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Previous Pervasive Conferences

Paper Presentations

Reaching Out

Monday 11:00 - 12:15
Session Chair: Hans Gellersen, Lancaster University, UK
  • Augmenting, Looking, Pointing and Reaching Gestures to Enhance the Searching and Browsing of Physical Objects
    David Merrill (MIT Media Laboratory, US); Pattie Maes (MIT Media Laboratory, US)
  • Reach out and touch: using NFC and 2D barcodes for service discovery and interaction with mobile devices
    Eamonn O'Neill (University of Bath, UK); Peter Thompson (Vodafone Group R&D, UK); Stavros Garzonis (University of Bath, UK); Andrew Warr (University of Bath, UK)
  • Combining Web, Mobile Phones and Public Displays in Large-Scale: Manhattan Story Mashup
    Ville Tuulos (University of Helsinki, FI); Jürgen Scheible (University of Art and Design Helsinki, FI); Heli Nyholm (Nokia Research Center, FI)

Context & Its Application

Monday 13:45-15:20
Session Chair: Gregory Abowd, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • PersonisAD: Distributed, Active, Scrutable Model Framework for Context-Aware Services
    Mark Assad (The University of Sydney, AU); David Carmichael (University of Sydney, AU); Judy Kay (The University of Sydney, AU); Bob Kummerfeld (University of Sydney, AU)
  • An Exploration into Activity-Informed Physical Advertising Using PEST
    Matthias Sala (PARC, CH); Kurt Partridge (PARC, US); Linda Jacobson (PARC, US); James "Bo" Begole (PARC, US)
  • Evaluating a Wearable Display Jersey for Augmenting Team Sports Awareness
    Mitchell Page (University of Sydney, AU); Andrew Vande Moere (University of Sydney, AU)
  • Using Location, Bearing and Motion Data to Filter Video and System Logs
    Alistair Morrison (University of Glasgow, UK); Paul Tennent (University of Glasgow, UK); John Williamson (University of Glasgow, UK); Matthew Chalmers (University of Glasgow, UK)

Security & Privacy

Tuesday 09:00 - 10:40
Session Chair: Chris Schmandt, MIT, USA
  • Inference Attacks on Location Tracks
    John Krumm (Microsoft Research, US)
  • Shake well before use: Authentication based on Accelerometer Data
    Rene Mayrhofer (Lancaster University, UK); Hans Gellersen (Lancaster University, UK)
  • Virtual Walls: Protecting Digital Privacy in Pervasive Environments
    Apu Kapadia (Institute for Security Technology Studies (ISTS), Dartmouth College, US); Tristan Henderson (University of St Andrews, UK); Jeffrey Fielding (Dartmouth College, US); David Kotz (Dartmouth College, US)
  • Trust, privacy and relationships in ‘pervasive education’: Families’ views on managing homework through technologies
    Katie Fraser (University of Nottingham, UK); Tom Rodden (University of Nottingham, UK); Claire O'Malley (University of Nottingham, UK)

Understanding Use

Tuesday 11:00-12:15
Session Chair: A.J. Brush, Microsoft Research, USA
  • Operating Appliances with Mobile Phones - Strengths and Limits of a Universal Interaction Device
    Christof Roduner (ETH Zurich, CH); Marc Langheinrich (ETH Zurich, CH); Christian Floerkemeier (ETH Zurich, CH); Beat Schwarzentrub (ETH Zürich, CH)
  • Portable, But Not Mobile: A Study of Wireless Laptops in the Home
    Allison Woodruff (Intel Research Berkeley, US); Ken Anderson (Intel Research, US); Scott Mainwaring (Intel Research, US); Ryan Aipperspach (University of California, Berkeley, US)
  • Managing communication availability and interruptions: A Study of Mobile Communication in an Oncology Department
    Jeremiah Scholl (Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, NO); Per Hasvold (Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, NO); Eva Henriksen (Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, NO); Gunnar Ellingsen (University of Tromsø, NO)


Tuesday 13:45-15:20
Session Chair: Bernt Schiele, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Using Ground Reaction Forces from Gait Analysis: Body Mass as a Weak Biometric
    Jam Jenkins (Duke University, US); Carla Ellis (Duke University, US)
  • Weight-sensitive Foam to Monitor Product Availability on Retail Shelves
    Christian Metzger (ETH Zurich, CH); Jan Meyer (ETH Zurich, CH); Elgar Fleisch (ETH Zurich, CH); Gerhard Tröster (ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Assessing and optimizing the range of UHF RFID to enable real-world pervasive computing applications
    Steve Hodges (Microsoft Research, UK); Alan Thorne (University of Cambridge, UK); Hugo Mallinson (University of Cambridge, UK); Christian Floerkemeier (ETH Zurich, CH)
  • Movement-based Group Awareness with Wireless Sensor Networks
    Raluca Marin-Perianu (University of Twente, NL); Mihai Marin-Perianu (University of Twente, NL); Paul Havinga (University of Twente, NL); Hans Scholten (University of Twente, NL)

Finding & Positioning

Tuesday 15:50-17:20
Session Chair: James Scott, Microsoft Research, UK
  • Zone-based RSS Reporting for Location Fingerprinting
    Mikkel Kjærgaard (University of Aarhus, DK); Georg Treu (University of Munich, DE); Claudia Linnhoff-Popien (University of Munich, DE)
  • TrackSense: Infrastructure Free Precise Indoor Positioning using Projected Patterns
    Moritz Koehler (Technical University of Munich, DE); Shwetak Patel (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Jay Summet (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Erich Stuntebeck (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Gregory Abowd (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)
  • Objects Calling Home: Locating Objects Using Mobile Phones
    Christian Frank (ETH Zurich, CH); Philipp Bolliger (ETH Zurich, CH); Christof Roduner (ETH Zurich, CH); Wolfgang Kellerer (DoCoMo EuroLaboratories, DE)

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