Monica Tentori

I am an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, CICESE, Mexico. My research interests are in human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing and pervasive healthcare. Email me at mtentori[at]gmail[dot]com or call me at +52 (646) 175 0500 ext. 23417
This website was updated on July 2016
Posts tagged "wellness"
Collaborative exergames on interactive floors for young children

Collaborative exergames on interactive floors for young children

In Mexico, 34% of children are obese and overweight. During the last years, the incidence of obesity and overweight in young children (2 – 4 years old) is growing up. Sedentary lifestyles, poor nutrition, and lack of exercise adherence affect young children quality life, and motor skills development. Appropriate exercise adherence is important to help...

Congratulations to Carlos Hernandez!

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

Our paper to SOFTec at Ubicomp got accepted! Special congratulations to Raymundo!

Cornejo, R., Tentori, M., and Favela, J. (2012) Enriching family personal encounters with ambient social media. SOFTec Workshop at Ubicomp 2012, September 5-8, 2012, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Multi-modal interaction with SNS

Multi-modal interaction with SNS

private webpage:  Building upon our prior work and using the results from participatory design sessions we present the design of two mechanisms enabling the multi-modal interaction with social networking sites. Tlatoque + Ubisketch UbiSketch, a ubiquitous real-time sketch-based communication tool, supporting information sharing and social communication based on natural interactions with paper-based supports. Our interactive...


private webpage:  Social networking sites (SNSs) provide users ambient awareness of the interests and activities of friends and relatives helping them sustain and strengthen social ties. Older adults who are not adopting SNSs might however feel like outsiders of their own families who increasingly rely on these services to socialize. Previous research has shown that...

Our survey paper got accepted to the JFT in HCI!

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

Paper accepted to a workshop at PervasiveHeatlh 2012!

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

Persuasive Virtual Communities to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle among Patients with Chronic Diseases

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.
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