Edison Thomaz

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Detecting Eating Episodes by Tracking Jawbone Movements with a Non-Contact Wearable Sensor
Keum San Chun, Sarnab Bhattacharya, Edison Thomaz
IMWUT 2018

Mitigating Bystander Privacy Concerns in Egocentric Activity Recognition with Deep Learning and Intentional Image Degradation
Mariella Dimiccoli, Juan Marín, Edison Thomaz
IMWUT 2017

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 2017

Book Chapter

Challenges and Opportunities in Automated Detection of Eating Activity
Edison Thomaz, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd
Mobile Health, pp. 151-174. Springer, Cham, 2017


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
ICML 2016

Detecting Mastication: A Wearable Approach
Abdelkareem Bedri, Apoorva Verlekar, Edison Thomaz, Valerie Avva, Thad Starner
ICMI 2015

Predicting Daily Activities From Egocentric Images Using Deep Learning
Daniel Castro, Steve Hickson, Vinay Bettadapura, Edison Thomaz, Gregory D. Abowd, Henrik Christensen, Irfan Essa
ISWC 2015

A Wearable System for Detecting Eating Activities with Proximity Sensors in the Outer Ear
Abdelkareem Bedri, Apoorva Verlekar, Edison Thomaz, Valerie Avva, Thad Starner
ISWC 2015

A Practical Approach for Recognizing Eating Moments with Wrist-Mounted Inertial Sensing
Edison Thomaz, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd
Ubicomp 2015
Data + Code

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
CHI 2015 (Best of CHI Award)

Inferring Meal Eating Activities in Real World Settings from Ambient Sounds: A Feasibility Study
Edison Thomaz, Cheng Zhang, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd
IUI 2015 (Best Short Paper Award)

Leveraging Context to Support Automated Food Recognition in Restaurants
Vinay Bettadapura, Edison Thomaz, Aman Parnami, Gregory D. Abowd, Irfan Essa
WACV 2015

Feasibility of Identifying Eating Moments from First-Person Images Leveraging Human Computation
Edison Thomaz, Aman Parnami, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd
SenseCam and Pervasive Imaging 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
Ubicomp 2013

Recognizing Water-Based Activities in the Home Through Infrastructure-Mediated Sensing
Edison Thomaz, Vinay Bettadapura, Gabriel Reyes, Megha Sandesh, Grant Schindler, Thomas Ploetz, Gregory Abowd, Irfan Essa
Ubicomp 2012


Exploring Symmetric and Asymmetric Bimanual Eating Detection with Inertial Sensors on the Wrist
Edison Thomaz, Abdelkareem Bedri, Temiloluwa Prioleau, Irfan Essa, Gregory D. Abowd
Digital Biomarkers 2017

Disasters in Personal Informatics: The Unpublished Stories of Failure and Lessons Learned
Jon E. Froehlich, Matthew Kay, Jakob Eg Larsen, Edison Thomaz
Ubicomp 2014 (Disasters in Personal Informatics: The Unpublished Stories of Failure and Lessons Learned)

Sequencing the Dietary Exposome with Semi-Automated Food Journaling Techniques
Edison Thomaz
HCIC 2013

A Human-Centered Conceptual Model for Personal Health Informatics Data
Edison Thomaz
CHI 2013 (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 (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


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
Ubicomp 2013 (Doctoral School)

Developing Distributed Contextualized Communication Services
Edison Thomaz
S.M. Media Arts & Sciences Thesis, MIT Media Lab, 2002

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