WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Department


Major Qualifying Project MQP-DCB-0113
Computer Science Department, WPI
Terms BCDE 2000-2001

Wearbook Context Aware Class Notebook

Bradford J. Snow   (bradford@alum.wpi.edu)

Advisor: Professor David C. Brown.



This report presents the design and evaluation of a robust, context-aware notebook system for a wearable computer. Discussion includes psychological theory about the advantages that context provides for memory recall, design considerations for graphical wearable application interfaces, and the specific requirements and goals of the Wearbook. Implementation details along with results and conclusions from the conducted usability study are also presented. The results from the evaluation study indicate that Wearbook achieved its goals of being both easy to use and easy to learn.

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