3rd International Workshop on Smart Appliances and
Wearable Computing

IWSAWC 2003

Workshop at the 23rd International Conference on
Distributed Computing Systems (
ICDCS 2003), May 19-22, 2003, Providence, Rhode Island USA

(Workshop #4)

Advance Program and Adjunct Proceedings

Session 1
Session 2

Session 3

Session 4
Session 5

Session 1: Enabling Technologies and Infrastructure for Ubiquitous Computing
Session 2: Wearable Computers and PDAs

Poster & Demos,
Session 3: Mobile Devices, Networks and Security
Session 4: Mobile Networking in Home, Office and beyond
Session5: Location depended and context aware computing

Adjunct Proceedings Demo and Poster

Session 1
8:15-10:00

Session 1: Enabling Technologies and Infrastructure for Ubiquitous Computing

A User Centric Peer-to-Peer Service Environment for Interaction with Networked Appliances
Daniel Pakkala, Pekka Välitalo, Juhani Latvakoski

Smart Furniture: Improvising Ubiquitous Hot-spot Environment
Masaki Ito, Akiko Iwaya, Masato Saito, Kenichi Nakanishi, Kenta Matsumiya, Jin Nakazawa, Nobuhiko Nishio, Kazunori Takashio, Hideyuki Tokuda

SmartElevator: Revitalizing A Legacy Device Through Inexpensive Augmentation
Matthew Lease, Guy Eddon

ETHOC: Entry Points into a Ubiquitous Campus Environment (short)
Michael Rohs, Jürgen Bohn

Session 2
10:30-12:00
Session 2: Wearable Computers and PDAs

The tangible file system
Alexandros Karypidis, Spyros Lalis

Studying The Use of Handhelds to Control Smart Appliances
Jeffrey Nichols, Brad A. Myers

Exploring Edge-based Input Techniques for Handheld Text Entry (short)
Jacob O. Wobbrock, Brad A. Myers, Scott E. Hudson

Session 3
13:00-15:00
Poster & Demos

A-Life - Increasing Survival Chances in Avalanches by Wearable Sensors
Florian Michahelles, Timo Ahonen and Bernt Schiele

RF Data Link for a Smart Clothing Application
Timo Vuorela, Kari Kukkonen, Jaana Rantanen, Tero Alho, Tiina Järvinen, and Jukka
Vanhala

Wireless Community Support for Community Network
Lu Xiao

Exploiting Mobile Computing in Health-care
Usman Arshad, Cecilia Mascolo, Marcus Mellor

Sticky Editor: A Visual Coordination Technique for Smart Appliance
Yuu Furuichi, Aiko Shiwaki,Masayuki Iwai, Hideyuki Tokuda

A Ubiquitous Computing Infrastructure Created with Smart Tags
Alfred Chioiu, Dominique Barthel, Pascal Le Menn

Session 3: Mobile Devices, Networks and Security

Personal Interfaces-To-Go: Mobile devices for data exchange and interaction in heterogeneous visualization environments (short)
Joachim Tesch, Leonhard Dietze, L. Miguel Encarnação

Digital Broadcast Network Supporting Split-Path Communication for Mobile Devices (short)
Georg Acher, Detlef Fliegl

Controlled availability of pervasive Web services (short)
Peter Robinson, Stefan Hild

Session 4 & 5
15:30-18:00
Session 4: Mobile Networking in Home, Office and beyond

ContextCube - Providing Context Information Ubiquitously
Martin Bauer, Christian Becker, Jörg Hähner, Gregor Schiele

Realizing a Visual Marker using LEDs for Wearable Computing Environment
Yasue Kishino, Masahiko Tsukamoto, Yutaka Sakane, Shojiro Nishio

 

Session5: Location depended and context aware computing

Revealing the Retail Black Box by Interaction Sensing
Christian Decker, Uwe Kubach, Michael Beigl

An Indoor Local Positioning System for Smart Items and Devices
Erwin Aitenbichler