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What Shall We Teach our Pants?

Van Laerhoven, Kristof and Cakmakci, Ozan (2000) What Shall We Teach our Pants? In: Fourth International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2000), 1900-01-01.

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    Abstract

    If a wearable device can register what the wearer is currently doing, it can anticipate and adjust its behavior to avoid redundant interaction with the user. However, the relevance and properties of the activities that should be recognized depend on both the application and the user. This requires an adaptive recognition of the activities where the user, instead of the designer, can teach the device what he/she is doing. As a case study, we connected a pair of pants with accelerometers to a laptop to interpret the raw sensor data. Using a combination of machine learning techniques such as Kohonen maps and probabilistic models, we build a system that is able to learn activities while requiring minimal user attention.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: Fourth International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2000)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 251 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 11790
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 10:56
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 09:52
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/11790

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