Kiran Rachuri

I'm a researcher working in the area of mobile systems. I'm a former member of Gates Cambridge and St. John's College.

Email: firstname dot lastname at acm dot org

Professional Activities

Program Committee Member

  • IEEE PerCom 2017
  • IEEE WristSense 2017 (Co-organizer and TPC co-chair)
  • ACM Student Research Competition 2017 (MOBILESoft 2017)
  • ACM MobiSys 2016 (External Review Committee)
  • IoT of Health 2016 (ACM MobiSys'16)
  • ACM MOBIDATA 2016 (ACM MobiSys'16)
  • MobiCASE 2016
  • IEEE UIC 2016
  • IEEE WristSense 2016 (Co-organizer and TPC co-chair)
  • ACM Student Research Competition 2016 (MOBILESoft 2016)
  • IEEE SMARTCOMP 2016
  • IEEE PerCom 2015
  • ACM SenSys 2015
  • MobiCASE 2015
  • IEEE UIC 2015
  • IEEE SocialSens 2015
  • IEEE WristSense 2015 (Co-organizer and TPC co-chair)
  • MOBIQUITOUS 2014

Research Interests

  • Mobile systems, Smartphone sensing, Mobile computing, Multi-modal Sensor fusion
  • Power management and energy efficiency, Computation offloading
  • Machine learning, Localization, Activity recognition, Context recognition
  • User studies and data analysis, Data driven user behavior analysis
  • Audio processing, Speaker identification
  • Mobile data collection frameworks (Android)
  • Wireless sensor networks

Selected Publications

  • P. Georgiev, N. Lane, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, LEO: Scheduling Sensor Inference Algorithms across Heterogeneous Mobile Processors and Network Resources, ACM MobiCom 2016, New York, USA, 2016.

  • S. Sen, K. K. Rachuri, A. Mukherji, A. Misra, Did you take a break today? Detecting playing foosball using your smartwatch, PerCom Workshops (WristSense) 2016, Sydney, Australia, 2016.

  • K. K. Rachuri, T. Hossmann, C. Mascolo, and S. Holden, Beyond Location Check-ins: Exploring Physical and Soft Sensing to Augment Social Check-in Apps, IEEE PerCom 2015, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2015.

  • P. Georgiev, N. D. Lane, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, DSP.Ear: Leveraging Co-Processor Support for Continuous Audio Sensing on Smartphones, ACM SenSys 2014, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 2014.

  • V. Srinivasan, S. Moghaddam, A. Mukherji, K. K. Rachuri, C. Xu, E. M. Tapia, MobileMiner: Mining Your Frequent Patterns on Your Phone, ACM UbiComp 2014, Seattle, USA, 2014.

  • Best Paper Nominee

  • K. K. Rachuri, C. Efstratiou, I. Leontiadis, C. Mascolo, and P. J. Rentfrow, Smartphone Sensing Offloading for Efficiently Supporting Social Sensing Applications, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2014.

  • N. Lathia, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, and P. J. Rentfrow, Contextual Dissonance: Design Bias in Sensor-Based Experience Sampling Methods, ACM UbiComp 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013.

  • N. Lathia, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, and G. Roussos, Open Source Smartphone Libraries for Computational Social Science, ACM Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science (co-located with ACM UbiComp 2013), Zurich, Switzerland, 2013.

  • N. Lathia, V. Pejovic, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, M. Musolesi, and P. J. Rentfrow, Smartphones for Large-scale Behaviour Change Interventions, in IEEE Pervasive Computing, Special Issue on Understanding and Changing Behavior, 2013.

  • K. K. Rachuri, C. Efstratiou, I. Leontiadis, C. Mascolo, and P. J. Rentfrow, METIS: Exploring mobile phone sensing offloading for efficiently supporting social sensing applications, IEEE PerCom '13, San Diego, USA, 2013.

  • Mark Weiser Best Paper Award

  • C. Efstratiou, I. Leontiadis, M. Picone, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, and J. Crowcroft, Sense and Sensibility in a Pervasive World, Pervasive '12, Newcastle, UK, 2012.

  • K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, and M. Musolesi, Energy-Accuracy Trade-offs of Sensor Sampling in Smart Phone based Sensing Systems, Mobile Context Awareness, Book Chapter, Springer, 2012.

  • K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, M. Musolesi, and P. J. Rentfrow, SociableSense: Exploring the Trade-offs of Adaptive Sampling and Computation Offloading for Social Sensing, ACM MobiCom '11, Las Vegas, USA, 2011.

  • K. K. Rachuri, and C. Mascolo, Smart Phone based Systems for Social Psychological Research: Challenges and Design Guidelines, ACM S3 Workshop '11, Las Vegas, USA, 2011.

  • K. K. Rachuri, M. Musolesi, C. Mascolo, P. J. Rentfrow, C. Longworth, and A. Aucinas, EmotionSense: A Mobile Phones based Adaptive Platform for Experimental Social Psychology Research, ACM UbiComp '10, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010.

  • Media coverage: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/srg/netos/emotionsense/index_prev.html#mediacoverage

  • K. K. Rachuri, M. Musolesi, C. Mascolo, Energy-Accuracy Trade-offs in Querying Sensor Data for Continuous Sensing Mobile Systems, Mobile Context Awareness Workshop '10 (co-located with UbiComp 2010). Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010.

  • K. K. Rachuri, and C. S. R. Murthy, On the Scalability of Expanding Ring Search for Dense Wireless Sensor Networks, Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (Elsevier JPDC), 2010.

  • K. K. Rachuri and C. S. R. Murthy, Energy Efficient and Scalable Search in Dense Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computers (IEEE TC), 2009.

  • K. K. Rachuri and C. S. R. Murthy, Energy Efficient Search in Sensor Networks using Simple Random Walks with Level Biased Steps, IEEE WWASN '09 (co-located with IEEE ICDCS), Montreal, Canada, 2009.

  • K. K. Rachuri, A. A. Franklin, and C. S. R. Murthy, Energy Efficient Searching in Delay-Tolerant Wireless Sensor Networks, ACM HeterSanet '08 (co-located with ACM MobiHoc 2008), Hong Kong, SAR, China, 2008.