Journals

  • Tentori, M., Escobedo, L., Hernandez, C., Matic, A., Hayes, G. R., (2016) Pervasive displays in classrooms of children with severe autism, IEEE Pervasive Computing, ISSN: 1536-1268

  • Cibrian, F. L., Tentori, M., Martinez-Garcia, A. I (2016) Hunting Relics: a persuasive exergame to promote collective exercise in young children, Int. Journal of Human Computer Interaction, doi: 10.1080/10447318.2016.1136180, ISSN: 1044-7318 (Print)

  • Caro, K., Tentori, M, Martinez-Garcia, A. I., Zavala-Ibarra, I. (2015) FroggyBobby: An exergame to support children with motor problems practicing motor coordination exercises during therapeutic interventions, Computers in Human Behavior, ISSN: 0747-5632,

  • Tentori, M., Escobedo, L., Balderas, G. (2015) A Smart Environment for Children with Autism. IEEE Pervasive Computing 4(2):42-50

  • Munoz, D., Cornejo, R., Gutierrez, F. J., Favela, J., Ochoa, S. F., Tentori, M. (2014) “Connecting Families in the Era of Information: Aligning Social Interaction Among Members of a Family Community” Accepted to Future Generation of Computer Systems.

  • Fuentes, C., Hernandez, C., Escobedo, L, Herskovic, V., Tentori, M., (accepted) Promoting self-reflection of social isolation through persuasive mobile technologies: The case of mother caregivers of children with cancer. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction.

  • Escobedo, L.,  Tentori, M., Quintana, E., Favela, J., Garcia-Rosas, D. (in press) “Integrating the physical and the digital world to increase the attention of children with autism”. To appear in IEEE Pervasive Computing

  • Cornejo, R., Tentori, M., and Favela, J. (in press) “Enriching in-person encounters through social media: A study on family connectedness for the elderly”. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

  • Escobedo, L., Ibarra, C., Hernandez, J., Alvelais, M., and Tentori, M. (in press) “Smart objects to support the discrimination training of children with autism” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing


  • Tentori, M., Hayes, G. R. and Reddy, M. (in press) “Pervasive healthcare for preventive, hospital and chronic care”, J. of Foundations Trends in HCI


  • Cornejo, R., Favela, J. y Tentori, M.  (in press) “Ambient awareness to connect older adults with their families”, JCSCW

  • Tentori, M., Rodriguez, M. D. y Favela, J. (2011) “An agent-based middleware for the design of activity-aware applications” IEEE Intelligent Systems, ISSN 1541-1672, F.I. 1.438, 26(3):15-23

  • García-Vázquez, J.P., Rodríguez, M.D., Tentori, M., Saldaña, D. E., Andrade, A. G., Espinoza, A.D. (2010) “An agent-based Architecture for Developing Activity-Aware Systems for Assisting Elderly” Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS), 16(12):1500-1520

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M. y Gonzalez, V. M. (2010) “Ecological validity and pervasiveness in the evaluation of ubiquitous computing technologies for healthcare”. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI), 26(5):414-44pp. ISSN: 1532-7590 (electronic) 1044-7318 (paper)

  • Gasca, E., Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2009) “Assisting support groups of patients with chronic diseases through persuasive computing”. Journal of Universal Computer Science On Collaborative Technology and Environments, 15(16): 3081-3100pp. ISSN 0948-695X

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M., Segura, D. y Berzunza, G. (2009) “Adaptive awareness of hospital patient information through multiple sentient displays”. International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, 1(1):27-38pp. ISSN 1941-8647

  • Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2008) “Collaboration and coordination in hospital work through Activity-aware Computing”. International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS), 17(4):1-30pp. ISSN 0218-8430, F.I. 1.371

  • Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2008) “Activity-aware computing in healthcare’ IEEE Pervasive Computing”, 7(2):51-57pp., ISSN 1536-1268, F.I. 2.293

  • Sanchez, D., Favela, J. y Tentori, M. (2008) “Activity recognition for the Smart Hospital” IEEE Intelligent Systems, 23(2):50-57pp. ISSN 1541-1672, F.I. 1.905

  • Mejia, M., Moran, L., Favela, J. y Tentori, M. (2007) “On the Move Collaborative Environments: Augmenting Face to Face Informal Collaboration in Hospitals”. e-Service Journal (eSJ), 6(1):98-124pp, ISSN 1528-8226

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M., Castro, L.A., Gonzalez, V.M., Moran, E.B. y Martínez-García, A.I. (2007) “Activity Recognition for Context-Aware Hospital Applications: Issues and Opportunities for the Deployment of Pervasive Networks”. Mobile Networks and Applications, 12(2-3):155-171 pp., ISSN 1383-469X, F.I. 0.659 

  • Moran, E. B., Tentori, M., Gonzalez, V., Favela, J., y Martinez-Garcia, A.I. (2007) “Mobility in Hospital Work: Towards a Pervasive Computing Hospital Environment”. International Journal of Electronic Healthcare, 3(1): 72-89 pp., ISSN 1741-8453

  • Tentori, M., Favela, J. and Rodriguez, M.D. (2006) “Privacy-aware Autonomous Agents for Pervasive Healthcare”, IEEE Intelligent Systems, 21(6):55-62 pp., ISSN 1541-1672, F.I. 1.43

  • Tentori, M., Favela, J. and Gonzalez, V. M. (2006) “Quality of Privacy (QoP) for the Design of Ubiquitous Healthcare Applications”. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 12 (3):252-269 pp., ISSN 0948-695X, F.I. 0.315

Book chapters

  • Tentori, M., Mercado, J., Cibrian, F. L, Escobedo, L., (2015)  Pervasive Computing to support individuals with cognitive disabilities Book chapter for “Pervasive Computing in Medicine: From Electronic Health Records to Nanomedicine” John Wiley & Sons.

  • Martínez-García, A. I., Tentori, M., Rodriguez, M.  (2015) “Aplicaciones Interactivas para Saud” En la Interacción Humano-Computador en México, Muñoz Arteaga,  J., González-Calleros, M., Sánchez, A. (Eds). Pearson Educación, México, ISBN 978-607-32-2720-9

  • Favela, J., Cornejo, R., Velazquez, A., Martinez, A. I., Castro, L. A., Tentori, M. (2013) Nuevas tecnologías de información y comunicación en apoyo a un envejecimiento activo y saludable. En Envejecimiento saludable y productivo García-Peña, M.C., Sánchez, S., Juárez, T., Granados, V. (Eds). Academia Mexicana de Cirugía ISBN 978-607-95935-3-7

  • Favela, J. R. Cornejo. A. Velazquez, A. I. Martinez, L.A. Castro, M. Tentori (2013). “Nuevas tecnologias de información y comunicación en apoyo a un envejecimiento activo y saludable”. En Libro de envejecimiento

  • Martínez-García, A. I., Tentori, M., Rodriguez, M.  (accepted) “Aplicaciones Interactivas para Saud” Editorial AlfaOmega. Libro en Interacción-Humano Computadora

  • Tentori, M., Gonzalez, V. y Favela, J. (2010) “Lessons from evaluating ubiquitous applications in support of hospital work” In Pervasive and Smarta Technologies for Healthcare: Ubiquitous Methodologies and Tools, Antonio Coronato and Giuseppe De Pietro (Eds.), 228-250pp.

  • Tentori, M., Segura, D. y Favela, J. (2009) “Monitoring hospital patients using ambient displays” In Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications. Medical Information Science Reference, Tan, J. and Olla, P.(eds.)., IGI Global, ISBN 978-1-60566-332-6

Full & note papers

  • Cibrian, F. L, Weibel, N., Tentori, M. 2016. Collective Use of a Fabric-based Interactive Surface to Support Early Development in Toddler Classrooms (2016). In Proceedings of Ubicomp (Ubicomp ’16).

  • Boyd, L. E., Rangel, A., Tomimbang, H., Conejo-Toledo, A., Patel, K., Tentori, M. and Hayes, G. R.. 2016. SayWAT: Augmenting Face-to-Face Conversations for Adults with Autism. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4872-4883.

  • Balestrini, M., Marshall, P., Cornejo, R., Bird, J., Tentori, M., Rogers, Y. JokeBox: Coordinating Shared Encounters in Public Spaces. In Proc. of ACM CSCW San Jose California, February 27-March 2, 2016 (Honourable Mention)

  • Cibrian, F. L., Ortega, D. H., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Reflections from a long-term deployment study to design novel interactive surfaces for children with autism, In Proc. of UCAMI, Springer-Verlag,  Puerto Vara, Chile, December 1-6, 2015

  • Ylizarriturri, M., Garcia-Macias, J., Tentori, M.  Detecting Aggressive Driving Behavior with the  Driving Habits System, In Proc. of UCAMI, Springer-Verlag,  Puerto Vara, Chile, December 1-6, 2015

  • Cornejo, R., Hernandez, D., Tentori, M., Favela,. J. (2014) An Ambient Casual Game to Promote Socialization and Active Ageing. CRIWG 2014, Santiago, Chile, Springer International Publishing, Vol. 8658, pp 75-88

  • Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Neal, M., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Hayes, G.R. (2014) SensoryPaint: A Multimodal Sensory Intervention for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, USA, September 13-17 (Honourable Mention)

  • Matic, A., Hayes, G.,R., Tentori, M., Abdullah, M., Schuck, S. (2014) Collective use of a Situated Display to Encourage Positive Behaviors in Children with Behavioral Challenges. Ubicomp 2014, Seattle, WA, September 13-17. (Honourable Mention)

  • D. Muñoz, R. Cornejo, S. F. Ochoa, J. Favela, F. Gutierrez and M. Tentori (2013. “Aligning intergenerational communication patterns and rhythms in the age of social media”. In Proc. of the Chilean Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Temuco, Chile. Nov 11-15, 2013

  • Fuentes, C., V. Herskovic1, J. Heysen, M. Tentori    (2013) ”Towards a technology for caregivers’ emotional expression and self-reflection, in proceedings of UCAmi ’13. The 7th international conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. December 1-6, 2013. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Springer

  • N. Hernández, C. Refugio, M. Tentori, J. Favela, S. Ochoa (2013) ”Mobile and Context-aware Grocery Shopping to Promote Active Aging , in proceedings of UCAmi ’13. The 7th international conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. December 1-6, 2013. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Springer

  • Zalapa, R. and M. Tentori, “Movement-based and tangible interactions to offer body awareness to children with autism”, in proceedings of UCAmi ’13. The 7th international conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. December 1-6, 2013. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Springer

  • Quintana, E., Ibarra, C., Escobedo, L., Tentori, M. and Favela, J. (2012) “Object and gesture recognition to assist children with autism during the discrimination training”, CIARP ’12, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Escobedo, L., Nguyen, D., Boyd, L., Hirano, S., Rangel, A., García, D., Tentori, M., Hayes, G. R. (2012) MOSOCO: A Mobile Assistive Tool to Support Children with Autism Practicing Social Skills in Real-Life Situations, CHI’12, Austin, Texas, May 5-10, 2012

  • Rangel, C. and Tentori, M., (2011) “Self-configurable Activities in Activity-Aware Computing: The Case of Autism”, UCAMI, Riviera, Maya, Mexico, Diciembre 5-9, 2011 (Note)

  • Cramer, M., Hayes, G.R. Tentori, M., Hirano, S. y Yeganyan, M. Classroom-Based Assistive Technology: Collective Use of Interactive Visual Schedules by Students with Autism. CHI ’11 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems, 2011, May 7-11, 2011, Vancouver, Canada, 1-10pp

  • Liu, L.S., Hirano, S.H., Tentori, M., Cheng, K.G., George, S., Park, S., y Hayes, G.R. Improving Communication and Social Support for Caregivers of High-Risk Infants through Mobile Technologies. Proceedings of the ACM 2011 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, March 19-23, 2011, 45-484pp C, 2011

  • Tentori, M. y Hayes, G. R. (2010) “Designing for Interaction Immediacy to Enhance Social Skills of Children with Autism”, Ubicomp ’10 Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 26-29, 2010, 51-60pp


  • Damian-Reyes, P., Favela, J., Tentori, M. y Contreras-Castillo, J.  “Interactive Reliability: Managing Uncertainty in context-aware computing through user intervention” CEDI’10. Valencia Spain

  • Cornejo, R.,  Favela, J. y Tentori, M. (2010) “Ambient Displays for Integrating Older Adults into Social Networking Sites”, CRIWG’10, Maastrict, The Netherlands, September 20-23, Springer-Verlag, 321-336pp

  • Martinez, F. , Gonzalez-Fraga, J. y Tentori, M. (2010) “Artifacts’ Roaming Beats Recognition for Estimation of Care Activities in a Nursing Home”, PervasiveHealth’10, Munchen, Germany, March 22-25, pp.

  • Meza-Kubo, V., Moran, A., Tentori, M. y Gonzalez-Fraga, A. (2009) “Augmenting Cognitive Stimulation Activities in a Nursing Home through Pervasive Computing”, CLIHC (2009), Merida, Yucatan, November, 9-11

  • Tentori, M., Gonzalez, V.M. y Favela, J. (2008)“Assisting the study of indoor mobility: issues, methods and tools”, In Proceedings of 9th Mexican International Conference on Computer Science (ENC 2008), IEEE Computer Society, A. Gelbukh and M. Adiba  (Eds.), Mexicali, Mexico, Octubre, 6-10, 73-80 pp. ISBN: 1550-4069

  • Gasca, E., Favela, J. and Tentori, M. (2008) “Persuasive Virtual Communities to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle among Patients with Chronic Diseases”, CRIWG’08, En Groupware: Design, Implementation, and Use. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5411. R.O. Briggs et. al. (Eds.) Springer. 73-80pp. ISBN: 978-3-540-92830-0. ISSN 0302-9743.

  • Tentori, M. and Favela, J. (2007) “Monitoring Behavioral Patterns in Hospitals through Activity-aware Computing”. In Proceedings of Pervasive Healthcare, Tampere, Finland, Enero 30-Febrero 2. 173-176pp. ISBN: 978-963-9799-15-8

  • Sanchez, D., Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2007) “Hidden Markov Models for Activity Recognition in Ambient Intelligence Environments”. In Proceedings of ENC ’07, IEEE Computer Society, Farach-Colton, M. et. al. (Eds.), Morelia, Mexico, Septiembre, 24-48, 33-40 pp. ISBN:0-7695-2899-6

  • Tentori, M. and Favela, J. (2007) “Activity-aware Computing in Mobile Collaborative Working Environments”. In Proceedings of CRIWG ’07, Groupware: Design, Implementation, and Use. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4715. J.M. Hacke, S.F. Ochoa and A. Cechich (Eds.) Springer.  337-353 pp. ISBN: 978-3-540-74811-3. ISSN 0302-9743.

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M., Castro, L.A., Gonzalez, V. M., Moran, E., y Martinez, A.I. (2006) “Estimating Hospital Workers Activities and its use in Context-Aware Hospital Applications”. In proceedings of Pervasive Healthcare, Salzburg, Austria, November 29 – December 1, 1-10pp. ISBN: 1-4244-1086-X (Best paper award) 

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M., Markarian, A., Castro, L.A. y Amaya, I. (2006) “Integrating Heterogeneous Devices in Support of Local Mobility”. In Proceedings of the 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2006), Association of Information Systems, Agosto 4-6, Acapulco, México, 2875-2884 pp. ISBN: 970-31-06-21-8

  • Markarian, A., Favela, J., Tentori, M., Castro, L. A. (2006) “Seamless Interaction among Heterogeneous Devices in Support for Co-located Collaboration”. In Proceedings of CRIWG’06, Groupware: Design, Implementation, and Use. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4154. Dimitriadis, et al. (Eds.) Springer. 389-404 pp. ISBN 3-540-29110-5. ISSN 0302-9743

Working in progress

  • Linney, C., Martinez-Garcia, A., and Tentori, M. (2014) Hunting Relics: A collaborative exergame on an interactive floor for children, ACM EA in Ubicomp 2014. Seattle, WA. September 13-17

  • Ringland, K., Zalapa, R., Hayes, G. R., Tentori, M. (2014) SensoryPaint: An Interactive Surface Supporting Sensory Integration in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, IMFAR 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, May 14-17, 2014

  • Ylizaliturri-Salcedo, M., Delgadillo-Rodríguez, S., García-Macías, J., Tentori, M., (2013) “Participatory Sensing for Improving Urban Mobility”, 1st Workshop on Urban Applications and Infrastructure, in extended abstracts of UCAmi ’13. The 7th international conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence. December 1-6, 2013. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Springer

  • Ibarra, C. y Tentori, M. “Things that think” for the cognitive skills training of students with autism. Workshop on Evaluation, interfaces and education, de CHI ’12, Autisn, Texas

  • Cornejo, R., Hernández, D., Favela, J. and Tentori, M (2012) “Persuading older adults to socialize and exercise trough ambient games” In Workshop of Wellness and HCI, PervasiveHealth 2012, San Diego California, May 21-24, 2012

  • Rodriguez, M. D., Tentori, M., Favela, J., Saldania, D., Garcia, J. P. (2011) CARe: An Ontology for Representing Context of Activity-Aware Healthcare Environments, Workshop on Activity Recognition and Representation, AAAI ’01, San Francisco, CA

  • Tentori, M., Boyd, L., Nguyen, D., Roxas, W. and Hayes, G. R. (2011) “Perceived Adoption of the Mobile Social Copass”, IMFAR, San Diego, May 12-14

  • Escobedo, L. y Tentori, M. (2010) Blueʼs Clues: An Augmented Reality Positioning System, Workshop on Child Computer Interaction, CHI ’10, Vancouver, CA.

  • Sandra Nava-Muñoz, Alberto L. Morán, Mónica Tentori, Claudia Espinel. 2009, “Notificaciones Conscientes del Contexto: Estudio de Caso Cuidadores Formales de Adultos Mayores”. CLIHC EA’09, Mérida, Yucatán. 9-11 Nov 09. PP 85-86. ISBN 978‐607‐7753‐32‐2.

  • Fernandez, R., Favela, J. y Tentori, M. (2009) “SeniorWatch: A video browsing system to monitor elders with dementia in a nursing home”, CLIHC  EA ’09, Merida, Yuctan, November, 9-11, 1-7pp

  • Fernandez, R., Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2009) “Design of a video browsing system to monitor elders with dementia in a nursing home”, HCI EA ’09, July, 19-24, San Diego, CA, USA

  • Nava-Muñoz, S., Morán, A. L. y Tentori, M. (2009), “A Taxonomy of Notification Technology for Assisting the Caregivers of Elders with Cognitive Decline”, HCI EA ’09, San Diego, CA, USA 19-24 July 09. PP 956-960. ISBN 978-3-642-02884-7.

  • Cornejo, R., Tentori, M. y Favela, J. (2009) “Integrating elders into virtual social networks through ambient displays”, HCI EA’09, San Diego, CA, USA 19-24 July 09. PP 956-960. ISBN 978-3-642-02884-7.

  • Segura, D., Favela, J. and Tentori, M. (2008) “Sentient displays in support of hospital work” UCAMI’08 En Advances in Software Computing. J. M. Corchado, et. al. (Eds.) Springer. Zaragoza, España, Octubre, 22-26, 103-111pp. ISBN: 978-3-540-86866-9. ISSN: 1615-3871

  • Favela, J., Gonzalez, V.M. and Tentori, M. (2007)  “The evaluation grid: challenges in the evaluation of Ubihealth Technologies”, Workshop on Evaluating New Interactions in Healthcare: Challenges and Approaches, CHI ’07, Boston, USA, Abril, 4-9

  • Favela, J., Tentori, M., Garcia-Peña, C., Rodriguez, M.D. and Gonzalez, V.M. (2007) “Activity Recognition for the Assessment and Assistance of Age-Related Cognitive Decline” Microsoft workshop on Intelligent Systems for Assisted Cognition, October, 12-13, Rochester, NY.

  • ACM DL Author-ize serviceSilva, J.M., Zamarripa, S., Moran, E.B., Tentori, M. y Galicia, L. (2006) “Promoting a healthy lifestyle through a virtual specialist solution”. Student competition, CHI EA 2006, G.M. Olson and R. Jeffries (Eds.) April, 22-27, Montreal, Quebec, Canada,1867-1872  pp. ISBN:1-59593-298-4 

  • Tentori, M., Favela, J. y Gonzalez, V. (2006) “Towards the Design of Activity-aware Mobile Adaptive Applications for Hospitals” Workshop on UbiHealth 2006, Ubicomp 2006, California, USA. 17-21 September.

  • Tentori, M., Favela, J., Gonzalez, V. y Rodríguez, M. (2005) “Towards the Design of Privacy-Aware Computing: A Case Study in Hospital Work”. Workshop on UbiComp Privacy: Privacy in context, Ubicomp 2005, Tokyo, Japan, September, 11-14

  • Escobedo, L., Tentori, M., Martínez, A., Galicia, L. y Macías, A. (2004) “SAPeR: un sistema para la administración de pacientes en rehabilitación”. Workshop on health informatics, ENC ’04, Colima, Mex., Septiembre, 20-24