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2012 16th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (2005)
Osaka, Japan
Oct. 18, 2005 to Oct. 21, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2419-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Guest Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiv,xv

Sponsors (PDF)

pp. xvi
Cover
Introduction

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xiii
Keynote Talk
Invited Session

Overview of "Keitai" (Mobile Phone) Services in Japan (PDF)

Akira Matsunaga , Strategic Planning Section, Technology Planning Dept. "au" Technology Division KDDI CORPORATION
pp. xviii
HCI Output

Exploring Interaction with a Simulated Wrist-Worn Projection Display (Abstract)

G?bor Blasko , Department of Computer Science Columbia University New York, NY, 10027
Franz Coriand , Bauhaus University Weimar Bauhausstr. 11, 99423 Weimar, Germany
Steven Feiner , Department of Computer Science Columbia University New York, NY, 10027
pp. 2-9

A Finger-Ring ShapedWearable HANDset based on Bone-Conduction (Abstract)

Masaaki FUKUMOTO , NTT DoCoMo Multimedia Labs, Yokosuka, Japan
pp. 10-13

SoundWeb: Hyperlinked Voice Data for Wearable Computing Environment (Abstract)

Takeshi Shoji , OMRON Corp. 9-1, Kizugawadai, Kizucho, Sorakugun,Japan
Masahiko Tsukamoto , Kobe University
Satoshi Nakamura , NICT, Japan 3-5, Hikaridai, Seikacho, Sorakugun, Kyoto 619- 0289, Japan
Shojiro Nishio , Graduate School of Osaka University 1-5, Yamadaoka, Suita, Kyoto 565-0871, Japan
pp. 14-19
Hardware and Systems

Trading off Prediction Accuracy and Power Consumption for Context-Aware Wearable Computing (Abstract)

Smriti Gupta , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Matthias Ihmig , Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Science, Technische Universit?at M?unchen, Germany
Uttam Sengupta , 4Intel, Hillsboro, OR
Derek Leong , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Michael Deisher , Intel, Hillsboro, OR
Andreas Krause , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Daniel Siewiorek , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Asim Smailagic , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Edward Rankin , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
pp. 20-26

Low-stress Wearable Computer System for Capturing Human Experience (Abstract)

Norihiro Hagita , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories
Sadanori Ito , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Shoichiro Iwasawa , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Megumu Tsuchikawa , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Yasuyuki Sumi , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Kenji Mase , Information Technology Center, Nagoya University
Kiyoshi Kogure , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories
pp. 27-33

RFID Information Grid for Blind Navigation and Wayfinding (Abstract)

Sumi Helal , Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Scooter Willis , Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
pp. 34-37

Hands-On RFID: Wireless Wearables for Detecting Use of Objects (Abstract)

Kenneth P. Fishkin , Intel Research Seattle
Matthai Philipose , Intel Research Seattle
Adam Rea , Intel Research Seattle
pp. 38-43
Context

Fine-Grained Activity Recognition by Aggregating Abstract Object Usage (Abstract)

Dieter Fox , University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering Seattle, Washington, USA
Donald J. Patterson , University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering Seattle, Washington, USA
Matthai Philipose , Intel Research Seattle, Seattle, Washington, USA
Henry Kautz , University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering Seattle, Washington, USA
pp. 44-51

ReachMedia: On-the-move interaction with everyday objects (Abstract)

Emmanuel Munguia Tapia , Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Laboratory 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Assaf Feldman , Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Laboratory 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Pattie Maes , Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Laboratory 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Sajid Sadi , Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Laboratory 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Chris Schmandt , Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Laboratory 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139
pp. 52-59

Analysis of Movement and Mobility of Wireless Network Users (Abstract)

Jeremy Shaffer , Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Daniel P. Siewiorek , Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
Asim Smailagic , Institute for Complex Engineered Systems-Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA
pp. 60-69
Clothing and Textile

A Design Process for the Development of Innovative Smart Clothing that Addresses End-User Needs from Technical, Functional, Aesthetic and Cultural View Points. (Abstract)

Jane McCann , Smart Clothes & Wearable Technology Research Group School of Art, Media & Design, University of Wales, Newport, Caerleon Campus, PO Box 179, Newport, UK, NP18 3YG
Adam Martin , Smart Clothes & Wearable Technology Research Group School of Art, Media & Design, University of Wales, Newport, Caerleon Campus, PO Box 179, Newport, UK, NP18 3YG
Richard Hurford , Smart Clothes & Wearable Technology Research Group School of Art, Media & Design, University of Wales, Newport, Caerleon Campus, PO Box 179, Newport, UK, NP18 3YG
pp. 70-77

A Novel Intelligent Textile Technology Based on Silicon Flexible Skins (Abstract)

Rakesh B. Katragadda , Electrical & Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Yong Xu , Electrical & Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
pp. 78-81

Kukkia and Vilkas: Kinetic Electronic Garments (Abstract)

Marcelo Coelho , XS Labs, Concordia University
Joanna Berzowska , XS Labs, Concordia University
pp. 82-85

Embroidering Electrical Interconnects with Conductive Yarn for The Integration of Flexible Electronic Modules into Fabric (Abstract)

Herbert Reichl , Fraunhofer IZM Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 13355 Berlin, Germany
Rolf Aschenbrenner , Fraunhofer IZM Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 13355 Berlin, Germany
Christine Kallmayer , Fraunhofer IZM Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 13355 Berlin, Germany
Torsten Linz , Fraunhofer IZM Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25 13355 Berlin, Germany
pp. 86-91
Augmented Reality

Pictorial Depth Cues for Outdoor Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Jason Wither , University of California, Santa Barbara
Tobias H?llerer , University of California, Santa Barbara
pp. 92-99

An Event-driven Navigation Platform forWearable Computing Environments (Abstract)

Masahiko Tsukamoto , Faculty of Eng., Kobe University
Masakazu Miyamae , Yasue Kishino, and Shojiro Nishio Grad. School of Info. Sci. and Tech., Osaka University
Tsutomu Terada , Yasue Kishino, and Shojiro Nishio Grad. School of Info. Sci. and Tech., Osaka University
pp. 100-107

Artificial Grapheme-Color Synesthesia for Wearable Task Support (Abstract)

Jean-Marc Robert , Human-Machine Interactions Laboratory (LIHM), Department of Industrial Engineering ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Montreal, Canada
Nicolas Plouznikoff , Human-Machine Interactions Laboratory (LIHM), Department of Industrial Engineering ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Montreal, Canada
Alexandre Plouznikoff , Human-Machine Interactions Laboratory (LIHM), Department of Industrial Engineering ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Montreal, Canada
pp. 108-113
Recording Experiences

A Body-mounted Camera System for Capturing User-view Images without Head-mounted Camera (Abstract)

Kenichi Hosaka , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0288, Japan
Akira Utsumi , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0288, Japan
Hirotake Yamazoe , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0288, Japan
pp. 114-121

Wearable Hand Activity Recognition for Event Summarization (Abstract)

W.W. Mayol , Department of Computer Science University of Bristol Woodland Road, BS8 1UB, UK
D.W. Murray , Department of Engineering Science University of Oxford Parks Road OX1 3PJ, UK
pp. 122-129

Implementation and Evaluation of Wearable Sensor Devices for Recording and Detecting Conversational Interaction (Abstract)

Norihiro Hagita , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
Shoichiro Iwasawa , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
Sadanori Ito , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
Megumu Tsuchikawa , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
Yasuyuki Sumi , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
Kiyoshi Kogure , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Kenji Mase , Information Technology Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Yasuhiro Katagiri , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan
pp. 130-137

Wearable Technology for Crime Scene Investigation (Abstract)

Chris Baber , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham Birmingham UK
Damien Zasikowsk , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham Birmingham UK
John Hunter , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham Birmingham UK
Paul Smith , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham Birmingham UK
James Cross , Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham Birmingham UK
pp. 138-143
Gesture

Modeling a Wearable Full-body Motion Capture System (Abstract)

Christopher Einsmann , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
Thomas Martin , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
Meghan Quirk , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
Bharath Venkatramani , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
Ben Muzal , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
Mark Jones , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24060 (0111)
pp. 144-151

Using Ultrasonic Hand Tracking to Augment Motion Analysis Based Recognition of Manipulative Gestures (Abstract)

Paul Lukowicz , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Thomas Stiefmeier , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Gerhard Tr?oster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Holger Junker , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Georg Ogris , Institute for Computer Systems and Networks, UMIT Innsbruck, Austria
pp. 152-159

Detection of eating and drinking arm gestures using inertial body-worn sensors (Abstract)

Holger Junker , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Oliver Amft , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Gerhard Tr?oster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
pp. 160-163

Recognizing Mimicked Autistic Self-Stimulatory Behaviors Using HMMs (Abstract)

Gregory D. Abowd , College of Computing and GVU Center; Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Kristin Vadas , College of Computing and GVU Center; Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Tracy Westeyn , College of Computing and GVU Center; Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Thad Starner , College of Computing and GVU Center; Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Xuehai Bian , College of Computing and GVU Center; Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
pp. 164-169
HCI Input

The Impacts of Limited Visual Feedback on Mobile Text Entry for the Twiddler and Mini-QWERTY Keyboards (Abstract)

Kent Lyons , College of Computing and GVU Center Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
James Clawson , College of Computing and GVU Center Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Edward Clarkson , College of Computing and GVU Center Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
Thad Starner , College of Computing and GVU Center Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 USA
pp. 170-177

Evaluation of Three Wearable Computer Pointing Devices for Selection Tasks (Abstract)

Karen Grimmer , Centre of Allied Health School of Health Sciences University of South Australia Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia
Bruce H. Thomas , Wearable Computer Laboratory School of Computer and Information Science University of South Australia Mawson Lakes, SA, 5095, Australia
Joanne E. Zucco , Wearable Computer Laboratory School of Computer and Information Science University of South Australia Mawson Lakes, SA, 5095, Australia
pp. 178-185

Acceptable Operating Force for Buttons on In-Ear Type Headphones (Abstract)

Gerard Hollemans , Media Interaction group Nat.Lab. Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Vincent Buil , Media Interaction group Nat.Lab. Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven, The Netherlands
pp. 186-191
Posters

User's Perceptions of an Automatic Activity Diary for Medical Annotation and Analysis (Abstract)

David Lehn , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 (0111)
Thomas Martin , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 (0111)
Joshua Edmison , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 (0111)
Mark Jones , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 (0111)
pp. 192-193

Power and Size Optimized Multi-Sensor Context Recognition Platform (Abstract)

Paul Lukowicz , Institute for Computer Systems and Networks, UMIT Hall, Austria
Nagendra B. Bharatula , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Mathias Stager , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Gerhard Troster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
pp. 194-195

Hybrid Micropower Supply for Wearable-Pervasive Sensor nodes (Abstract)

Rolf Zinniker , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Gerhard Troster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
Nagendra B. Bharatula , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Z?urich, Switzerland
pp. 196-197

Wearable Augmented Reality System Using Invisible Visual Markers and an IR Camera (Abstract)

Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192, Japan
Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192, Japan
Yusuke Nakazato , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192, Japan
pp. 198-199

Intuitive Annotation of User-Viewed Objects forWearable AR Systems (Abstract)

Ryuhei TENMOKU , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192 Japan
Naokazu YOKOYA , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192 Japan
Masayuki KANBARA , Nara Institute of Science and Technology 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192 Japan
pp. 200-201

A Social and Physical Inter-Generational Computer Game for the Elderly and Children: Age Invaders (Abstract)

ShangPing Lee , Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Mixed Reality Lab, NTU, Singapore
Adrian David Cheok , Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Mixed Reality Lab, NTU, Singapore
Khoo Eng Tat , Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Mixed Reality Lab, NTU, Singapore
Sameera Kodagoda , Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Mixed Reality Lab, NTU, Singapore
Le Nam Thang , Interaction and Entertainment Research Center, Mixed Reality Lab, NTU, Singapore
pp. 202-203

Button Component Encasing for Wearable Technology Applications (Abstract)

Jaana Htinnikainen , Tampere University of Technology/Institute of Electronics Korkeakoulunkatu 3, P.O. Box 692,FIN-33 720 Tampere, FINLAND
Jussi Mikkonen , Tampere University of Technology/Institute of Electronics Korkeakoulunkatu 3, P.O. Box 692,FIN-33 720 Tampere, FINLAND
Jukka Vanhala , Tampere University of Technology/Institute of Electronics Korkeakoulunkatu 3, P.O. Box 692,FIN-33 720 Tampere, FINLAND
pp. 204-205

An Exploration of Electrolessly Cu/Ni Plated Polyester Fabrics as E-Textiles (Abstract)

Gilsoo Cho , Department of Clothing and Textiles, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, KOREA
Jihye Moon , Department of Clothing and Textiles, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, KOREA
Jayoung Cho , Department of Clothing and Textiles, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, KOREA
Keesam Jeong , Department of Medical Information System, Yong-in Songdam College, Yong-in 449-710, KOREA
pp. 206-207

Design of a Minimal Interface for two-way strategic information flow for urban operations (Abstract)

James Cross , The University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Robert J. Houghton , The University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Chris Baber , The University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
pp. 208-209

Wearable Data Aquisition for Heartbeat and Respiratory Information (Abstract)

Kiroshi Kagure , ATR, Kyoto, Japan
Harao Noma , ATR, Kyoto, Japan
Yoshitaka Nakajima , ATR, Kyoto, Japan
Mieko Oshaga , Osaka Institute technology, Osaka, Japan
Hideo Shnimonomura , Osaka Institute technology, Osaka, Japan
pp. 210-211

Bluetooth-based Indoor Proximity Sensing for Nursing Context Awareness (Abstract)

Haruo Noma , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratory 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288, JAPAN
Ren Ohmura , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratory 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288, JAPAN
Kiyoshi Kogure , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratory 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288, JAPAN
Futoshi Naya , ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratory 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288, JAPAN
pp. 212-213

Garment-Based Monitoring of Respiration Rate Using a Foam Pressure Sensor (Abstract)

Barry Smyth , Adaptive Information Cluster, University College Dublin
Lucy E Dunne , Adaptive Information Cluster, University College Dublin
Richard Tynan , Adaptive Information Cluster, University College Dublin
Gregory M.P. O?Hare , Adaptive Information Cluster, University College Dublin
Sarah Brady , Adaptive Information Cluster, Dublin City University
Dermot Diamond , Adaptive Information Cluster, University College Dublin
pp. 214-215

A Coordination Model for Wearable Fashion (Abstract)

Akira Wakita , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
Hiroko Uchiyama , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
Sohei Kitada , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
Masa Inakage , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
Midori Shibutani , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
Motohiro Tanji , Wearable Fashion Group, Media Design Program, Keio University
pp. 216-217

Leveraging Typing Phenomena to Design One-Handed Wearable Keyboards (Abstract)

Jill Coffin , Department of Digital Media and GVU Center Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 218-219

Wearable Wellness Monitoring Using ECG and Accelerometer Data (Abstract)

Beth Logan , Hewlett-Packard Cambridge Research Laboratory
Jennifer Healey , Hewlett-Packard Cambridge Research Laboratory
pp. 220-221

Capture the Flag: A Multiplayer Online Game for Phone Users (Abstract)

Le Nam Thang , Le Nam Thang
Sze Lee Teo , Sze Lee Teo
Adrian David Cheok , Adrian David Cheok
Lei Cao , Lei Cao
pp. 222-223

Does dynamic cursor control gain improve the performance of selection task in wearable computing? (Abstract)

Moon-Ju Kim , Cognitive Engineering Lab. Grad. Program in Cognitive Science, Yonsei Univ. Korea
Sang Yoo , Cognitive Engineering Lab. Grad. Program in Cognitive Science, Yonsei Univ. Korea
Ji-Young Hong , Cognitive Engineering Lab. Grad. Program in Cognitive Science, Yonsei Univ. Korea
Haeng-Suk Chae , Cognitive Engineering Lab. Grad. Program in Cognitive Science, Yonsei Univ. Korea
Kwang-Hee Han , Cognitive Engineering Lab. Grad. Program in Cognitive Science, Yonsei Univ. Korea
pp. 224-225
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 226
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