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Charles Gouin-Vallerand (charles.gouin-vallerand@teluq.ca) hold a joint Ph.D. from Université de Sherbrooke (Canada) and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) (France) and was member of the DOMUS Laboratory of the Université de Sherbrooke and Handicom Lab of Telecom SudParis. After his doctoral studies, he joined the Human Computer Interaction Institute of Carnegie Mellon University (USA) as a postdoctoral research fellow. He is currently associated professor at the Science & Technology of the TELUQ University and he is a researcher in the LICEF research center. 

His research interests are on the ubiquitous computing, mobile computing and human-computer interaction. More specifically, he works on the context-awareness concept (context-aware application), services & assistances provision and smart spaces/smart cities.

Education

  • Postdoctoral fellow at the Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon (USA)
  • Joint Ph.D. from Université de Sherbrooke and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (France)
  • M. Sc. from Université de Sherbrooke
  • B. Sc. from Université de Sherbrooke

Research Interests

  • Augmented reality
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Teaching

Research

Current projects : 
  • CRSNG -Collaborative Research and Development Grants : Système de réalité augmentée sensible au contexte pour l'assistance et la maintenance en milieux industriels. In collaboration with Black Artick inc. 94 000$ for 2017 to 2020;
  • FRQ-NT -New university researchers start up : Système de recommendation sensible au contexte et aux humeurs des utilisateurs pour appareils mobiles dans les espaces intelligents. 40 000 $ for 2016 to 2018;
  • CRSNG - Discovery: Modélisation et conception de l’assistance sensible au contexte auprès de personnes en perte d’autonomie dans le cadre d’espaces urbains intelligents. 75 000$ for 2014 to 2019;
  • CRSNG - SEP : Micro-localisation intérieure d'équipements de type Internet des objets (IoT). In collaboration with Satori Inc. 25 000$ for 2017
  • MITACS - Accelerate cluster : Développement de systèmes intelligents en sécurité routière. Co-researcher with Évelyne Vallières and Neila Mezghani.  In collaboration with the Fondation CAA-Québec. 80 000$ for 2016-2017;
  • FCI - Leaders fund : Laboratoire de recherche en Informatique Mobile et Villes Intelligentes (LIMVI). Pirncipal investigator. 887 125 $ for 2013 to 2017;

Completed projets
  • MITACS - Accelerate cluster : A learning mobile application dedicated to provide education to children in developing countries. Co-researcher with Richard Hotte, Emmanuel Duplaa (UOttawa) and Mikael Gardoni (ETS). In collaboration with Datawind Canada. 200 000$ for 2015 to 2016;
  • CRSNG - SEP :Le contournement des processus en centre d’appel comme source d’innovation de création de connaissance et de prise de décision stratégique. In collaboration with  Universal Media Inc. 25 000$ for 2016
  • CRSNG - SEP : Système d'interaction humain-machine basée sur la réalité augmentée sensible au contexte et aux profils des utilisateurs. In collaboration with  Black Artick. 25 000$ for 2015.

  • FRQNT- Regroupement stratégique INTER + UQ - FODAR : Recommandation et livraison de services d’assistance en mobilité dédiés aux personnes en perte d’autonomie, basés sur le contexte et le profil des utilisateurs. Principal investigator with  Bruno Bouchard (UQAC), Abdenour Bouzouane (UQAC) and Sylvain Giroux (UdS),. 53 834$ for 2013 to 2016.

Publications & Presentations

This section shows the documents (if any) that are available in R-libre, TELUQ's open access research publication repository.

Journal articles (refereed)

Brun, Damien; Ferreira, Susan; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & George, Sébastien (2017). A mobile platform for controlling and interacting with a Do-It-Yourself Smart Eyewear. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, 13 (1). https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPCC-02-2017-0011

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Gaboury, Sébastien; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Giroux, Sylvain, & Bouchard, Bruno (2017). Prediction of next destinations from irregular Patterns. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-017-0519-z

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Gaboury, Sébastien; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Giroux, Sylvain, & Bouchard, Bruno (2017). A novel Bluetooth Low Energy Based System for Spatial Exploration in Smart Cities. Expert Systems with Applications, 77 (C), 71-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2017.01.052

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Bouchard, Bruno; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Giroux, Sylvain (2016). Energy Optimization for Outdoor Activity Recognition. Journal of Sensors. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/6156914

Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Roy, Patrice; Abdulrazak, Bessam; Giroux, Sylvain, & Dey, Anind K. (2013). Intelligible software delivery in smart environments supported by a macro and micro context awareness model. Health and Technology, 3 (2), 139-151. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12553-013-0047-6

Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Abdulrazak, Bessam; Giroux, Sylvain, & Dey, Anind K. (2013). A Context-aware Service Provision System for Smart Environments Based on the User Interaction Modalities. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 5 (1), 47-64.

Book chapters

Gouin-Vallerand, Charles (2017). Context-Aware Service Provision in Ambient Intelligence: a case study with the Tyche project. In Smart Technologies in Healthcare. CRC Press. ISBN 9781498722001

Papers in Conference Proceedings (refereed)

Brun, Damien; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & George, Sébastien (2017). Augmented human mind: Case of reasoning. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. Maui, Hawaii : Association of Computing Machinery.

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Gaboury, Sébastien; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Giroux, Sylvain, & Bouchard, Bruno (2017). Battery-Aware Mobile Solution for Online Activity Recognition from Users’ Movements. In Proceeding of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS 2016). San Francisco : IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/MobServ.2016.16

Hotte, Richard; Ferreira, Susan M.; Abdessettar, Saâd, & Gouin-Vallerand, Charles (2017). Digital Learning Game Scenario: A pedagogical Pattern applied to Serious Game Design. In 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2017). Porto, Portugal.

Brun, Damien; Ferreira, Susan; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & George, Sébastien (2016). CARTON Project: Do-It-Yourself Approach to Turn a Smartphone into a Smart Eyewear. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2016). Singapour : Association of Computing Machinery.

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Bouchard, Bruno; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Giroux, Sylvain (2016). Hybrid battery-friendly mobile solution for extracting users’ visited places. In Proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC 2016). Elsevier.

Ferreira, Susan; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Hotte, Richard (2016). Game based learning: a case study on designing an educational game for children in developing countries.. In Proceeding of 8th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications, vol. 4, no 16. Barcelone, Espagne.

Ruer, Perrine; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Vallières, Évelyne F. (2016). Persuasive strategies to improve driving behaviour of elderly drivers by a feedback approach. In Proceeding of the 11th international conference on persuasive technologies (Persuasive Technologies 2016) (p. 110-121). Springer, coll. « LNCS ». ISBN 978-3-319-31509-6

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Bouchard, Bruno; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Giroux, Sylvain (2015). Online Prediction of People’s Next Point-of-Interest: Concept Drift Support. In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Human Behavior Understanding (HBU 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 8) (p. 97-116). Springer, coll. « Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9277 ». ISBN 978-3-319-24194-4 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24195-1_8

Boukhechba, Mehdi; Bouzouane, Abdenour; Bouchard, Bruno; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Giroux, Sylvain (2015). Online recognition of people's activities from raw GPS data: semantic trajectory data analysis. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, (PETRAE 2015, Corfu, Greece, July 01 - 03). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2769493.2769498

Kedowide, Colombiano; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Vallières, Évelyne F. (2014). Recognizing blind spot check activity with car drivers based on decision tree classifiers. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-14). Québec, Canada.

Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & De La Cruz, J. Alberto-Montero (2013). Analysis of a Context-aware Recommender System Model for Smart Urban Environment. In Proceedings of the 1th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2013). New York, NY, USA : ACM.

Gouin-Vallerand, Charles, & Mezghani, Neila (2014). An Analysis of the Transitions between Mobile Application Usages based on Markov Chains. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'14) (p. 373-378). New York, NY, USA : ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2638728.2641700

Ruer, Perrine; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Zhang, Le; Lemire, Daniel, & Vallières, Évelyne F. (2015). An analysis tool for the contextual information from field experiments on driving fatigue. In Proceeding of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (Context 2015). Springer, coll. « LNAI ».

Vallières, Évelyne F.; Ruer, Perrine; Bergeron, Jacques; McDuff, Pierre; Gouin-Vallerand, Charles; Ait-Seddik, Karim, & Mezghani, Neila (2015). Perceived fatigue among aging drivers : an examination of the impact of age and duration of driving time on a simulator. In Proceedings of SOCIOINT15- 2nd International Conference on Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (p. 314-320). ISBN 978-605-64453-3-0