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

The 2nd International Workshop on Challenges in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Internet of Things (AIChallengeIoT 2020) will be held in conjunction with ACM SenSys 2020 on November 16, 2020.

Registration: All workshop attendees (including paper authors) are required to register at the SenSys registration page. The registration is FREE.

Location: Virtual (online)

How to attend the workshop (detailed steps):

  1. Complete the free registration at the SenSys registration page.
  2. After registration, you will receive an email from the SenSys organizers with an invite to the SenSys/BuildSys Slack workspace, as described here. Please join this Slack workspace.
  3. After joining the Slack workspace, locate our workshop’s channel #w07-aichallengeiot.
  4. Zoom and Gather.Town links are provided in the channel topic/description. We will use Zoom for the main workshop program and Gather.Town for a unique experience of informal voice/video chats.
  5. During your attendance of the workshop, please stay on Slack and monitor the channel #w07-aichallengeiot. We will send any announcements into this channel. If you have a question related to this workshop, please also ask in this channel.

If you have trouble connecting to Slack, please contact the workshop chair:

Workshop Program (Monday, November 16, 2020)

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Join our Gather.Town space for informal chats (link is provided in the Slack channel)

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Technical Session 1
Session chair: Poonam Yadav (University of York, UK)

MetaDigit: Towards A Practical Digits Input System with Few User Effort

Shicong Hong, Zhihong Xiao, Zishuo Guo, Yongpan Zou, Kaishun Wu (Shenzhen University)

A Low footprint Automatic Speech Recognition System For Resource Constrained Edge Devices

Swarnava Dey, Jeet Dutta (TCS Research and Innovation, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.)

Incremental On-Device Tiny Machine Learning

Simone Disabato, Manuel Roveri (Politecnico di Milano)


Technical Session 2
Session chair: Xiaofan (Fred) Jiang (Columbia University, USA)

Position paper: A systematic framework for categorising IoT device fingerprinting mechanisms

Poonam Yadav, Angelo Feraudo (University of York); Budi Arief (University of Kent); Siamak F. Shahandashti, Vassilios G. Vassilakis (University of York)

Towards Object Detection Under IoT Resource Constraints: Combining Partitioning, Slicing and Compression

Colin Samplawski, Jin Huang, Deepak Ganesan, Benjamin Marlin (UMass Amherst)


What is Next for the Efficient Machine Learning Revolution?

Keynote speech by Nic Lane (University of Cambridge and Samsung AI, UK)


Panel Discussion: Sustainable AI at the edge — deploying systems that work today and tomorrow


Best Paper Award Announcement


Technical Session 3
Session chair: Shiqiang Wang (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)

PAMS: Improving Privacy in Audio-Based Mobile Systems

Stephen Xia, Xiaofan Jiang (Columbia University)

Learning in the Wild: When, How, and What to Learn for On-Device Dataset Adaptation

Best paper award
Seulki Lee, Shahriar Nirjon (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Pushing the Envelope of Dynamic Spatial Gating technologies

Xueqin Huang (Texas A & M University); Urmish Thakker (University of Wisconsin Madison); Dibakar Gope, Jesse Beu (Arm ML Research Lab)


Technical Session 4
Session chair: Jorge Ortiz (Rutgers University, USA)

Understanding the Impact of Dynamic Channel Pruning on Conditionally Parameterized Convolutions

Ravi Raju, Dibakar Gope, Urmish Thakker, Jesse Beu (Arm ML Research Lab)

Deep Associated Elastic Tracker for Intelligent Traffic Intersections

Kaikai Liu (San Jose State University)

Closing Remarks

Call for Papers

The call for papers (now closed) is available here

AIChallengeIoT partners with SenSys-ML. Both workshops share similar focus areas. Starting in 2020, SenSys-ML is with CPS-IoT Week while AIChallengeIoT remains with SenSys.

Workshop History


Organizing Committee

Program Chairs
Steering Committee
Publicity Chair
Program Committee