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In this paper, we propose a novel location technology-based shopping service system (LSSS); describe its design methodology and implementation detail. LSSS incorporates handheld terminals, resource management system and wireless location technology together to make a whole system. The service provided by the system can make customers in a shopping mall(More)
In an era where Big Data can greatly impact a broad population, many novel opportunities arise, chief among them the ability to integrate data from diverse sources and "wrangle" it to extract novel insights. Conceived as a tool that can help both expert and non-expert users better understand public data, MATTERS was collaboratively developed by the(More)
In the era of big data, economic competitiveness is assured by decision making leveraging insights gained from large scale yet granular data sets from a rich diversity of areas. In this light, the METIS system collaboratively developed by a team at WPI, the Massachusetts High Tech Council and other institutions, emerges as an analytic platform offering(More)
Traditionally it's impossible to monitor the freight's status inside a container which is made of steel and makes data transmission by radio impossible, let alone the wired communication solutions. As container transportation is the prevailing method for international cargos, a feasible way to transmit status of the monitored cargo out of the stacked(More)
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