The Second Workshop on Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing





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Maja Vukovic is a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Maja's research focus is on Crowdsourcing and cloud computing. Maja's work on problem resolution has been introduced in the new service offering, IBM's Self Enablement Portal, an on-line self-support system, for which Maja has received a Research Divison Award. Previously Maja worked as a Research Scientist at DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology Center in Palo Alto on remote vehicle condition monitoring and open telematic platforms. Maja obtained her PhD from University of Cambridge for her work on Context Aware Service Composition. Maja received her MSc from the International University in Bruchsal, Germany, for her work on distributed, location-aware game, which was deployed on the Chrysler's Dodge Super8 Hemi Platform and demonstrated on Detroit Autoshow in 2001 and Ride’n’Drive Shows in 2001 in USA. Maja obtained her BSc degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Maja holds 6 US patents and has published over 20 papers at referred international conferences.


Soundar Kumara is the Allen, E., and Allen, M., Professor of Industrial Engineering and Professor of Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University. He obtained his PhD from Purdue University. He has worked as a visiting Professor at several universities including MIT Mechanical Engineering, and University of Tokyo, Japan. He is an elected fellow of Institution of Industrial Engineering, and the International Academy of Production Engineering (CIRP).  He is among the first people in the field of Industrial Engineering to address the problems related to sensing and networks in manufacturing and supply chains. Soundar Kumara's research interests are in Sensing, Complex Networks and Service Computing. He and his students along with Professor Dongwon Lee have participated in IEEE Webservice Competitions in the past few years and won second and third runner-up positions. Kumara and his students have won several best paper awards in Artificial Neural Networks Conferences and Industrial Engineering Research(IERC-Computers and Information Systems Track) Conferences. He has conducted several workshops in the manufacturing automation and has given several invited talks in conferences.




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- Online abstract submitting for the second workshop on Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing at the 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing is available now!

Important dates!

  • May 2, 2011: Distribution of Workshop CFP
  • June 25, 2011: Submission deadline
  • July 1, 2011: Notification of acceptance
  • July 11, 2011: Camera Ready Accepted Papers Due
  • Sep 18, 2011: Ubicomp 2011 Workshop Program

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