Workshop: Automated Dietary Monitoring – The grand challenge from lab to real-life solutions

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This year’s workshop ‘Automated Dietary Monitoring – The grand challenge from lab to real-life solutions’ was held in conjunction with BSN 2018 in Las Vegas, USA on March 4, 2018. The event was co-organised by Oliver Amft, Samantha Kleinberg, Benny Lo, and Edison Thomaz. The event attracted substantial interest with a series of exiting talks and discussions.

General information:

Programme and speakers:

8:20am – 8:30am

Welcome and introduction


8:30am – 8:55am

Rethinking Sensor-based Dietary Monitoring. Are we moving the needle for clinically relevant applications?

Temiloluwa Prioleau, Rice University

8:55am – 9:20am

Diet monitoring in unconstrained environments

Abdelkareem Bedri, CMU

9:20am – 9:45am

Tracking Wrist Motion During Free Living to Detect and Measure Energy Intake

Adam Hoover, Clemson University

9:45am – 10:10am

Eating Detection with Wrist-Mounted Sensors: Challenges, Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Edison Thomaz, University of Texas at Austin

10:10am – 10:30am

Break & Poster session

10:30am – 10:55am

Top-down and bottom-up eating timing spotting in free-living using smart eyeglasses

Rui Zhang, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

10:55am – 11:20am

Auracle: a wearable device for detecting and monitoring eating behavior

David Kotz, Dartmouth College

11:20am – 11:45am

Multimodality Monitoring for Estimating Food Type in Daily Life

Samantha Kleinberg, Stevens Institute of Technology

11:45am – 12:00pm

Short break

12:00pm – 12:25pm

Wearable devices for monitoring dietary intake across the globe

Megan McCroy, Boston University

12:25pm – 12:50pm

Food detection in egocentric images using artificial intelligence technology

Wenyan Jia, University of Pittsburgh

12:50am – 1:10pm

Plenary discussion & planning


1:10pm – 1:15pm



Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg