Rate: 36.7% (156/425)




Feasibility of Identifying Eating Moments from First-Person Images Leveraging Human Computation

Edison Thomaz, Aman Parnami, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

Proceedings of International SenseCam and Pervasive Imaging Conference 2013





Technological Approaches for Addressing Privacy Concerns When Recognizing Eating Behaviors with Wearable Cameras

Edison Thomaz, Aman Parnami, Jonathan Bidwell, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

Proceedings of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp) 2013 | Acceptance Rate: 18% (71/395)




Recognizing Water-Based Activities in the Home Through Infrastructure-Mediated Sensing

Edison Thomaz, Vinay Bettadapura, Gabriel Reyes, Megha Sandesh, Grant Schindler, Thomas Ploetz, Gregory D. Abowd, Irfan Essa

Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp) 2012 | Acceptance Rate: 19% (58/301)





Referred Workshop Papers




Disasters in Personal Informatics: The Unpublished Stories of Failure and Lessons Learned

Jon E. Froehlich, Matthew Kay, Jakob Eg Larsen, Edison Thomaz

Ubicomp 2014 Workshop: Disasters in Personal Informatics: The Unpublished Stories of Failure and Lessons Learned







A Human-Centered Conceptual Model for Personal Health Informatics Data

Edison Thomaz

CHI 2013 Workshop: Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health & Happiness





Hydrostream: A Platform for Collecting, Annotating and Analyzing Water Pressure for Health Applications

Edison Thomaz, Thomas Ploetz, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

CHI 2012 Workshop: Personal Informatics in Practice






Interactive Techniques for Labeling Activities Of Daily Living to Assist Machine Learning

Edison Thomaz, Thomas Ploetz, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd

Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) 2011






Thesis




Automatic Eating Detection in Real-World Settings with Commodity Sensing

Edison Thomaz

Ph.D. Human-Centered Computing, Georgia Tech, 2016







Practical Food Journaling

Edison Thomaz

Doctoral School, Ubicomp 2013







Developing Distributed Contextualized Communication Services

Edison Thomaz

S.M. Media Arts & Sciences Thesis, MIT Media Lab, 2002





Research Assistant Professor
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin

ethomaz at utexas dot edu
Twitter: @ethomaz

Offices: UTA 7.218/5.449
1616 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701