The 2nd International Workshop on
Human Control of Ubiquitous Systems (HUCUBIS 2009)
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
June 19th 2009
In conjunction with COMSWARE 2009
A major challenge
in adaptive ubiquitous systems is to allow users to customize and
control the system behavior according to their needs. As an example, if
a system fails or multiple users want to achieve conflicting goals, the
system has to stay controllable by its users. At the same time, the
system must ensure that its users are not distracted.
The goal of this
workshop is to discuss how to keep users in the control loop of
ubiquitous systems while realizing distraction-free system operation.
To do so, we will bring together researchers from the areas of human
computer interaction, adaptive systems, and ubiquitous computing to
provide and discuss novel ideas and techniques for the control of
ubiquitous systems. Topics include appropriate middleware and service
platforms, novel multimedia interfaces (e.g. virtual environments or
gesture recognition), as well as user studies and evaluations of user
controlled ubiquitous systems.