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2012 16th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (1997)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Oct. 13, 1997 to Oct. 14, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-8192-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1: Evaluation Studies

Evaluation of Three Input Mechanisms for Wearable Computers (Abstract)

Susan Tyerman , University of South Australia
Bruce Thomas , University of South Australia
Karen Grimmer , School of Physiotherapy, University of South Australia
pp. 2

Wearable Computers for Performance Support: Initial Feasibility Study (Abstract)

Lawrence J. Najjar , Georgia Tech Research Institute
Jennifer J. Ockerman , Georgia Tech Research Institute
J. Christopher Thompson , Georgia Tech Research Institute
pp. 10

A Field Usability Evaluation of a Wearable System (Abstract)

Jane Siegel , Human Computer Interaction Institute
Malcolm Bauer , Human Computer Interaction Institute
pp. 18
Session 2: Industrial and Business Applications

Mobile Approach Support System for Future Machine Tools (Abstract)

Manfred Weck , Aachen University of Technology
Rainer Daude , Aachen University of Technology
pp. 24

Factory Automation Support Technology (FAST): A New Paradigm of Continuous Learning and Support Using a Wearable (Abstract)

Erika Rogers , Multimedia in Manufacturing Education Laboratory
Chris Thompson , Multimedia in Manufacturing Education Laboratory
Lawrence J. Najjar , Multimedia in Manufacturing Education Laboratory
Jennifer J. Ockerman , Multimedia in Manufacturing Education Laboratory
pp. 31

Wearable Computers for Three Dimensional CSCW (Abstract)

Mark Billinghurst , Human Interface Technology Laboratory
Tom Furness Iii , Human Interface Technology Laboratory
Suzane Weghorst , Human Interface Technology Laboratory
pp. 39
Session 3: New Hardware and Software Technology

Eyeglass-Based Systems For Wearable Computing (Abstract)

N. M. Rensing , The MicroOptical Corporation
P. Aquilino , The MicroOptical Corporation
R. McClelland , The MicroOptical Corporation
M. B. Spitzer , The MicroOptical Corporation
pp. 48

Intrabody Buses for Data and Power (Abstract)

Joe Paradiso , MIT Media Laboratory
Matt Reynolds , MIT Media Laboratory
Neil Gershenfeld , MIT Media Laboratory
E. Rehmi Post , MIT Media Laboratory
Matthew Gray , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 52

Software Organization for Dynamic and Adaptable Wearable Systems (Abstract)

Stephen Fickas , University of Oregon
Zary Segall , University of Oregon
Gerd Kortuem , University of Oregon
pp. 56
Session 4: Personal Applications

A Touring Machine: Prototyping 3D Mobile Augmented Reality Systems for Exploring the Urban Environment (Abstract)

Blair MacIntyre , Columbia University
Anthony Webster , Columbia University
Tobias Hollerer , Columbia University
Steven Feiner , Columbia University
pp. 74
Session 5: New Sensors and Displays

Tactual Displays for Wearable Computing (Abstract)

Alex Pentland , The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hong Z. Tan , The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 84

Affective Wearables (Abstract)

J. Healey , MIT Media Laboratory
R. W. Picard , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 90

A Sensate Liner for Personnel Monitoring Applications (Abstract)

Sundaresan Jayaraman , Georgia Institute of Technology
George Burghart , Mission Research Corporation
Robert Eisler , Mission Research Corporation
Rangaswamy Rajamanickam , Georgia Institute of Technology
Tony McKee , ILC Dover
Sungmee Park , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 98
Session 6: Communications

Metronaut: A Wearable Computer with Sensing and Global Communication Capabilities (Abstract)

Asim Smailagic , Engineering Design Research Center
Richard Martin , Engineering Design Research Center
pp. 116
Session 7: Using Wearable Sensors

A Wearable Computer Based American Sign Language Recognizer (Abstract)

Joshua Weaver , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thad Starner , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 130

Stochasticks: Augmenting the Billiards Experience with Probabilistic Vision and Wearable Computers (Abstract)

Cyrus Eyster , Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thad Starner , Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Josh Weaver , Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland , Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tony Jebara , Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 138

Towards Situated Computing (Abstract)

James Bedford-Roberts , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Richard Hull , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Philip Neaves , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
pp. 146
Posters

Virtually Documented Environments (PDF)

Pascal Bisson , Thomson-CSF LCR, Domaine de Corbeville
Vania Conan , Thomson-CSF LCR, Domaine de Corbeville
Samory Kakez , Thomson-CSF LCR, Domaine de Corbeville
pp. 158

The Wearable Computer as a Remote Interface for People with Disabilities (PDF)

David A. Ross , Atlanta VA Rehab R&D Center
Jon A. Sanford , Atlanta VA Rehab R&D Center
pp. 161

A Wearable Computer for Quality Assurance Inspectors in a Food Processing Plant (PDF)

Lawrence J. Najjar , Georgia Institute of Technolgy
Jennifer J. Ockerman , Georgia Institute of Technolgy
J. Christopher Thompson , Georgia Institute of Technolgy
pp. 163

Expressive Footwear for Computer-Augmented Dance Performance (PDF)

Joseph A. Paradiso , MIT Media Laboratory
Eric Hu , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 165

Smart Fabric, or "Wearable Clothing" (PDF)

E. Rehmi Post , MIT Media Laboratory
Margaret Orth , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 167

The Locust Swarm: An Environmentally-Powered, Networkless Location and Messaging System (PDF)

D. Kirsch , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S. Assefa , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
T. Starner , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 169

Nomadic Radio: A Spatialized Audio Environment for Wearable Computing (PDF)

Chris Schmandt , Speech Interface Group, MIT Media Laboratory
Nitin Sawhney , Speech Interface Group, MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 171

The Digital Doctor: An Experiment in Wearable Telemedicine (PDF)

A. Gerega , Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester
M. Petrazzuoli , Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester
A.P. Pentland , The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
T. Starner , The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A.P. Pentland , Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester
pp. 173

A Taxonomy for Enhanced Reality Systems (PDF)

Jerry Bowskill , BT Laboratories
Jason Morphett , BT Laboratories
John Downie , University of Brighton
pp. 175

Eudaemonic Computing ('underwearables') (PDF)

Steve Mann , University of Toronto
pp. 177

Context-Awareness in Wearable and Ubiquitous Computing (PDF)

Gregory D. Abowd , GVU Center & College of Computing
Anind K. Dey , GVU Center & College of Computing
Robert Orr , GVU Center & College of Computing
Jason Brotherton , GVU Center & College of Computing
pp. 179

Wearable Performance (PDF)

Glorianna Davenport , MIT Media Lab
Alex Pentland , MIT Media Lab
Flavia Sparacino , MIT Media Lab
pp. 181
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