latest news

Prof. Schrader is committee member of many scientific conferences:

Ambient 2014





Aug 20, 2013

Ambient Dynamix awarded Best Demo Award at IEEE iThings'2013


Jul 23-26, 2013

Ambient Computing Group has two papers at

HCI International 2013

April 27 - May 2, 2013

STAGE project presented at

ACM CHI'2013

Mar 19, 2013

Ambient Web awarded Best Demo Award at IEEE PerCOM


Mar 18-22, 2013

Ambient Computing Group has two papers at

IEEE Percom'2013

Oct 24-26, 2012

Ambient Web awarded 1st place of IoT Challenge


The following list presents the publications of our research group since we started development in autumn 2009. For more information about previous publications of our members, please look at

Conferences and Journals

  • Kai Röhr, Sönke Momsen, Tobias Weiss, Daniel Burmeister, Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    LICS - Light Paint Coding System
    In: Mobiquitous'2014, 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems, Computing, Networking and Services, London, Great Britain, December, 2-5, 2014.
  • Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    Dynamix Interaction Plugins Deployment in Ambient Spaces
    In: HCSE'2014, 5th International Conference on Human-Centered Software Engineering 2014, Paderborn, Germany, September 16-18, 2014.
  • Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    Ambient Ocean: A Web Search Engine for Context-aware Smart Resource Discovery
    In: iThings'2014, IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things 2014, Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-3, 2014.
  • Darren Carlson & Lukas Ruge
    Ambient Amp: An Open Framework For Dynamically Augmenting Legacy Websites with Context-awareness
    In: ISSNIP'2014, Ninth IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, Singapore, April 21-24, 2014.
  • Darren Carlson & Lukas Ruge
    Towards Augmenting Legacy Website with Context-awareness
    In: MobiQuitous'2013, 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Tokyo, Japan, December 2-4, 2013.
  • Lukas Ruge & Andreas Schrader
    Persuasion Mobility in Ambient Intelligence
    In: Ambient'2013, Third International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies, Porto, Portugal, September 29 - October 3, 2013.
  • Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    An Ad-hoc Smart Gateway Platform for the Web of Things
    In: iThings'2013, IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things, Beijing, China, August 20-23, 2013.
    This publication received the BEST PAPER AWARD!
  • Peter Rothenpieler, Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    SmartAssist: Open Infrastructure and Platform for AAL Services
    In: DAPI'2013, First International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions, special session on Pervasive Systems for Assistive Environments, at HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, USA, July 21-26, 2013.
  • Bashar Altakrouri, Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    Sharing kinetic interactions for mobile devices
    In: DUXU'2013, Second International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usabilty, special session on User Experience for Smart Devices and Environments, at HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, USA, July 21-26, 2013.
  • Bashar Altakrouri & Jan Gröschner & Andreas Schrader
    Documenting Natural Interactions
    In: CHI'2013, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Work in Progress Section, Paris, France, April 27 - May 2, 2013.
  • Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    Reinventing the Share Button for Physical Spaces
    In: Percom'2013, Demo Session at IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication, San Diego, California, USA, March 18-22, 2013.
    This publication received the BEST DEMO AWARD!
  • Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    AmbientWeb: Bridging the Web's Cyber-physical Gap
    In: IoT'2012, 3rd International Conference for Industry and Academia (Internet of Things), IoT Challenge, Wuxi, China, Oct. 24-26, 2012.
    This publication received the 1st PLACE IoT CHALLENGE
  • Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    Dynamix: An Open Plug-and-Play Context Framework for Android
    In: IoT'2012, 3rd International Conference for Industry and Academia (Internet of Things), Wuxi, China, Oct. 24-26, 2012.
  • Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    Adaptive OSGi-based Context Modeling for Android
    MobiQuitous'2011, the 8th International ICST Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems, Copenhagen, Dec. 6-8, 2011. In: A. Puiatti et al. (Eds.): MobiQuitous 2011, LNICST 104, pp. 209--213. Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (2012).
  • Darren Carlson & Andreas Schrader
    A Wide-area Context-awareness Approach for Android
    iiWAS'2011, the 13th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 5-7, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader, Peter Rothenpieler, Stefan Fischer & Jens-Martin Träder
    Ambient Socio-Technical Support for Assisted Autonomous Living
    In: ERCIM News No. 87, Special Issue on Ambient Assisted Living, October 2011.
  • Peter Rothenpieler, Harald Zwingenberg, Darren Carlson, Andreas Schrader & Stefan Fischer
    Datenschutz im AAL Service System SmartAssist
    4. Deutscher AAL Kongress 2011, Congress Center, Berlin, Germany, January, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Technische Innovationen zur ambulanten Betreuung pflegebedürftiger Menschen - "SmartAssist"
    In: Berufung Gesundheit Gesundheitsland Schleswig-Holstein - Jahrbuch 2010/2011, Ministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, November 2010.
  • Andreas Hein & Andreas Schrader
    Ambient Assisted Living (AAL 2009) - Gestaltung altersgerechter Lebenswelten mit IuK-Technologien
    In: Fischer, S.; Maehle, E.; Reischuk, R. (eds.): Proceedings INFORMATIK 2009, Im Focus das Leben. Beiträge der 39. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), Lübeck, 29.9.-2.10.2009. Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), Volume P-154, GI, Bonn 2009. ISBN 978-3-88579-248-2.


  • Bashar Altrakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    Describing Movements for Motion Gestures
    In: EGMI'2014, 1st International Workshop on Engineering Gestures for Multimodal Interfaces at the 6th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Rome, Italy, June 17, 2014.
  • Daniel Burmeister & Andreas Schrader
    Aktivitätserkennung für Ambient Health Monitoring
    In: GMDS'2013, Proceedings of the 58. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Student Workshop, Lübeck, Germany, Sep. 1-5, 2013.
  • Daniel Burmeister & Andreas Schrader & Darren Carlson
    A Modular Framework for Ambient Health Monitoring
    In: LLPH 2013, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Lifelogging for Pervasive Health at the 7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth), Venice, May 5-8, 2013.
  • Lukas Ruge, Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    SoundOfTheCity - Continuous Noise Monitoring for a Healthy City
    In: (SENAmI 2013), 5th International Workshop on Smart Environments and Ambient Intelligence at IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom 2013), San Diego, California, March 18-22, 2013.
  • Bashar Altakrouri & Andreas Schrader
    Towards Dynamic Natural Interaction Ensembles
    In: Physicality 2012, 4th International Workshop on Physicality co-located with British HCI 2012 conference, University of Birmingham, UK, Sep. 11, 2012.
  • Lukas Ruge, Martin Christof Kindsmüller, Jörg Cassens & Michael Herczeg
    How About a MATe for Awareness in Teams
    In: MRC'2011, Modeling and Reasoning in Context, 7th International Workshop at CONTEXT 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sep. 26-30, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader, Darren Carlson & Peter Rothenpieler
    SmartAssist - Wireless Sensor Networks for Unobtrusive Health Monitoring
    In: B. Gottfried, H. Aghajan (Ed.) Proceedings of the 5th BMI Workshop on Behaviour Monitoring and Interpretation 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 21, 2010.
    CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 678, ISSN 1613-0073, pp. 84-89.
  • Peter Rothenpieler, Claudia Becker & Stefan Fischer
    Privacy concerns in a remote monitoring and social networking platform for assisted living
    In: IFIP Summer School 2010, Sixth International PrimeLife/IFIP Summer School on “Privacy and Identity Management for Emerging Internet Applications throughout a Person’s Lifetime", Helsingborg, Sweden, August, 2-6, 2010.

Invited Talks

  • Andreas Schrader
    Ambient Assisted Living: assistierte Autonomie versus autonome Assistenz
    Bonner Symposium, 8. Bonner Symposium, Bonn, November 19th, 2014.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Natürliche Interaktionstechnologien im Verbund - Anthropometrisch optimierte Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion
    vffr, Verein zur Förderung der Rehabilitationsforschung, Lübeck, April 16th, 2014.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Kontext-sensitive Software-Systeme für mobiles Gesundheitsmonitoring
    30. EARLINT-Workshop, Forschungsverband Frühintervention beu gesundheitsriskantem Verhalten, Lübeck, March 10th, 2014.
  • Andreas Schrader
    SmartAssist - Platform for the support of social and health aspects in an age appropriate autonomous life
    AAL Conference Hamburg, Innovation Norway, Nov. 27-28, 2012.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Welche Unterstützung kann moderne Technik bieten?
    Weiter wie gewohnt? Wohnen im Alter., Regionalkonferenz Schleswig-Holstein, LVGHSH, September 26th, 2012.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Hilfreiche Technik für Menschen mit Behinderungen
    27. Sitzung des VIII Beirates für Menschen mit Behinderungen (Kiel), November 4th, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Eigenständigkeit im Alter − die Technik hilft
    MedCom'2011, Bad Brahmstedt, Germany, May 18th, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Ambient Computing - Wenn Bits auf Atome treffen
    Inaugural Lecture, University of Luebeck, Germany, January 12th, 2011.
  • Andreas Schrader
    SmartAssist - Eine offene Systemplattform für Ambient Assisted Living
    Zukunftsmarkt Assistenzsysteme im Dienste des Menschen, Medientage Nord 2010, Kiel, Germany, November 18th, 2010.
  • Peter Rothenpieler & Darren Carlson
    SmartAssist - Möglichkeiten und Techniken für Drittanbieter
    Zukunftsmarkt Assistenzsysteme im Dienste des Menschen, Medientage Nord 2010, Kiel, Germany, November 18th, 2010.
  • Andreas Schrader
    SmartLübeck - Visionen für eine intelligent vernetzte Stadt
    Hanse trifft Humboldt. Tag der Wissenschaft, St. Petri, Luebeck, October 30, 2010.
  • Andreas Schrader
    SmartAssist - Smart Assistance with Ambient Computing
    AAL Forum 2010, Odense, Denmark, September 16, 2010.
  • Andreas Schrader
    The SmartAssist Research Project
    3rd AAL Kongress 2010, Congress Center, Berlin, Germany, January 27, 2010.
  • Andreas Schrader
    Ambient Assisted Living - Länger selbständig leben im Alter
    Abenteuer Informatik. Exhibition at the GI Informatik 2009, Lübeck, September 29, 2009.