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2012 16th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (2008)
Pittaburgh, PA, USA
Sept. 28, 2008 to Oct. 1, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2637-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers
Papers
Papers

HeadSLAM - simultaneous localization and mapping with head-mounted inertial and laser range sensors (Abstract)

Holger Kenn , Microsoft EMIC, Aachen, Germany
Burcu Cinaz , TZI, Wearable Computing Laboratory, University of Bremen, Germany
pp. 3-10

Localization and 3D reconstruction of urban scenes using GPS (Abstract)

Daniel Ashbrook , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Irfan Essa , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Kihwan Kim , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Jay Summet , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Thad Starner , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Mrunal Kapade , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 11-14

Video-rate localization in multiple maps for wearable augmented reality (Abstract)

David W. Murray , Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
Georg Klein , Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
Robert Castle , Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
pp. 15-22

Determining transportation mode on mobile phones (Abstract)

Mani Srivastava , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Sasank Reddy , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Deborah Estrin , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Jeff Burke , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Mark Hansen , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
pp. 25-28

Discovering human routines from cell phone data with topic models (Abstract)

Katayoun Farrahi , IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
pp. 29-32

A new approach to enable gesture recognition in continuous data streams (Abstract)

Andreas Zinnen , SAP Research, CEC Darmstadt, Germany
Bernt Schiele , Computer Science Department, TU Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 33-40

PianoTouch: A wearable haptic piano instruction system for passive learning of piano skills (Abstract)

Ellen Yi-Luen Do , College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Kevin Huang , School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Thad Starner , School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 41-44

Adapting magnetic resonant coupling based relative positioning technology for wearable activitiy recogniton (Abstract)

Karl Stockinger , Embedded Systems Lab, University of Passau, Germany
Paul Lukowicz , Embedded Systems Lab, University of Passau, Germany
Kai Kunze , Embedded Systems Lab, University of Passau, Germany
Gerald Pirkl , Embedded Systems Lab, University of Passau, Germany
pp. 47-54

Using a complex multi-modal on-body sensor system for activity spotting (Abstract)

Gerhard Troster , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Paul Lukowicz , Embedded Systems Lab (ESL), University of Passau, Germany
Georg Ogris , Embedded Systems Lab (ESL), University of Passau, Germany
Thomas Stiefmeier , Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
pp. 55-62

Using rhythm awareness in long-term activity recognition (Abstract)

David Kilian , TU Darmstadt, Germany
Kristof Van Laerhoven , TU Darmstadt, Germany
Bernt Schiele , TU Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 63-66

Sustained logging and discrimination of sleep postures with low-level, wrist-worn sensors (Abstract)

Marko Borazio , TU Darmstadt, Germany
David Kilian , TU Darmstadt, Germany
Kristof Van Laerhoven , TU Darmstadt, Germany
Bernt Schiele , TU Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 69-76

Towards a Virtual Coach for manual wheelchair users (Abstract)

Divya Tyamagundlu , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Dan Ding , Human Engineering Research Laboratories, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Brian French , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Asim Smailagic , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Daniel P. Siewiorek , School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
pp. 77-80

Exploring semi-supervised and active learning for activity recognition (Abstract)

Bernt Schiele , TU Darmstadt, Germany
Maja Stikic , Fraunhofer IGD, Germany
Kristof Van Laerhoven , TU Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 81-88

PowerPACK: A wireless power distribution system for wearable devices (Abstract)

Travis Deyle , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332, USA
Matthew Reynolds , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
pp. 91-98

SwitchR: Reducing system power consumption in a multi-client, multi-radio environment (Abstract)

Yuvraj Agarwal , CSE, UC San Diego, USA
Roy Want , Intel Research, USA
Trevor Pering , Intel Research, USA
Rajesh Gupta , CSE, UC San Diego, USA
pp. 99-102

Posters (PDF)

pp. 103

Lightweight hand and arm tracking for mobile augmented reality (Abstract)

Bruce H. Thomas , Wearable Computer Laboratory, School of Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia, Australia
Benjamin Avery , Wearable Computer Laboratory, School of Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia, Australia
Ross T. Smith , Wearable Computer Laboratory, School of Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia, Australia
pp. 105-106

Wearable experience capture for episodic memory support (Abstract)

Matthew L. Lee , Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Anind K. Dey , Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
pp. 107-108

Rapid prototyping for wearable computing (Abstract)

Daniel Spelmezan , Media Computing Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Jan Borchers , Media Computing Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Adalbert Schanowski , Media Computing Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 109-110

Scheming textiles: End-user programming for wearables (Abstract)

Michael Eisenberg , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Nwanua Elumeze , Dept. of Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
pp. 111-112

AstroWheelie: A wheelchair based exercise game (Abstract)

Stephen Cuzzort , Georgia Institute of Technology, Contextual Computing Group, GVU Center, Atlanta, 30332, USA
Thad Starner , Georgia Institute of Technology, Contextual Computing Group, GVU Center, Atlanta, 30332, USA
pp. 113-114

Stop burdening your eyes: A wearable electro-tactile display (Abstract)

Seungyon Claire Lee , Contextual Computing Group, GVU Center, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332, USA
Thad Starner , Contextual Computing Group, GVU Center, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332, USA
pp. 115-116

Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk (Abstract)

Sidney Fels , Elec.&Computer Eng., University of British Columbia, Canada
Helene Day Fraser , Emily Carr Institute of Art +Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Robert Pritchard , School of Music, University of British Columbia, Canada
pp. 117-118

Wearable context-aware food recognition for calorie monitoring (Abstract)

Asim Smailagic , Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Daniel P. Siewiorek , Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Geeta Shroff , Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
pp. 119-120

Suggestion for optimal location of textile-based ECG electrodes on an elastic shirts considering clothing pressure of the shirt (Abstract)

Gilsoo Cho , Department of Clothing and Tectiles, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea
Keesam Jeong , Department of Medical Information System, Yongin Songdam College, 449-710, Korea
Moonsoo Sung , Department of Clothing and Tectiles, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea
pp. 121-122

Wearability in wearable computers (Abstract)

Lucy Dunne , University of Minnesota, USA
pp. 125

Sensing and actuation: End-to-end wireless systems design for mission critical applications (Abstract)

James Brusey , Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, Coventry University, UK
Elena Gaura , Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, Coventry University, UK
pp. 126

Relative positioning technology (Abstract)

Paul Lukowicz , TU Braunschweig and University of Passau, Germany
Michael Beigl , TU Braunschweig and University of Passau, Germany
pp. 127

The role of design in wearable computing (Abstract)

Thomas Martin , E-textiles Lab, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA
pp. 128

Author index (PDF)

pp. 129
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