Donald J. Patterson

  • Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • University of California, Irvine, Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction (LUCI) (former)

According to our database1, Donald J. Patterson authored at least 46 papers between 2001 and 2021.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Analyzing the sustainability of 28 'Blockchain for Good' projects via affordances and constraints.
Inf. Technol. Dev., 2021

Computing within limits.
Commun. ACM, 2018

Teaching global disruption and information technology online.
Interactions, 2016

Interactions, 2016

A report from an online course on global disruption and information technology.
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Computing within Limits, 2016

Computational Agroecology: Sustainable Food Ecosystem Design.
Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016

Haitian resiliency: A case study in intermittent infrastructure.
First Monday, 2015

Cacophony: Building a resilient Internet of things.
First Monday, 2015

Toward Alternative Decentralized Infrastructures.
Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Symposium on Computing for Development, 2015

Collaborative geometry-aware augmented reality with depth sensors.
Proceedings of the 2014 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2014

Sensor Data Streams.
Proceedings of the Ways of Knowing in HCI, 2014

Collapse informatics and practice: Theory, method, and design.
ACM Trans. Comput. Hum. Interact., 2013

Efficiently Scaling up Crowdsourced Video Annotation - A Set of Best Practices for High Quality, Economical Video Labeling.
Int. J. Comput. Vis., 2013

Interchange: Bidding for green lights.
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, 2013

Detecting cooking state with gas sensors during dry cooking.
Proceedings of the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2013

Informing and performing: investigating how mediated sociality becomes visible.
Pers. Ubiquitous Comput., 2012

What if sustainability doesn't work out?
Interactions, 2012

When camera meets accelerometer: a novel way for 3d interaction of mobile phone.
Proceedings of the Mobile HCI '12, 2012

Augmenting gesture recognition with erlang-cox models to identify neurological disorders in premature babies.
Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2012

Collapse informatics: augmenting the sustainability & ICT4D discourse in HCI.
Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012

Supporting the transition from hospital to home for premature infants using integrated mobile computing and sensor support.
Pers. Ubiquitous Comput., 2011

Twitter, Sensors and UI: Robust Context Modeling for Interruption Management.
Proceedings of the User Modeling, 2010

Involuntary gesture recognition for predicting cerebral palsy in high-risk infants.
Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2010), 2010

Efficiently Scaling Up Video Annotation with Crowdsourced Marketplaces.
Proceedings of the Computer Vision, 2010

An Ecosystem for Learning and Using Sensor-Driven IM Status Messages.
IEEE Pervasive Comput., 2009

Status on Display: a Field Trial of Nomatic*Viz.
Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2009

Constructing Topological Maps of Displays with 3-D Positioning Information.
Proceedings of the Ambient Intelligence, 2009

Getting Places: Collaborative Predictions from Status.
Proceedings of the Ambient Intelligence, 2009

Global Priors of Place and Activity Tags.
Proceedings of the Human Behavior Modeling, 2009

Online everywhere: evolving mobile instant messaging practices.
Proceedings of the UbiComp 2008: Ubiquitous Computing, 10th International Conference, 2008

Informatics at UC Irvine.
Proceedings of the Extended Abstracts Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008

NomaticBubbles: visualizing communal whereabouts.
Proceedings of the Extended Abstracts Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008

Interactive and intelligent visual communication systems.
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, 2008

Learning and inferring transportation routines.
Artif. Intell., 2007

Involving Intelligent Assistants in Active Human Communication.
Proceedings of the Interaction Challenges for Intelligent Assistants, 2007

Nomatic: Location By, For, and Of Crowds.
Proceedings of the Location- and Context-Awareness, Second International Workshop, 2006

Assisted cognition: compensatory activity assistance technology.
PhD thesis, 2005

Fine-Grained Activity Recognition by Aggregating Abstract Object Usage.
Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2005), 2005

Inferring Activities from Interactions with Objects.
IEEE Pervasive Comput., 2004

Mining models of human activities from the web.
Proceedings of the 13th international conference on World Wide Web, 2004

Opportunity Knocks: A System to Provide Cognitive Assistance with Transportation Services.
Proceedings of the UbiComp 2004: Ubiquitous Computing: 6th International Conference, 2004

Inferring High-Level Behavior from Low-Level Sensors.
Proceedings of the UbiComp 2003: Ubiquitous Computing, 2003

Pre-mRNA Secondary Structure Prediction Aids Splice Site Prediction.
Proceedings of the 7th Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, 2002

Auto-Walksat: A Self-Tuning Implementation of Walksat.
Electron. Notes Discret. Math., 2001