Rim Helaoui received the Diploma degree in computer science from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, in 2008. During her study, she has visited the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, as well as the Honda Research Institute Europe for her theses. From 2009 to 2014, she was a researcher and Ph.D. Candidate at the Chair of Artificial Intelligence with the University of Mannheim. Her research interests include statistical relational knowledge engineering paradigms with applications in pervasive computing and healthcare. She is expected to graduate in Autumn 2015. Since 2014 she joined Philips Research, Eindhoven as a Research Scientist where she worked on cardiorespiratory fitness estimation, environmental sensors data analysis and behavior change modules for certain medical conditions. Ms. Helaoui received the Google Best Ph.D. Forum Award at the Eighth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications as well as the Baden–Wuerttemberg Scholarship to outstanding students granted by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies.
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