Robert Dickerson

Robert F. Dickerson

Visting Assistant Professor

Office : McGlothlin-Street Hall 135
rfdickerson at
Office Phone : 757-221-3454

Research Interests

Ubiquitous computing, mobile applications, speech processing, machine learning, and computer graphics

Selected Publications

  1. Robert F. Dickerson, Enamul Hoque, Philip Asare, Shahriar Nirjon, John A. Stankovic “RESONATE: Improving Speech Classification in Home Environments Using Reverberant Environment Simulation” Proceedings of ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems”, ACM IPSN 2014, Berlin, Germany [pdf]
  2. Shahriar Nirjon, Robert F.Dickerson, Philip Asare, Qiang Li, Dezhi Hong, John A. Stankovic, Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, and Xiaofan Jiang “Auditeur: A Mobile-Cloud Service Platform for Acoustic Event Detection on Smartphones” The International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2013) [pdf]
  3. Shahriar Nirjon, Robert F. Dickerson, Qiang Li, Philip Asare, John A. Stankovoic, Dezhi Hong, Ben Zhang, Guobin Shen, Xiafan Jiang, and Feng Zhao. “Musical Heart: A Hearty Way of Listening to Music”. SenSys 2012, Toronto, Canada, October 2012. [pdf]
  4. Robert F. Dickerson, Eugenia Gorlin, and John A. Stankovic. “Empath: a Continuous Remote Emotional Health Monitoring System for Depressive Illness”. Proceedings of Wireless Health 2011, San Diego, CA. [pdf]
  5. Robert F. Dickerson, Jian Lu, Jiakang Lu, and Kamin Whitehouse. “StreamFeeds - An Abstraction for the World Wide Sensor Web”. Internet of Things 2008, Zurich, Switzerland. [pdf]
  6. Kyle Johnsen, Robert F. Dickerson, Andrew Raij, Benjamin Lok, John Jackson, Min Shin, Johnathan Hernandez, Amy Stevens, and D. Scott Lind. “Experiences in Using Immersive Characters to Educate Medical Communication Skills”. IEEE Virtual Reality 2005, Bonn, Germany. [pdf]


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