Jun 2012: “Future Internet for eHealth” Dagstuhl Seminar

3-6 Jun 2012, Dagstuhl Seminar co-organized by Prof. Dr. Paolo Bonato (Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and The Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, USA), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Fiedler (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden), Prof. David Hausheer (TU Darmstadt, Germany) and Dr. Katarzyna Wac (University of Geneva, Switzerland). Motivation: The support of […]

May 2012: ACM SIGCHI CHI Conference Course and TUWien IGW Summercamp

5-10 May 2012, Katarzyna Wac is teaching a course on Methodology for Evaluating Experience of Mobile Applications Used in Different Contexts of Daily Life at the ACM SIGCHI CHI conference in Austin, Texas, USA. A shorter version of the course has been also taught at the Human-Computer Interaction group of Vienna University of Technology, Institute […]

Dec 2011: NIH Mobile Health (mHealth) Winter Institute

5-9 December 2011, Participation at mHealth Training Institute organized by the US National Institute of Health (NIH) and co-located with the mHealth Summit at Washington DC, USA. Using mobile technologies to more rapidly and accurately assess and modify behavior, biological states and contextual variables has great potential to transform medical research. Recent advances in mobile […]

Aug 2011: MobileHCI Conference Tutorial

31 August 2011, Katarzyna Wac is giving a tutorial titled “Performance evaluation of mobile services: measurements-based methodology and example assessment techniques” at the MobileHCI conference in Stockholm, Sweden. This tutorial first presents a generic methodology for measurements-based performance evaluation of a mobile communication system and its service(s), and second, it presents an application of this […]

May 2011: QoL at Future Internet Assembly (FIA) in Budapest

Organizers: Andreas Metzger and Clarissa Marquezan (Paluno, U of Duisburg-Essen; S Cube Network of Excellence and FInest FI PPP Use Case project), Katarzyna Wac (U of Geneva), David Hausheer (TU Darmstadt) Future Internet applications will draw on the convergence of Services, Things, Contents and Networks. This means that the capabilities and features of FI applications […]

Apr 2011: Tecfa Brown Bag Seminar

The increasing availability of miniaturized computing, storage and communication resources for personal wearable electronics devices as well as the availability of diverse sensors for human vital signs (e.g., heart rate, respiration) enable the development of a wide variety of wearable systems for ambulatory psychophysiological measurements. These systems pave the way for the acquisition of quality […]

Feb 2011: Boursières d’Excellence

3 February 2011, 8.30, “Boursières d’Excellence” talk by Katarzyna Wac, titled Translational Research on Effective and Efficient Telemedicine Services Supporting the Self-management of Chronically Ill Patients See also other talks given by the QoL group members here.

Oct 2010: ESF-COST Conference and Ambassador role

Katarzyna Wac received a “COST Ambassador” grant for presenting the topic “From Quality of Service to Quality of Experience in Health Informatics Systems” at the ESF-COST Research Conference ‘Future Internet & Society Complex Networks Perspective ‘ Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 2-7 October 2010

Sep 2010: BodyNets 2010

Katarzyna Wac presented a paper entitled “Body Area Networks for Ambulatory Psychophysiological Monitoring: A Survey of Off-the-Shelf Sensor Systems” at BodyNets Corfu, Greece, 10-12 September, 2010, ACM Press Publisher