Publications

2015

    Börge Kordts, Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Capturing and Analysing Movement using Depth Sensors and Labanotation. In the 7th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems; Duisburg, Germany, June 23–26, 2015.

     

    Capturing and Analysing Movement using Depth Sensors and Labanotation Ambient assisted living with dynamic interaction ensembles
    Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Challenging Documentation Practices for Interactions in Natural User Interfaces. In the interactional workshop on Large-scale and model-based Interactive Systems: Approaches and Challenges; workshop at the 7th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems; Duisburg, Germany, June 23, 2015.

     

    Challenging Documentation Practices for Interactions in Natural User Interfaces
    Daniel Burmeister, Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Ambient Reflection: Towards self-explaining devices. In the interactional workshop on Large-scale and model-based Interactive Systems: Approaches and Challenges; workshop at the 7th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems; Duisburg, Germany, June 23, 2015.

     

    Ambient Reflection: Towards self-explaining devices
    Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader, Simo Hosio, Martin Christof Kindsmueller, and Beat Signer Large-scale Interaction Deployment: Approaches and Challenges. In the 7th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems; Duisburg, Germany, June 23–26, 2015.

     

    Ambient Reflection: Towards self-explaining devices

    2014

      Bashar Altakrouri. Ambient Assisted Living with Dynamic Interaction Ensembles. Doctoral Dissertation at University of Luebeck, the Department of Computer Sciences/Engineering, published by Zentrale Hochschulbibliothek Lübeck (online); Luebeck, Germany, August 31, 2014.

       

      Ambient assisted living with dynamic interaction ensembles Ambient assisted living with dynamic interaction ensembles
      Kai Röhr, Sönke Momsen, Tobias Weiss, Deniel Burmeister, Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. LICS - Light paint coding system: Mobile device based information encoding and decoding using light paintings. In 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (Mobiquitous 2014); London, Great Britain, December 2–5, 2014.

       

      LICS - Light paint coding system: Mobile device based information encoding and decoding using light paintings
      Peter Rothenpieler, Bashar Altakrouri, Oliver Kleine and Lukas Ruge. Distributed Crowd-Sensing Infrastructure for Personalized Dynamic IoT Spaces. In the 1st International Conference on IoT in Urban Space (Urb-IoT 2014); Oct 27-28 2014, Rome, Italy. [Best paper runner up]

       

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      Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Dynamic Interaction Plugins Deployment in Ambient Spaces. In 5th International Conference on Human-Centered Software Engineering 2014 (HCSE'2014); Paderborn, Germany, September 16 - 18 2014.

       

      Describing movements for motion gestures
      Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Describing movements for motion gestures. In 1st International Workshop on Engineering Gestures for Multimodal Interfaces (EGMI 2014) at the sixth ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems(EICS’14); Rome, Italy, June 17 2014.

       

      Describing movements for motion gestures

      2013

        Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader. An Ad-hoc Smart Gateway Platform for the Web of Things. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings 2013); Beijing, China, August 2013. [iThings 2013 Best Paper Award]

         

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        Bashar Altakrouri, Darren Carlson, Andreas Schrader. Sharing kinetic interactions for mobile devices. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2013), Las Vegas, USA, July 2013.

         

        Sharing kinetic interactions for mobile devices
        Bashar Altakrouri, Jan Gröschner, Andreas Schrader. Documenting Natural Interactions. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'2013), Work in Progress Section, Paris, France, 27 April - 2 May 2013.

         

        Documenting Natural Interactions
        Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader. Reinventing the Share Button for Physical Spaces. Demo paper at IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom 2013), San Diego, California, , USA, March 18-22 2013. [Percom2013 Best Demonstration Award]

         

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        Lukas Ruge, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader. SoundOfTheCity - Continuous Noise Monitoring for a Healthy City. 5th International Workshop on Smart Environments and Ambient Intelligence (SENAmI 2013) at IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom 2013), San Diego, California, , USA, March 18-22 2013.

         

        SoundOfTheCity - Continuous Noise Monitoring for a Healthy City

        2012

          Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader. AmbientWeb: Bridging the Web's Cyber-physical Gap. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT2012), 2012. [IoT2012 Challenge Winner] .

           

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          Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Towards Dynamic Natural Interaction Ensembles. In Devina Ramduny-Ellis, Alan Dix and Steve Gill (Eds), Proceedings of the fourth Workshop on Physicality. Physicality 2012 co-located with British HCI 2012 conference, 11 September 2012, Birmingham University, UK. (http://www.physicality.org/Physicality_2012.html)

           

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          2010

            Bashar Altakouri, Gerd Kortuem, Agnes Grünerbl and Paul Lukowicz. The Benefit of Activity Recognition for Mobile Phone Based Nursing Documentation: Wizard-of-Oz Study. Accepted at ISWC'10, the fourteenth annual IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Oct. 10th ~ 13th 2010, COEX, Seoul, South Korea. (http://www.iswc.net/iswc10/inc_html/).

             

            The Benefit of Activity Recognition for Mobile Phone Based Nursing Documentation
            Fahim Kawsar, Gerd Kortuem and Bashar Altakrouri. Supporting Interaction with the Internet of Things across Objects, Time and Space. Accepted at the Internet of Things 2010 Conference (IoT-2010), Nov 29 - Dec 1 2010, Tokyo, Japan. (http://www.iot2010.org/)

             

            Designing Pervasive Interactions for Ambient Guidance with Situated Flows
            Fahim Kawsar, Gerd Kortuem, and Bashar Altakrouri. Designing Pervasive Interactions for Ambient Guidance with Situated Flows. Fourth International Workshop on Human Aspects in Ambient Intelligence, in collaboration with the 2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT 2010), Toronto, Canada, August31- September 3, 2010.

             

            Supporting Interaction with the Internet of Things across Objects
            Bashar Altakrouri, Fahim Kawsar, and Gerd Kortuem. Spin&Swing : Spatial Interaction with Orientation Aware Devices. Demo paper in the Eighth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2010), Helsinki, Finland, 17 - 20 May 2010. (http://www.pervasive2010.org/).

             

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            Gerd Kortuem, Fahim Kawsar, and Bashar Altakrouri. Flow Driven Ambient Guidance. Eighth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2010), Mannheim, Germany March 29 - April 2, 2010. (http://www.percom.org/).

             

            SpinANDSwing Flow Driven Ambient Guidance

            2009

              Bashar Altakrouri. Flow-driven Interactions for Adaptive Pervasive Applications. Abstract at Mobile and Embedded Interactive Systems (MEIS 2009), Informatik 2009, Luebeck, Germany, September 28- October 02, 2009. (http://www.hcilab.org/events/meis09/).

               

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              Bashar Altakrouri and Andreas Schrader. Ambient Media Services in Intelligent Environments. In: Callaghan, V.; Kameas, A.; Reyes, A.; Royo, D., Weber, M. (eds.): Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments. IE09. Special Session on Awareness Systems. Volume 2 Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, July 20-21, 2009, Barcelona, Spain. IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2009. ISBN 978-1-60750-034-6, pp. 75-82. (IOS Press, Amsterdam.)

               

              Ambient Media

              2008

                Bashar Al Takrouri, Karen Detken, Carlos Martinez, Mari-Klara Oja, Steve Stein, Luo Zhu, Andreas Schrader. Mobile HolstenTour: Contextualized Multimedia Museum Guide. Accepted and published at International Workshop on Ubiquitous Web Applications at the 10th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (ACM iiWAS 2008) November 24-26, 2008, Linz, Austria. (http://www.iiwas.org/conferences/iiwas2008).

                 

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                2007

                  Bashar Al Takrouri. Ubiquitous Infrastructure For Contextualised Exhibition Services. Master Thesis, Luebeck University, October 2007, Luebeck, Geramny.

                   

                  Ubiquitous Infrastructure For Contextualised Exhibition Services
                  Al Takrouri, B., Bustamante, L., Canonico, A., Janiszewski, M., Nikolova, E., Talmantas, M., and Schrader, A. Pictory - A Hybrid Augmented Table-Top Game using Image Search Engines. Accepted and published at the 4th International Symposium on Pervasive Gaming applications (PERGAMES'2007), June 11-12, 2007,Salzburg, Austria. Shaker Verlag, Aachen 2007, . (www.pergames.de).

                   

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                  Al Takrouri, B., Canonico, A., Gongora, L., Janiszewski, M., Toader, C., and Schrader, A. eyeJOT - A Ubiquitous Context-aware Campus Information System. Published at the Second International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications (ICPCA07), IEEE press, July 26-27, 2007, Birmingham, UK (http://www.icpca.uce.ac.uk/).

                   

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                  Hasebrook, Joachim P.; Janiszewski, Michal; Mansilla, Wendy Ann; Schmidts, Uli; Takrouri, Bashar Al. PortNet Navigator:Internet-Based Visual Planning Tool for Maritime Logistics. Published at The 3rd International Symposium on Management, Engineering and Informatics: MEI 2007. July 8-11, 2007 – Orlando, Florida, USA. (http://www.iiis-cyber.org/wmsci2007/).

                   

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                  de Jong, T., Al Takrouri, B., Specht, M., & Koper, R. (November, 2006). Campus Memories: Learning with Contextualised Blogging. Paper presented at the TENCompetence workshop, Manchester, 11th 12th January 2007.

                   

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                  Demonstration

                    Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader. Reinventing the Share Button for Physical Spaces. Demo paper at IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom 2013), San Diego, California, , USA, March 18-22 2013. [Percom2013 Best Demonstration Award]

                     

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                    Darren Carlson, Bashar Altakrouri, Andreas Schrader, AmbientWeb: Bridging the Web's Cyber-physical Gap. Challenge Demo at 3rd International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT2012), Wuxi, China, 24 - 26 October 2012. (http://www.iot2012.org/page.asp?id=161) [IoT2012 Challenge Winner] .

                     

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                    Bashar Altakrouri, Fahim Kawsar, and Gerd Kortuem. Spin&Swing : Spatial Interaction with Orientation Aware Devices. Demo paper in the Eighth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2010), Helsinki, Finland, 17 - 20 May 2010. (http://www.pervasive2010.org/)

                     

                     

                    Al Takrouri, B., Bustamante, L., Canonico, A., Janiszewski, M., Nikolova, E., Talmantas, M., and Schrader, A. Pictory - A Hybrid Augmented Table-Top Game using Image Search Engines. Live demo at the 4th International Symposium on Pervasive Gaming applications (PERGAMES'2007), June 11-12, 2007,Salzburg, Austria. . (www.pergames.de)

                     

                     

                    Al Takrouri, B., Canonico, A., Gongora, L., Janiszewski, M., Toader, C., and Schrader, A. eyeJOT - A Ubiquitous Context-aware Campus Information System. Life demo at the Open House 06 at the International School of New Media, July 7, 2006.

                     

                     

                    Posters

                    • Hasebrook, Joachim P.; Janiszewski, Michal; Mansilla, Wendy Ann; Schmidts, Uli; Takrouri, Bashar Al. PortNet Navigator:Internet-Based Visual Planning Tool for Maritime Logistics. Poster presented at the Open House 06 at the International School of New Media, July 7, 2006

                    • Altakrouri, B., Canonico, A., Gongora, L., Janiszewski, M., Toader, C., and Schrader, A. eyeJOT - A Ubiquitous Context-aware Campus Information System. Poster at the Open House 06 at the International School of New Media, July 7, 2006.
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                    Presentations and Talks

                    • Al Takrouri, B. Context-aware Services to Enhance U-learning in Museums. LEARNTEC 2008 the 16th Iinternational Convention and Trade Fair for Educational Information Technology. January 29-31, 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany. (http://www.learntec.de/cgi-bin/x-mkp/congress/presenter.pl?language=2&eve_id=3&pre_id=901)

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(December 2007). Towards Ubiquitous Computing. Presented at Palestine Polytechnic University, Hebron, Palestine, 16th December 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(November 2007).Ubiquitous computing towards cultural, learning, gaming and social experience. Presented at Infolab21 at Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, 16th November 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(October 2007).Ubiquitous computing towards cultural, learning, gaming and social experience. Presented at the group for Information and Communication services at Rostock University, Rostock, Germany, 23th October 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(January 2007).The Web 2.0 way of learning with technologies. Presented at the Social Software's & Web 2.0 class at ISNM, Luebeck, Germany, 8th January 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(January 2007).Interactive TV example . Presented at the Interactive Tv class at ISNM, Luebeck, Germany, 9th January 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(January 2007). Discovery: Ubiquitous Language learning game. Presented at the Game design class at ISNM, Luebeck, Germany, 15th January 2007.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(June 2006).Managing Intercultural Conflicts Effectively. Presented at the Intercultural studies class at ISNM, Luebeck, Germany, June 2006.

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                    • Al Takrouri, Bashar.(May 2006). Personal Firewalls: “Case study ::ZoneAlarm Security Suite”. Presented at the T Security and Intellectual Property course at ISNM, Luebeck, Germany, May 2006.

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