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Towards an activity-aware wearable computing platform based on an egocentric interaction model
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
2007 (English)In: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing Systems, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2007, 211-227 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper, we present our egocentric interaction model for recognizing and supporting everyday human activities. We explain how it allows designers of ubiquitous computing systems to view physical (real) and virtual (digital) objects as residing in one single space and how sets of objects in the vicinity of a specific human actor can be classified based on human perceptual characteristics such as what can be observed and what can be manipulated. We also propose a wearable computer architecture that is based on the egocentric interaction model which potentially could facilitate the development of Ubiquitous Computing applications by letting an operating system take care of maintaining communication with worn and instrumented sensors as well as computing devices. Finally, we present our first steps in implementing an activity-aware wearable support system for people suffering mild dementia based on the proposed model and architecture.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2007. 211-227 p.
Series
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743 ; 4836
Keyword [en]
Egocentric interaction, human-computer interaction, activity-centered computing, wearable computing, context-aware computing, ubiquitous computing
National Category
Computer Science Human Computer Interaction
Research subject
Computer Science
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-23280DOI: http://www.springerlink.com/content/j18432nrg7k23p21/ISBN: 978-3-540-76771-8 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-23280DiVA: diva2:222570
Conference
4th International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing Systems, Tokyo, Japan, November 2007
Projects
easyADL project
Available from: 2009-06-09 Created: 2009-06-09 Last updated: 2012-02-22

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