PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization

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PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. / Rädle, Roman; Jetter, Hans-Christian; Fischer, Jonathan; Gabriel, Inti; Klokmose, Clemens Nylandsted; Reiterer, Harald; Holz, Christian.

Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press, 2018.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingArticle in proceedings

Harvard

Rädle, R, Jetter, H-C, Fischer, J, Gabriel, I, Klokmose, CN, Reiterer, H & Holz, C 2018, PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. in Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press.

APA

Rädle, R., Jetter, H-C., Fischer, J., Gabriel, I., Klokmose, C. N., Reiterer, H., & Holz, C. (2018). PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. In Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18) ACM Press.

CBE

Rädle R, Jetter H-C, Fischer J, Gabriel I, Klokmose CN, Reiterer H, Holz C. 2018. PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. In Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press.

MLA

Rädle, Roman et al. "PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization". Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press. 2018.

Vancouver

Rädle R, Jetter H-C, Fischer J, Gabriel I, Klokmose CN, Reiterer H et al. PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. In Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press. 2018.

Author

Rädle, Roman ; Jetter, Hans-Christian ; Fischer, Jonathan ; Gabriel, Inti ; Klokmose, Clemens Nylandsted ; Reiterer, Harald ; Holz, Christian. / PolarTrack: Optical Outside-In Device Tracking that Exploits Display Polarization. Proceedings of the 36th annual ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM Press, 2018.

Bibtex

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