Journal papers
  • George Drosatos, Pavlos S. Efraimidis, Ioannis N. Athanasiadis, Matthias Stevens and Ellie D'Hondt Privacy-Preserving Computation of Participatory Noise Maps in the Cloud. Journal of Systems and Software, February 2014.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.01.035
  • Ellie D'Hondt, Matthias Stevens and An Jacobs. Participatory noise mapping works! An evaluation of participatory sensing as an alternative to standard techniques for environmental monitoring.Journal on Pervasive and Mobile Computing: Special Issue on Pervasive Urban Applications. Accepted for publication, Sep. 2012.
  • Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens and Bartek Ochab. Participatory noise pollution monitoring using mobile phones. Information Polity, 15(1-2):51-71, Aug 2010.
    PDF | DOI: 10.3233/IP-2010-0200
Conference papers
  • Ellie D'Hondt, Jesse Zaman, Eline Philips, Elisa Gonzalez Boix, and Wolfgang De Meuter. Orchestration Support for Participatory Sensing Campaigns. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM international joint conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. ACM, Seattle, WA, USA, 2014 (to appear).
  • George Drosatos, Pavlos S. Efraimidis, Ioannis N. Athanasiadis, Ellie D'Hondt, and Matthias Stevens. A privacy-preserving cloud computing system for creating participatory noise maps. In Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), 2012 IEEE 36th Annual, pp. 581-586. IEEE, 2012.
  • Ellie D'Hondt and Matthias Stevens. Participatory noise mapping. Adjunct proc. 9th Int. Conference on Pervasive Computing, p. 33-36, June 2011.
  • Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens, Maria E. Niessen, Peter Hanappe and Luc Steels. Citizen Noise Pollution Monitoring. Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2009), May 2009.
  • Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens, Maria E. Niessen and Luc Steels. NoiseTube: Measuring and mapping noise pollution with mobile phones. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering (ITEE 2009), Thessaloniki, Greece. May 28-29, 2009.
    PDF | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-88351-7_16
  • Matthias Stevens. Community memories for sustainable societies: The case of environmental noise. PhD thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Faculty of Science and Bio-Engineering Sciences. Advised by Luc Steels (promotor) and Ellie D’Hondt (co-promotor). Published by VUBPress/ASP Editions. ISBN 978-90-5718-128-3. June 2012.
Workshop papers
  • Jesse Zaman, Ellie D'Hondt, Elisa Gonzalez Boix, Eline Philips, Kennedy Kambona and Wolfgang De Meuter. A Citizen-Friendly Participatory Campaign Support. Workshop proceedings of the 12th Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2014 IEEE 12th Annual. IEEE, 2014.
  • Matthias Stevens and Ellie D'Hondt. Crowdsourcing of Pollution Data using Smartphones. Proceedings of the Workshop on Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing, held at ACM conference on Ubiquitous Computing 2010 (UbiComp2010), Copenhagen, Denmark, Sep 26-29, 2010.
  • Jorge Vallejos, Matthias Stevens, Ellie D'Hondt, Nicolas Maisonneuve, Wolfgang De Meuter, Theo D'Hondt and Luc Steels. Context-aware Resource Sharing for People-centric Sensing. Presented at the First International Workshop on Software Research and Climate Change (WSRCC-1), part of Onward! 2009 (co-located with OOPSLA 2009) in Orlando, USA, Oct 26, 2009.
  • Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens and Luc Steels. Measure and map noise pollution with your mobile phone. Proceedings of DIY for CHI: Methods, Communities, and Values of Reuse and Customization, workshop held at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2009), Boston, USA, Apr 4-9, 2009.
Press coverage
  • Francisco Aurélio Chaves Brito. Mapa de Ruído Colaborativo e Coletivo de FORTALEZA. POLUIÇÃO SONORA NA CIDADE DE FORTALEZA, Sept 27, 2015.
    Web article
  • Elizabeth Rust. Map some noise: How your smartphone can help tackle city sound pollution. The Guardian (Online), Sept. 2014.
    Web article
  • Article in Co.Exist by Ben Schiller: With NoiseTube, Citizens Can Now Map Noise Pollution In Their Cities. Co.Exist, Jun. 2014.
    Web article | PDF
  • Mention in De Volksrant: Een onderzoeker in ieders broekzak (A Researcher in Everybody's Pocket). De Volksrant, Jul. 2013.
    Web article | PDF
  • Debate about green ICT and ICT for green organised by Belgacom, with article summary: Can ICT save the planet?. Belgacom One magazine, 204(2734), Oct. 2011, p.28-32.
    Web article | PDF
  • NoiseTube was an essential component of CityBeat : Embody and communicate the heartbeats of Helsinki, Lisbon, Riga and London. Co-produced by the Finnish Bioart Society and the European Public Art Centre (EPAC). Helsinki, Finland, Aug. 26 - Sept. 30 2011.
  • Item on NoiseTube, with interview and video shoot at the BrusSense lab, for Neues: TV show for digital lifestyle. Show theme: Online-Crowd: Zusammen sind wir klüger. Broadcast by 3sat (public channel for Germany, Switzerland and Austria), Apr. 10 2011. Rebroadcast by Deutsche Welle TV (Germans worldwide channel).
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  • Item on NoiseTube, with interview and video shoot at the BrusSense lab, for Nano: TV science magazine . Mit dem Handy gegen Lärm und Schmutz . Broadcast by 3sat (public channel for Germany, Switzerland and Austria), Apr. 8 2011. Rebroadcast by Deutsche Welle TV (Germans worldwide channel).
  • Brandon Bailey. Keeping watch in the environment: Smartphone apps gather information on creeks, birds, hazards (Web version: Smartphones used to gather data about San Jose's urban streams), San Jose Mercury News (newspaper), Oct 18th, 2010, p.21-22.
    Print article | Web article (PDF)
  • Television interview with Nicolas Maisonneuve in the Télématin show on France 2 , Mar 11, 2010.
    PDF | Video (MP4)
  • Belga (Belgian news agency). Quand le téléphone traque le bruit. Short news report based the article in Le Soir (see below), published on Nov 27-28, 2009 by several Belgian media:
  • Elise Dubuisson. Quand le téléphone traque le bruit. Le Soir (newspaper), (2009)276, Nov 27th, 2009, p.31.
    Print article | Web article (PDF)
  • Radio interview with Matthias Stevens in the On n'est pas des anges show on Pure FM (RTBF, Belgium ), Nov 23th, 2009.
    Audio (MP3)
  • Anil Ananthaswamy. Cellphone app to make maps of noise pollution. New Scientist magazine, 204(2734), Nov 14th, 2009, p.26.
    Print article | Web article
  • Erica Westly. Citizen Science: How Smartphones Can Aid Scientific Research. Popular Mechanics magazine, Mar 13th, 2009.
    Web article
  • Ellie D'Hondt and Matthias Stevens. Community Memories for Sustainable Urban Living. Displayed at the International Conference on Green Computing (ICGREEN 2010), Athens, Greece, Jul 29-31, 2010.
    Abstract | Poster
  • Nicolas Maisonneuve, Matthias Stevens and Bartek Ochab. NoiseTube: Citizen Noise Pollution Monitoring. Displayed at the Sony CSL Paris Open House 2009, Paris, France, Oct 8-9, 2009.