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Learning an Orchestra Conductor's Technique Using a Wearable Sensor Platform
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Dominik Schmidt, Asim Smailagic, Roger B. Dannenberg, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Bernd Bugge
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 1-2
Our study focuses on finding new input devices for a system allowing users with any skill to configure and conduct a virtual orchestra in real-time. As a first step, we conducted a user study to learn more about the interaction between a conductor's gestur...
 
Selective Sampling Strategies to Conserve Power in Context Aware Devices
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Brian French, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Michael Deisher
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 1-4
We analyze the use of selective sampling strategies to aid in power conservation in sensor platforms for context-aware systems. In particular, we study an activity-aware system based on the eWatch sensor and notification platform, developed at CMU. We coll...
 
A Computer System for Accessing Ambient Display and Computing Resources in Wearable Environments
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Harvey Vrsalovic, Matthew Hornyak, Lu Luo, Daniel Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 123-124
We present a novel mobile computer system and network architecture that overcomes display and CPU limitations on wearable devices. The system provides access to ambient display and CPU resources through a user interface tailored for use while mobile, on pe...
 
Eye of the Beholder: Phone-Based Text-Recognition for the Visually-Impaired
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Tudor Dumitras, Matthew Lee, Pablo Quinones, Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek, Priya Narasimhan
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 145-146
Blind and visually-impaired people cannot access essential information in the form of written text in our environment (e.g., on restaurant menus, street signs, door labels, product names and instructions, expiration dates). In this paper, we present and ev...
 
Wearable Computers: A New Paradigm in Computer Systems and Their Applications
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:August 2003
pp. 977-978
No summary available.
 
A Case Study in Embedded-System Design: The VuMan 2 Wearable Computer
Found in: IEEE Design and Test of Computers
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:July 1993
pp. 56-67
<p>The development of an embedded-computer system with a visual interface is described. The authors detail the use of a target system simulator and a prototype printed circuit board (PCB), which facilitated a concurrent approach to the design of the ...
 
Emotion Recognition Modulating the Behavior of Intelligent Systems
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM)
By Asim Smailagic,Daniel Siewiorek,Alex Rudnicky,Sandeep Nallan Chakravarthula,Anshuman Kar,Nivedita Jagdale,Saksham Gautam,Rohit Vijayaraghavan,Shaurya Jagtap
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 378-383
The paper presents an audio-based emotion recognition system that is able to classify emotions as anger, fear, happy, neutral, sadness or disgust in real time. We use the virtual coach as an application example of how emotion recognition can be used to mod...
 
iPod for Home Balance Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring
Found in: 2012 16th Annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC)
By Kevin Huang,Patrick Sparto,Sara Kiesler,Dan Siewiorek,Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 116-117
When people fall and experience problems of balance, physical therapists (PTs) often prescribe home balance exercises involving repetitive head movements. Currently, patients' compliance and performance of these home exercises are invisible to PTs, who nee...
 
Performance Analysis of an HMM-Based Gesture Recognition Using a Wristwatch Device
Found in: Computational Science and Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Roman Amstutz, Oliver Amft, Brian French, Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek, Gerhard Tröster
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 303-309
Interaction with mobile devices that are intended for everyday use is challenging since such systems are continuously optimized towards small outlines. Watches are a particularly critical as display size, processing capabilities, and weight are tightly con...
 
International Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC) 2008
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Cliff Randell, Roy Want, Kent Lyons, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 14-17
The 12th International Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC) was held in Pittsburgh in September 2008. It is one of the longest-running conferences focusing on aspects of pervasive and mobile computing. With over 60 submissions, the program committee sele...
 
Towards a Virtual Coach for manual wheelchair users
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Brian French, Divya Tyamagundlu, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Dan Ding
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 77-80
We introduce the concept of a Virtual Coach (VC) for providing advice to manual wheelchair users to help them avoid damaging forms of locomotion. The primary form of context for this system is the user's propulsion pattern. The contexts of self vs. externa...
 
Wearable context-aware food recognition for calorie monitoring
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Geeta Shroff, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 119-120
We propose DiaWear, a novel assistive mobile phone-based calorie monitoring system to improve the quality of life of diabetes patients and individuals with unique nutrition management needs. Our goal is to achieve improved daily semi-automatic food recogni...
 
Rapid Prototyping Course on Mobile Computer Systems
Found in: Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on/Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 147-148
This paper describes a project based multi-disciplinary design course focusing on rapid prototyping of mobile computer systems. The class provides a unique experimental testbed, covering the full engineering design process. We built a novel input device in...
   
An Adaptive Two-Phase Approach to WiFi Location Sensing
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, IEEE International Conference on
By Wenyao Ho, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Christos Faloutsos
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 452-456
Environmental variations cause significant fluctuations in WiFi signals in the same location over time, rendering traditional RF-to-location pre-trained maps quickly obsolete. To solve this problem, we use a two-phase approach to determining the user's loc...
 
Context-Aware Mobile Computing: Learning Context-Dependent Personal Preferences from a Wearable Sensor Array
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
By Andreas Krause, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 113-127
Context-aware computing describes the situation where a wearable/mobile computer is aware of its user's state and surroundings and modifies its behavior based on this information. We designed, implemented, and evaluated a wearable system which can learn co...
 
Analysis of Movement and Mobility of Wireless Network Users
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Jeremy Shaffer, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 60-69
<p>This paper describes a system developed for determining locations of devices on 802.11 wireless networks. Data representing 18,000 computers registered on Carnegie Mellon?s Wireless Andrew is presented from traces taken in 2003 and 2005. Developer...
 
Implementation and Evaluation of the Personal Wellness Coach
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Ramy Asselin, Guillermo Ortiz, Jonathan Pui, Asim Smailagic, Christian Kissling
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 529-535
This paper describes the design and evaluation of a wearable Personal Wellness Coach system that supports a range of activities including health data collection, interpretation, feedback and self-monitoring. We implemented a wearable computing platform con...
 
A Context-Specific Electronic Design and Prototyping Course
Found in: Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on/Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Uwe Maurer, Anthony Rowe, Karen P. Tang
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 57-58
This paper describes a context-specific electronic design and prototyping approach in an innovative project course at Carnegie Mellon. We built a sensing and notification wearable computing platform, called eWatch, for context-aware computing. eWatch sense...
   
eWatch: Context Sensitive System Design Case Study
Found in: VLSI, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Uwe Maurer, Anthony Rowe, Karen P. Tang
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 98-103
In this paper, we introduce a novel context sensitive system design paradigm. Multiple sensors/computational architecture, in the form of our eWatch device, is used to infer the activities that the system is encountering, and can provide a platform for con...
 
SenSay: A Context-Aware Mobile Phone
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Daniel Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Junichi Furukawa, Andreas Krause, Neema Moraveji, Kathryn Reiger, Jeremy Shaffer, Fei Lung Wong
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 248
No summary available.
   
Unsupervised, Dynamic Identification of Physiological and Activity Context in Wearable Computing
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Andreas Krause, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Jonny Farringdon
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 88
Context-aware computing describes the situation where a wearable / mobile computer is aware of its user's state and surroundings and modifies its behavior based on this information. We designed, implemented and evaluated a wearable system which can determi...
 
A System Design and Rapid Prototyping of Wearable Computers Course
Found in: Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on/Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel Siewiorek, Lu Luo
Issue Date:June 2003
pp. 80
This paper describes a custom design approach as applied to power management in an innovative course on rapid prototyping of computer systems at Carnegie Mellon. We emphasize the importance of the choice of user interface modalities on power consumption of...
 
Multimodal Contextual Car-Driver Interface
Found in: Multimodal Interfaces, IEEE International Conference on
By Daniel Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Matthew Hornyak
Issue Date:October 2002
pp. 367
This paper focuses on the design and implementation of a Companion Contextual Car Driver interface that proactively assists the driver in managing information and communication. The prototype combines a smart car environment and driver state monitoring, in...
 
System Design and Power Optimization for Mobile Computers
Found in: VLSI, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on
By Asim Smailagic, Matthew Ettus
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 0015
The paper presents a system level design approach to power optimization in mobile/wearable computers. The paper identifies the major components of power consumption in a mobile system, and evaluates their respective contributions to power consumption, focu...
 
Toward Context-Aware Computing: Experiences and Lessons
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Joshua Anhalt, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Francine Gemperle, Daniel Salber, Sam Weber, Jim Beck, Jim Jennings
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 38-46
This article defines an activity-attention framework for context-aware computing and categorizes several applications the authors have developed in spatial and temporal contexts. These context-aware applications use services from the activity-attention fra...
 
System Design of Low-Energy Wearable Computers with Wireless Networking
Found in: VLSI, IEEE Computer Society Workshop on
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Matthew Ettus
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 0025
Abstract: The paper describes a system level design approach to the wearable computers and wireless networks project at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Over the last almost ten years we have designed and fabricated twenty new generations of wearable comp...
 
CMU Wearable Computers for Real-Time Speech Translation
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek, Richard Martin, Denis Reilly
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 187
Carnegie Mellon's Wearable Computers Laboratory has built four generations of real - time speech translation wearable computers, culminating in the Speech Translator Smart Module. Smart Modules are a family of interoperable modules supporting real-time spe...
 
MoCCA: A Mobile Communication and Computing Architecture
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek, Len Bass
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 64
Bob Iannucci, Anton Dahbura, Steve Eddleston, Bob Hanson and Ed ChangCompaqIn this paper we present an integrated computing system designed to help increase the efficiency of mobile workers, specifically field service engineers. Our solution, a Mobile Comm...
 
A Project Oriented Design and Build Course on Wearable Computers
Found in: Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on/Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:July 1999
pp. 80
This paper describes the design methodology and illustrates its effectiveness by evaluating several examples of wearable computers in respect to media types and degree of collaboration that they can support. Carnegie Mellon University has developed an Inte...
 
Metronaut: A Wearable Computer with Sensing and Global Communication Capabilities
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Asim Smailagic, Richard Martin
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 116
Metronaut is a novel wearable computer which captures information, senses position, provides wide range communications, consumes less than one watt of power, and weighs less than one pound. Metronaut employs a bar code reader for information input and posi...
 
New Advances in Wearable Computing
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Asim Smailagic,Holger Kenn
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 96-100
This year, the 15th International Symposium on Wearable Computers was held in San Francisco, California. ISWC is the premier conference in wearable computing and promises to be a window into the future of computing. The technical program emphasized wearabl...
 
A Survey of Feedback Modalities for Wheelchair Power Seat Functions
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Hsin-yi Liu,Garrett G. Grindle,Fu-Chieh Chuang,Annmarie Kelleher,Rosemarie Cooper,Dan Siewiorek,Asim Smailagic,Rory A. Cooper
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 54-62
Power seat functions (PSFs) let power wheelchair users adjust their posture independently. The Virtual Seating Coach aims to prompt users to use PSFs appropriately and warn against improper use. The authors surveyed users about their preferences for PSF fe...
 
eWatch: A Wearable Sensor and Notification Platform
Found in: Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, International Workshop on
By Uwe Maurer, Anthony Rowe, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 142-145
The eWatch is a wearable sensing, notification, and computing platform built into a wrist watch form factor making it highly available, instantly viewable, ideally located for sensors, and unobtrusive to users. Bluetooth communication provides a wireless l...
 
Activity Recognition and Monitoring Using Multiple Sensors on Different Body Positions
Found in: Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, International Workshop on
By Uwe Maurer, Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Michael Deisher
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 113-116
The design of an activity recognition and monitoring system based on the eWatch, multi-sensor platform worn on different body positions, is presented in this paper. The system identifies the user?s activity in realtime using multiple sensors and records th...
 
Trading off Prediction Accuracy and Power Consumption for Context-Aware Wearable Computing
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Andreas Krause, Matthias Ihmig, Edward Rankin, Derek Leong, Smriti Gupta, Daniel Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Michael Deisher, Uttam Sengupta
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 20-26
<p>Context-aware mobile computing requires wearable sensors to acquire information about the user. Continuous sensing rapidly depletes the wearable system?s energy, which is a critically constrained resource. In this paper, we analyze the trade-off b...
 
Rapid Prototyping of Computer Systems: Experiences and Lessons
Found in: Rapid System Prototyping, IEEE International Workshop on
By Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic, Daniel Salber
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 0002
Abstract: Carnegie Mellon University has developed a User-Centered Interdisciplinary Concurrent System Design Methodology (UICSM) that takes teams of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, computer scientists, industrial designers, and human computer ...
 
A System Design and Build Project on Wearable Computers
Found in: VLSI, IEEE Computer Society Workshop on
By Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:April 1999
pp. 62
The Wearable Computers project at CMU exemplifies the importance of system level design as a new research theme. With the advent of rapid design methodologies and rapid fabrication technologies, it is possible to construct fully customized systems in a mat...
 
MIA: A Wearable Computer for Bridge Inspectors
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Jirapon Sunkpho, James H. Garrett Jr, Asim Smailagic, Dan P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:October 1998
pp. 160
MIA (Mobile Inspection Assistance) is a wearable computer system that helps bridge inspectors collecting multimedia information in the field and producing the inspection report. MIA allows an inspector to fill out the inspection form, access previous inspe...
 
Very Rapid Prototyping of Wearable Computers: A Case Study of Custom versus Off-the-Shelf Design Methodologies
Found in: Design Automation Conference
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Richard Martin, John Stivoric
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 315
The Wearable Computer Project is a testbed integrating research on rapid design and prototyping. Based on representative examples from six generations of wearable computers, the paper focuses on the differences in rapid prototyping using custom design vers...
 
A System Design and Build Course on Wearable Computers
Found in: Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on/Multimedia Software Engineering, International Symposium on
By Daniel P. Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 0094
Abstract: With the advent of rapid design methodologies and rapid fabrication technologies, it is possible to construct fully customized systems in a matter of months. Carnegie Mellon's innovative course on Rapid Prototyping of Wearable Computers has devel...
 
A System-Level Approach to Power/Performance Optimization in Wearable Computers
Found in: VLSI, IEEE Computer Society Workshop on
By Asim Smailagic, Dennis Reilly, Daniel P. Siewiorek
Issue Date:April 2000
pp. 15
The paper describes a system-level design to the power and performance of Carnegie Mellon's wearable computers dedicated to speech processing - the Speech Translator Smart Modules. While processor speed and type affect power consumption and performance, me...
 
ISAAC: A Voice Activated Speech Response System for Wearable Computers
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 183
ISAAC (Integrated Speech Activated Application Control) is a technology feasibility prototype which explored capabilities in the low-weight, low-energy area assuming communication over short distances. ISAAC employs speech for communicating with infrastruc...
   
Benchmarking an Interdisciplinary Concurrent Design Methodology for Electronic/Mechanical Systems
Found in: Design Automation Conference
By John Stivoric, Tom Martin, Chris Kasaback, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Drew Anderson, Asim Smailagic
Issue Date:June 1995
pp. 514-519
The paper describes the evolution of an Interdisciplinary Concurrent Design Methodology (ICDM) and the metrics used to compare four generations of wearale computer artifacts produced by the methodology at each stage of ICDM's growth. The product cycle is d...
 
Agent-assisted task management that reduces email overload
Found in: Proceeding of the 14th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI '10)
By Aaron Steinfeld, Andrew Faulring, Asim Smailagic, Brad Myers, Bradley Schmerl, Daniel Siewiorek, Jeffery Hansen, John Zimmerman, Ken Mohnkern
Issue Date:February 2010
pp. 61-70
RADAR is a multiagent system with a mixed-initiative user interface designed to help office workers cope with email overload. RADAR agents observe experts to learn models of their strategies and then use the models to assist other people who are working on...
     
Very rapid prototyping of wearable computers: a case study of custom versus off-the-shelf design methodologies
Found in: Proceedings of the 34th annual conference on Design automation conference (DAC '97)
By Asim Smailagic, Daniel P. Siewiorek, John Stivoric, Richard Martin
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 315-320
A new gridless router accelerated by Content Addressable Memory (CAM) is presented. A gridless version of the line-expansion algorithm is implemented, which always finds a path if one exists. The router runs in linear time by means of the CAM-based acceler...
     
The design of a wearable computer
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '97)
By Asim Smailagic, Chris Kasabach, Dan Siewiorek, John Stivoric, Len Bass, Richard Martin
Issue Date:March 1997
pp. 139-146
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
Benchmarking an interdisciplinary concurrent design methodology for electronic/mechanical systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 32nd ACM/IEEE conference on Design automation conference (DAC '95)
By Asim Smailagic, Chris Kasaback, Daniel P. Siewiorek, Drew Anderson, John Stivoric, Tom Martin
Issue Date:June 1995
pp. 514-519
A new gridless router accelerated by Content Addressable Memory (CAM) is presented. A gridless version of the line-expansion algorithm is implemented, which always finds a path if one exists. The router runs in linear time by means of the CAM-based acceler...
     
On site wearable computer system
Found in: Conference companion on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '95)
By Asim Smailagic, Dan Siewiorek, John Stivoric, Len Bass
Issue Date:May 1995
pp. 83-84
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
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