Kennedy Opoku Asare

Kennedy Opoku Asare

Msc. (Tech)

Biography

Kennedy Opoku Asare received an MSc. (Tech) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland in 2018 and a BSc. Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana in 2011. He is currently a pursuing a PhD Degree in Computer Science and Engineering with the Center for Ubiquitous Computing Research Group, under the supervision of Dr. Denzil Ferreira. His research is part of the Academy of Finland funded SENSATE project. He has previously worked as a Research Assistant at Center for Ubiquitous Computing under the Academy of Finland funded CARE project, and BusinessFinland funded Simple Smart Sensor (S3) project.

Before joining the University of Oulu, Asare worked as a full-stack software developer at RITSoft, Ghana and a Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant at UNICEF, Ghana.

 

Research groups

  • Doctoral Student, Center for Ubiquitous Computing

Selected publications

  • Opoku Asare, Kennedy; Visuri, Aku; Ferriera, Denzil S.T. (2019) Towards Early Detection of Depression through Smartphone Sensing. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Proceedings of the UbiComp/ISWC´19, 9-13 September 2019, London, United Kingdom. Ei sarjaa/No series. 1-4
  • Kennedy Opoku Asare, Tore Leikanger, Christian Schuss, Simon Klakegg, Aku Visuri and Denzil Ferreira (2018) S3: environmental fingerprinting with a credit card-sized NFC powered sensor board. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - MobileHCI '18 Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct Pages 298-305. Ei sarjaa/No series. New York. 298-305. [Original]
  • Opoku Asare, Kenndy (2018) Enabling environmental fingerprinting with an NFC-powered sensor board. Oulu. Pro gradu -työ. 55. [Original]
  • Kan, Valerii; Rajanen, Dorina; Asare, Kennedy Opoku; Ferreira, Denzil (2018) STOP: A Smartphone-based Game for Parkinson's Disease Medication Adherence. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (UbiComp '18). October 8-12, 2018, Singapore . Ei sarjaa/No series. New York. 373-376. [Original]
  • Oppenlaender, Jonas; Opokusu Asare, Kennedy; Hosio, Simo (2018) CampusTracker: Assessing Mobile Workers’ Momentary Willingness to Work on Paid Crowdsourcing Tasks. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers ( UbiComp '18). October 8-12, 2018, Singapore. Ei sarjaa/No series. 648-653. [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Alavesa, Paula; Pakanen, Minna; Ojala, Timo; Asare, Kennedy Opoku; Ojala, Karri; Lehto, Mikko; Kukka, Hannu (2018) Ludic Markers for Player-Player Observation in Location-Based Mobile Games. - Simulation and Gaming 49 (6), 700-717 . [Original]
  • Alavesa, Paula; Lehto, Mikko; Ojala, Karri; Opoku Asare, Kennedy (2016) Here n’ There - Location Based Mobile Game Exploring the Possibilities of Location Spoofing in Game Mechanics.. (Artikkeli tieteellisessä konferenssijulkaisussa). - MUM '16 : 15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia : Proceedings, Dec 12 -Dec 15, 2016 Rovaniemi, Finland. Alt, Florian; Henze Niels; Häkkilä, Jonna; Ojala, Timo. Ei sarjaa/No series. 331-334. [Original]