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Kåre Synnes
Kåre Synnes

Kåre Synnes

Luleå University of Technology
Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Computer Science
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
+46 (0)920 491507
A3305a Luleå

Associate Professor in Pervasive and Mobile Computing

Kåre Synnes is a professor in Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He is doing research in the areas of pervasive computing and multimedia communication, often with an application within eHealth. He is an affiliated researcher at the Centre for Distance-spanning Technology (CDT).

He started his studies at Luleå University of Technology in 1988 and completed a masters degree in computer science in 1995. During this period he also did his military training and is today a captain the reserve. He then worked at Ericsson Erisoft before returning to post graduate studies which led to a PhD degree in 2002.

Kåre has since 2002 been employed at Luleå University of Technology, where he had roles such as program coordinator, division head and vice prefect. He has since 1995 been involved in European projects such as FP4 MATES, FP5 Roxy, FP5 MediaSite, FP5 MobiHealth, FP6 CogKnow, FP6 Laboranova, FP7 AAliance, FP7 Dem@Care and FP7 Wattalyst. He has also acted as an expert/reviewer for European projects and proposals since 2009.

Kåre Synnes is also a cofounder of the IST Prize winner Marratech AB, a direct result of the FP4 MATES project, which was acquired by Google in May 2007 to form the basis for Google+ Hangouts.


Article, review/survey

Hardware for Recognition of Human Activities (2020)

A Review of Smart Home and AAL Related Technologies
Sanchez-Comas. A, Synnes. K, Hallberg. J
Part of: Sensors
Chapter in book

CyberParks Songs and Stories (2019)

Enriching Public Spaces with Localized Culture Heritage Material such as Digitized Songs and Stories
Synnes. K, Artopoulos. G, Smaniotto Costa. C, Menezes. M, Redaelli. G
Part of: CyberParks - The Interface Between People, Places and Technology
Chapter in book

Smart Citizens in the Hackable City (2019)

On the Datafication, Playfulness, and Making of Urban Public Spaces Through Digital Art
de Lange. M, Synnes. K, Leindecker. G
Part of: CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology
Article in journal

Automatic annotation for human activity recognition in free living using a smartphone (2018)

Cruciani. F, Cleland. I, Nugent. C, McCullagh. P, Synnes. K, Hallberg. J
Sensors, Vol. 18, nr. 7
Conference paper

H2Al (2018)

The Human Health and Activity Laboratory
Synnes. K, Lilja. M, Nyman. A, Espinilla. M, Cleland. I, Sanchez Comas. A, et al.
Part of: Proceedings, 2018, UCAmI 2018, The 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient ‪Intelligence (UCAmI 2018), MDPI, 2018, 1241