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10th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks

September 28–30, 2015 | Sydney, Australia

Day1 9/28/2015

**Session 1.1 9:00am Opening & Keynotes**

	Kevin Crowe, Cochlear	Keynote1  
 
	Prof. Branko Celler, CSIRO	Keynote2  
 

**10:30am Morning Tea**

**Session 1.2 11:00am Wearable Computing**

1 2 Sen Qiu and Zhelong Wang Foot Motion Measurement for Home based Rehabilitation Using Distributed Wearable Sensor

2 25 Haotian Jiang, James Starkman and Ming-Chun Huang AcuGlass: Quantifying Acupuncture Therapy using Google Glass

3 27 Florian Wahl, Martin Freund and Oliver Amft WISEglass: Smart eyeglasses recognising context

4 71 Jiaqi Gong, Matthew Engelhard, Myla Goldman and John Lach Correlations between Inertial Body Sensor Measures and Clinical Measures in Multiple Sclerosis

5 48 Debadri Mukherjee and D K Arvind The Speckled Cellist : Classification of Cello Bowing Styles using the Orient Specks

6 24 Dong Qin and Ming-Chun Huang A smart phone based gait monitor system

Lunch 12:30pm Lunch

Session 1.3 2:00pm Embedded Devices and Medical Applications

1 23 Numan Celik, Wamadeva Balachandran and Nadarajah Manivannan Ear-Lead Multiple Smart Bio Sensor System in M-health

2 15 Giancarlo Fortino and Raffaele Gravina Fall-MobileGuard: a Smart Real-Time Fall Detection System

3 22 Sarvenaz Salehi, Gabriele Bleser, Attila Reiss and Didier Stricker Body-IMU autocalibration for inertial hip and knee joint tracking

4 47 Debadri Mukherjee and D K Arvind Muscle Strength Testing using Wearable Wireless Sensors

5 53 Parth Gargava and Krishna Asawa Brain computer interface for micro-controller driven robot using Emotiv sensors

6 16 Mehmet Yuce, Rawnak Hamid and Ali Mohammadi WE-Harvest: A Wearable Piezoelectric-Electromagnetic Energy Harvester

**3:30pm Afternoon Tea**

**Session 1.4 4:00pm Chaired by: Dr. Raffaele Gravina (University of Calabria, Italy), Prof. Junichi Suzuki (University of Massachusetts Boston)**

**ST6: Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks (CBAN):**

1 12 Teresa Nick, Laura Berman and Arye Barnehama Personalized neuroscience: User modeling of cognitive function and brain activity in the cloud

2 44 Giancarlo Fortino, Raffaele Gravina, Wenfeng Li and Congcong Ma Using Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks to Track People Physical Activity in Mobility

3 50 Md Al Shayokh, Abebe Abeshu and Soo Young Shin Cloud based Software Defined Wireless Body Area Networks Architecture for Virtual Hospital

4 32 Mridula Singh, Abhishek Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Himanshu Madhu and Tridib Mukherjee Mauka-Mauka : Measuring and Predicting Opportunities for Webcam-based Heart Rate Sensing in Workplace Environment

5 49 Jie Zhou, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Ren Ping Liu, Gengfa Fang and Yuanan Liu Energy Efficient Duty Cycle Design based on Quantum Immune Clonal Evolutionary Algorithm in Body Area Networks

6 57 Hui Zhang, Qiong Wang and Christoph Statz Human Body Tomography Imaging with a Wearable Antenna System

Day 2 - 9/29/2015

**Session 2.1 9:00am Chaired by: Matti Hämäläinen, (Oulu University, Finland) ST4: Ultra Wideband for Body Area Networking (UWBAN-2015)**

1 28 Roy B. V. B. Simorangkir, Syed Muzahir Abbas and Karu P. Esselle Keynote: Robust Wideband Printed Antennas for Body-Centric Communications

3 31 Kento Takabayashi, Heikki Karvonen, Tuomas Paso, Hirokazu Tanaka, Chika Sugimoto and Ryuji Kohno Energy Efficiency Evaluation of ECC Scheme Utilizing Decomposable Codes in IEEE Std 802.15.6 Based WBANs

4 6 Tuomas Paso, Ville Niemelä, Jussi Haapola, Matti Hämäläinen and Jari Iinatti Performance Evaluation of IEEE 802.15.4-2011 IR-UWB System with Enhanced Modulation Scheme

5 73 Arturo Guizar, Claire Goursaud and Bernard Uguen Impact of On-Body Channel models on positioning success rate with UWB Wirelss Body Area Networks

6 5 Gerald Pirkl, Peter Hevesi, Jingyuan Cheng and Paul Lukowicz mBeacon: Accurate, robust proximity detection with smart phones and smart watches using low frequency modulated magnetic fields

**10:30am Morning Tea**

**Session 2.2 11:00am Chaired by: Ildiko Peter (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Ladislau Matekovits (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) ST8: Body Area NanoNETworks: Electromagnetic, Materials and Communications (BANN-EMC):**

1 8 Meriam Gay Bautista, Eryk Dutkiewicz and Michael Heimlich Sub-threshold Energy Harvesters Circuits for Biomedical Implants Applications

2 29 Yasser Mafinejad, Abbas Kouzani and Ladislau Matekovits Design and Simulation of a Low-Actuation-Voltage MEMS Switch

3 36 Amitava Mukherjee, Sushovan Das, Soumallya Chatterjee, Biresh Kumar Joardar and Mrinal K. Naskar Physical channel modeling by calcium signaling in molecular communication based nanonetwork

4 35 Eisa Zarepour, Najmul Hassan, Mahbub Hassan, Chun Tung Chou and Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani Design and Analysis of a Wireless Nanosensor Network for Monitoring Human Lung Cells

5 17 Valeria Loscrí, Ladislau Matekovits, Ildiko Peter and Anna Maria Vegni Modeling and Experimental Analysis of an In-body Area Nanonetwork

6 74 Ildiko Peter and Mario Rosso Bio-compatibility of metallic alloys for body-area communication systems

**12:30pm Lunch**

Session 2.3 2:00pm Chaired by: Angelo Maria Sabatini (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy), Rezaul Begg (Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia) ST7: Sensors and Algorithms for Human Motion Analysis and Classification (SAHM):

1 21 Maria Laura Ferster, Sinziana Mazilu and Gerhard Tröster Gait Parameters Change Prior to Freezing in Parkinson's Disease: A Data-Driven Study with Wearable Inertial Units

2 30 Andrea Mannini and Angelo Maria Sabatini A smartphone-centered wearable sensor network for fall risk assessment in the elderly

3 54 Braveena K. Santhiranayagam, Daniel T. H. Lai and Rezaul K. Begg Support Vector Machines for Young and Older Gait Classification using Inertial Sensor Kinematics at Minimum Toe Clearance

4 37 Guohao Lan, Sara Khalifa, Mahbub Hassan and Wen Hu Estimating Calorie Expenditure from Output Voltage of Piezoelectric Energy Harvester - an Experimental Feasibility Study

5 48 Debadri Mukherjee and D K Arvind The Speckled Cellist : Classification of Cello Bowing Styles using the Orient Specks

6 70 Chi-Yu Wu, Ching-Fen Jiang and Nan-Ying Yu Exploring the Dominant-Hand Effect Using a Multi-Scale SEMG Model

**3:30pm Afternoon Tea**

**Session 2.4 4:00pm Poster**

1 10 Aripriharta Aripriharta, Wei-Han Cheng, Jong Gwo-Jia, Wen-Chun Hung and Chi-Yuan Chen Infrared Image Processing System Combined Vascular Projection Application

2 11 Aripriharta Aripriharta, Tian Cho-Han, Jong Gwo-Jia, Lee Cheng-Che and Jong Feng-Wei Autonomic Nervous System of the ECG Signal Processing

3 20 Muhammad Siddiqi, Gerard Hager, Vijay Sivaraman and Sanjay Jha Securing the Timestamping of Sensor Data from Wearable Healthcare Devices

4 46 Abebe Abeshu Diro, Md Al Shayokh and Soo Young Shin Differential Flow Space Allocation Scheme for QoS Stringent Software Defined Body Area Networks

5 51 Hamed Monkaresi and Rafael A. Calvo Feasibility of a low-cost platform for physiological recording in affective computing applications

6 56 Chao Gui and Jie Zhu Diagnosing Bipolar Disorders in a Wearable Device

7 66 Dairoku Muramatsu, Fukuro Koshiji, Kohji Koshiji and Ken Sasaki Multilayered Phantom for Input Impedance Evaluation of Human Body Communication Electrodes

8 69 Siva Leela Krishna Chand Gudi, Nadea Nabilla Putri and Soo Young Shin Posture Sensor: Cross Leg Detection at Knee Level

9 58 Grant Miller, Nader Nassar, Frank Bauerle, Irene Penney and Tamer Nassar Using Wearable Devices for Vision Augmentation to Support Navigation

Day3 - 9/30/2015

**Session 3.1 9:00am Chaired by: Prof. Yuichi Kado (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan), Prof. Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan) ST2: Human Body Communications (HBCM):**

1 34 Jianqing Wang, Taku Kato and Daisuke Anzai Driver’s ECG Signal Detection and Transmission by Impulse-Radio-Based Human Body Communication Technology

2 18 Kim Taylor and Daniel Lai An Empirical Measurement of Signal Attenuation and BER of IEEE 802.15.6 HBC using a phantom solution

3 60 Naruto Arai, Dairoku Muramatsu and Ken Sasaki Maximization of Received Signal Power by Impedance Matching in Human Body Communication Receiver

4 14 Shin Hasegawa, Ibuki Yokota, Masaki Ishida, Hitoshi Shimasaki, Yuichi Kado and Mitsuru Shinagawa Signal Interference Analysis Model In Near-Field Coupling Communication

5 39 Yuki Hayashida, Mari Hasegawa, Akito Suzuki, Mitsuru Shinagawa, Yuichi Kado and Nozomi Haga Noise measurement via human body for intra-body communication

6 62 Farhad Gozasht and Ananda Sanagavarapu Mohan Miniaturized Implantable DS-PIFA Antenna for Biomedical Applications

**10:30am Morning Tea**

**Session 3.2 11:00am Communications and Networking**

1 63 Saima Ali and Andreas Willig Using the Remaining Contact Time for Routing and Scheduling in Opportunistic Networks

2 13 Jie Zhou, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Ren Ping Liu, Gengfa Fang and Yuanan Liu Low Energy Clustering in BAN Based on Fuzzy Simulated Evolutionary Computation

3 45 Wenxiang Zhu, Pingping Xu and Maozong Zheng Transmission Policies for Energy Harvesting Sensors Based on Markov Chain Energy Supply

4 65 Tiong Hoo Lim, Iain Bate and Kung Ching Chua Multi-modal Transmission Strategies with Obstacle Avoidance for Healthcare Application

5 64 Stephan Bosch, Muhammad Shoaib, Stephen Geerlings, Lennart Buit, Nirvana Meratnia and Paul Havinga Analysis of Indoor Rowing Motion using Wearable Inertial Sensors

6 61 Sobia Omer, Rein Vesilo, Eryk Dutkiewicz and Qi Zhang A Dual-channel Routing Protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks

**12:30pm Lunch**

**Session 3.3 2:00pm Systems and Applications- Ambient Intelligence**

1 19 Vignesh Raja Karuppiah Ramachandran, Kui Zhang, Nirvana Meratnia and Paul J M Havinga Towards Implantable Body Sensor Networks - Performance of MICS Band Radio Communication in Animal Tissue

2 55 Ali Mohammadi, Mehmet Yuce and Jean-Michel Redoute Low-threshold CMOS Rectifier Design for Energy Harvesting in biomedical sensors

3 59 Md Shamsul Arefin, Jean-Michel Redoute and Mehmet Rasit Yuce Frequency Modulation based Resistive Sensing for Wearable Galvanic Skin Response

4 72 Matthew Engelhard, Sriram Dandu, John Lach, Myla Goldman and Stephen Patek Toward Detection and Monitoring of Gait Pathology using Inertial Sensors under Rotation, Scale, and Offset Invariant Dynamic Time Warping

5 41 Takahiro Ito, Daisuke Anzai and Jianqing Wang Simultaneous estimation of WCE moving distance and heading direction based on RSSI-based localization

6 4 Jaskaran Grover and Venkat Natarajan Estimation and Tracking of Knee Angle Trajectory using Inertial Sensors and a Smartphone Application

**3:30pm Afternoon Tea**

**Session 3.4 4:00pm Chaired by: Prof. Sanjay Jha (University of New South Wales, Australia) ST5+ST3: Unconventional Intrabody Communication (UNIC) & Privacy, Security and Trust in Body Area Networks (PSTB)**

1 75 G. Castorina, Laura Galluccio and Sergio Palazzo An analytical model of information spreading through conjugation in bacterial nanonetworks

2 76 Mona Nafari and Josep Miquel Jornet Metallic Plasmonic Nano-antenna for Wireless Optical Communication in Intra-body Nanonetworks

3 77 Thien D. Nguyen, Jamil Y. Khan and Duy T. Ngo Energy Harvested IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Body Area Network

4 9 Girish Revadigar, Chitra Javali, Hassan Jameel Asghar, Kasper Bonne Rasmussen and Sanjay Jha Mobility Independent Secret Key Generation for Wearable Health-care Devices

5 38 Chitra Javali, Girish Revadigar, Ming Ding and Sanjay Jha Secret Key Generation by Virtual Link Estimation

6 26 Syed Muzahir Abbas, Jawad Foroughi, Yogesh Ranga, Ladislau Matekovits, Karu Esselle, Stuart Hay, Michael Heimlich and Farzad Safaei Stretchable and Highly Conductive Carbon Nanotube-Graphene Hybrid Yarns for Wearable Systems