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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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Design of a Wearable Tactile Display
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Francine Gemperle, Nathan Ota, Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:October 2001
pp. 5
Tactile displays are a viable way for people to interact with wearable computers. Human tactile perception is robust. A variety of shrinking tactile stimulator (tactor) technologies are available. Tactile displays are uniquely appropriate for wearable appl...
 
A Scalable Solution to the Multi-Resource QoS Problem
Found in: Real-Time Systems Symposium, IEEE International
By Chen Lee, John Lehoczky, Dan Siewiorek, Ragunathan Rajkumar, Jeff Hansen
Issue Date:December 1999
pp. 315
The problem of maximizing system utility by allocating a single finite resource to satisfy discrete Quality of Service (QoS) requirements of multiple applications along multiple QoS dimensions was studied in [6]. In this paper, we consider the more complex...
 
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...
 
On Quality of Service Optimization with Discrete QoS Options
Found in: Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, IEEE
By Chen Lee, John Lehoczky, Ragunathan (Raj) Rajkumar, Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 276
We present a QoS management framework that enables us to quantitatively measure QoS, and to analytically plan and allocate resources. In this model, end users' quality preferences are considered when system resources are apportioned across multiple applica...
 
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...
 
Introducing ISP
Found in: Computer
By Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:December 1974
pp. 39-41
The ISP (instruction Set Processor) notation was developed 1 to precisely describe the programming level of a computer. The behavior of a processor is determined by the nature and sequence of its operations. This sequence is given by a set of bits in prima...
 
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...
 
A Coalescing-Partitioning Algorithm for Optimizing Processor Specification and Task Allocation
Found in: Application-Specific Systems, Architectures and Processors, IEEE International Conference on
By Jim Beck, Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:August 1996
pp. 342
This paper considers the design problems of processor specification and task allocation for embedded computer systems. A graph partitioning-based representation is proposed that allows these problems to be solved concurrently. A custom design automation al...
 
Introducing PMS
Found in: Computer
By Dan Siewiorek
Issue Date:December 1974
pp. 42-44
The PMS (Processors, Memories, and Switches) notation was developed to describe the physical structure of parts of computers, computer parts, and computer networks in terms of a small number of elementary components. 1 A primary aim was to give a uniform m...
 
Breaking boundaries: strategies for mentoring through textile computing workshops
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11)
By Casey Kute, Dan Siewiorek, Eric Paulos, Iris Howley, Laura C. Trutoiu, Stacey Kuznetsov
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 2957-2966
With over 13.3 million children living below poverty line in the United States, there is a pressing need for engaging HCI research with children at the socio-economic margins. Drawing from design studio culture and art therapy literature, we explore wearab...
     
Survey measures for evaluation of cognitive assistants
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 Workshop on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS '07)
By Aaron Steinfeld, Dan Siewiorek, John Zimmerman, Pablo-Alejandro Quinones, S. Rachael Bennett
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 175-179
A survey designed to measure subject perception of benefit, ease of use, usefulness, collaboration, disorientation, flow, and assistance was used to evaluate two releases of an integrated machine learning cognitive assistance system. The design and validit...
     
Evaluation of an integrated multi-task machine learning system with humans in the loop
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 Workshop on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS '07)
By Aaron Steinfeld, Dan Siewiorek, Django Wexler, Jordan Hayes, Julie Fitzgerald, Kyle Cunningham, Mark Drummond, Matt Lahut, Mike Pool, Othar Hansson, Pablo-Alejandro Quinones, Paul Cohen, S. Rachael Bennett
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 168-174
Performance of a cognitive personal assistant, RADAR, consisting of multiple machine learning components, natural language processing, and optimization was examined with a test explicitly developed to measure the impact of integrated machine learning when ...
     
In-car cell phone use: mitigating risk by signaling remote callers
Found in: CHI '02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '02)
By Asad Samar, Dan Siewiorek, Mike Schneider, Punitha Manalavan, Sara Kiesler
Issue Date:April 2002
pp. 790-791
Research has linked in-car cell phone use with automobile accidents. We explore a signaling method that could mitigate that risk. We show in a first experiment how remote cell phone callers were induced to speak less during critical driving periods, and, i...
     
Digital ink: a familiar idea with technological might!
Found in: CHI 98 conference summary on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '98)
By Chris Kasabach, Chris Pacione, Dan Siewiorek, Francine Gemperle, John Stivoric
Issue Date:April 1998
pp. 175-176
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...
     
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...
     
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...
     
Fault detection in an Ethernet network using anomaly signature matching
Found in: Conference proceedings on Communications architectures, protocols and applications (SIGCOMM '93)
By Dan Siewiorek, Frank Feather, Roy Maxion
Issue Date:September 1993
pp. 406-415
The behavior of the TCP protocol in simple situations is well-understood, but when multiple connections share a set of network resources the protocol can exhibit surprising phenomena. Earlier studies have identified several such phenomena, and have analyze...
     
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