On this page, the publications that have been written in the SWELL-project are presented. Some of the publications can be downloaded. For more information, please contact the authors.







  • ​Cabrita, M., op den Akker, H., Achterkamp, R., Hermens, H.J., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2014). Automated personalized goal-setting in an activity coaching application​. 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks (Sensornets 2014), Lisbon, PT [pdf]
  • Maya Sappelli, Suzan Verberne, Saskia Koldijk and Wessel Kraaij (2014). Collecting a dataset of information behaviour in context. To appear in the Proceedings of the Workshop on Context-awareness in Retrieval and Recommendation [link]
  • Maya Sappelli, Suzan Verberne and Wessel Kraaij (2014). E-mail categorization using partially related training examples. Proceedings of the Information Interaction in Context conference (IIiX 2014).
  • Muhammad Shoaib, Stephan Bosch, Ozlem Durmaz Incel, Hans Scholten and Paul J. M. Havinga (2014). Fusion of Smartphone Motion Sensors for Physical Activity Recognition. Sensors Special Issue "Sensors data fusion for healthcare", Volume 14, Issue 6 (June 2014) [pdf]
  • Saskia Koldijk, Maya Sappelli, Suzan Verberne, Marc Neerincx, Wessel Kraaij (2014). The SWELL Knowledge Work Dataset for Stress and User Modeling Research. Proceedings of the 16th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014)
  • Steven Bosems, Marten van Sinderen (2014). Improving context-aware applications for the well-being domain - Model-driven design guided by medical knowledge. Proceedings of the 2014 Intl. Conf. on Sensor Networks (SensorNets'14)
  • Suzan Verberne, Maya Sappelli and Wessel Kraaij (2014). Query term suggestion in academic search. To appear in the Proceedings of the 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 2014. [pdf]


  • ​Achterkamp, R., Cabrita, M., op den Akker, H., Hermens, H.J., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2013). Promoting a healthy lifestyle: pesonalized feedback approach​​. COMMIT Days 2013, Lunteren, NL [pdf]
  • ​Achterkamp, R., Cabrita, M., op den Akker, H., Hermens, H.J., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2013). Promoting a healthy lifestyle: towards an improved personalized feedback approach​. 15th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom2013), Lisbon, PT [pdf]
  • Achterkamp, R., Dekker-van Weering, M.G.H., Tabak, M., Timmerman, J.G., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2013). Promoting a healthy lifestyle: how to improve long term adherence​. Association for Researchers in Psychology and Health Conference 2013 (ARPH2013), Enschede, NL [pdf]
  • Achterkamp, R., Koornwinder, B., van Halteren, A., Hermens, H.J., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2013). Screening your well-being at work: the development of a first prototype​​. ICTOpen2013, Eindhoven, NL [pdf]
  • Dantzig, S. van, Geleijnse, G., & Halteren, A. T. van. (2013). Toward a persuasive mobile application to reduce sedentary behavior. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 17(6), 1237-1246. doi:10.1007/s00779-012-0588-0 [link]
  • Janssen, J.H., Tacken, P., de Vries, J.J.G., van den Broek, E.L., Westerink, J.H.D.M., Haselager, W.F.G., IJsselsteijn, W.A. (2013). Machines outperform lay persons in recognizing emotions elicited by autobiographical recollection. Human-Computer Interaction, 28, 479-517 [pdf]
  • Joël Cox and Suzan Verberne (2013). Profiling knowledge workers using open online profiles. Proceedings of The 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2013), Delft, the Netherlands, November 2013. [pdf]
  • Juan Jiminez Garcia, Natalia Romero, David Keyson, Paul Having (2013). ESTHER 1.3: integrating in-situ prompts to trigger self-reflection of physical activity in knowledge workers. Proceedings of the 2013 Chilean Conf. on Human Computer Interaction (ChileCHI'13)
  • Koldijk, S., Sappelli, M., Neerincx, M., & Kraaij, W. (2013). Unobtrusive monitoring of knowledge workers for stress self-regulation. In: Proceedings of UMAP 2013 (Rome, Italy, 10-14 Juli 2013). [pdf] [poster
  • Maya Sappelli, Suzan Verberne, Wessel Kraaij (2013). Recommending personalized touristic sights using Google Places. Proceedings of the 36th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2013) [pdf]
  • Muhammad Shoaib, Hans Scholten, Paul Havinga (2013). Towards physical activity recognition using smartphone sensors. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC'13)
  • Shoaib, M. (2013) Human Activity Recognition Using Heterogeneous Sensors. In: Adjunct Publication of the 2013 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp'13 Adjunct, 8-12 Sept 2013, Zurich, Switzerland. ACM. ISBN 978-1-4503-2215-7 [pdf]
  • Steven Bosems, Marten van Sinderen (2013). Incorporating medical knowledge in the design process of context-aware well-being systems. ICT Open 2013 [pdf]
  • Suzan Verberne, Maya Sappelli, Diana R. Sørensen, Wessel Kraaij (2013). Personalization in Professional Academic Search. In: M. Lupu, M. Salampasis, N. Fuhr, A. Hanbury, B. Larsen, H. Strindberg (eds.): Proceedings of the Integrating IR technologies for Professional Search (IRPS) Workshop at ECIR, Moscow, Russia, 24 March 2013 [pdf]
  • Suzan Verberne, Maya Sappelli, Wessel Kraaij (2013). Term extraction for user profiling: evaluation by the user. Proceedings of the The 21st Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP), Rome, Italy, June 10-14, 2013 [pdf]
  • Verberne, S., van der Heijden, M., Hinne, M., Sappelli, M., Hoenkamp, E., Koldijk, S., & Kraaij, W. (2013). Reliability and Validity of Query Intent Assessments. In: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. In print. 



  • Achterkamp, R., Dekker-van Weering, M.G.H., Tabak, M., Timmerman, J.G., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2012). Promoting a healthy lifestyle: how to improve long term adherence​. ICTOpen2012, Rotterdam, NL [pdf]
  • Achterkamp, R., Vollenbroek-Hutten, M.M.R. (2012). Promoting a healthy lifestyle: how to improve long term adherence​. Designing Interactive Systems 2012 (DIS 2012), Workshop Designing Well-being, Newcastle, UK [pdf]
  • Bokhove, W., Hulsebosch, B., Schoonhoven, B. van, Sappelli, M., Wouters, K. (2012). User privacy in applications for well-being and well-working. Requirements and approaches for user controlled privacy. AMBIENT 2012: The second international conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies [pdf]
  • Koldijk, S. (2012). Automatic recognition of context and stress to support knowledge workers. In: Proceedings of ECCE 2012 (Edinburgh, Scotland, 28-31 August 2012; doctoral consortium). [pdf] [poster
  • Koldijk, S. (2012). Capturing context and mental state of knowledge workers. In:Proceedings of IIiX 2012 (Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 21-24 August 2012; doctoral consortium).[pdf] [extended abstract
  • Koldijk, S., Neerincx, M., & Kraaij, W. (2012). Unobtrusively measuring stress and workload of knowledge workers. In: Proceedings of Measuring Behavior (Utrecht, The Netherlands, 28-31 August 2012). [pdf
  • Koldijk, S., van Staalduinen, M., Neerincx, M., & Kraaij, W. (2012). Real-time task recognition based on knowledge workers' computer activities. In: Proceedings of ECCE 2012 (Edinburgh, Scotland, 28-31 August 2012). [pdf
  • Sappelli, M., Verberne, S. & Kraaij, W. (2012). Supervision of learning methods in user data interpretation. IIiX 2012: symposium on Information Interaction in Context (Dit is een one-page summary van een doctoral consortium proposal)
  • Sappelli, M., Verberne, S. & Kraaij, W. (2012). Using file system content to organize e-mail. IIiX 2012: symposium on Information Interaction in Context [pdf]
  • Sappelli, M., Verberne, S., Heijden, M. van der, Hinne, M. & Kraaij, W. (2012). Collection and analysis of ground truth data for query intent. DIR 2012: Dutch-Belgium Information Retrieval Workshop [pdf]
  • Steven Bosems (2012). A Ubiquitous System for Smart Reasoning for Well-Being at Home and at Work. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Intl. Conf. on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops'12) [pdf]
  • Steven Bosems (2012). Towards model-driven requirements analysis for context-aware well-being systems. On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2012 Workshops, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7567, Springer Verlag [pdf]


Koldijk, S. (2011). Look what you've done! Task recognition based on PC activities. Masters' thesis. Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. [pdf

  • Koldijk, S., van Staalduinen, M., Raaijmakers, S., van Rooij, I., & Kraaij, W. (2011). Activity-logging for self-coaching of knowledge workers. In: 2nd workshop on information access for personal media archives (Dublin, Ireland, 18-21 April 2011). [pdf


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