CARPE 2004 is the first ACM Workshop on Continuous Archival and Retrieval of Personal Experiences. This workshop will bring together researchers from around the world to share their findings and insights into this burgeoning field. This workshop will have not more than 30 participants, to insure lively interaction. Approximately nine papers will be presented, with preference given to papers that are multi-media and/or multi-disciplinary. The program will include demonstrations, a panel discussion, and two invited speeches, covering such topics as:
For a more detailed description of the workshop scope, please see the call for papers
Steve Mann is a professor at the University of Toronto. Well-known for his pioneering work in wearable computers, mediated reality, and EyeTap cameras, Steve has made many technical contributions in hardware design and image processing. Moreover, Steve has truly lived the life of a "cyborg," giving him unique experience to share with the workshop on such topics as cyborg blogs, inverse surveillance and new avenues of artistic expression.
Gordon Bell is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research. Gordon earned the moniker "father of the minicomputer" while serving as vice president of research and development for Digital Equipment Corporation, where he led in the development of several systems, notably the PDP and VAX lines. Gordon has been a professor at Carnegie Mellon, served as the first head of the NSF Computing Directorate, and is the author of books on computer technology and startups. Gordon was instrumental in founding the Computer History Museum, and is digitizing his own history as part of the MyLifeBits project.
Registration information will be posted here as soon as it is available.
Call for papers
Jim Gemmell, Microsoft Research
Hari Sundaram, Arizona State U.