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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 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 1 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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