Edison Thomaz




I am a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Human-Centered Computing program at Georgia Tech. I design, implement and evaluate systems that can sense, recognize and model people’s everyday life activities in service of health and well-being applications. My research combines technical approaches from Ubicomp, HCI, Machine Learning, and Signal Processing.

July 9th, 2015

Ubicomp and ISWC papers accepted. Preparing camera-ready.

April 2nd, 2015

Attended IUI 2015 in Atlanta this week, it was great to reconnect with friends. Icing on the cake: our paper was awarded best short paper at the conference.

March 5th, 2015

My work in collaboration with UW colleagues about food journaling barriers has been named a Best of CHI 2015 paper.

February 7th, 2015

Finished collecting data, data analysis begins. Preliminary results look good. Ubicomp deadline 3 weeks away.

January 21st, 2015

My colleague Vinay Bettadapura has setup a project page for our work on automatic food recognition in restaurants leveraging contextual clues. This work was just presented at WACV 2015.

January 5th, 2015

Notification of papers accepted at CHI and IUI. Hello 2015.

HCC Ph.D. Candidate
School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

ethomaz at gatech dot edu
Twitter: @ethomaz

GVU Center
85 5th Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0760

Last updated on July 10th 2015