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The Internet of Things: The Next Technological Revolution
Found in: Computer
By Mohamed Ali Feki,Fahim Kawsar,Mathieu Boussard,Lieven Trappeniers
Issue Date:February 2013
pp. 24-25
A wide range of researchers from academia and industry, as well as businesses, government agencies, and cities, are exploring the technologies comprising the Internet of Things from three main perspectives: scientific theory, engineering design, and the us...
 
A Document Centric Framework for Building Distributed Smart Object Systems
Found in: Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Fahim Kawsar, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 71-79
We present an architectural framework that provides the foundation for building smart object systems and uses a document centric approach utilizing a proļ¬le based arte- fact framework and a task based application framework. Our artefact framework represent...
 
A Document Based Framework for Smart Object Systems
Found in: Future Generation Communication and Networking
By Fahim Kawsar, Tatsuo Nakajima, Jong Hyuk Park, Young-Sik Jeong
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 178-183
We present an architectural framework that provides the foundation for building smart object systems and uses a document centric approach utilizing a profile based artefact framework and a task based application framework. Our artefact framework represents...
 
RoonRoon: A Wearable Teddy as Social Interface for Contextual Notification
Found in: Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies, International Conference on
By Fahim Kawsar, Kaori Fujinami, Susanna Pirttikangas, Keisuke Hayashi, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 76-84
In this paper we present a wearable teddy, RoonRoon (a physical embodiment artefact) that acts as a user interface for information services. It can monitor user?s physical activity state (walking, standing, running and sitting) and can provide personalized...
 
Design and Implementation of a Software Infrastructure for Integrating Sentient Artefact
Found in: Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems, Annual International Conference on
By Fahim Kawsar, Kaori Fujinami, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 513-515
<p>This paper presents a framework prototype for sentient environments. The framework provides a generic interface to the applications for interacting with sentient artefacts in a unified way regardless of their type and properties. As a result, appl...
 
Designing Pervasive Interactions for Ambient Guidance with Situated Flows
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Fahim Kawsar, Gerd Kortuem, Bashar Altakrouri
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 371-375
Effectively guiding people in complex and highly dynamic work environment requires advances in high-level declarative activity models that can describe the flow of human work activities and their intended outcomes, as well as novel user interface models fo...
 
Smart Objects as Building Blocks for the Internet of Things
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Gerd Kortuem, Fahim Kawsar, Vasughi Sundramoorthy, Daniel Fitton
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 44-51
The combination of the Internet and emerging technologies such as near-field communications, real-time localization, and embedded sensors lets us transform everyday objects into smart objects that can understand and react to their environment. Such objects...
 
Home computing unplugged: why, where and when people use different connected devices at home
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM international joint conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing (UbiComp '13)
By A.J. Bernheim Brush, Fahim Kawsar
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 627-636
We investigate how technology usage in homes has changed with the increasing prevalence of mobile devices including Tablets and Smart Phones. We logged Internet usage from 86 Belgium households to determine their six most common Internet Activities. Next, ...
     
Digital object memories for the internet of things (DOMe-IoT)
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '12)
By Alexander Kröner, Chris Speed, Daniel Schreiber, Fahim Kawsar, Jens Haupert, Thomas Ploetz
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1189-1192
Digital Object Memories (DOMes) comprise hardware and software components, which together provide an open and universal platform for capturing and interacting with the digital information of connected objects - including storage, documentation and provisio...
     
Digital Object Memories for the Internet of Things (DOMe-Iot)
Found in: Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '12)
By Alexander Kröner, Chris Speed, Daniel Schreiber, Fahim Kawsar, Jens Haupert, Thomas Ploetz
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1156-1159
The Internet of Things connects digital information sources with physical objects - which transforms an artifact from being a passive object into a 'thing' that may link to data, store data and even offer data to users. Digital Object Memories (DOMe) compr...
     
International workshop on networking and object memories for the internet of things (NOMe-IoT 2011)
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Ubiquitous computing (UbiComp '11)
By Alexander Kroener, Boris Brandherm, Chi Harold Liu, Chris Speed, Dan Wang, Fahim Kawsar, Jens Haupert, Michael Schneider, Pan Hui, Peter Stephan, Thomas Ploetz, Wenjie Wang
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 621-622
With the proliferation of app stores and the advancement of mobile devices, research that might have only been tested with a dozen participants in the past can now be released to millions. This offers huge opportunities, but also requires adaptations of ex...
     
Spatial co-location for device association: the connected object way
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Networking and object memories for the internet of things (NoME-IoT '11)
By Fahim Kawsar, Hans Gellersen, Ming Ki Chong
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 21-26
Device association is one of the most common interaction primitives used in today's mobile device space. Yet, the existing approaches rely on traditional (e.g., sharing a pass key across devices, etc.) or tangible methods (e.g., bumping devices together, s...
     
A co-creation platform for creative engagement of end-users in a connected object space
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Networking and object memories for the internet of things (NoME-IoT '11)
By Fahim Kawsar, Geert Vanderhulst, Johan Criel, Lieven Trappeniers
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 9-14
The proliferation of open source hardware platforms and consequent connected objects has created novel design opportunities for end-users to realize their personalized "lifehacks" in an interactive environment. However, this lifehack culture is yet to beco...
     
Digital object memories in the internet of things workshop: (DOME-IoT 2010)
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Adjunct (Ubicomp '10 Adjunct)
By Alexander Kröner, Fahim Kawsar, Gerd Kortuem, Michael Schneider, Peter Stephan, Thomas Plötz
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 527-530
Everyday objects tagged with sensors and actuators that communicate and cooperate provide the foundation of the Internet of Things. Most applications in the Internet of Things deal with information related to such objects in the one or other way, whilst Di...
     
An explorative comparison of magic lens and personal projection for interacting with smart objects
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '10)
By Enrico Rukzio, Fahim Kawsar, Gerd Kortuem
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 157-160
One shortcoming of self-describing smart objects augmented with digital resources is the limitation of output modalities due to their long established physical appearances. To overcome this drawback intangible representations e.g., sound, video projection ...
     
Deploy spontaneously: supporting end-users in building and enhancing a smart home
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Ubiquitous computing (UbiComp '08)
By Fahim Kawsar, Kaori Fujinami, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. N/A
This paper explores system issues for involving end users in constructing and enhancing a smart home. In support of this involvement we present an infrastructure and a tangible deployment tool. Active participation of users is essential in a domestic envir...
     
Persona: a portable tool for augmenting proactive applications with multimodal personalization support
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Mobile and ubiquitous multimedia (MUM '07)
By Fahim Kawsar
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 160-168
User centric personalization plays an important role for the adoption of proactive applications. However, stipulating system support to facilitate personalization features in proactive applications generically is still an open issue. In this paper we have ...
     
A lightweight indoor location model for sentient artefacts using sentient artefacts
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '07)
By Fahim Kawsar, Kaori Fujinami, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 1624-1631
Our approach towards context awareness is to use sensor augmented daily life objects surrounding us for extracting context information and for providing ambient services. Some of these artefacts are static in nature and have designated location, like a bed...
     
Augmenting everyday life with sentient artefacts
Found in: Proceedings of the 2005 joint conference on Smart objects and ambient intelligence: innovative context-aware services: usages and technologies (sOc-EUSAI '05)
By Fahim Kawsar, Kaori Fujinami, Tatsuo Nakajima
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 141-146
The paper introduces sentient artefacts, our everyday life objects augmented with sensors to provide value added services. Such artefacts can be used to capture users context in an intuitive way, as they do not require any explicit interactions. These arte...
     
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