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Digest of Papers. Second International Symposium on Wearable Computers (Cat. No.98EX215) (1998)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Oct. 19, 1998 to Oct. 20, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-9074-7

Committees (PDF)

pp. xi

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xii
Invited Speakers

GeoPlex (PDF)

Dado Vrsalvic , Senior Vice President, AT&T
pp. 0
Invited Paper

The Invention of the First Wearable Computer (Abstract)

Edward O. Thorp , Edward O. Thorp & Associates
pp. 4
Session 1: Case Studies

A Collaborative Wearable System with Remote Sensing (Abstract)

Martin Bauer , University of Oregon
Timo Heiber , University of Oregon
Gerd Kortuem , University of Oregon
Zary Segall , University of Oregon
pp. 10

Preliminary Investigation of Wearable Computers for Task Guidance in Aircraft Inspection (Abstract)

Jennifer J. Ockerman , Georgia Institute of Technology
Amy R. Pritchett , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 33
Session 2: Use in Context

StartleCam: A Cybernetic Wearable Camera (Abstract)

Jennifer Healey , MIT Media Laboratory
Rosalind W. Picard , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 42

Visual Contextual Awareness in Wearable Computing (Abstract)

Thad Starner , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bernt Schiele , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alex Pentland , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 50

Context-Aware, Adaptive Wearable Computers as Remote Interfaces to 'Intelligent' Environments (Abstract)

Gerd Kortuem , University of Oregon
Zary Segall , University of Oregon
Martin Bauer , University of Oregon
pp. 58
Session 3: Augmented Reality/Spatial Context

Adding Generic Contextual Capabilities to Wearable Computers (Abstract)

Mr. Jason Pascoe , University of Kent at Canterbury
pp. 92
Session 4: Adjusting to the Human
Session 5: Becoming a Part of the Human

Parasitic Power Harvesting in Shoes (Abstract)

John Kymissis , MIT Media Laboratory
Clyde Kendall , MIT Media Laboratory
Joseph Paradiso , MIT Media Laboratory
Neil Gershenfeld , MIT Media Laboratory
pp. 132
Session 6: Panel
Poster Papers

Dynamic Connection of Wearable Computers to Companion Devices Using Near-Field Radio (Abstract)

Philip Neaves , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
James Bedford-Roberts , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
pp. 156

MIA: A Wearable Computer for Bridge Inspectors (Abstract)

Jirapon Sunkpho , Carnegie Mellon University
James H. Garrett Jr , Carnegie Mellon University
Asim Smailagic , Carnegie Mellon University
Dan P. Siewiorek , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 160

The People Sensor: A Mobility Aid for the Visually Impaired (Abstract)

Sunita Ram , New York University
Jennie Sharf , New York University
pp. 166

A Wearable Computer System with Augmented Reality to Support Terrestrial Navigation (Abstract)

Bruce Thomas , University of South Australia
Wayne Piekarski , University of South Australia
David Hepworth , University of South Australia
Bernard Gunther , University of South Australia
Victor Demczuk , Defence Science and Technology Organisation
pp. 168

An Adaptive Multimodal Interface For Wireless Applications (Abstract)

Jie Yang , Carnegie Mellon University
William Holtz , Carnegie Mellon University
Weiyi Yang , Carnegie Mellon University
Minh Tue Vo , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 172

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 174
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