Tentative reading list, subject to changes.

Vision and Challenges

  1. The Computer for the 21st Century, Scientific American, September, 1991.
  2. Fundamental Challenges in Mobile Computing, In Proceedings of the Fifteenth ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing. Philadelphia, PA, May, 1996.
  3. Pervasive Computing: Vision and Challenges, IEEE Personal Communications 8(4), August, 2001.
  4. Satya Revisits Pervasive Computing: Vision and Challenges, IEEE Pervasive Computing 16(3), 2017.

Area A: Mobile Sensing

  1. A survey of mobile phone sensing. IEEE Comm. Mag. 48, 9 (September 2010)
  2. Sensing Meetings Mobile Social Networks: The Design, Implementation and Evaluation of the CenceMe Application, Sensys 2008
  3. Cyber Foraging: Fifteen Years Later. IEEE Pervasive Computing 16(3), July-September, 2017
  4. Towards Wearable Cognitive Assistance, MobiSys 2017
  5. Contactless Sleep Apnea Diagnosis on Smartphones, Mobisys 2015
  6. Whole-home gesture recognition using wireless signals, MobiCom 2013
  7. Invisible Sensing of Vehicle Steering with Smartphones, Mobisys 2015
  8. SurroundSense: Mobile Phone Localization via Ambience Fingerprinting, Mobicom 09
  9. BodyBeat: A Mobile System for Sensing Non-Speech Body Sounds, Mobisys 14
  10. Practical Human Sensing in the Light, ACM MobiSys 2016
  11. Driver Identification Using Automobile Sensor Data from a Single Turn, preprint 2017
  12. Mobile IMUs Reveal Driver's Identity From Vehicle Turns, preprint 2017
  13. FormaTrack: Tracking People based on Body Shape, Ubicomp 17
  14. Rapid: A Multimodal and Device-free Approach Using Noise Estimation for Robust Person Identification, Ubicomp 17
  15. XRec: Behavior-Based User Recognition Across Mobile Devices,Ubicomp 17
  16. EyeTell: Video-Assisted Touchscreen Keystroke Inference from Eye Movements, IEEE S&P 2018
  17. SugarMate: Non-intrusive Blood Glucose Monitoring with Smartphones, Ubicomp 17
  18. PupilScreen: Using Smartphones to Assess Traumatic Brain Injury, Ubicomp 17
  19. HeartSense: Ubiquitous Accurate Multi-Modal Fusion-based Heart Rate Estimation Using Smartphones, Ubicomp 17
  20. CNN-based Sensor Fusion Techniques for Multimodal Human Activity Recognition, Ubicomp 17
  21. AIM: Acoustic Imaging on a Mobile, ACM MobiSys 2018
  22. Animal-Borne Anti-Poaching System, ACM MobiSys 2019
  23. Liquid Testing with Your Smartphone, ACM MobiSys 2019

Area B: Imaging and Localization

  1. See through walls with wi-fi!, Sigcomm 2013
  2. 3d tracking via body radio reflections, NSDI 2014
  3. Object Recognition and Navigation using a Single Networking Device, MobiSys 2017
  4. Reusing 60GHz Radios for Mobile Radar Imaging, MobiCom 2015
  5. AIM: Acoustic Imaging on a Mobile, ACM MobiSys 2018

  6. Location Systems for Ubiquitous Computing. IEEE Computer 33(8), August, 2001
  7. SurroundSense: Mobile Phone Localization Via Ambience Fingerprinting, MobiCom09
  8. Accurate Indoor Localization With Zero Start-up Cost, Mobicom 2014
  9. COIN-GPS: Indoor Localization from Direct GPS Receiving, Mobisys 2014
  10. Adversarial Localization against Wireless Cameras, HotMobile 2018
  11. I Am the Antenna: Accurate Outdoor AP Location using Smartphones, MobiCom 2011
  12. Empirical Validation of Commodity Spectrum Monitoring, Sensys 2016
  13. RADAR: An In-Building RF-based User Location and Tracking System, IEEE Infocom 2000.
  14. Push the Limit of WiFi based Localization for Smartphones, Mobicom 2012
  15. BeepBeep: a high accuracy acoustic ranging system using COTS mobile devices, Sensys07
  16. On the Validity of Geosocial Mobility Traces, HotNets 2013.
  17. 3D Localization for Sub-Centimeter Sized Devices, ACM SenSys 2018

Area C: Security and Privacy

  1. TaintDroid: an Information-flow Tracking System for Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones, OSDI 2010
  2. Location Privacy in Pervasive Computing, IEEE Pervasive Computing 2(1), January-March, 2003.
  3. Visually Fingerprinting Humans without Face Recognition, Mobisys 2015
  4. User-generated Free-Form Gestures for Authentication: Security and Memorability, Mobisys 2014
  5. DolphinAttack: Inaudible Voice Commands, CCS 2017.
  6. Acoustic Eavesdropping through Wireless Vibrometry, MobiCom 2015
  7. Matthan: Drone Presence Detection by Identifying Physical Signatures in the Drone’s RF Communication, MobiCom 2017
  8. Continuous Authentication for Voice Assistants, MobiCom 2017
  9. An Empirical Study of Touch-based Authentication Methods on Smartwatches, Ubicomp 17
  10. Guessing Attacks on User-Generated Gesture Passwords, Ubicomp 17
  11. Camera Based Two Factor Authentication Through Mobile and Wearable Devices, Ubicomp 17
  12. Viden: Attacker Identification on In-Vehicle Networks, CCS 17
  13. Securing Augmented Reality Output, IEEE S&P 17
  14. Do You Feel What I Hear? Enabling Autonomous IoT Device Pairing using Different Sensor Types, IEEE S&P 18
  15. When Your Fitness Tracker Betrays You: Quantifying the Predictability of Biometric Features Across Contexts, IEEE S&P 18
  16. CovertBand: Activity Information Leakage using Music, Ubicomp 17
  17. Does this App Really Need My Location? Context-Aware Privacy Management for Smartphones, Ubicomp 17
  18. Speechless: Analyzing the Threat to Speech Privacy from Smartphone Motion Sensors, IEEE S&P 2018
  19. Hiding in Plain Signal: Physical Signal Overshadowing Attack on LTE, Usenix Security 2019
  20. This is Your President Speaking: Spoofing Alerts in 4G LTE Networks, ACM MobiSys 2019
  21. Velody: Nonlinear Vibration Challenge-Response for Resilient User Authentication, CCS 2019
  22. Automating Visual Privacy Protection Using a Smart LED, MobiCom 2017
  23. Wearable Microphone Jamming, CHI 2020 (upcoming)
  24. Et Tu Alexa? When Commodity WiFi Devices Turn into Adversarial Motion Sensors, NDSS 2020 (upcoming)

Area D: Potpourri (Energy, Self-driving, VR, Mobile Learning)

  1. An Analysis of Power Consumption in a Smartphone, Usenix10
  2. MAUI: Making Smartphones Last Longer with Code Offload. Mobisys 2010.
  3. Energy-Efficient Rate-Adaptive GPS-Based Positioning for Smartphones, Mobisys10
  4. Powering Pervasive Computing Systems. IEEE Pervasive Computing 16(3), July-September, 2017
  5. Where is the energy spent inside my app? Fine Grained Energy Accounting on Smartphones with Eprof, Eurosys 12
  6. Smartphone Energy Drain in the Wild: Analysis and Implications, Sigmetrics 2015

  7. The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets
  8. Tartan Racing: A Multi-Modal Approach to the DARPA Urban Challenge, 2007
  9. Stanley: The Robot that Won the DARPA Grand Challenge, 2006

  10. Panoptes: Servicing Multiple Applications Simultaneously Using Steerable Cameras, IPSN 2017
  11. Glimpse: Continuous, Real-Time Object Recognition on Mobile Devices, Sensys 2015
  12. Optimizing 360 video delivery over cellular networks, ATC 2016
  13. Furion: Engineering high-quality immersive virtual reality on today's mobile devices, MobiCom 2017
  14. Securing Augmented Reality Output, IEEE S&P 17