Publications 

Journal Articles

  1. Parisa Rashidi, Alex Mihailidis. A Survey on Ambient Assisted Living Tools for Older Adults. IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 2012.


  2. Liming Chen, Parisa Rashidi. Situation, activity and goal awareness in ubiquitous computing. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2012.


  3. Giovanni Acampora, Diane J. Cook, Parisa Rashidi, Thanos Vasilakos. Survey on Ambient Intelligence in Healthcare. The Proceedings of IEEE, 2012.


  4. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook. COM: A Method for Mining and Monitoring Human Activity Patterns for Home-based Health Monitoring Systems. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), Special Issue on Intelligent Systems for Health Informatics, 2012.


  5. Diane J. Cook, Narayanan C. Krishnan, Parisa Rashidi. Activity Discovery and Activity Recognition: A New Partnership. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B (TSMCB), 2012.


  6. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, "Activity Knowledge Transfer in Smart Environments", Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC). Issue 7: 331-343, 2011.  (PDF)

  7. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, Larry Holder, Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe. Discovering Activities to Recognize and Track in a Smart Environment, IEEE Transaction of Data and Knowledge Engineering (TKDE). 23(4):527-53, 2010. (PDF)

  8. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook. Keeping the Resident in the Loop: Adapting the Smart Home to the User, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A (TSMC), 39(5):949-959, 2009.(PDF)

Book Chapters

  1. Parisa Rashidi. Scalable Unsupervised Techniques for Activity Recognition, Handbook on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition. Elsevier, 2013.


  2. Parisa Rashidi, Narayanan C. Krishnan and Diane J. Cook. Discovering and tracking patterns of interest in security sensor streams, Securing Cyber-Physical Infrastructures,  chapter 19. Elsevier, 2011.


  3. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook. An Adaptive Sensor Mining Framework for Pervasive Computing Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data. Springer, Vol. 5840, pages 154-174. 2010.  (PDF)

  4. P. Rashidi, G. M. Youngblood, D. Cook, and S. Das, Inhabitant Guidance of Smart Environments, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction. Interaction Platforms and Techniques. Springer, pages 910-919. 2007.  (PDF)

Conference Papers

  1.  Parisa Rashidi. Assisted Living Technologies for Older Adults.In ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI), 2012.

  2. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook.  Ask Me Better Questions: Active Learning Queries Based on Rule Induction. Proceedings of International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). Pages 904-912, 2011. (PDF)

  3. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, Domain Selection and Adaptation in Smart Homes. Proceedings of International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), Pages 17-24, 2011.
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  5. Ehsan Nazarfard, Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, Using Association Rule Mining to Discover Temporal Relations of Daily Activities. Proceedings of International Conference on Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST), Pages 49-56, 2011.


  6. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, Mining Sensor Streams for Discovering Human Activity Patterns Over Time. Proceedings of  International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Pages 431-440, 2010.  (PDF)

  7. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. Mining and Monitoring Patterns of Daily Routines for Assisted Living in Real World Settings.  Proceedings of International Health Informatics Conference (IHI). Pages 336-345, 2010.  (PDF)

  8. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. Transferring learned activities in smart environments between different residents. Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE), volume 2, pages 185-192. Springer-Verlag, 2009.  (PDF)

  9. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. Keeping the intelligent environment resident in the loop. Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE), pages 1-9, 2008.  (PDF)

  10. Habib Karbasian and Parisa Rashidi. Pbt: Persian part of speech brill tagger. Proceedings of IADIS International Conference Applied Computing, pages 348-352, 2008.

  11. P. Rashidi, G. M. Youngblood, D. Cook, and S. Das, Inhabitant Guidance of Smart Environments. Interaction Platforms and Techniques. Proceedings of Conference on Human Intercation International (HCII), pages 910-919. 2007.

Workshop Papers

  1. Ehsan Nazarfard, Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook. Discovering temporal features and relations of activity patterns. Proceedings of International Workshop on Data Mining for Service (ICDM), 2010. (PDF)

  2. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. Multi Home Transfer Learning for Resident Activity Discovery and Recognition. Proceedings of  International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data (KDD), pages 53-63, 2010. (PDF)

  3. Parisa Rashidi, Diane J. Cook, "Home to home transfer learning", Proceedings of AAAI Plan, Activity, Intention Recognition Workshop (AAAI), 2010.  (PDF)

  4. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. An adaptive sensor mining framework for pervasive computing applications. Proceedings of International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data (KDD), pages 41-49, 2008.  (PDF)

  5. Parisa Rashidi and Diane J. Cook. Adapting to resident preferences in smart environments. Proceedings of International Workshop on Preference Handling (AAAI), pages 78-84, 2008.  (PDF)

  6. Parisa Rashidi and Roger T. Alexander. Onspect: ontology based aspects. Proceedings of International Workshop on  Foundations of aspect-oriented languages (AOSD), pages 41-41, 2008.  (PDF)

Thesis, Dissertation

Ph.D. Dissertation (PDF version)

Master Thesis (PDF version)