Humanitarian Advancement Through Technology June 1 - 4 th, 2014
IEEE

Presentations Schedule

Note: A downloadable version of the program can be found here.

Oral Presentations

Monday, June 2, 2014

Oral Paper Session 1 – mHealth 1

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
906
System design of a low-cost digital x-ray detector
Ryan Mann, Sina Ghanbarzadeh, Karim Karim (University of Waterloo)
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m.
932
Affordable eRehabilitation Monitoring Platform
Majid Janidarmia , Atena Roshan Fekr, Katarzyna Radecka, Zeljko Zilic (McGill University)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m.
1033
Context Aware Mobile Applications architecture (CAMMAA) for Health Care Systems
Hamid Mcheick, Hassan Sbeity, Hussein Hazimeh, Jihad Naim, and Mohamed Alameh
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m. 1002 Use of Evolutionary Algorithm in Radiation Therapy Hosein Marzi (St. Francis Xavier University)

 Oral Paper Session 2 – Data/personal Security and Operations Supply Chain

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
926
Empowering Users through Privacy Management Recommender Systems
Rozita Dara (University of Guelph)
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m.
911
Resources Allocation in Disaster Response using Ordinal Optimization Based Approach Khaled Alutaibi  , Abdullah Alsubaie  , Jose Marti (University of British Columbia)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m. 982 Cross Network Topology Design for Contingency Cellular Network Yao-Nan Lien  , Jyh-Shyan Huang , Jyh-Shyan Huang  (National Chengchi University)
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m. 1052
Utilization of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Disaster Response Operations With special focus on Disaster Response after Indian Ocean Tsunami
Janardhana Chandrasekhararao Putrevu (CMC Limited) , Srinivasu Mulukutla (TCS) , Narayana MGPL (TCS)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Oral Paper Session 3 – mHealth 2

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
957
Smartphone Data for use within Agent Based Modeling of Malaria Prevalence
Bob McLeod, Chathura Illangakoon, Marcia Friesen (U of Manitoba)
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m.
971
A Multimedia non-Invasive e-Therapy Framework for Measuring Live Kinematic Data Mohamed Abdur Rahman (University of Ottawa)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m. 977 A Smart System for Home Monitoring of People with Cognitive Impairment Vasily Moshnyaga, Osamu Tanaka, To-Shin Ryu, Yul Hayashida, Yuchiro Ide (Fukuoka University)
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m. 934 Multi-Sensor Blind Recalibration in mHealth Applications Atena Roshan Fekr, Majid Janidarmian, Katarzyna Radecka, Zeljko Zilic (McGill University)

Oral Paper Session 4 – Comm. Engagement 1

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
929
A Consumer Bill of Rights for Energy Conservation
Stephen Makonin, Bob Gill (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m.
956
The engineering access program for Indigenous students Randy Herrmann (University of Manitoba)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m. 987 Community Engagement for the Development of a Micro-hydroelectric site in Ifugao, Philippines Pritpal Singh, Mahmoud Kabalan, Diane Tamir (Villanova University)
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m. 1075 Sustainable Solar Headlamp and Evolution through Open Source Licensing Amanda DelCore, Villanova University, USA

Oral Paper Session 5 – Connectivity and Comm. Technology 1 and Curricula 1

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
4:00p.m.-4:15p.m. 1008 Effect of Ageing on Perception of Quality of IP-based Personal Communication Applications
Sunisa Sathapornvajana, Borworn Papasratorn (SIT,KMUTT)
4:15p.m.-4:30p.m. 994 SmartSlate: Rethinking Tactile Interfaces for the Blind Sreecharan Sankaranarayanan, RAGHAVENDRA S H (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal)
4:30p.m.-4:45p.m. 1001 Designing for the Community; the Defiance College Approach Gregg Gunsch, Jason Stockman (Defiance College)
4:45p.m.-5:00p.m. 1018 Students for Sustainability: An Experiential Education Experience in Honduras for University of Manitoba Engineering Students Garry Enns, Kris Dick (University of Manitoba)
5:00p.m.-5:15p.m. 952 Enhanced Crowdsourcing for Disasters through Ham-Radio Operators Witold Kisner (Univ. of Manitoba)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

 Oral Paper Session 6 – mHealth 3

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
992
Harnessing Infant Cry for swift, cost-effective Diagnosis of Perinatal Asphyxia in low-resource settings
Charles Onu
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m.
999
Breaking Into Social Nervous System Architecture for Reality Mining Deepak Vashisth (Dronacharya College of Engg., Gurgaon)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m. 1037 Accurate ECG R-Peak Detection for Telemedicine Derek Rayside (U Waterloo), Yangdong (Jack) Liao (U Waterloo), Ru-Xin (Tony) Na (U Waterloo)
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m.
990
THE IMPACT AND BENEFITS OF TECHINICAL HELPS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE Eduardo Pinos, Darwin Tapia, Margarita Illescas (Universidad Politacnica Salesiana)

Oral Paper Session 7 – Comm. Engagement 2

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
8:30a.m.-8:45 a.m.
967
Sports for Global Citizenship
Terrance Malkinson (SAIT Polytechnic), Chaun He (Univ. of Alberta)
8:45a.m.-9:00a.m. 1003 Experience of application design for rural health care Sanjay Kimbahune, Sujit Shinde (TCS), Ratnendra Shinde, Mridula Solanki, Pawan Sable, Sunita Shanbhag (KEM)
9:00a.m.-9:15a.m. 1004 AUTOMATIC FLOODS DETECTION WITH A KERNEL K-MEANS APPROACH Daulphin RAZAFIPAHATELO, Solofoarisoa RAKOTONIAINA, Solofo RAKOTONDRAOMPIANA (Hazara University, Pakistan)
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m. 1005 ESTIMATION OF LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE OVER REUNION ISLAND USING THE THERMAL INFRARED CHANNELS OF LANDSAT-8 Ravakiniaina Narindra RANDRIANJATOVO (Hazara University, Pakistan)

Oral Paper Session 8 – Connectivity and Comm. Technology 2

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
10:00a.m.-10:15a.m.
913
An assistive interpreter tool using glove-based hand gesture recognition
Peter Matetelki,  Sandor Turbucz,  Mate Pataki (MTA SZTAKI – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Computer Science and Control)
10:15a.m.-10:30a.m. 916 Gateways to High-Perfomance and Distributed Computing Resources for Global Health Challenges Sandra Gesing, Jaroslaw Nabrzyski (University of Notre Dame), Shantenu Jha (Rutgers University)
10:30a.m.-10:45a.m. 941 Energy Consumption in Digital Coherent and Traditional Intensity Modulation RoF Systems for Broadband Wireless Access Mehedi Hasan, Ramon Maldonado-Basilio, Sawsan Abdul-Majid, Trevor Hall (University of Ottawa)
10:45a.m.-11:00a.m. 989 CURSOR CONTROL SYSTEM OF A COMPUTER BY ELECTRO-OCULOGRAPHS SIGNS FOR MOTOR DISABILITY Eduardo Pinos, Xavier Mendez (Universidad Politacnica Salesiana)

Oral Paper Session 9 – Curricula 1

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
10:00a.m.-10:15a.m.
937
Maria Teixeira School, a proposal for innovation in educational technology for social inclusion  Elcie Helena Rodrigues, Silvana Patricia de Vasconcelos (Maria Teixeira School), Thelma Virginia Rodrigues , Andra Gonsalves, Plinio Soares Paolinelli Maciel (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais)
10:15a.m.-10:30a.m. 942 Providing Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Countries through Content-Oriented Technology Angelica Kiboro, Mrinay Nair, Tomisin Bisiriyu-Salam, Alex Dwhytie, Sheena Bailey (University of Waterloo)
10:30a.m.-10:45a.m. 955 Addressing “Bottom-of-Pyramid” Humanitarian Problems through Collaboration and Virtual Incubation Technologies Douglas Sparkes, Angelica Kiboro, Howard Armitage, Karin Schmidlin (University of Waterloo)
10:45a.m.-11:00a.m. 984 The Composition Approach Non-QWERTY Keyboard for Balinese Script Cokorda Rai Adi Pramartha (University of Sydney), I B Gede Dwidasmara (Udayana University)
11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. 981 ProPath – Guideline based Software for the Implementation in the Inhospital and Outpatient areaSubtitle: General Conspectus about Guideline based Medical Information or Expert Systems and the Relation to Clinical Pathways Yao-Nan Lien, Jyh-Shyan Huang, Jyh-Shyan Huang (National Chengchi University)
11:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 931 IPUC’s Technological Fair: space of opportunity and experience for new technologies and space from perceptions of social impacts of technologies. Thelma Virginia Rodrigues, Claudio Dias Campos, Telmo de Oliveira Zenha, Claudineia Alves da Silva, Flavio Mauricio de Souza, Atenister Tarcisio Rego (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais)

Posters Sessions

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Session I

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
4:00-5:30 p.m.
979
Performance Improvement of Telephone and Mobile Channels Equalizer Laith Kadhim (University of Ottawa), Salih Salih (University of Anbar), Osamah Saad (T Mobile Company)
1014 IMPROVING THE TOUCH SCREEN ACCESSIBILITY FOR VISUALLY CHALLENGED PEOPLE GURU KIRAN SHANMUGAM, KARTHICK PERRIYASAMY, GURU PRASAD GOWTHAMAN (KONGU ENGINEERING COLLEGE)
1022 A General Perspective on Software-Hardware Defined Cognitive Radio Based on Emergency Ad-Hoc Network Topology Ahmed Abdul Salam (University of Bradford)
1019 SEVERITY IDENTIFICATION OF POTATO LATE BLIGHT DISEASE FROM LEAF IMAGES CAPTURED UNDER UNCONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT Sandika Biswas, Bhushan Jagyasi (Tata Consultancy Services), Bir Pal Singh (Central Potato Research Institute)
1028 Augmentation of Agricultural Output using Farm Ambience Sensing Tool (FAST) Aditya Khandelwal, Vennelakanti Venkata Maruti Dileep, Suchitra Chandar (VIT University, Vellore Campus)
927 Induced Mechanical Motion by Thermal Solar Energy Thelma Virginia Rodrigues, Claudio Dias Campos, Telmo de Oliveira Zenha, Claudineia Alves da Silva, Flavio Mauricio de Souza, Atenister Tarcisio Rego (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais)
939 Project Vila Fatima: the humanistic education of students from the Power Engineering and ongoing dialogue with various areas of knowledge  Thelma Virginia Rodrigues, Andra Gonsalves, Luciana Fagundes Silveira (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais), Rafaela Goltara, Carolina Neves Oliveira (Providancia Nossa Senhora da Conceição)
998  DIGITIZED PERSONNEL MATTERS SOLUTION FOR EFFECTITVE GOVERNANCE & ADMINISTRATION OF AN ENTITY  NLEMORISA REMIGIUS (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI)
1021  Barriers thrusting E- Learning to the backseat: Nigeria a Case Study  Halima Aminu, Sophia Rahaman (Manipal University Dubai, UAE)
1670  Open Data offers Open Opportunities: A Case Study  Rozita Dara, Abu Muslim, Elisha Colmenar (University of Guelph)
969  An Experimental Investigation of the Distributed Electronic Load Controller: A New Concept for Voltage Regulation in Microhydro Systems with Transfer of Excess Power to Household Water Heaters  Edwin Nowicki (University of Calgary), Babak Mohamadiniaye Roodsari, Peter Freere (Kathmandu power and energy group)
988  Project Spread the Light  Chuka Eze (GVE Project Limited)
997  Towards the Solution of the Effect of Humidity on the Efficiency of Solar Cell  MANOJ KUMAR PANJWANI, Ghous Bukhsh Narejo (Ned University Of Engineering and Technology Karachi)
1029  LOW COST OFF-GRID SOLAR PV AND LED LIGHTNING SYSTEM  Hugo Andres Macias  YURI LOPEZ (Universidad Autonoma de Ocidente)
954  Real Class Rooms Scenarios Using Virtualization and iCloud in Technical Classes  Adnan Turkey (Devry University)
991  Magnetic Induction for Underwater Wireless Communications Systems  Levent Erdogan, Jean-François Bousquet (Dalhousie University)
1047  Toward designing efficient application to identify objects for visually impaired  Lamya Albraheem
1076  Vision Based Laer Controlled Keyboard System for the Disabled  Hiba Ahsan
1072  Prototyping Appropriate Medical Technologies for Quality Community Health Services  Mario Aleman
1071  intelliChair: User Customizable Control Devices for Powered Wheelchair Users through Software  Stephanie Iossifidis, Danny Porthiya, Raymon Atienza, Xavier Fernando (Ryerson University)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Session II

Time (Local) Paper Number Abstract Authors
10:00-11:30 a.m.
915
Exo-supportive augmentation device for individuals with restricted mobility Dmitry Klishch (IEEE), Bruno Rocha, Sean Horn (Algonquin College)
922 Transmitting Patient Vitals Over a Reliable ZigBee Mesh Network Stephen Makonin, Bob Gill, Robert Nicholson, Reza Filsoof, Alison Bodine (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
928 Smartphone-Centric Human Posture Monitoring System Hamidreza Memarzadeh-Tehran, Reza Samiei-Zonouz, Rouhollah Rahmani (University of Tehran)
938 Engineering applied to the health area Thelma Virginia Rodrigues, Claudio Dias Campos, Flavio Mauricio de Souza, Sady Antonio dos Santos Filho (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais)
974 Gesture Recognition For Dumb People     ( Portable Hardware) Joyal John Peter (St. Joseph’s College Of Engineering & Technology)
983 Eye-Controlled Wheelchair Domenico Repice, Patrick Loughnane, Shawn Plesnick (Villanova Univeristy)
1010 Application of Mobile Cloud Computing in Care Pathways M Soperi M Zahid (UTM,)
1013 Matching Pursuit Decomposition For Disorganization Analysis of the Surface Electrocardiogram During Atrial Fibrillation Mark Sterling, Behnaz Ghoraani (Rochester Institute of Technology)
946 Sound and Touch based Smart Cane: Better Walking Experience for Visually Challenged Rajesh Kannan Megalingam, Aparna Nambissan, Anu Thampi, Anjali Gopinath, Megha Nandakumar (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University)
958 and 959 Implementation of PID Controller with PSO Tuning for FES-assisted Rehabilitation Exercise + Knee-FES-Ergometer For Paretic Knee Swinging Exercise: Tuning of PID Controller using PSO Saiful Zaimy Yahaya, Zakaria Hussain, Rozan Boudville, Mohd Nasir Taib (Universiti Teknologi MARA)
917 The Broadband Infrastructure Lacking in Developing Countries – Bolivia Javier Eduardo Gorostiaga Vargas (IEEE SIGHT Region 9)
972 IEEE Philippines Section Humanitarian Technology Response to Super Typhoon Haiyan Affected Communities in Tacloban City and Neighboring Towns in Leyte, Philippines Ryan Rhay Vicerra, Elmer Dadios, Alvin Culaba, Laurence Gan Lim, Argel Bandala (IEEE Philippines Section)
986 Failure Analysis of Micro-hydroelectric sites in the Province of Ifugao, Philippines Pritpal Singh, Mahmoud Kabalan, Diane Tamir (Villanova University)
1012 Project Jagriti: Crowdsourced Child Abuse Reporting Sreecharan Sankaranarayanan, Dhruv Chand M, Chandramouli Sharma (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal)
1025 Highly Reliable Broad Band Networks For Emergency Management within Rural Areas John Veal (MITRE Corporation)
1030 Rechargeable Battery Units to Provide Continuous Energy in Haiti Jared Leventhal, Courtney Foss (University of Colorado at Boulder), Alan Mickelson
940 Customizing conventional computer peripherals in the benefit of low income individuals with disabilities: Step by step procedures to make by yourself Claudio Dias Campos, Thelma Virgınia Rodrigues, Sady Antonio dos Santos Filho, Nivania Maria de Melo Reis, Patrıcia Carolina Fernandes da Silva (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) and Luciane Dias Campos (CRAEI-RM Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil)
CLIMATE-RELATED HUMANITARIAN RELIEF: A MISSION FOR CARGO AIRSHIPS Robert Knotts (Airship Association) and Barry E. Prentice (University of Manitoba)