Nabil Alshurafa

  • 827 Citations
20062020

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Research Output

2019
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Counting bites with bits: Expert workshop addressing calorie and macronutrient intake monitoring

Alshurafa, N., Lin, A. W., Zhu, F., Ghaffari, R., Hester, J., Delp, E., Rogers, J. & Spring, B., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 21, 12, e14904.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Estimating caloric intake in bedridden hospital patients with audio and neck-worn sensors

Zhang, S., Nguyen, D., Zhang, G., Xu, R., Maglaveras, N. & Alshurafa, N., Feb 21 2019, Proceedings - 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies, CHASE 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-2 2 p. (Proceedings - 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies, CHASE 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Six Month Abstinence Heterogeneity in the Best Quit Study

Javitz, H. S., Bush, T. M., Lovejoy, J. C., Torres, A. J., Wetzel, T., Wassum, K. P., Tan, M. M., Alshurafa, N. & Spring, B., May 4 2019, In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 53, 12, p. 1032-1044 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young African American women’s participation in an m-Health study in cardiovascular risk reduction: Feasibility, benefits, and barriers

Kathuria-Prakash, N., Moser, D. K., Alshurafa, N., Watson, K. & Eastwood, J. A., Oct 1 2019, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 18, 7, p. 569-576 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Analyzing the Mutation Frequencies and Correlation of Genetic Diseases in Worldwide Populations Using Big Data Processing, Clustering, and Predictive Analytics

Sawada, K., Clark, M. W., Alshurafa, N. & Pourhomayoun, M., Dec 4 2018, Proceedings - 2017 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, CSCI 2017. Tinetti, F. G., Tran, Q-N., Deligiannidis, L., Yang, M. Q., Yang, M. Q. & Arabnia, H. R. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1459-1464 6 p. 8561018. (Proceedings - 2017 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, CSCI 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Daily Minutes of Unprotected Sun Exposure (MUSE) Inventory: Measure description and comparisons to UVR sensor and sun protection survey data

Stump, T. K., Aspinwall, L. G., Gray, E. L., Xu, S., Maganti, N., Leachman, S. A., Alshurafa, N. & Robinson, J. K., Sep 2018, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 11, p. 305-311 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Demo: Habits necklace: A neck-worn sensor that captures eating related behavior and more

Zhang, S., Nguyen, D., King, Z., Pradeep, J. & Alshurafa, N., Oct 8 2018, UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 484-487 4 p. (UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

I sense overeating: Motif-based machine learning framework to detect overeating using wrist-worn sensing

Zhang, S., Stogin, W. & Alshurafa, N., May 2018, In : Information Fusion. 41, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Measuring fine-grained heart-rate using a flexible wearable sensor in the presence of noise

Zhang, L., King, Z., Egilmez, B., Reeder, J., Ghaffari, R., Rogers, J., Rosen, K., Bass, M., Moskowitz, J., Tandon, D., Wakschlag, L. & Alshurafa, N., Apr 2 2018, 2018 IEEE 15th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 160-164 5 p. (2018 IEEE 15th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2018; vol. 2018-January).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

PerCom Workshops 2018 Committees

Alshurafa, N., Efstratiou, C. & Mukherji, A., Oct 2 2018, In : 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018. 8480118.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Poster:Predicting perceived stress through mirco-EMAs and a flexible wearable ECG device

King, Z., Wakschlag, L., Moskowitz, J. & Alshurafa, N., Oct 8 2018, UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 106-109 4 p. (UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

A robust remote health monitoring and data processing system for rural area with limited internet access

Pourhomayoun, M., Yadav, K., Ghasemzadeh, H., Alshurafa, N., Sideris, C., Nyamathi, A., Dabiri, F., Tseng, L. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Apr 24 2017, BODYNETS 2016 - 11th International Conference on Body Area Networks. EAI

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A Survey of Diet Monitoring Technology

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jan 1 2017, In : IEEE Pervasive Computing. 16, 1, p. 57-65 9 p., 7807183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Distinguishing Nigerian Food Items and Calorie Content with Hyperspectral Imaging

Wang, X., Rohani, N., Manerikar, A., Katsagellos, A., Cossairt, O. S. & Alshurafa, N., Jan 1 2017, New Trends in Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2017 - ICIAP International Workshops, WBICV, SSPandBE, 3AS, RGBD, NIVAR, IWBAAS, and MADiMa 2017, Revised Selected Papers. Battiato, S., Farinella, G. M., Leo, M. & Gallo, G. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 462-470 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10590 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic Computation Offloading for Low-Power Wearable Health Monitoring Systems

Kalantarian, H., Sideris, C., Mortazavi, B., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Mar 1 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 64, 3, p. 621-628 8 p., 7471450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

First steps into the brave new transdiscipline of mobile health

Spring, B., Pfammatter, A. F. & Alshurafa, N., Jan 1 2017, In : JAMA cardiology. 2, 1, p. 76-78 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Scopus citations

Food watch: Detecting and characterizing eating episodes through feeding gestures

Zhang, S., Alharbi, R., Stogin, W., Pourhomayun, M., Spring, B. & Alshurafa, N., Jan 1 2017, In : BodyNets International Conference on Body Area Networks.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

Intuito: Opportunistic tangible programming by demonstration for physical components

Alharbi, R., Alshurafa, N. & Horn, M., May 6 2017, CHI 2017 Extended Abstracts - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Explore, Innovate, Inspire. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 2322-2328 7 p. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings; vol. Part F127655).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Investigating barriers and facilitators to wearable adherence in fine-grained eating detection

Alharbi, R., Vafaie, N., Liu, K., Moran, K., Ledford, G., Pfammatter, A., Spring, B. & Alshurafa, N., May 2 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 407-412 6 p. 7917597. (2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Personalized Medicine in the Wearable Era: Translational Barriers and Call to Action

Alshurafa, N. & Hester, J., Nov 5 2017, HumanSys 2017 - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human-Centered Sensing, Networking, and Systems, Part of SenSys 2017. Eskicioglu, R. (ed.). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 37-42 6 p. (HumanSys 2017 - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Human-Centered Sensing, Networking, and Systems, Part of SenSys 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Remote Health Monitoring Outcome Success Prediction Using Baseline and First Month Intervention Data

Alshurafa, N., Sideris, C., Pourhomayoun, M., Kalantarian, H., Sarrafzadeh, M. & Eastwood, J. A., Mar 2017, In : IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 21, 2, p. 507-514 8 p., 7384415.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

SmartNecklace: Designing a wearable multi-sensor system for smart eating detection

Cohen, E., Stogin, W., Kalantarian, H., Pfammatter, A. F., Spring, B. & Alshurafa, N., Apr 24 2017, In : Health Psychology Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

SwallowNet: Recurrent neural network detects and characterizes eating patterns

Nguyen, D. T., Cohen, E., Pourhomayoun, M. & Alshurafa, N., May 2 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 401-406 6 p. 7917596

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

UStress: Understanding college student subjective stress using wrist-based passive sensing

Egilmez, B., Poyraz, E., Zhou, W., Memik, G., Dinda, P. A. & Alshurafa, N., May 2 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 673-678 6 p. 7917644. (2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

Wearable food intake monitoring technologies: A comprehensive review

Vu, T., Lin, F., Alshurafa, N. & Xu, W., Mar 2017, In : Computers. 6, 1, 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
44 Scopus citations

When generalized eating detection machine learning models fail in the field

Zhang, S., Alharbi, R., Nicholson, M. & Alshurafa, N., Sep 11 2017, UbiComp/ISWC 2017 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 613-622 10 p. (UbiComp/ISWC 2017 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Why do we need a remote health monitoring system? A study on predictive analytics for heart failure patients

Pourhomayoun, M., Ardestani, E., Sarrafzadeh, M., Alshurafa, N., Samiee, A., Dabiri, F. & Ghasemzadeh, H., Apr 24 2017, BODYNETS 2016 - 11th International Conference on Body Area Networks. EAI

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

WillSense: Adherence barriers for passive sensing systems that track eating behavior

Alharbi, R., Pfammatter, A., Spring, B. & Alshurafa, N., May 6 2017, CHI 2017 Extended Abstracts - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Explore, Innovate, Inspire. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 2329-2336 8 p. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings; vol. Part F127655).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2016

A comparison of piezoelectric-based inertial sensing and audio-based detection of swallows

Kalantarian, H., Mortazavi, B., Alshurafa, N., Sideris, C., Le, T. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jan 1 2016, In : Obesity Medicine. 1, p. 6-14 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

An Iterative Dimensionality-Scaling System for Real-Time Health Monitoring Applications

Kalantarian, H., Sarrafzadeh, M., Zhang, S. & Alshurafa, N., Dec 6 2016, Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, ICHI 2016. Fu, W-T., Zheng, K., Hodges, L., Stiglic, G. & Blandford, A. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 488-494 7 p. 7776407. (Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, ICHI 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Detection of Gestures Associated with Medication Adherence Using Smartwatch-Based Inertial Sensors

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Feb 15 2016, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 16, 4, p. 1054-1061 8 p., 7315013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Probabilistic segmentation of time-series audio signals using Support Vector Machines

Kalantarian, H., Mortazavi, B., Pourhomayoun, M., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Oct 1 2016, In : Microprocessors and Microsystems. 46, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

A data-driven feature extraction framework for predicting the severity of condition of congestive heart failure patients

Sideris, C., Alshurafa, N., Pourhomayoun, M., Shahmohammadi, F., Samy, L. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Nov 4 2015, 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-November. p. 2534-2537 4 p. 7318908

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

An automated framework for predicting obstructive sleep apnea using a brief, daytime, non-intrusive test procedure

Samy, L., Macey, P. M., Sarrafzadeh, M. & Alshurafa, N., Jul 1 2015, 8th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, PETRA 2015 - Proceedings. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, a70

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

A smartwatch-based medication adherence system

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N., Nemati, E., Le, T. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Oct 15 2015, 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7299348. (2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

22 Scopus citations

A wearable sensor system for medication adherence prediction

Kalantarian, H., Motamed, B., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Oct 28 2015, In : Artificial Intelligence In Medicine. 69, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

BreathSens: A Continuous On-Bed Respiratory Monitoring System with Torso Localization Using an Unobtrusive Pressure Sensing Array

Liu, J. J., Huang, M. C., Xu, W., Zhang, X., Stevens, L., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Sep 1 2015, In : IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 19, 5, p. 1682-1688 7 p., 6869013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Effects of coaching on adherence in remote health monitoring systems: Analysis and prediction of participant adherence

Sideris, C., Alshurafa, N., Kalantarian, H., Sarrafzadeh, M. & Eastwood, J. A., Oct 14 2015, Proceedings - Wireless Health 2015, WH 2015. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 10. (Proceedings - Wireless Health 2015, WH 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Improving compliance in remote healthcare systems through smartphone battery optimization

Alshurafa, N., Eastwood, J. A., Nyamathi, S., Liu, J. J., Xu, W., Ghasemzadeh, H., Pourhomayoun, M. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jan 1 2015, In : IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 19, 1, p. 57-63 7 p., 6827927.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Monitoring eating habits using a piezoelectric sensor-based necklace

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N., Le, T. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Mar 1 2015, In : Computers in Biology and Medicine. 58, p. 46-55 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Non-invasive detection of medication adherence using a digital smart necklace

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N., Le, T. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jun 24 2015, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 348-353 6 p. 7134061. (2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Scopus citations

Power optimization for wearable devices

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N., Pourhomayoun, M. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jun 24 2015, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 568-573 6 p. 7134100

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Recognition of nutrition intake using time-frequency decomposition in a wearable necklace using a piezoelectric sensor

Alshurafa, N., Kalantarian, H., Pourhomayoun, M., Liu, J. J., Sarin, S., Shahbazi, B. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jul 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 7, p. 3909-3916 8 p., 7039196.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2014

A framework for predicting adherence in remote health monitoring systems

Alshurafa, N., Eastwood, J., Pourhomayoun, M., Liu, J. J., Nyamathi, S. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Oct 29 2014, Proceedings - Wireless Health 2014, WH 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2669586. (Proceedings - Wireless Health 2014, WH 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Anti-cheating: Detecting self-inflicted and impersonator cheaters for remote health monitoring systems with wearable sensors

Alshurafa, N., Eastwood, J. A., Pourhomayoun, M., Nyamathi, S., Bao, L., Mortazavi, B. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings - 11th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2014. IEEE Computer Society, p. 92-97 6 p. 6855623

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

19 Scopus citations

A wearable nutrition monitoring system

Kalantarian, H., Alshurafa, N. & Sarrafzadeh, M., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings - 11th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, BSN 2014. IEEE Computer Society, p. 75-80 6 p. 6855620

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

45 Scopus citations

Battery optimization in smartphones for remote health monitoring systems to enhance user adherence

Alshurafa, N., Eastwood, J., Nyamathi, S., Xu, W., Liu, J. J., Sarrafzadeh, M., Pourhomayoun, M. & Ghasemzadeh, H., May 27 2014, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, PETRA 2014. Association for Computing Machinery, (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 2014-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Scopus citations