Workshop on Challenges in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Internet of Things (AIChallengeIoT)

The First International Workshop on Challenges in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Internet of Things (AIChallengeIoT 2019) will be held in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2019 on November 10, 2019 in New York, NY, USA.

Workshop Program (Sunday, November 10, 2019)

8:30 - 9:00: Arrival (Venue: Floor 5, Room - Hamilton 503, Hamilton Hall, Columbia University)

9:00 - 9:15: Introduction to AIChallengeIoT (Shiqiang Wang & Mani Srivastava)

9:15 - 10:15: Deep Neural Network Services for IoT Applications
Keynote speech by Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(Joint with SenSys-ML workshop)

10:15 - 10:45: Networking & Morning Break

Technical Session: Efficient and Robust AI Algorithms for IoT
Session chair: Shiqiang Wang (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

10:45 - 11:10: RC^2: Resource-efficient Collaborative Cognition Method for Internet-of-Things Devices
Yuanyuan Bao (China Mobile Research Institute), Wai Chen (China Mobile Research Institute)

11:10 - 11:35: Guardians of the Deep Fog: Failure-Resilient DNN Inference from Edge to Cloud
Ashkan Yousefpour (UT Dallas, UC Berkeley), Siddartha Devic (UT Dallas), Brian Q. Nguyen (UT Dallas), Aboudy Kreidieh (UC Berkeley), Alan S. Liao (UT Dallas), Alexandre Bayen (UC Berkeley), Jason P. Jue (UT Dallas)

11:35 - 12:00: Resource Characterisation of Personal-Scale Sensing Models on Edge Accelerators
Mattia Antonini (FBK CREATE-NET), Tran Huy Vu (Singapore Management University), Chulhong Min (Nokia Bell Labs), Alessandro Montanari (Nokia Bell Labs), Akhil Mathur (Nokia Bell Labs and University College London), Fahim Kawsar (Nokia Bell Labs)

12:00 - 13:30: Lunch Break

Technical Session: Privacy-preserving AI for IoT
Session chair: Chulhong Min (Nokia Bell Labs)

13:30 - 13:55: Challenges of Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning in IoT
Mengyao Zheng (Nanyang Technological University), Dixing Xu (Nanyang Technological University), Linshan Jiang (Nanyang Technological University), Chaojie Gu (Nanyang Technological University), Rui Tan (Nanyang Technological University), Peng Cheng (Zhejiang University)

13:55 - 14:20: Homomorphically Securing AI at the Edge
Jakob Naucke (IBM), Hamish Hunt (IBM), Jack Crawford (IBM), Enrico Steffinlongo (IBM), Oliver Masters (IBM), Flavio Bergamaschi (IBM)

14:20 - 14:40: Privacy is What We Care About: Experimental Investigation of Federated Learning on Edge Devices
Anirban Das (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Thomas Brunschwiler (IBM Research - Zurich)

14:40 - 15:00: Collaborative Intelligent Cross-Camera Video Analytics at Edge: Opportunities and Challenges
Hannaneh Barahouei Pasandi (Virginia Commonwealth University), Tamer Nadeem (Virginia Commonwealth University)

15:00 - 15:15: Afternoon Break

Technical Session: AI Systems and Applications
Session chair: Rui Tan (Nanyang Technological University)

15:15 - 15:40: Enhancing Support for Machine Learning and Edge Computing on an IoT Data Marketplace
Kurian Karyakulam Sajan (University of Southern California), Gowri Sankar Ramachandran (University of Southern California), Bhaskar Krishnamachari (University of Southern California)

15:40 - 16:05: Scaling unobtrusive sensing using raw channel state information through transfer learning
Jeroen Klein Brinke (Pervasive Systems at the University of Twente), Nirvana Meratnia (Pervasive Systems at the University of Twente)

16:05 - 16:30: CAM-STITCH: Trajectory Cavity Stitching Method for Stereo Vision Cameras in a Commercial Building
Anooshmita Das (University of Southern Denmark), Emil Stubbe Kolvig-Raun (University of Southern Denmark), Mikkel Kjærgaard (University of Southern Denmark)

16:30 - 17:30: Panel discussion: Efficient and Trustworthy AI at the IoT Edge
(Joint with SenSys-ML workshop)
Moderator: Mani Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles)
Rajesh K. Gupta (University of California, San Diego)
Bhaskar Krishnamachari (University of Southern California)
Valerie Liptak (Amazon)
Mudhakar Srivatsa (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

17:30 - 18:30: Happy Hour and Networking
(Joint with SenSys-ML workshop)

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