To be updated (Most articles can be found through Google)

Articles without * are recommended, not required, readings

1. Low-power multimedia processor design (Yang)

*Anatomy of a portable digital media processor (IEEE Micro, 2004)

*The design and application of the PowerPC 405LP energy-efficient system-on-a-chip (IBM J. R &D, 2003)

*Cellular phones as embedded systems (ISSCC 2004)

*A 600MIPS 120mW 70mA leakage triple-CPU mobile application processor chip (ISSCC 2005)

*A Resume-Standby application processor for 3G cellular phones (ISSCC 2004)

2. Cellular phone on a package (Sami)

*Cellular handset integration-SIP vs. SOC (IEEE CICC, 2004)

*Cellular phones as embedded systems (ISSCC 2004)

*TI RF-DRPTM Technology

RF-SoC-Expectations and Required Conditions (IEEE Trans. Microwave, 2002)

Gigabit wireless: System-on-a-package technology (Proc. IEEE, 2004)

Some media coverage: 1, 2, 3

3. Mobile electronic system cooling

*Interface material selection and a thermal management technique in second-generation platforms built on Intel® CentrinoTM mobile technology (Intel Technology Journal, 2005)

*Transient thermal management of portable electronics using heat storage and dynamic power dissipation control (IEEE Trans. CPMT, 1998)

*PCM thermal control unit for portable electronic devices: experimental and numerical studies (IEEE Trans. CPMT, 2003)

Transient thermal management of temperature fluctuations during time varying workloads on portable electronics (IEEE Trans. CPT, 1999)

Thermal design of an ultraslim notebook computer (IEEE Trans. CPT, 2000)

4. Energy harvesting (George)

*Energy scavenging for mobile and wireless electronics (IEEE Pervasive 2004)

*Human generated power for mobile electronics (Link)

5. Display power management

*Energy-adaptive display system designs for future mobile environments (MobiSys 2004)

*Investigating the relationship between battery life and user acceptance of dynamic, energy-aware interfaces on handhelds  (Mobile HCI 2004)

The road to high efficiency organic light emitting devices (Organic Electronics, 2003)

Thermal effects and scaling in organic light-emitting flat-panel displays (IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 1998)

Design of flat-panel displays based on organic light-emitting devices (IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 1998)

6. Flexible display

*The path to ubiquitous and low-cost organic electronic appliances on plastic (Nature, 2004)

*Flexible active-matrix displays and shift registers based on solution-processed organic transistors (Nature Materials, 2004)

*Flexible active-matrix electronic ink display (Nature, 2003)

The road to high efficiency organic light emitting devices (Organic Electronics, 2003)

Just one word: Plastics (IEEE Spectrum, Sept. 2002)

E.Ink, Universal Display

7. Speech interface design

*Distributed speech processing in MiPads multimodal user interface (IEEE Trans. Speech & Audio Processing, Nov. 2002) (Product: Microsoft Voice Command)

*Developing a voice-spelling alphabet for PDAs (IBM Systems Journal, 2003)

Technology-driven design of speech recognition systems (ACM Conf. Designing Interactive Systems, 1995)

The limits of speech recognition (Comm. ACM, Sept. 2000)

Multimodal error correction for speech user interfaces (ACM Trans. CHI, 2001)

Energy efficiency of handheld computer interfaces (Mobisys 2005)

8. Text entry

*Text entry for mobile computing: Models and methods, theory and practice (Human-Computer Interaction, 2002)

Keyboards redux: Fast mobile text entry (IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2004)

Energy efficiency of handheld computer interfaces (Mobisys 2005)

9. Sensor system design

*System architecture directions for networked sensors  (ASPLOS-IX 2000) (Note: also survey the most updated commercial sensor architecture and compare sensor architecture for ad hoc network and personal-area network.)

Eco: an ultra-compact low-power wireless sensor node for real-time motion monitoring (IPSN, 2005)

A Phone-centered body sensor network platform (IEEE BSN 2006)

10. Watches (Patrick)

*IBM Linux Watch: Low-power & user interface design

*Designing a new form factor for wearable computing (IEEE Pervasive Computing, Oct. 2002)

*Energy trade-offs in the IBM wristwatch computer (ISWC 2001)

*User interfaces for applications on a wrist watch (J. Personal & Ubiquitous Computing, 2002)

Microsoft SPOT watch: A dog named SPOT (IEEE Spectrum, Jan. 2004)

Cache-Watch: A Phone-centered body sensor network platform (IEEE BSN 2006)

11. Digital Memex

*MyLifeBits: Fulfilling the Memex vision (ACM Multimedia 2002)

*Passive capture and ensuing issues for a personal lifetime store (CARPE 2004)

*SenseCam

12. Health monitoring (Ahmad )

*Keeping a beat on the heart (IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2004)

*Managing care through the air (IEEE Spectrum, 2004)

*A Phone-centered body sensor network platform (IEEE BSN 2006)

BodyMedia, Oximetry from Nonin Medical, Heart monitor, Medical cell phones, CardioMessenger

13. Tracking mobile users (Ian)

*The Cricket Location-Support System (MobiCom, 2000)

*Location systems for ubiquitous computing (IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2001)

*Location Privacy in Pervasive Computing (IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2003)

E911

14. Embedded computer vision (Carlos)

*Hand gesture recognition of a mobile device user (IEEE ICME 2000)

*Gestural and audio metaphors as a means of control for mobile devices (CHI 2002) (Link)

*Passive capture and ensuing issues for a personal lifetime store (CARPE 2004)

Things that see (Communication of the ACM, 2000)

MyLifeBits: Fulfilling the Memex vision (ACM Multimedia 2002)

Vision-Based Gesture Recognition: A Review (Int. Gesture Workshop on Gesture-Based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction, 1999)

Enabling fast and effortless customisation in accelerometer based gesture interaction (Int. Conf. Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, 2004)

Scanbuy: Optical intelligence for your mobile phones

Neven Vision: Face recognition

15. Human-computer interfaces for people with disabilities (Tamer)

*Application of tilt sensors in human–computer mouse interface for people with disabilities (IEEE Trans. Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Sept. 2001)

*Speech-based cursor control (ACM conference on Assistive technologies, 2002)

*Control of a two-dimensional movement signal by a noninvasive brain–computer interface in humans (PNAS, 2004)

Leakage model and teeth clack removal for air- and bone-conductive integrated microphones (ICASSP 2005)

16. Embedded computer vision II (Mohamed)

*ISeeU: Camera-based user interface for a handheld compute (MobileHCI 2005)

*Finding location using omnidirectional video on a wearable computing platform (ISWC 2000)

*TRIP: a Low-Cost Vision-Based Location System for Ubiquitous Computing  (Pervasive & Ubiquitous Computing, 2002)

Things that see (Communication of the ACM, 2000)