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Finding Common Ground

Tobias Grosse-Puppendahl, Christian Holz, Gabe Cohn, Raphael Wimmer, Oskar Bechtold, Steve Hodges, Matthew S. Reynolds, Joshua R. Smith
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '17  
For more than two decades, capacitive sensing has played a prominent role in human-computer interaction research.  ...  We aim to create a common understanding within the field of human-computer interaction, for researchers and practitioners alike, and to stimulate and facilitate future research in capacitive sensing.  ...  Without this common ground, capacitive sensing systems do not have a shared reference, which is critical to operation in many cases.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3025453.3025808 dblp:conf/chi/Grosse-Puppendahl17 fatcat:efpl4amynbaerikv4w3skffee4

Nanomaterials, Soft Matter, and Electronic Materials Find Common Ground at 2003 MRS Spring Meeting

2003 MRS bulletin  
The key issue for obtaining a robust and macroscopic ACRONYM KEY 2D: two-dimensional 3D: three-dimensional AFB: Air Force Base  ...  The use of protein crystals allows for the creation of structures that are not limited by the so-called "sphere theory" as is the case when using inorganic colloidal templates.  ...  Nanomaterials, Soft Matter, and Electronic Materials Find Common Ground at 2003 MRS Spring Meeting532MRS BULLETIN/JULY 2003  ... 
doi:10.1557/mrs2003.149 fatcat:dsxd6gxvzfgull6bncnwfdwlly

A Taxonomy of Vision Systems for Ground Mobile Robots

Jesus Martinez-Gomez, Antonio Fernandez-Caballero, Ismael Garcia-Varea, Luis Rodriguez, Cristina Romero-Gonzalez
2014 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
In this sense, the paper aims at being especially helpful to both budding and experienced researchers in the areas of vision systems and mobile ground robots.  ...  This paper introduces a taxonomy of vision systems for ground mobile robots. In the last five years, a significant number of relevant papers have contributed to this subject.  ...  Specifically, a ground mobile robot (GMR) is a robotic platform that operates while being in contact with the ground and which does not rely upon on-board human presence.  ... 
doi:10.5772/58900 fatcat:ydrtcuwnbrbhdgjxmw3rhfa7oi

A high precision, compact electromechanical ground rotation sensor

V. Dergachev, R. DeSalvo, M. Asadoor, A. Bhawal, P. Gong, C. Kim, A. Lottarini, Y. Minenkov, C. Murphy, A. O'Toole, F. E. Peña Arellano, A. V. Rodionov (+2 others)
2014 Review of Scientific Instruments  
Sobacchi was supported by INFN, Italy, in the framework of a student exchange program with NSF. This document has LIGO Laboratory document number LIGO-P1300160-v3.  ...  This work has been done by members of LIGO Laboratory in California Institute of Technology, supported by funding from United States National Science Foundation.  ...  An additional minor engineering challenge is the necessity of the two surfaces of a capacitive sensor to be in close proximity creating a large damping force when operating in air.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.4875375 pmid:24880388 fatcat:b4avixbbfjgstb6fb2sihopu5e

Capacitive Sensors for Whole Body Interaction [chapter]

Raphael Wimmer
2011 Whole Body Interaction  
Capacitive proximity sensors can be used to implement a variety of expressive input devices.  ...  This chapter discusses technical challenges that arise when using capacitive sensors for tracking human motion, namely sensor shielding and ensuring both low latency and high sensitivity.  ...  Acknowledgement: The user studies were planned, conducted, and analyzed by Annette Reiter, a graduate student I supervised.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-85729-433-3_10 dblp:series/hci/Wimmer11 fatcat:xwjzks74qjfzdfhfkediu3oxr4

Ground, Proximal and Satellite Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture

Ebrahim Babaeian, Morteza Sadeghi, Scott B. Jones, Carsten Montzka, Harry Vereecken, Markus Tuller
2019 Reviews of Geophysics  
Soil moisture (SM) is a key hydrologic state variable that is of significant importance for numerous Earth and environmental science applications that directly impact the global environment and human society  ...  This review encompasses recent advances and the state-of-the-art of ground, proximal, and novel SM remote sensing techniques at various spatial and temporal scales and identifies critical future research  ...  The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2018rg000618 fatcat:hcfa2uqiz5ffnf7o3fijc6rnwu

Sensing Technology for Human Activity Recognition: a Comprehensive Survey

Biying Fu, Naser Damer, Florian Kirchbuchner, Arjan Kuijper.
2020 IEEE Access  
Therefore, having a well defined categorization of sensing technology is essential for the systematic design of human activity recognition systems.  ...  in this survey.  ...  computer vision, for enhancing the human machine interaction interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2991891 fatcat:ukkpc2gdkvd2dird52ttebe6sy

A study on the effect of ground surface boundary conditions in modelling shallow ground heat exchangers

Marco Bortoloni, Michele Bottarelli, Yuehong Su
2017 Applied Thermal Engineering  
research project 1130596 "Methodology for the dynamic analysis of thermal comfort during the design process of school buildings" funded by the Chilean National Commission for Research in Science and Technology  ...  of the present study.  ...  still sequenced by humans in a heuristic manner, despite of equipping with chiller sequencing controllers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.05.063 fatcat:dudxoety2jdhxgpgzpzirs5gzq

A review on applications of capacitive displacement sensing for capacitive proximity sensor

Yong Ye, Chiya Zhang, Chunlong He, Xi Wang, Jianjun Huang, Jiahao Deng
2020 IEEE Access  
We aim to provide a comprehensive, and state-of-theart review of the capacitive displacement sensing, and inspire more researchers and developers to find wide application perspectives.  ...  In this paper, we firstly introduce the concept of capacitive displacement sensing.  ...  Finding common ground: a survey of capacitive sensing in human-computer interaction [8] : After years of development, capacitive sensing has been used for humancomputer interaction and has become ubiquitous  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2977716 fatcat:qhxtchkrhzctvcapmqxsatnvxa

Environment-aware proximity detection with capacitive sensors for human-robot-interaction

Alwin Hoffmann, Alexander Poeppel, Andreas Schierl, Wolfgang Reif
2016 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)  
Recently, the need for safe human-robotinteraction has become increasingly important, and with it the requirement to reliably detect persons in the workspace of a robot.  ...  A demonstration of our approach was shown at the Hannover Messe 2015.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Andreas Angerer, Miroslav Macho, Ludwig Nägele, Michael Vistein, and Constantin Wanninger for their help in realizing the demonstration cell.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2016.7759047 dblp:conf/iros/HoffmannPSR16 fatcat:yt653i3rsbfsfh6xlruq7zfyke

Understanding Resilience Dimensions and Adaptive Strategies to the Impact of Recurrent Droughts in Borana Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Grounded Theory Approach

Zewdie Birhanu, Argaw Ambelu, Negalign Berhanu, Abraraw Tesfaye, Kifle Woldemichael
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Hence, the present study was aimed to develop a context specific and data driven resilience building framework towards impacts of recurrent droughts in the case of Borana pastoralists in Ethiopia.  ...  Qualitative grounded theory approach was employed to guide the study process.  ...  Grounded theory is a qualitative research approach used to inductively develop dimensions that are grounded in systematically gathered and analyzed data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14020118 pmid:28134771 pmcid:PMC5334672 fatcat:eyzxuuatrrccfokzcm7iwqzmwm

Forward and Inverse models in HCI:Physical simulation and deep learning for inferring 3D finger pose [article]

Roderick Murray-Smith, John H. Williamson, Andrew Ramsay, Francesco Tonolini, Simon Rogers, Antoine Loriette
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We outline the role of forward and inverse modelling approaches in the design of humancomputer interaction systems.  ...  We infer finger 3D position (x,y,z) and pose (pitch and yaw) on a mobile device using capacitive sensors which can sense the finger up to 5cm above the screen.  ...  [Grosse-Puppendahl et al. 2017] give a broad overview, and excellent literature survey of capacitive sensing in HCI. An early paper inferring pose with a Bayesian framework is [Smith 1996 ].  ... 
arXiv:2109.03366v1 fatcat:7mv7hhyfz5fihnhg2wxzoyofja

A Survey on Mobile Affective Computing [article]

Shengkai Zhang, Pan Hui
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This survey presents recent progress on Affective Computing (AC) using mobile devices. AC has been one of the most active research topics for decades.  ...  The development of smart mobile wearable devices (e.g., Apple Watch, Google Glass, iPhone, Fitbit) enables the wild and natural study for AC in the aspect of computer science.  ...  Emotion has a critical role in cognition and in human-computer interaction. In this section, we demonstrate the importance of affect and how it can be incorporated in computing. A.  ... 
arXiv:1410.1648v7 fatcat:iuwxymn2hffmnnp7j35yu7pcea

Under pressure

Javier Hernandez, Pablo Paredes, Asta Roseway, Mary Czerwinski
2014 Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '14  
This work explores the possibility of using a pressure-sensitive keyboard and a capacitive mouse to discriminate between stressful and relaxed conditions in a laboratory study.  ...  Recognizing when computer users are stressed can help reduce their frustration and prevent a large variety of negative health conditions associated with chronic stress.  ...  Computers could also take advantage of this type of information to produce more complex forms of human-computer interaction [24] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2556288.2557165 dblp:conf/chi/HernandezPRC14 fatcat:zwqumoznlvfwdmd72zksx7vffm


Jason Wiese, T. Scott Saponas, A.J. Bernheim Brush
2013 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '13  
Finally, we prototyped a capacitive grid and a multispectral sensor and collected data from 15 participants in a laboratory to understand the added value of these sensors.  ...  Enabling phones to infer whether they are currently in a pocket, purse or on a table facilitates a range of new interactions from placement-dependent notifications setting to preventing "pocket dialing  ...  Lastly, we took the mean over a one second window at each "pixel" in the capacitive sensing grid and computed three features over the grid: mean over pixels, median pixel value, number of non-zero pixels  ... 
doi:10.1145/2470654.2481296 dblp:conf/chi/WieseSB13 fatcat:d7tnzzsirvhjjotvyop3uxxlm4
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