List of publications

Below is a list of selected recent publications, sorted by date of publications. Completed list can be downloaded here (last updated 26th March 2018):

Books and Book chapters:

  1. M. K. T. Tee, B. T. Lau, H. Siswoyo Jo, and S. L. Lau, “Potential of Human Tracking in Assistive Technologies for Children with Cognitive Disabilities,” in Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Y. Kats, Ed. IGI Global, 2016, ch. 13, pp. 245–266.
  2. 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-
  3. 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.
  4. S. L. Lau and K. David, Enabling Context Aware Services in the Area of AAC.   IGI Global, Feb. 2011, ch. 6, pp. 159 - 192.
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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. Q. P. Soo, S. Y. Lim, D. W. G. Lim, K. M. Yap, and S. L. Lau, “Propa- gation measurement of a natural cave-turned-wine-cellar,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1–1, Mar 2018.
  2. J. C. Quiroz, A. Banerjee, S. M. Dascalu, and S. L. Lau, “Feature Selection for Activity Recognition from Smartphone Accelerometer Data,” Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 23, no. 0, pp. 1–9, 2017.
  3. A. Jahn, D. Kroll, S. L. Lau, and K. David, “An Activity History Based Approach for Recognizing the Mode of Transportation,” in 2017 IEEE Conference on Open Systems (ICOS), (Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia), 2017.
  4. Z. Q. Ik, S. L. Lau, and J. B. Chan, “Towards the Design of a Mobile Cataract Screening Smartphone App,” Jurnal Teknologi (Towards Advancement of Sustainable Computational Technology), vol. 78, no. 12-3, pp. 111– 120, Dec. 2016.
  5. M. T. K. Tsun, L. B. Theng, H. S. Jo, and S. L. Lau, “Proposing a sensor fusion technique utilizing depth and ranging sensors for combined human following and indoor robot navigation,” in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Network, Communication and Computing, ser. ICNCC ’16. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2016, pp. 331–335. 
  6. C. Toh and S. L. Lau, “Indoor Positioning using Existing Wi-Fi Infrastruc- ture: A Case Study at a University Building,” in The 22nd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2016), Oct. 17-20 2016.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  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. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.