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Title: Grouve: Spontaneous Proximal Group Formation with Ultrasonic Sound Waves
Authors: Gijsbrechts, Debbie
Heller, Florian
Schöning, Johannes
Kawsar, Fahim
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: ACM
Citation: Adjunct Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services, ACM,
Series/Report: EAI Conference Series
Abstract: In daily life, we use computers and smartphones to organize a groups activities and share documents with its members. However, creating that group in the digital domain is often performed manually. Solutions to automate the process of forming a group of physically proximate members, so far, mostly relied on Bluetooth or WiFi. In contrast to these solutions we present Grouve, an automatic ad-hoc based group formation technique running based on ultrasonic waves. As Grouve uses inaudible sounds for communication, it has the natural advantage that the sound signal stays inside a limited space, which matches most of the application contexts. In this paper we report on the design process and implementation of Grouve.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/22927
DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-11-2016.2267129
ISBN: 9781631901379
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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