Roy Want

Dr. Roy Want graduated from Cambridge University, England in 1988. He is currently a Research Scientist at Google. Previous positions include Sr. Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation, and a Principal Scientist at Xerox PARC. He holds the grade of ACM and IEEE Fellow. His research interests include mobile and ubiquitous computing, distributed systems, context-aware operation, and electronic identification. He has more than 25 years’ experience working in the field of mobile computing. He served as the Editor-in-chief for IEEE Pervasive Computing from 2006-2009, and he is currently the Past Chair for ACM SIGMOBILE. To date, he has authored or co-authored more than 75 publications, with 70 issued patents in this area. For more information about Dr. Want's academic and industrial achievements see http://www.roywant.com/cs/.

Google Publications

Previous Publications

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    Bluetooth LE find its Niche

    Roy Want, Bill Schilit, Dominik Laskowski

    IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 12-04 (2013), pp. 12-16

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    Guest Editors' Introduction: Expanding the Horizons of Location-Aware Computing

    Roy Want, Bill N. Schilit

    IEEE Computer, vol. 34 (2001), pp. 31-34

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    Ubiquitous Electronic Tagging

    Roy Want, Daniel M. Russell

    IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 1 (2000)

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    The PARCTAB Mobile Computing System

    Bill N. Schilit, Norman Adams, Rich Gold, Michael M. Tso, Roy Want

    Workshop on Workstation Operating Systems (1993), pp. 34-39