This summer school is organized by the Quality of Life (QoL) technologies. It is part of the AGE-INT initiative, which aims to build Switzerland’s international expertise around innovative solutions for an ageing society. More information can be found at: qolschool.unige.ch Download the Summer School Flyer here. Background: The population is ageing at a much faster […]
5-6 May 2020, Spring School for Global Health: Digital Technologies for Addressing Global Challenges in Mental Health, Geneva, Switzerland (1 ECTS). Prof. Wac is a co-organizer. More information is on the website of the Institute of Global Health. COURSE DESCRIPTION and TARGET AUDIENCE Digital mental health refers to the research or the services which leverage […]
Two QoL lab’s projects are listed under the UNIGE’s Programme de Projects Partenaires (P3) and accepting applicants.
14 April, 13h, ZOOM, PhD Defence of Vlad Manea titled: “From Participation Factors to Co-Calibration of Patient- and Wearable-Reported Outcomes in Behavioural, Health, and Quality of Life Studies”. PhD Candidate Vlad Manea Thesis Title “From Participation Factors to Co-Calibration of Patient- and Wearable-Reported Outcomes in Behavioural, Health, and Quality of Life Studies” Abstract Chronic diseases […]
28 August 2020, 9-11h, Battelle A, PhD Defence of Allan Berrocal titled: “Peer-ceived Momentary Assessment: Empirical Examination Of A Peer Supported Sensing Method To Augment Personal Sensing In Human Computer Interaction”. PhD Candidate Allan Berrocal Thesis Title “Peer-ceived Momentary Assessment: Empirical Examination Of A Peer Supported Sensing Method To Augment Personal Sensing In Human Computer […]
2 November 2018, 9-11h, Battelle 432, PhD Defence of Marios Fanourakis titled: “On the Feasibility and Privacy Benefits of On-Device Data Mining for Opportunistic Crowd-Sensing and Service Self-Provisioning”. PhD Candidate Marios Fanourakis Thesis Title “On the Feasibility and Privacy Benefits of On-Device Data Mining for Opportunistic Crowd-Sensing and Service Self-Provisioning” Abstract Mobile device services are increasingly becoming […]
22 June 2018, 10-12h, Battelle ReZ, PhD Defence of Christiana Tsiourti titled: “Artificial Agents as Social Companions: Design Guidelines for Emotional Interactions”. PhD Candidate Christiana Tsiourti Thesis Title “Artificial Agents as Social Companions: Design Guidelines for Emotional Interactions” The Thesis Jury Prof. Gilles Falquet (president of the jury) Prof. Dimitri Konstantas (thesis co-director) Assoc. Prof. Katarzyna Wac […]
23 November 2017, Katarzyna Wac, Connecté Pour Mieux Vivre, Careers and Opportunities Network Cafe titled “Nouvelles Technologies de l’information: En Finir Avec Les Préjugés”, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Video See also other talks given by the QoL group members here.
23 Feburary 2016, 10-12h, Battelle A-404/407, PhD Defence of Mattia Gustarini titled: “Analysing Smartphone Users’ “Inner-Self”: The Perception of Intimacy and Smartphone Usage Changes”. PhD Candidate Mattia Gustarini Thesis Title “Analysing Smartphone Users’ “Inner-Self”: The Perception of Intimacy and Smartphone Usage Changes” Lay Summary To be more intelligent, mobile services and applications rely on users’ […]
9 October 2013, Katarzyna Wac is giving a tutorial titled “Methodology for Evaluating Experience of Mobile (Healthcare) Applications Used in Different Contexts of Daily Life”, at the 15th Intl Conference on e-Health Networking, Application and Services (IEEE HealthCom’13) conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Abstract: Many attendees at IEEE HealthCom conferences deal on a growing scale with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Collaborative Sharing of Quality of Service Information for Mobile Service Users Katarzyna Wac University of Geneva, 03.06.2009 12:00 Duration: 1:01:15 QuickTime See also other talks given by the QoL group members here.