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****** PERVASIVE 2009 ******
Call for Participation
the Seventh International Conference on Pervasive Computing
May 11-14, 2009
Nara, Japan

This annual conference is the premier forum for researchers to present
their latest results in all areas related to architecture, design,
implementation, application and evaluation of pervasive computing.
Pervasive 2009 will include a highly selective single-track program
for technical papers, accompanied by late-breaking result posters,
videos, demonstrations, workshops, a doctoral colloquium and other

*** Location ***
Nara, Japan
Nara was the capital of Japan from 710 to 784, lending its name to the
Nara period.  The conference site is located at Nara park where tame
deer roam through and most Buddhist temples and shrines are within
walking distance.

*** Important Dates ***
Early Registration Deadline (discounted rates): March 20, 2009

*** Technical Sessions ***

-Display Blindness: The effect of Expectations on Attention towards
Digital Signage
-ReflectiveSigns: Digital Signs that Adapt to Audience Attention
-Users' View on Context-Sensitive Car Advertisements
-Realistic Driving Trips for Location Privacy
-Enhancing Navigation Information with Tactile Output Embedded into
the Steering Wheel
-Landmark-Based Pedestrian Navigation with Enhanced Spatial Reasoning
-The Acceptance of Domestic Ambient Intelligence Appliances by
Prospective Users
-Adding GPS-Control to Traditional Thermostats: An Exploration of
Potential Energy Savings and Design Challenges
-KidCam: Toward an Effective Technology for the Capture of Children's
Moments of Interest
-Mobile Device Interaction with Force Sensing
-Inferring Identity using Accelerometers in Television Remote Controls
-The Effectiveness of Haptic Cues as an Assistive Technology for Human
-Exploring Privacy Concerns about Personal Sensing
-Enabling Pervasive Collaboration with Platform Composition
-Askus: Amplifying Mobile Actions
-Boxed Pervasive Games: An Experience with User-Created Pervasive
-RF-Based Initialisation for Inertial Pedestrian Tracking
-PL-Tags: Detecting Batteryless Tags through the Power Lines in a
-Geo-fencing: confining 802.11 coverage to physical boundaries
-Securing RFID systems by detecting tag cloning
-Towards Ontology-Based Formal Verification Method for Context Aware
-Situvis: a visual tool for modeling a user's behaviour patterns in a
pervasive environment
-Methodologies for Continuous Cellular Tower Data Analysis
-"It's just easier with the phone" - a diary study of Internet access
from cell phones
-Does Context Matter ? - A Quantitative Evaluation in a Real World
Maintenance Scenario
-On the Anonymity of Home, Work Location Pairs
-Working Overtime: Patterns of Smartphone and PC Usage in the Day of
an Information Worker

+ 8 workshops
+ 22 Late Braking Result posters
+ 24 Demos
+ 4 Videos
+ Doctoral Colloquium

*** Conference Co-Chairs ***
Hide Tokuda, Keio University   
Michael Beigl, TU Braunschweig

*** Program Co-Chair ***
A.J. Brush, Microsoft Research
Adrian Friday, Lancaster University
Yoshito Tobe, Tokyo Denki University