The other day I was giving a talk at the Danish hospital “Nordsjællands Hospital” as part of their research day.
I was trying to talk about the challenges that the Danish healthcare system is facing and how technology plays a role here. I also presented the new Department of Health Technology at the Technical University of Denmark, emphasising that health technology is both the “wet“, the “dry“, and the “digital“.
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In the August issue of the Communication of the ACM, our review of Activity-Centric Computing Systems was published . This review covers a lot of research done by my research group over the years, as well as the works of others. The review was done in a systematic manner, trying to cover all the different kinds of research done in activity-centric computing over the years.
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Over the last couple of days, I’ve been visiting Cecilia Mascolo and Alastair Beresford at Cambridge University, Fahim Kawsar at Nokia Bell Labs, and Nic Lane at Samsung AI Lab in Cambridge.
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Today I gave a talk at the Danish IT organisation called “Dansk IT“, which is a professional organisation for IT professionals in Denmark.
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Recently I had the pleasure to visit old friends at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab
at the University of Konstanz
. This was a really nice and relaxed visit, while also super busy. The first day I was the external thesis opponent on the PhD Thesis of Jens Müller
. He did a really nice presentation of his work on co-located and distributed augmented reality, as presented in his CHI 2017 paper
. The next day, we had a chance to go over the SmartAct Project
and dig into some very technical details on how to collect sensor data from the Movisens
sensor via BTLE. It was nice to study code
rather seeing polished presentations.
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I was part of organizing the 9th International UBI PhD Summer School 2018 (UBISS 2018) in Oulu, Finland, June 4-9, 2018.
I was running Workshop B on Wearable and Mobile Health and Behaviour Tracking together with Denzil Ferreira. This was a super nice experience and I enjoyed spending a week diving into technical details on sensing frameworks for mobile sensing, especially the AWARE Framework done by Denzil (while I did tell him that I did the original AWARE Architecture back in 2004 😉 ). Also, getting to know Timo Ojala (or “Timppa” ??) was really a pleasure.
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Applications are sought from candidates interested in pursuing a PhD focused on the design of new technologies to support mental health interventions for young people.
Application deadline: 1st April 2018
Location: Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
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I was visting my old friend and phd student Steven Houben the other day who invited me to connect up with the Ubicomp crew at Lancaster University — and in particular to meet Sumi Helal, who is now appointed Chair in Digital Health.
While being there, I gave a talk. The title, abstract, and slides are available here.
Title: Personal Health Technology — Opportunities and Examples
Abstract: In this talk I will provide an overview of the research done at the Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (CACHET). I will provide the background of this research, define what we mean by personal health technology and how this related to other types of health technology, and come with concrete examples from our different research projects. In particular, I will use my own research into the use of smartphones in the monitoring and treatment of mental health, as an example.
I finally managed to move content from my old ITU homepage to this new WordPress-based homepage. I’m not sure I will add a lot of blogs or news here – after all, I don’t think people will read it anyway. But it may work as place for putting information on my research, in particular the projects that I am – and have been – involved in, as well as the technology I’ve been part of designing, implementing, and evaluating over the years. This is of course my version of the research done; on these pages I will focus on my work and contribution within the overall projects.
I will also provide information on my teaching, especially provide guidance on how to do a (successful) MSc. Thesis with me at DTU Compute.