List of publications

Below is a list of selected recent publications, sorted by date of publications. Completed list can be downloaded here:

Books and Book chapters:

  1. S. L. Lau, A. Ahmed, and Z. Ruslan, “A Review for Unobtrusive COTS EEG-Based Assistive Technology,” in Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities, B. T. Lau, Ed. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2015, ch. 13, pp. 262–277. [Online]. Available: http://www.igi-
  2. S. L. Lau, Towards a user-centric context aware system: empowering users through activity recognition using a smartphone as an unobtrusive device. kassel university press GmbH, Jan. 2012.
  3. S. L. Lau and K. David, Enabling Context Aware Services in the Area of AAC.   IGI Global, Feb. 2011, ch. 6, pp. 159 - 192.
  4. S. Campadello, O. Coutand, P. E. R. van Eijk, J. Hjelm, S. Holtmanns, T.  Kanter,  S.  L.  Lau,  M.  Martin,  B.  Mel´en,  M.  Miettinen,  R.  Nani, P. Nurmi, M. Radziszewski, M. Salacinski, G. Schultz, and E. Turtiainen, Enabling Technologies for Mobile Services: The MobiLife Book.  John Wiley & Sons, Oct. 2007, ch. 6. Privacy, Trust and Group Communications. [Online].  Available:,descCd-tabl...
  5. D. Bonnefoy, M. Boussard, N. Brgulja, A. Domene, O. Dr¨ogehorn, G. Giuliani, R. Kernchen, S. L. Lau, J. Millerat, B. Mrohs, P. Nurmi, P. J. Ollikainen, M. Radziszewski, C. R¨ack, , M. Salacinski, A. Salden, and M. Sutterer, Enabling Technologies for Mobile Services: The MobiLife Book.  John Wiley & Sons, Oct. 2007, ch. 5. Multimodality and Personalisation. [Online].  Available:,descCd-tabl...
  6. A.  Battestini,   A.  Flanagan,   P.  Flor´een,   S.  Gessler,   J.  Koolwaaij, E. Lagerspetz, S. L. Lau, M. Luther, M. Martin, J. Millerat, B. Mrohs, P. Nurmi, M. Paolucci, J. Robinson, J. Suomela, and M. Wagner, Enabling Technologies  for  Mobile  Services:   The  MobiLife  Book.    John  Wiley & Sons,  Oct.  2007,  ch.  4.  Context  Awareness  and  Management.  [Online].  Available:,descCd-tabl...

Journals, Conferences and Workshops:

  1. S. L. Lau, C. Toh, and Y. Saleem, “Wi-Fi Fingerprint Localisation using Density-based Clustering for Public Spaces: A Case Study in a Shopping Mall,” in 2016 6th International Conference - Cloud System and Big Data Engineering (Confluence), Jan. 14-15 2016.
  2. S. L. Lau and S. M. S. Ismail, “Towards a real-time public transport data framework using crowd-sourced passenger contributed data,” in First International Workshop on Mobile and Context Aware Services (MOCS2015), Sept. 6-9 2015.
  3. K. Y. Tey and S. L. Lau, “Evaluation of unsupervised indoor localisation algorithm using real-environment data,” in 2015 IEEE Conference on Wireless Sensors (ICWiSE), Aug. 24-26 2015.
  4. Z. Q. Ik, S. L. Lau, and J. B. Chan, “Mobile Cataract Screening App Using a Smartphone,” in 2015 IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services (IC3e 2015), Aug. 24-26 2015.
  5. A. K.-L. Yau, S. L. Lau, M. Q. L. Wong, and M. S. Abdul Rahman, "Towards a Smart City:  The Case of Greater Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia," in IET International Conference on Frontiers of Communications, Networks and Applications (ICFCNA'14), 2014.
  6. T. Y. Sim, S. L. Lau, P. Zipf, and K. Kimm, "Design and development of a supported tiered software for teaching and learning using a connected mobile learning application," World Applied Sciences Journal 30 (Innovation challenges in Multidisciplinary Research & Practice), vol. 30, pp. 247 - 255, 2014.
  7. Y. Xu, S. L. Lau, R. Kusber, and K. David, "DCCLA: Automatic Indoor Localization Using Unsupervised Wi-Fi Fingerprinting," in Modeling and Using Context, ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, P. Brzillon, P. Blackburn, and R. Dapoigny, Eds.    Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, vol. 8175, pp. 73 - 86.
  8. S. L. Lau, "Comparison of orientation-independent-based movement recognition system using classification algorithms," in 2013 IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology and Applications (ISWTA). IEEE, 2013, pp. 322 - 326.
  9. A. Q. Memon, S. L. Lau, and K. David, "Investigation and compensation of the magnetic deviation on a magnetometer of a smartphone caused by a vehicle," in 2013 IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall), 2013, pp. 1 - 5.
  10. C. Voigtmann, S. L. Lau, and K. David, "Evaluation of a collaborative-based filter technique to proactively detect pedestrians at risk," in 2012 IEEE 76th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2012-Fall, Quebec City, Canada, Sept. 3-6 2012.
  11. Y. Xu, S. L. Lau, R. Kusber, and K. David, "An experimental investigation of indoor localization by unsupervised Wi-Fi signal clustering," in Future Network and Mobile Summit 2012, Berlin, Germany, Jul. 4-6 2012, pp. 1 - 8.
  12. K. David, S. L. Lau, and B. N. Klein, "Social Link App - A New Communication Paradigm Empowering Mobile Users," IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 80 - 87, Sept. 2011.
  13. N. Klein, S. L. Lau, and K. David, "Evaluation of the Influence of Time Synchronisation on Classification Learning Based Movement Detection with Accelerometers," in The 11th IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT 2011), Munich, Germany, Jul. 18-21 2011.
  14.  S. L. Lau, Y. Xu, and K. David, "Novel Indoor Localisation using an Unsupervised Wi-Fi Signal Clustering Method," in Future Network and Mobile Summit 2011, Warsaw, Poland, Jun. 15-17 2011, pp. 1 - 8.
  15. A. Flach, A. Q. Memon, S. L. Lau, and K. David, "Pedestrian movement recognition for radio based collision avoidance:  A performance analysis," in 2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011, pp. 1 - 5.
  16. S.  L.  Lau,  I.  Koenig,  K.  David,  B.  Parandian,  C.  Carius-Duessel,  and M. Schultz, "Supporting patient monitoring using activity recognition with a smartphone," in 7th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), 2010, Sept. 19-22 2010, pp. 810 - 814.
  17. S. L. Lau and K. David, "Movement recognition using the accelerometer in smartphones," in Future Network and Mobile Summit 2010, Florence, Italy, Jun. 16-18 2010, pp. 1 - 9.
  18. S. L. Lau, N. Klein, A. Pirali, O. Droegehorn, and K. David, "Evaluation of the technology agnostic service creation approach," Electronic Communications of the EASST (ECEASST), vol. 27, 2010.
  19. S. L. Lau, N. Klein, A. Pirali, I. Koenig, O. Droegehorn, and K. David, "Making service creation for (almost) everyone," in ICT-Mobile Summit 2008, Stockholm, Jun. 2008.
  20. S. L. Lau, J. Millerat, M. Sutterer, N. Brgulja, O. Coutand, O. Droegehorn, and K. David,  "Integrating expert knowledge into context reasoning in context-aware environment," in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Applications and Services in Wireless Networks, (ASWN 2007), Santander, Spain, May 2007.
  21. P. Nurmi, A. H. Salden, S. L. Lau, J. Suomela, M. Sutterer, J. Millerat, M.  Martin,  E.  Lagerspetz,  and  R.  Poortinga,  "A  system  for  context-dependent user modeling," in On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2006:  OTM 2006 Workshops,  ser. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, R. Meersman, Z. Tari, and P. Herrero, Eds., vol. 4278.    Springer, Oct. 2006, pp. 1894 - 1903.