Ubicomp Reading List

Readings for this week are in BOLD RED.

Readings selected for previous weeks are in BLACK.

Readings still unselected are in GRAY.

Complexity concept map from whiteboard.  


List of PARC Ubicomp Research Reports, 1991-1995

Slides from Mark's keynote at UIST '94

PARCTAB home page

Perspectives article for ACM Interactions: M. Weiser, "The World is Not a Desktop"

Alternate version of "Hot Topics" paper above

Infrastructure and Technology

Hardware and Energy




  • Mark D. Corner and Brian D. Noble, "Protecting Applications with Transient Authentication," in Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), San Francisco, May, 2003
  • Ping Tao, Algis Rudys, Andrew M. Ladd, and Dan S. Wallach, "Wireless LAN Location-Sensing for Security Applications"
  • D. Balfanz, D.K. Smetters, P. Stewart, H.C. Wong, "Talking to Strangers: Authentication in Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks" Internet Society, 2002.
  • A. Kapadia, G. Sampemane, R. Campbell, "KNOW Why Your Access Was Denied: Regulating Feedback for Usable Security," CCS 2004.


    Connectivity and Mobility

    Sensor Nets


    Critiques, Impacts, and Approaches

    Applications and Interfaces