Investigating the impact of context data on the mobile operating system. Core contributions include identifying the benefits of OS managed context, and uses of context by the OS. As a concrete example, faster app launching based on context signals such as location and temporal access patterns is investigated in detail.
Check out the FALCON demo video that I put together.
Update: The Falcon demo video has over 30,000 views. As of Apr 21st, it is the most watched MSR video of 2012.