Peer reviewed Journals

Assisting older adults with medication reminders through an audio-based activity recognition system

Marcela D. Rodríguez, Jessica Beltrán, Maribel Valenzuela-Beltrán, Dagoberto Cruz-Sandoval & Jesus Favela

Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 2020

Prototypical System to Detect Anxiety Manifestations by Acoustic Patterns in Patients with Dementia

Netzahualcoyotl Hernandez, Matias Garcia-Constantino, Jessica Beltran, Pascal Hecker, Jesus Favela, Joseph Rafferty, Ian Cleland, Hussein Lopez, Bert Arnrich, and Ian McChesney

EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology2020

Semi-Automated Data Labeling for Activity Recognition in Pervasive Healthcare

Dagoberto Cruz-Sandoval, Jessica Beltran-Marquez, Matias Garcia-Constantino, Luis A. Gonzalez-Jasso, Jesus Favela, Irvin Hussein Lopez-Nava, Ian Cleland, Andrew Ennis, Netzahualcoyotl Hernandez-Cruz, Joseph Rafferty, Jonathan Synnott and Chris Nugent


Inferring drivers’ visual focus attention through head-mounted inertial sensors

José M Ramírez, Marcela D Rodríguez, Ángel G Andrade, Luis A Castro, Jessica Beltrán, Josué S Armenta

IEEE Acces201910.1109/ACCESS.2019.2960567

Recognition of audible disruptive behavior from people with dementia

Jessica Beltrán, René Navarro, Edgar Chávez,· Jesús Favela, Valeria Soto-Mendoza, Catalina Ibarra

Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 2019

Computational Techniques for Eye Movements Analysis towards Supporting Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Review

Jessica Beltrán, Mireya S. García-Vázquez, Jenny Benois-Pineau, Luis Miguel Gutierrez-Robledo, and Jean-François Dartigues

Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine2018

Scalable identification of mixed environmental sounds, recorded from heterogeneous sources

Jessica Beltrán, Edgar Chávez, Jesús Favela

Pattern Recognition LettersElsevier2015

Book chapters

Collaborative Opportunistic Sensing of Human Behavior with Mobile Phones

Castro, LA., Beltran-Marquez, J., Favela, J., Chavez, E., Perez, M., Rodriguez, MD., Navarro, R., Quintana,

Editor Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner, PhD ., J.D., John Wiley & Sons 2016

Conference papers


  • Jessica Beltran, Isaac Ríos-Vázquez, Ámbar S. Sánchez-Cortez, René F. Navarro, Luis A. Maldonado-Cano and Mireya S. García-Vázquez, A preliminary study using a web camera-based eye tracking to assess novelty reaction allowing user interaction, MexIHC (2018).


  • Luis A. Castro, Amanda Tapia, Cynthia B. Pérez, Jessica Beltrán-Márquez, Towards Human-Centric Interfaces for Decision Making Support in Geriatric Centers. UCAMI (2017).

  • Amanda Tapia Zazueta, Luis A. Castro, Cynthia B. Pérez, Jessica Beltrán-Márquez, Hacia la construcción de una herramienta de visualización de datos en centros geriátricos, (Towards the construction of a data visualization tool for geriatric centers), CISTI (2017).


  • Antonio Ordorica, Marcela Rodriguez, Luis Castro and Jessica Beltran, Support Vector Machines for Inferring Distracted Behavior of Drivers Wearing Smart Glasses, UCAMI Nov 29th-Dec 2nd, (2016).


  • Raihana Ferdous, Venet Osmani, Jessica Beltran, Oscar Mayora, Investigating correlation between verbal interactions and perceived stress, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015, vol., no., pp.1612-1615, 25-29 Aug. (2015).


  • Efraín Rincon, Jessica Beltrán. Mónica Tentori, Jesús Favela, Edgar Chavez, A Context-Aware Baby Monitor for the Automatic Selective Archiving of the Language of Infants, 2013 Mexican International Conference in Computer Science (ENC), vol., no., pp.60-67, Oct. 30 2013-Nov. (2013).


  • Jessica Beltrán-Márquez, Edgar Chávez, Jesús Favela, Environmental Sound Recognition by Measuring Significant Changes in the Spectral Entropy, 4th Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition, (2012).

Workshops (peer reviewed)


  • M. García Constantino, J. Beltrán-Márquez, D. Cruz-Sandoval, I.H. Lopez-Nava, J. Favela, A. Ennis, C. Nugent, J. Rafferty, I. Clealand, J. Synnott and N. Hernandez-Cruz. Semi-automated Annotation of Audible Home Activities, ARDUOUS'19, Percom (2019).


  • Luis A. Maldonado, Jessica Beltrán, René Navarro, Mireya S. García and Luis Castro, Towards Early Dementia Detection by Oculomotor Performance Analysis on Leisure Web Content, Mental Health: Sensing and Intervention workshop at Ubicomp (2017).


  • Marcela D. Rodríguez, Antonio Ordorica, José M. Ramírez, Luis A. Castro, Jessica Beltran and Ángel G. Andrade, SVM to Infer Drivers Distracted Behavior: a Feasibility Experiment, Inteligencia Artificial: Métodos y Aplicaciones, ENC, Nov 12th -14th (2016).

  • Amanda Tapia, Jessica Beltran, Valeria Soto-Mendoza and Karina Caro, Designing visualization tools to support older adults care process, Workshop on Clinical Computing and Medical Informatics, ENC, Nov 12th -14th (2016).

  • Jorge H. Robles, Cesar R. Encinas, Jesus G. Zarate, Joaquin Cortez, Jessica Beltrán and Luis A. Castro, Uso de red neuronal para estimación del estrés en personas jóvenes en actividades sedentarias (Neural networks to estimate stress on young people with sedentary activities), Workshop on Clinical Computing and Medical Informatics, ENC, Nov 12th -14th (2016).

  • Jessica Beltrán, Valeria Soto-Mendoza, J. Antonio García-Macías, Karina Caro, Smart Spray-on Clothing for Disabled and Older Adults in AAL Settings, Future of Pervasive Health Workshop in Pervasive Health Conference, May 16th (2016).

  • Karina Caro, Jessica Beltrán, Ana Martínez, Valeria Soto-Mendoza, ExerCaveRoom: A Technological Room for Supporting Gross and Fine Motor Coordination of Children with Developmental Disorders, Future of Pervasive Health Workshop in Pervasive Health Conference, May 16th (2016).


  • Valeria Soto-Mendoza, Jessica Beltrán, Edgar Chávez, Jehú Hernández, J. Antonio García-Macías, Abnormal behavioral patterns detection from activity records of institutionalized older adults, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop, HBU 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 8, (2015).


  • Jessica Beltrán, René Navarro, Edgar Chávez, Jesús Favela, Valeria Soto-Mendoza, Catalina Ibarra, Detecting Disruptive Vocalizations for Ambient Assisted Interventions for Dementia, Workshop on User and Ambient Adaptive Gerontechnologies (WAGER), UCAMI, (2014).

  • Luis A. Castro, Jessica Beltrán, Moisés Perez, Eduardo Quintana, Jesús Favela, Edgar Chávez, Marcela Rodriguez, and René Navarro. Collaborative opportunistic sensing with mobile phones. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, (2014).