Publications   and Patents





Vanessa Frias-Martinez


Publications (scroll down for patents)

73. Suraj Nair, Kiran Javkar, Jiahui Wu and Vanessa Frias-Martinez. "Understanding Cycling Trip Purpose and Route Choice Using GPS Traces and Open Data". In Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, IMWUT 2019. [PDF]
72. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Lingzi Hong, Jiahui Wu, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Andres Villareal. "Analysis of Post-Migration Mobility and Social Ties of Internal Migrants". International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2019 (Oral presentation). [PDF]

71. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Lingzi Hong, Jiahui Wu, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Andres Villareal. "Comparison and Analysis of Migrant Identification Methods". International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2019 (Oral presentation). [PDF]

70. Lingzi Hong, Jiahui Wu, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Andres Villarreal and Vanessa Frias-Martinez. "Characterization of Internal Migrant Behavior in the Immediate Post-Migration Period using Cell Phone Traces". International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, ICTD 2019. [PDF]

69. Jiahui Wu, Lingzi Hong and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Predicting Perceived Cycling Safety Levels Using Open and Crowdsourced Data", IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2018. [PDF]

68. Myeong Lee, Lingzi Hong, Afra Mashhadi and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Towards Understanding Communication Behavior Changes during Floods using Cell Phone Data", International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2018. (Short paper) [PDF]

67. Cheng Fu, Grant McKenzie, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Kathleen Steward, "Identifying Spatio-temporal Urban Activities through Linguistic Signatures", Journal of Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Elsevier, 2018. [PDF]

66. Lingzi Hong, Cheng Fu and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Information Needs and Communication Gaps between Citizens and Local Governments Online during Natural Disasters", Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, 2018. [PDF]

65. Jiahui Wu and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "An Analysis of the Relationship between Crime Incidents and 911 Calls",
Association for Information Science and Technology, Annual Meeting, ASIS&T 2018 (Visual Presentation).  [PDF]

64. Sibren Isaacman, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Modeling Human Migration Patterns During Drought Conditions in La Guajira, Colombia", ACM Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies, ACM COMPASS 2018. [PDF]

63. Lingzi
Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Andres Villareal, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Accuracy and Bias in the Identification of Internal Migrants Using Cell Phone Data", AAAI ICWSM, Workshop on Making Sense of Online Data for Population Research, 2018. [PDF]

62. Lingzi Hong, Cheng Fu, Paul Torrens and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Understanding Citizen's and Local Governments' Digital Communications During Natural Disasters: The Case of Snowstorms", Proceedings of the Web Science Conference, ACM WebSci 2017. [PDF]

61. Marco Hernandez, Lingzi Hong, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Andrew Whitby, Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Estimating Poverty Using Cell Phone Data", World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7969, 2017. [PDF].

60. Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "LDA Mapping of Regional Socioeconomic Status", International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2017 (Oral presentation). [PDF]

59. Sibren Isaacman, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Climate Change Induced Migrations from a Cell Phone Perspective", International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2017 (Poster presentation). [PDF]

58. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Peer-to-peer Microlending platforms: Characterization of Online Traits", IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2016 (Workshop on Big Data for Sustainable Development) [PDF].

57. Lingzi Hong, Weiwei Yang, Philip Resnik, Vanessa Frias-Martinez,
"Uncovering Topic Dynamics of Social Media and News: the Case of Ferguson", International Conference on Social Informatics, 2016 [PDF].

56. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Vanessa Frias-Martinez,
"The Role of Rating and Loan Characteristics in Online Microfunding Behaviors", Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange, 2016 [PDF].

55.Jay Ghurye, Gautier Krings, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "A Framework to Model Human Behavior at Large Scale during Natural Disasters", IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, MDM 2016 [PDF].

54. Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Topic Models to Infer Socioeconomic Maps", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016 [PDF].

53. Jiaying He, Lingzi Hong, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Paul Torrens,"Uncovering Social Media Reaction Patterns to Protest Events: A Spatiotemporal Dynamics Perspective of Ferguson Unrest", International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo 2015. [PDF].

52. Bill Wu, Lingzi Hong and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Crowdsourcing Biking Times", Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications, PURBA, International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Ubicomp 2015. [PDF].

51. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Understanding Lending Behaviors on Online Microlending Platforms: The Case for Kiva", International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2015. 

50. A. Morales, D. Pastor, Y. Torres, V. Frias-Martinez, E. Frias-Martinez, N. Oliver, A. Rutherfors, T. Logar, R. Clausen, O. De Backer, M. Luego-Oroz, "Studying Human Behavior through the Lens of Mobile Phones during Floods", International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2015 [PDF] [Poster].

49. Tony Liang and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Cars and Calls: Using CDR Data to Approximate Official Traffic Counts", D4D Challenge, International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2015 [PDF].

48. Andreea Molnar, Jesus Virseda and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Insights from EducaMovil: Involving Teachers in Creating Educational Content for Mobile Learning Games", Journal of Interactive Learning Research, volume 26(2), 2015. [PDF]

47. D. Pastor, A.Morales, Y. Torres, J. Bauer, A. Wadha, C. Castro-Correo, A. Calderon-Mariscal, L. Romanoff, J. Lee, A. Rutherfors, V. Frias-Martinez, N. Oliver, E. Frias-Martinez, M. Luego-Oroz, "Flooding through the lens of mobile phone activity", IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GTHC 2014. [PDF].

46. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Spectral Clustering for Sensing Urban Land Use using Twitter Activity", Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence,  volume 35, October 2014, pp 237-245. [PDF]

45. 
Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Crowdsourcing Land Use Maps via Twitter", Workshop on Data Science for Social Good (DSSG), KDD 2014. [PDF]

44. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Younnes Moumni and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Estimation of traffic flow using passive cell-phone data", Workshop on Data Science and Macro-Modeling (DSMM), SIGMOD 2014. [PDF]

43. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Abson Sae-tang and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "To Call, or To Tweet? Understanding 3-1-1 Citizen Complaint Behaviors", International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom 2014. [PDF]

42. John Quinn, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Lakshminarayan Subramanian,
"Computational Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence in the Developing World", AI Magazine, 2014. To appear [PDF]

41. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Angel Sanchez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Consensus Clustering for Urban Land Use Analysis using Cell Phone Network Data", International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, 2014.  [PDF]

40. Younes Moumny, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Characterizing Social Response to Urban Earthquakes using Cell-Phone Network Data: The 2012 Oaxaca Earthquake",  Third Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications, Pervasive 2013.  [PDF]

39. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Jesus Virseda and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Can Cell Phone Traces Measure Social Development?", International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2013 (Oral Presentation).  [PDF]

38. Enrique Frias-Martinez, Graham Williamson and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Simulation of Epidemic Spread Using Cell Phone Call Data: H1N1 Case Study", International Conference on the Scientific Analysis of Mobile Phone Datasets, NetMob 2013 (Poster).  [PDF]

37. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Jesus Virseda, "Cell Phone Analytics: Scaling Human Behavior Studies into the Millions", Journal of Information Technologies and International Development, ITID, Issue 2, Volume 9, 2013. [PDF]

36. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "TIC, desarrollo y negocios inclusivos", Capítulo 14 Telefonía Móvil y Mercados Emergentes Latinoamericanos (Book Chapter in Mobile phones and Emerging Markets in Latin America). Ariel Eds., 2013. [PDF]

35. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Cristina Soguero, Malvina Josephidou and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Forecasting Socioeconomic Trends With Cell Phone Records", 3rd ACM Symposium on Computing for DevelopmentDEV 2013. [PDF]

34. Nestor Mirabal, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Tarek Hassan and Enrique Frias-Martinez,  "Fermi's Sibyl: Mining the gamma-ray sky for dark matter subhaloes", Mon. Not. Royal Astronomical Society, 424, 2012. [PDF]

33. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Heath Hohwald and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Characterizing Urban Landscapes Using Geolocated Tweets", 4th International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom 2012. [PDF]

32. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Cristina Soguero and Enrique Frias Martinez, "Estimation of Urban Commuting Patterns Using Cellphone Network Data", ACM Workshop on Urban Computing, KDD 2012. [PDF]

31. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Jesus Virseda and Aldo Gomero, "EducaMovil: A Mobile Learning Tool For Low-Income Schools", Demo at MobileHCI 2012. [PDF]

30. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Jesus Virseda and Aldo Gomero, "Mobilizing Education: Evaluation of a Mobile Learning Tool in a Low-Income School", MobileHCI 2012.  [PDF]

29. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Alberto Rubio and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Measuring the Impact of Epidemic Alerts on Human Mobility using Cell-Phone Network Data", Second Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications at Pervasive 2012. [PDF].

28. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Jesus Virseda and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Computing Cost-Effective Census Maps From Cell Phone Traces", Second Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications, Pervasive 2012. [PDF].


27.
Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Jesus Virseda 
and Enrique Frías-Martínez, "SocioEconomic Status and Physical Mobility",
Journal of Information Technology for Development (ITD),  February Issue, pages 1-16, 2012. [PDF]

26. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Jesus Virseda,"On The Relationship Between Socio-Economic actors and Cell Phone Usage", 3rd International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development,  ICTD 2012 [PDF]

25. Enrique Frias-Martinez, Graham Williamson and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "An Agent-Based Model Of Epidemic Spread Using Human Mobility and Social Network Information", 3rd International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom  2011.[PDF]

24. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Jesus Virseda,
"
Personalization Of Mobile Learning Tools For Low-Income Populations", Personalization Approaches in Learning Environments Workshop, UMAP 2011. [PDF]

23. Victor Soto and Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Jesus Virseda and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "
Prediction of Socioeconomic Levels using Cell Phone Records", International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2011. [PDF]

22. Andreea Molnar and Vanessa Frias-Martinez,
"EducaMovil: Mobile Educational Games Made Easy", Ed-Media World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, 2011.  [PDF]

21. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Alberto Rubio and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Measuring the Impact of Epidemic Alerts on Human Mobility", Technical Report Telefonica, 2011. [PDF]

20. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Technologies for Emerging Economies in Latin America", in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Research on ICT For Human Development, 2010. [PDF]

19.
Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Jesús Virseda and Enrique Frías-Martínez, "Socio-Economic Levels and Human Mobility", Qual Meets Quant Workshop, ICTD 2010. [PDF] 

18. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Jesús Virseda and Enrique Frías-Martínez, "
The Anatomy of Mobile Handsets: On the development of effective cell phone services", International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development, M4D 2010.  [PDF]

17. Marco Vieira, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Nuria Oliver and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Characterizing Dense Urban Areas from Mobile Phone-Call Data: Discovery and Social Dynamics", 2nd International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom 2010. [PDF]

16. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Jesús Virseda, Alberto Rubio and  Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Towards Large Scale Technology Impact Analyses: Automatic Residential Localization from Mobile Phone-Call Data" (Poster), International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development, ICTD  2010. [PDF]

15. M. Vieira , E. Frias-Martinez, P. Bakalov, V. Frias-Martinez, V. Tsotras, "Querying Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Mobile Phone-Call Datasets", The 11th Int Conf. On Mobile Data Management, MDM 2010.  [PDF]

14. Luigi di Caro, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Analyzing The Role Of Dimension Arrangement For Data Visualization in Radviz", The 14th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, PAKDD 2010. [PDF]

13. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Nuria Oliver, "A Gender-centric Analysis of Calling Behavior in a Developing Economy Using Call Detail Records", AAAI Spring Symposia Artificial Intelligence for Development, AI-D 2010. [PDF]

12. Alberto Rubio, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Nuria Oliver, "Human Mobility in Advanced and Developing Economies: A Comparative Analysis", AAAI Spring Symposia Artificial Intelligence for Development, AI-D 2010. [PDF]

11. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Joseph Sherrick, Salvatore Stolfo and Angelos Keromytis, "A Network Access Control Mechanism Based on Behavior Profiles", In Proceedings of the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, ACSAC 2009. [PDF]

10. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Salvatore Stolfo and Angelos Keromytis, "BARTER: Behavior Profile Exchange for Behavior-based Admission and Access Control in MANETs", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems Security, ICISS 2009. [PDF]

9. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Salvatore Stolfo and Angelos Keromytis, "Behavior-Based Network Access Control: A Proof-of-Concept", In Proceedings of the Information Security Conference , ISC 2008. [PDF]

8. Vanessa Fr'ias-Martinez, Salvatore Stolfo and Angelos Keromytis, "Behavior-Profile Clustering for False Alert Reduction in Anomaly Detection Sensors", In Proceedings of the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, ACSAC 2008. [PDF]

7. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Salvatore Stolfo, "BARTER: Profile Model Exchange for Behavior-Based Access Control and Communication Security in MANETs", Poster at IBM Security and Privacy Day, 2006.  [PDF]

6. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Elizabeth Sklar, "A Framework for Exploring Role Assignment in Real-time, multiagent Teams", In Proceedings of the European Workshop on Multiagent Systems, EUMAS 2005. [PDF]

5. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Elizabeth Sklar and Simon Parsons, "Exploring Auction Mechanisms for Role Assignment in Teams of Autonomous Robots", In Proceedings of the Robocup International Symposium, 2004. [PDF]

4. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Elizabeth Sklar, "A Team-based Co-evolutionary Approach to Multi-agent Learning", In Proceedings of the Workshop on Learning and Evolution in Agent Based Systems at the Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2004. [PDF]

3. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Marek Marcinkiewicz, Simon Parsons and Elizabeth Sklar, "Using Multiagent Coordination Techniques in the Robocup Four-legged League", AAAI Spring Symposium on Bridging the Multiagent and Multirobotic Research Gap, 2004. [PDF]

2. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Design of a fuzzy positioning controller for a robot", In Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Spanish Association of Artificial Intelligence, CAEPIA 2001. [PDF]

1. Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Real-Time Fuzzy Controller on a HC12 Microcontroller", In Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Spanish Association of Artificial Intelligence, CAEPIA 2001. [PDF]


Patents   


1. "Methods, Media and Systems for Securing Communications Between A First Node and a Second Node", WO/2007/053708, US2006/042713.

2. "Method for Gender Identification of Cell-Phone Subscriber", US2012/0083255.

3. "A Method for Residential Localization of Mobile Phone Users", WO/2012/072153A1, US2013/0316741.

4. "Method for an Automatic Identification of Urban Dense Areas from Cell Phone Records", US2012/0282888.

5. "Method, Computer Programs and a Use for the Prediction of the Socioeconomic Level Of a Region'', US2014/0032448.

7. "Method and Computer Programs For the Construction of Commuting Matrices using Call Detail Records and a Use for Providing Users Mobility Information", WO/2014/012927A1, US2014/0024389.

8. "Method and Computer System To Forecast Economic Time Series Of a Region and Computer Program", US2014/0372172.

9. "Method and System for Traffic Estimation", WO/2014/012927.