Conference Program

The ISWC 2002 conference runs from 7-10 October, 2002. The schedule shown below on this page is an approximate guide - for the final program please download the printed schedule as a PDF file, this is the official hand out we have given to everyone at the conference. Please see the available maps for info about the locations of the various buildings on the UW campus.

October 7, 2002

9:00 - 12:30

Tutorial session 1

Wearable Computing User Interface Development Tutorial - L. Davis, D. Newell

An Introduction to Wearable Computing - T. Starner

12:30 - 2:00 Break
2:00 - 5:30

Tutorial session 2

Tutorial on low power communication/computing with today's hardware - J. Bakker

A Tutorial on Wearable Computers for Persons with Disabilities - M. Gandy

October 8, 2002

9:00 - 10:00

Opening and keynote

Retinal Displays - T. A. Furness

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00


Personalized Augmented Reality Touring of Archaeological Sites with Wearable and Mobile Computers - V. Vlahakis, J. Karigiannis, M. Tsotros, N. Ioannidis, and D. Stricker

A Wearable Computer for Support of Astronaut Extravehicular Activity - C. E. Carr, S. J. Schwartz, and I. Rosenberg

Wearable Interfaces for a Video Diary: Towards Memory Retrieval, Exchange, and Transportation - T. Kawamura, Y. Kono, and M. Kidode

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 3:30


Using Piezoelectric Materials for Wearable Electronic Textiles - J. Edmison, M. Jones, Z. Nakad, and T. Martin

Multi-Sensor Context Aware Clothing - K. Van Laerhoven, A. Schmidt, and H.-W. Gellersen

Minimal Social Weight User Interactions for Wearable Computers in Business Suits - A. Toney, B. Mulley, B. H. Thomas, and W. Piekarski

The Comfort Assessment of Wearable Computers - J. F. Knight, C. Baber, A. Schwirtz, and H. W. Bristow

3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:30


SNAP&TELL: A Multi-Modal Wearable Computer Interface for Browsing the Environment - T. Keaton, S. M. Dominguez, and A. H. Sayed

Mediated Reality Using Computer Graphics Hardware for Computer Vision - J. Fung, F. Tang, and S. Mann

EyeTap Video-Based Featureless Projective Motion Estimation Assisted by Gyroscopic Tracking - C. Aimone, A. Marjan, and S. Mann

5:30 - 6:00 Break
6:00 - 6:30

Fashion Show

6:30 - 9:30

Demonstration session

HIT Lab, Fluke Hall

October 9, 2002

9:00 - 10:00


“Is There Space for Wearables?” - S. J. Schwartz, J. A. Hoffman, E. Hodgson, and P. A. Ronzani

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00


Learning Significant Locations and Predicting User Movement with GPS - D. Ashbrook and T. Starner

Visual Registration for Geographical Labeling in Wearable Computing - K. Xu, A. D. Cheok, K. W. Chia, and S. J. D. Prince

Exploring the Dynamic Measurement of Position - C. Randell and H. L. Muller

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Case studies
2:30 - 3:30 Poster session
3:30 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:30


Perspective Map - J. Lehikoinen and R. Suomela

Evaluating Contextual Information for Wearable Computing - H. W. Bristow, C. Baber, J. Cross, and S. Woolley

Wearable Sensing to Annotate Meeting Recordings - N. Kern, B. Schiele, H. Junker, P. Lukowicz, and G. Tröster

October 10, 2002

8:30 - 9:00


Time and Time Again: Parallels in the Development of the Watch and the Wearable Computer - T. L. Martin

9:00 - 10:00


Using Wearable Computers to Construct Semantic Representations of Physical Spaces - F. Diaz

Programming Language Support for Adaptable Wearable Computing - P. K. McKinley, S. M. Sadjadi, E. P. Kasten, and R. Kalaskar

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00


Reconfigurable Hardware in Wearable Computing Nodes - C. Plessl, R. Enzler, H. Walder, J. Beutel, M. Platzner, and L. Thiele

Micro-Accelerometer Based Hardware Interfaces for Wearable Computer Mixed Reality Applications - A. D. Cheok, K. G. Kumar, and S. Prince

Design of a Wearable Sensor Badge for Smart Kindergarten - S. Park, I. Locher, A. Savvides, M. B. Srivastava, A. Chen, R. Muntz, and S. Yuen

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Case studies
2:30 - 3:30 Gadget show!
This session is very much ad-hoc, bring along any kind of interesting gadget which you think other people would like to see. The gadget show has been very popular before, and is always good for a laugh. You cannot miss this session.
3:30 - 4:00 Closing ceremony
4:00 - 5:00 Planning for ISWC 2003