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EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Exploring the Design of Pay-Per-Use Objects in the Construction Domain
Equipment used in the construction domain is often hired in order to reduce cost and maintenance overhead. The cost of hire is dependent on the time period involved and does not ta...
Daniel Fitton, Vasughi Sundramoorthy, Gerd Kortuem...
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
GammaSense: Infrastructureless Positioning Using Background Radioactivity
Abstract. We introduce the harvesting of natural background radioactivity for positioning. Using a standard Geiger-M
Doina Bucur, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Using a Movable RFID Antenna to Automatically Determine the Position and Orientation of Objects on a Tabletop
Augmented tabletop games support players by sensing the context of game figures (i.e., position and/or orientation) and then using this information to display additional game infor...
Steve Hinske, Marc Langheinrich
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Transforming Daily Life Objects into Tactile Interfaces
This article describes a few techniques to transform daily life objects into tactile interfaces, and presents the implementation details for three objects chosen as example: a ligh...
Alain Crevoisier, Cédric Bornand
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
People Identification Using Gait Via Floor Pressure Sensing and Analysis
This paper presents an approach to people identification using gait based on floor pressure data. By using a large area high resolution pressure sensing floor, we were able to obta...
Gang Qian, Jiqing Zhang, Assegid Kidané
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Synthesizing Context for a Sports Domain on a Mobile Device
Abstract. In ubiquitous computing environments there are an increasing number and variety of devices that can generate context data. The challenge is to timely acquire, process, an...
Alisa Devlic, Michal Koziuk, Wybe Horsman
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Gaussian Process Person Identifier Based on Simple Floor Sensors
Abstract. This paper describes methods and sensor technology used to identify persons from their walking characteristics. We use an array of simple binary switch floor sensors to d...
Jaakko Suutala, Kaori Fujinami, Juha Röning
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Using Aesthetic and Empathetic Expressions to Motivate Desirable Lifestyle
Abstract. In recent years, the deteriorations of living habits like immobilization or unhealthy diet are becoming serious social problems in many developed countries. Even if we kn...
Tatsuo Nakajima, Hiroaki Kimura, Tetsuo Yamabe, Vi...
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
Raising Awareness about Space via Vibro-Tactile Notifications
Human perception, in a world of continuous and seamless exposure to visual and auditory stimuli, is increasingly challenged to information overload. Among the primary human senses,...
Andreas Riener, Alois Ferscha
EUROSSC
2008
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
On the Evaluation of Quality of Context
Abstract. High quality context information plays a vital role in adapting a system to the rapidly changing situations. However, the diversity of the sources of context information ...
Atif Manzoor, Hong Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar
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