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Mobile Sales Assistant - An NFC-Based Product Information System for Retailers
Found in: Near Field Communication, International Workshop on
By Stephan Karpischek, Florian Michahelles, Florian Resatsch, Elgar Fleisch
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 20-23
The Mobile Sales Assistant (MSA) is a mobile product information system for retailers based on a combination of Near Field Communication (NFC) and the Electronic Product Code (EPC). The MSA aims at optimizing the sales process in retail stores. It enables ...
 
Technology, Standards, and Real-World Deployments of the EPC Network
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Frédéric Thiesse, Christian Floerkemeier, Mark Harrison, Florian Michahelles, Christof Roduner
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 36-43
The EPC Network is a global RFID data sharing infrastructure based on standards that are built around the Electronic Product Code (EPC), an unambiguous numbering scheme for the designation of physical goods. The authors present the fundamental concepts and...
 
Empirical Research through Ubiquitous Data Collection
Found in: Computer
By Niels Henze,Alireza Sahami Shrazi,Albrecht Schmidt,Martin Pielot,Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 74-76
Ubiquitous computing technologies enable new in situ data-collection opportunities that can reveal insights into mobile users' behaviors and preferences.
 
Ubiquitous Connectivity in the Mountains: Enhancing the Ski Experience
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Bastian Pfleging,Albrecht Schmidt,Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 5-9
Today, many areas in the Alps, despite the high altitude and distance from urbanized environments, offer ubiquitous mobile phone and data connectivity, with 3G networks widely available. Many skiing resorts have recognized their users' desire for connectiv...
 
Switching the Role of NFC Tag and Reader for the Implementation of Smart Posters
Found in: Near Field Communication, International Workshop on
By Dirk Volland,Kay Noyen,Onur Kayikci,Lukas Ackermann,Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 63-68
Benefits and opportunities of NFC technology have been discussed for many years. Continuous promises of handset manufacturers to embed this technology into their series of devices anytime soon have been fulfilled only partly so far. Contrasting with that, ...
 
Monitoring Trends on Facebook
Found in: Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, IEEE International Symposium on
By Irena Pletikosa Cvijikj,Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 895-902
The public nature of user generated content on social media platforms offers the possibility for trend monitoring as an insight into the topics that attract the attention of a large fraction of users. While Google Trends and Twitter have already been recog...
 
Work tut chairs
Found in: Mixed and Augmented Reality, IEEE / ACM International Symposium on
By Florian Michahelles,John Quarles,Carson Reynolds
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 1
It is our great pleasure to present the ISMAR Workshops and Tutorials. The Workshops associated with ISMAR 2011 feature a specific range of topics beyond the main conference tracks to better cover specific research areas in the exciting field of Mixed and ...
   
Workshops & Tutorials committee
Found in: Mixed and Augmented Reality--Arts, Media, and Humanities, IEEE International Symposium on
By Florian Michahelles,John Quarles,Carson Reynolds
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 1
It is our great pleasure to present the ISMAR Workshops and Tutorials. The Workshops associated with ISMAR 2011 feature a specific range of topics beyond the main conference tracks to better cover specific research areas in the exciting field of Mixed and ...
   
What Can the Internet of Things Do for the Citizen? Workshop at Pervasive 2010
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Florian Michahelles, Stephan Karpischek, Albrecht Schmidt
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 102-104
Approximately 25 researchers from Europe, Asia, and the US discussed applications and new challenges of linking networked objects reporting about their state, location, and conditions to mobile phones, networked appliances, and devices. Reports of several ...
 
Improving the Design of Track and Trace Products: Evidence from a Field Study on Pet Tracking Devices
Found in: Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing, International Conference on
By Stephan von Watzdorf, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 177-180
Technological support for an emergency situation where a pet, child or elder person is lost has been countered in the last years with the advent of consumer track and trace solutions. Based on a market survey and an adjacent experience study we investigate...
 
A Maintenance System Based on Near Field Communication
Found in: Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies, International Conference on
By Stephan Karpischek, Florian Michahelles, Albrecht Bereuter, Elgar Fleisch
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 234-238
Maintenance of critical emergency infrastructure is potentially lifesaving, but also expensive and tedious to document and track. In this paper we demonstrate a maintenance system based on Near Field Communication (NFC). NFC-enabled mobile phones and NFC t...
 
A mobile product recommendation system interacting with tagged products
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Felix von Reischach, Dominique Guinard, Florian Michahelles, Elgar Fleisch
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 1-6
This paper presents a concept that enables consumers to access and share product recommendations using their mobile phone. Based on a review of current product recommendation mechanisms it devises a concept called APriori. APriori leverages the potential o...
 
Increasing Supply-Chain Visibility with Rule-Based RFID Data Analysis
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Alexander Ilic, Thomas Andersen, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 31-38
RFID technology tracks the flow of physical items and goods in supply chains to help users detect inefficiencies, such as shipment delays, theft, or inventory problems. An inevitable consequence, however, is that it generates huge numbers of events. To exp...
 
Pervasive RFID and Near Field Communication Technology
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Florian Michahelles, Frederic Thiesse, Albrecht Schmidt, John R. Williams
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 94-96, c3
Today, RFID enjoys enormous interest as the first widely deployed pervasive technology, and Near Field Communication will be the first widely deployed technology enabling humans to communicate with physical objects. This article reports on the Pertec (Perv...
 
The Dual Ownership Model: Using Organizational Relationships for Access Control in Safety Supply Chains
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Alexander Ilic, Florian Michahelles, Elgar Fleisch
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 459-466
Counterfeits and contaminated drugs are recognized as a threat to consumer safety. To fight counterfeiting and protect consumers, public health institutions such as the US FDA demand organizations to electronically document the pedigrees of prescription dr...
 
Dual Ownership: Access Management for Shared Item Information in RFID-enabled Supply Chains
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, IEEE International Conference on
By Alexander Ilic, Florian Michahelles, Elgar Fleisch
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 337-341
RFID tags combined with globally unique numbering schemes such as the Electronic Product Code (EPC) help standardizing the communication along the supply chain. Participants generate and share item information to collectively build digital lifecycle record...
 
Real-World Challenges of Pervasive Computing
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Albrecht Schmidt, Sarah Spiekermann, Anatole Gershman, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 91-93, c3
At the Pervasive Technology Applied workshop (part of Pervasive 2006), practitioners and researchers discussed how to bridge the gap between academic research and the practical hurdles in pervasive technology. The wide range of submissions demonstrated the...
 
Sensing and Monitoring Professional Skiers
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Florian Michahelles, Bernt Schiele
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 40-46
Wearable sensors can enhance the relationship between professional downhill skiers and their trainers by revealing information about the athlete's motions--such as force, rotation, or acceleration--that are difficult or impossible for the trainer to observ...
 
Towards Distributed Awareness — An Artifact Based Approach
Found in: Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Florian Michahelles, Albrecht Schmidt, Bernt Schiele, Michael Beigl
Issue Date:December 2004
pp. 82-91
Perception is a central issue for many applications in ubiquitous computing. However, in current implementations, sensing and distributed perception is re-invented over and over again. Identifying commonalities and synthesizing a common model would be more...
 
Less Contact: Heart-Rate Detection Without Even Touching the User
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Florian Michahelles, Ramon Wicki, Bernt Schiele
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 4-7
Heart-rate sensing is very important. Whereas there are different methods and commercial products available, they all have a common drawback: the user has to mount some piece of sensor to his body. This paper provides a case study on how micro-impulse rada...
 
PeTRE: workshop on pervasive technologies in retail environments
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication (UbiComp '13 Adjunct)
By Antonio Krüger, Carsten Magerkurth, Florian Michahelles, Markus Löchtefeld, Patrik Floréen, Petteri Nurmi
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 963-968
The main goal of this workshop is to explore how pervasive technologies can be integrated into today's brick and mortar retail environments to enhance the overall retail experience. Therefore we want to bring together researchers and industry partners to e...
     
Google play is not a long tail market: an empirical analysis of app adoption on the Google play app market
Found in: Proceedings of the 28th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC '13)
By Florian Michahelles, Nan Zhong
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 499-504
Distributions of popularity of many online markets have long tails. However, the profitability of the long tail remains in dispute among researchers. With an analysis of an extensive dataset of Google Play transactions, this work first examine the long tai...
     
Where should you focus: Long Tail or Superstar?: an analysis of app adoption on the Android Market
Found in: SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Symposium on Apps (SA '12)
By Florian Michahelles, Nan Zhong
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 1-1
This talk presents the examination of the long tail of sales distribution in mobile app market. With the analysis of a large data set of transactions in Android Market, our research suggests that, rather than being a "Long Tail" market where unpopular nich...
     
The not so unique global trade identification number: product master data quality in publicly available sources (extended abstract)
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC '12)
By Elgar Fleisch, Florian Michahelles, Stephan Karpischek
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 39-40
This paper provides an extended abstract. The full paper is currently under review for Electronic Markets journal.
     
Understanding social media marketing: a case study on topics, categories and sentiment on a Facebook brand page
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th International Academic MindTrek Conference: Envisioning Future Media Environments (MindTrek '11)
By Florian Michahelles, Irena Pletikosa Cvijikj
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 175-182
Social networks have changed the way information is delivered to the customers, shifting from traditional one-to-many to one-to-one communication. Opinion mining and sentiment analysis offer the possibility to understand the user-generated comments and exp...
     
GPS trajectory feature extraction for driver risk profiling
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Trajectory data mining and analysis (TDMA '11)
By Florian Michahelles, Johannes Paefgen, Thorsten Staake
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 53-56
In this paper we develop a method and relevant feature constructs for the measurement of accident risk exposure from a large sample of real-world GPS data that includes accident and accident-free drivers. For trip frequency and accumulated driven distance ...
     
Towards a better understanding of mobile shopping assistants: a large scale usage analysis of a mobile bargain finder application
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on Research in the large (LARGE '11)
By Florian Michahelles, Gilad Geron, Stephan Karpischek
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 17-20
Mobile shopping assistants have been subject to research in the field of ubiquitous and pervasive computing for many years. Now the wide adoption of mobile shopping applications for smartphones allows evaluation on a large scale. To study how consumers act...
     
How to sell microinsurance via smartphones: experiences from a first deployment in South Africa
Found in: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '10)
By Florian Michahelles, Stephan von Watzdorf
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 1-5
Microinsurance is a growing market in developing countries and helps low-income individuals to cover risks. Delivering these products at low costs is crucial and cannot be achieved by traditional agent-based sales processes. We develop and implement a smar...
     
Inferring usage characteristics of electric bicycles from position information
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Location and the Web (LocWeb '10)
By Florian Michahelles, Johannes Paefgen
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 1-4
This paper describes an experimental setup for the analysis of e-bike usage characteristics based on GPS data. Usage characteristics include parameters such as average and maximum velocity, trip lengths and distribution over daytime. Based on high resoluti...
     
Accuracy of positioning data on smartphones
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Location and the Web (LocWeb '10)
By Florian Michahelles, Stephan von Watzdorf
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 1-4
This contribution investigates how accurate location information is on smartphones. Our research is based on a data set consisting of 2289 locations gathered from a marketed iPhone application. In a first analysis, it became evident that the accuracy infor...
     
AppAware: which mobile applications are hot?
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '10)
By Andrea Girardello, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 431-434
Today most mobile operating systems provide users with an application portal where they can search for applications published by third-party developers. However, finding new apps is not an easy task and requires either to know what to look for or to go thr...
     
An evaluation of product review modalities for mobile phones
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '10)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Erica Dubach, Felix von Reischach, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 199-208
Research has shown that product reviews on the Internet not only support consumers when shopping, but also lead to increased sales for retailers. Recent approaches successfully use smart phones to directly relate products (e.g. via barcode or RFID) to corr...
     
Towards location-aware mobile web browsers
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '09)
By Elgar Fleisch, Fabio Magagna, Florian Michahelles, Juliana Sutanto, Stephan Karpischek
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-4
Location Based Services (LBS) promise interesting business opportunities. Today, most LBS are either implemented in hardware devices, or downloaded and installed by mobile phone users as software applications. Both approaches lead to scattered markets and ...
     
Mobile claims assistance
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '09)
By Elgar Fleisch, Florian Michahelles, Oliver Baecker, Sascha Roth, Tobias Ippisch
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-9
When it comes to vehicle accidents, people are stressed out and overstrained, even if it is just a car body damage and no one is hurt. They often lack adequate and immediate assistance and may worry about the lengthy and paper-based loss report to their in...
     
The design space of ubiquitous product recommendation systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '09)
By Albrecht Schmidt, Felix von Reischach, Florian Michahelles
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 1-10
Customer reviews and recommendations for products are provided by almost all e-business platforms, supporting consumers when shopping on the web. Mobile and ubiquitous computing provide extended means to sense input data for recommendations and to make rec...
     
Evaluating mobile phones as risk information providers
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '09)
By Florian Michahelles, Stephan von Watzdorf
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 1-4
Information about health, disease or environmental conditions is increasingly becoming available. We investigate the suitability of using mobile phones as an interface to provide information about risk-related events or conditions to the user. We approach ...
     
Supporting a mobile lost and found community
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services (MobileHCI '08)
By Dominique Guinard, Florian Michahelles, Oliver Baecker
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 1-30
In the era of ubiquitous devices and mobility, we increasingly carry objects of great value (in terms of data, money or emotions). Because of our increased mobility, we are also more inclined to lose these objects. When it comes to finding them again, curr...
     
Adaptive interaction for enabling pervasive services
Found in: Second ACM international workshop on Data engineering for wireless and mobile access (MobiDe '01)
By Claudia Linnhoff-Popien, Florian Michahelles, Michael Samulowitz
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 20-26
We describe an architecture that allows mobile users to access a variety of services provided by pervasive computing environments. Novel to our approach is that the system selects and executes services taking into account arbitrary contextual information (...
     
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