Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

Ubiquitous Computing Laboratory

Ubiquitous Computing Laboratory (UCL) focuses on mobile, wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) research. UCL innovates on areas such as educational games (eg Animated Star Gram), human-device interaction (Slash the Fruit, Alien Antics and Holy Sheep!), virtual reality, animation, Internet of Things (IoT) protocols, and smart apps.

Laboratory head: Rowel Atienza, PhD.

Laboratory contact number: +632.8.981.8500 loc 3320

Sample researches under UCL are as follows:

  • Transmission Window Optimization for Caching-based Transport Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks (8th International Wireless Internet Conference, 13-14 November 2014, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Smooth Writing Card for a Messaging App (Presented on EEE Conference on Wireless and Mobile 2014 (WiMob2014), Oct 8-10, 2014, Larnaca, Cyprus)
  • 3D Gestures on 2D Screens for Mobile Games (Presented in IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Wireless and Mobile 2014 (APWiMob2014), Aug 28-30, 2014, Bali, Indonesia)
  • Caching Based Transport Optimization for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (Published on  IJARAS 5.1 (2014): 30-48. Web. 15 Aug. 2014)
  • A Natural Handwriting Algorithm for Tablets (Presented on 6th International Conference on Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems and Applications (MobilWARE2013), November 11–12, 2013, Bologna, Italy)