Best Student Paper (sponsored by MDPI sensors)

Don Samitha Elvitigala, Denys J.C. Matthies, Chamod Weerasinghe, and Suranga Nanayakkara. GymSoles++: Combining Google Glass with Smart Insoles to Improve Body Posture when Performing Squats. The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Paper for Novelty

Denys J.C. Matthies, Marian Haescher, Wencke Chodan, and Gerald Bieber. DIY-PressMat: A Smart Sensor Mat for Posture Detection Applicable for Bed-exit Intention Detection, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, and Sleep Apnea Mitigation The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Technical Paper

Michail Theofanidis, Asil Kaan Bozcuoğlu, Michael Neumann, Joe Cloud, Maria Kyrarini, Fillia Makedon, and Michael Beetz. Learning Visuomotor Policies with Deep Movement Primitives. The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Workshop Paper

Ana Mandeljc, Aleksander Rajhard, Marko Munih, and Roman Kamnik. Robotic device for wrist and finger exercise. The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Poster

Harish Ram Nambiappan, Kodur Krishna Chaitanya, Maria Kyrarini, Nicholas Gans, and Fillia Makedon. MINA: A Multitasking Intelligent Nurse Aid Robot. The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Demo Paper

Natalia Stepanova, Wesley Muthemba, Ross Todrzak, Michael Cross, Nicholas R. Ames, and John Raiti. Natural Language Processing and Sentiment Analysis for Verbal Aggression Detection; A Solution for Cyberbullying during Live Video Gaming. The 14th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA ‘21)


Best Paper for Novelty

Gabriela Purri R. Gomes, Sydney Rubin, Leah I. Stein Duker, Donna Benton, Andreas Kratky, Sze Yu A. Chen, Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, and Marientina Gotsis. Healing Spaces: Feasibility of a Multisensory Experience for Older Adults with Advanced Dementia and their Caregivers. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.


Best Student Paper

Andrew Valenti, Avram Block, Meia Chita-Tegmark, Michael Gold, and Matthias Scheutz Emotion Expression in a Socially Assistive Robot for Persons with Parkinson's Disease. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.


Best Technical Paper

Razieh Faghihpirayesh, Tales Imbiriba, Mathew Yarossi, Eugene Tunik, Dana Brooks, and Deniz Erdoğmuş. Motor Cortex Mapping using Active Gaussian Processes. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.


Best Workshop Paper

Konstantinos Tsiakas, Emilia Barakova, Vassilis-Javed Khan, and Panos Markopoulos. BrainHood: Towards an Explainable Recommendation System for Self-Regulated Cognitive Training in Children. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.


Best Poster

Karan Nandkumar, Annika Sabrina Schulz, and Oliver Korn. Wearable or HMD? How to Support Tactile Navigation. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.

Md Navid Akbar, Rachael Garner, Marianna La Rocca, Dominique Duncan, and Deniz Erdoğmuş Prediction of Epilepsy Development in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients from Diffusion Weighted MRI. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2020, Corfu, Greece.


Best Papers for Novelty

Christin Engel, Emma Franziska Müller and Gerhard Weber. SVGPlott: An Accessible Tool to Generate Highly Adaptable, Accessible Audio-Tactile Charts for and from Blind and Visually Impaired People. Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2019, Rhodes, Greece.


Best Student Paper

Mo Han, Sezen Yagmur Gunay, Ilkay Yildiz, Paolo Bonato, Cagdas D. Onal, Taskin Padir, Gunar Schirner and Deniz Erdogmus. From Hand-Perspective Visual Information to Grasp Type Probabilities: Deep Learning via Ranking Labels. Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2019, Rhodes, Greece.


Best Technical Paper

Hannes Ritschel, Andreas Seiderer, Kathrin Janowski, Stefan Wagner and Elisabeth Andre. Adaptive Linguistic Style for an Assistive Robotic Health Companion Based on Explicit Human Feedback. Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2019, Rhodes, Greece.


Best Poster

Hannes Ritschel, Kathrin Janowski, Andreas Seiderer, Stefan Wagner and Elisabeth Andre. Insights on Usability and User Feedback for an Assistive Robotic Health Companion with Adaptive Linguistic Style. Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2019, Rhodes, Greece.


Best Papers for Novelty

Konstantinos Tsiakas, Vangelis Karkaletsis and Fillia Makedon. A Taxonomy in Robot-Assisted Training: Current Trends, Needs and Challenges. Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2018, Corfu, Greece.


Best Student Paper

Sabrina Amrouche, Benedikt Gollan, Alois Ferscha and Josef Heftberger. Activity Segmentation and Identification based on Eye Gaze Features. Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2018, Corfu, Greece.


Best Technical Paper

Dimitris Dedousis and Vana Kalogeraki. A Framework for Programming a Swarm of UAVs. Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2018, Corfu, Greece.


Best Poster

Grace Jin, Ahmet Esat Imal, Bruce Wexler and Morris Bell. Risk Taking And Self-Regulation in Children: Cross-Sectional and Repeated Assessments Using a Computer-Based Gambling Game. Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2018, Corfu, Greece.


Best Papers for Novelty

Anton Akusok, Emil Eirola, Kaj-Mikael Björk, Yoan Miche, Hans Johnson, Amaury Lendasse. Brute-force Missing Data Extreme Learning Machine for Predicting Huntington's Disease. Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece.


Best Student Paper

Michail Theofanidis, Saif Iftekar Sayed, Alexandros Lioulemes, Fillia Makedon. VARM: Using Virtual Reality to Program Robotic Manipulators. Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece.


Best Technical Paper

Jens Bornschein, Gerhard Weber. Digital Drawing Tools for Blind Users: A State-of-the-Art and Requirement Analysis. Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece.


Best Paper for System Design

Guillermo Bernal, Sara Colombo, Mohammed Al Ai Baky, Federico Casalegno. Safety++: Designing IoT and Wearable Systems for Industrial Safety through a User Centered Design Approach. Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece.


Best Poster

Mauro Ávila-Soto, Elba Valderrama-Bahamóndez, Albrecht Schmidt. TanMath: A Tangible Math Application to support children with visual impairment to learn basic Arithmetic. Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece.