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Using humans as sensors: An estimation-theoretic perspective
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The explosive growth in social network content suggests that the largest “sensor network” yet might be human. Expand
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A time-based quantitative approach for selecting lean strategies for manufacturing organisations
Lean strategies have been developed to eliminate or reduce waste and thus improve operational efficiency in a manufacturing environment. However, in practice, manufacturers encounter difficulties toExpand
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Data Extrapolation in Social Sensing for Disaster Response
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This paper complements the large body of social sensing literature by developing means for augmenting sensing data with inference results that "fill-in" missing pieces. Expand
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Unveiling polarization in social networks: A matrix factorization approach
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This paper presents unsupervised algorithms to uncover polarization in social networks (namely, Twitter) and identify polarized groups. Expand
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Scalable social sensing of interdependent phenomena
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The proliferation of mobile sensing and communication devices in the possession of the average individual generated much recent interest in social sensing applications. Expand
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Experiences with eNav: a low-power vehicular navigation system
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This paper presents experiences with eNav, a smartphone-based vehicular GPS navigation navigation system that has an energy-saving location sensing mode capable of drastically reducing navigation energy needs. Expand
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Social Trove: A Self-Summarizing Storage Service for Social Sensing
  • Md. Tanvir Al Amin, Shen Li, +8 authors H. Le
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE International Conference on Autonomic…
  • 7 July 2015
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This paper describes a general-purpose self-summarizing storage service, called Social Trove, for social sensing applications. Expand
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Finding true and credible information on Twitter
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In this paper, we present a unique study of two successful methods for computing message reliability. Expand
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Athena: Towards Decision-Centric Anticipatory Sensor Information Delivery
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The paper introduces a new direction in quality-of-service-aware networked sensing that designs communication protocols and scheduling policies for data delivery that are optimized specifically for decision needs. Expand
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