TechBridgeWorld-Publications
Publications

Carnegie Mellon

 

Hassan A. Karimi, M. Bernardine Dias, Jonathan Pearlman, George J. Zimmerman
"Wayfinding and Navigation for People with Disabilities Using Social Navigation Networks"
In EAI Endorsed Transactions on Collaborative Computing, vol. 1, no. 2, p. e5, Oct. 2014.


Balajee Kannan, Nisarg Kothari, Chet Gnegy, Hend Gedawy, M. Freddie Dias, M. Bernardine Dias
"Localization, Route Planning, and Smartphone Interface for Indoor Navigation"
In Cooperative Robots and Sensor Networks, edited by Anis Koubâa and Abdelmajid Khelil, 39–59. 2014. Studies in Computational Intelligence 507. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.


Nisarg Kothari, Balajee Kannan, Evan D. Glasgow, M. Bernardine Dias
"Robust Indoor Localization on a Commercial Smart Phone."
Procedia Computer Science, Volume 10, 2012, Pages 1114-1120, ISSN 1877-0509, 10.1016/j.procs.2012.06.158.


Sarah M. Belousov, Yonina Cooper, M. Bernardine Dias, M. Freddie Dias, Afnan Fahim, Elise Gonzales, Asma Hamid, Meghan Nahass, Roberto Ponce Lopez, Ermine A. Teves, Hanae Timoulali, Vanessa Vazquez
"iSTEP 2011 Uruguay
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Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-11-26, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, January 2012.


Hend Gedawy
"Designing an Interface and Path Translator for a Smart Phone-Based Indoor Navigation System for Visually Impaired Users." Technical Report CMU-CS-11-125, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, December 2011.


Felipe Meneguzzi, Balajee Kannan, Katia Sycara, Chet Gnegy, Evan Glasgow, Piotr Yordanov, M. Bernardine Dias
"Proactive Indoor Navigation on Mobile Devices."
Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-11-37, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, December 2011.


Nisarg Kothari, Balajee Kannan, M. Bernardine Dias
"Robust Indoor Localization on a Commercial Smart-Phone."
Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-11-27, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August 2011.


Sarah M. Belousov, Yonina Cooper, M. Bernardine Dias, M. Freddie Dias, Jen Horwitz, Brian Manalastas, Jonathan Muller, Aysha Siddique, Ermine A. Teves, Anthony Velazquez
"iSTEP 2010 Bangladesh
"
Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-10-35, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May 2011.


Yonina Cooper, M. Bernardine Dias, Ermine A. Teves, Sarah M. Belousov, M. Freddie Dias
"Enhancing Participation and Education in CS through Guided Research Projected in Underserved Communities"
42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), March 2011.


M. Beatrice Dias, M. Bernardine Dias, David Dausey, Elizabeth Casman
"The PREval (Pilot Research Evaluation) Framework: Evaluating Pilot Projects in Information Communication Technology for Development (ICTD)"

Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-11-02, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, February 2011.


M. Bernardine Dias, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi,
Kentaro Toyama

"Experience with Lower-Cost Access to Tactile Graphic in India
"
First Annual Symposium on Computing for Development (ACM DEV 2010), December 2010.


Hatem Alismail, Aysha Siddique, M. Freddie Dias, Anthony Velazquez, M. Beatrice Dias, Sarah M. Belousov, Ermine A. Teves, Rotimi Abimbola, Daniel Nuffer, Bradley Hall, and M. Bernardine Dias
"Combining Web Technology and Mobile Phones to Enhance English Literacy in Underserved Communities
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First Annual Symposium on Computing for Development (ACM DEV 2010), December 2010.


M. Beatrice Dias, Daniel Nuffer, Anthony Velazquez, Ermine A. Teves, Hatem Alismail, Sarah M. Belousov, M. Freddie Dias, Rotimi Abimbola, Bradley Hall, and M. Bernardine Dias
"Using Mobile Phones and Open Source Tools to Empower Social Workers in Tanzania"

4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2010), December 2010.


Ermine A. Teves, Yonina Cooper, Sarah M. Belousov, M. Bernardine Dias
"Education e-Village: Creating an Online Community to Enhance Technology Education in Underserved Communities"

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC 2010), September/October 2010.


Brianna Havlik, M. Bernardine Dias, Frances West, Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Selena Chan
"The Latest and Greatest in Assistive Technology"

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC 2010), September/October 2010.


Kaleem Rahman, advised by faculty M. Bernardine Dias
"Education E-Village: Empowering Technology Educators in Developing Regions"

Technical Report CMU-CS-QTR-103, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, May 2010.


Aysha Siddique, advised by faculty M. Bernardine Dias
"Designing Mobile Phone Based Educational Games to Improve the English Literacy Skills of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Adults
"
Technical Report CMU-CS-QTR-103, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, May 2010.


M Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Sarah M. Belousov, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, and Noura El-Moughny
"Enhancing an Automated Braille Writing Tutor"

2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS 2009) proceedings, October, 2009.


Ermine A. Teves, Sarah M. Belousov, M. Bernardine Dias
"The Automated Braille Writing Tutor: Using Computing Technology to Enhance Braille Education for the Visually-Impaired in Developing Communities"

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC 2009), September/October 2009.


M. Bernardine Dias
"TechBridgeWorld and Computing Technology for Developing Communities"

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC 2009), September/October 2009.


Rotimi Abimbola, Hatem Alismail, Sarah M. Belousov, M. Beatrice Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, M. Bernardine Dias, Imran Fanaswala, Bradley Hall, Daniel Nuffer, Ermine A. Teves, Jessica Thurston, and Anthony Velazquez
"iSTEP Tanzania 2009: Inaugural Experience
"
Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-09-33, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August 2009.


M. Bernardine Dias, Malcolm Frederick Dias, Sarah M. Belousov, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, and Noura El-Moughny
"Enhanced Formalization, Fun-Factor, and Field Testing for a Low-Cost Braille Writing Tutor"
Technical Report CMU-RI-TR-09-30, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, July 2009.


M. Kaleem Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, Kentaro Toyama, and M. Bernardine Dias
"Experiences with Lower-Cost Access to Tactile Graphics in India
"
Microsoft Research Technical Report MSR-TR-2009-102, August 2009.


N. Kalra, T. Lauwers, D. Dewey, T. Stepleton, and M.B. Dias
"Design of a braille writing tutor to combat illiteracy
"
Information Systems Frontier Journal, Volume 11, Number 2, April 2009.


G. Ayorkor Mills-Tettey, Jack Mostow, M. Bernardine Dias, Tracy Morrison Sweet, Sarah M. Belousov, Malcolm Frederick Dias, and Haijun Gong
"Improving Child Literacy in Africa: Experiments with an Automated Reading Tutor
"
3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2009), April 2009.

Won "Honorable Mention" Student Paper Award.


M. Bernardine Dias, M. Freddie Dias, Sarah Belousov, Mohammed Kaleemur Rahman, Saurabh Sanghvi, Imran Fanaswala, Wael Ghazzawi, Ameer Abdulsalam, Noura El-Moughny, and S. Raghu Menon
"An Automated Braille Writing Tutor with Multilingual Exercises and Educational Games."
3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2009), April 2009.


Noura El-Moughny, advised by faculty M. Bernardine Dias
"Assistive Technology for Learning to Write Braille
"
SCS Undergraduate Thesis, 2007-2008

Won 2008 Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence.


N. Kalra, T. Lauwers, D. Dewey, T. Stepleton, and M.B. Dias
"Iterative Design of A Braille Writing Tutor to Combat Illiteracy
"
2nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2009), December 2007.


Ling Xu, Vinithra Varadharajan, Joyce Maravich, Rahul Tongia, and Jack Mostow
"DeSIGN: An Intelligent Tutor to Teach American Sign Language"

Proceedings of the SLaTE Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education. Carnegie Mellon University and International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), October 2007.


G.A. Mills-Tettey, M.B. Dias, B. Browning, and N. Amanquah
"Teaching technical creativity through Robotics: A case study in Ghana
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AI in ICT for Development Workshop, Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, January 2007.


J.P. Gonzalez, S. Cook, T. Oberthur, A. Jarvis, J. Bagnell, and M.B. Dias
"Creating Low-Cost Soil Maps for Tropical Agriculture using Gaussian Processes"
AI in ICT for Development Workshop, Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, January 2007.


N. Kalra, T. Lauwers, and M.B. Dias
"A Braille Writing Tutor to Combat Illiteracy in Developing Communities"
AI in ICT for Development Workshop, Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, January 2007.


Rahul Tongia, Eswaran Subrahmanian, and V.S. Arunachalam
"Information and Communications Technology for Sustainable Development: Defining a Global Research Agenda"
ISBN: 81-7764-839-X. Published by Allied Publishers, Bangalore, 2005.


M.B. Dias, G.A. Mills-Tettey, and J. Mertz
"The TechBridgeWorld Initiative: Broadening Perspectives in Computing Technology, Education and Research"
CWIT '05: Proceedings of the international symposium on Women and ICT: Creating Global Transformation, ACM Press, New York, NY, June, 2005.


M.B. Dias, G.A. Mills-Tettey, and T. Nanayakkara
"Robotics, Education, and Sustainable Development"
2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 2005.


 

 
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