Designing the Smart Foot Mat and Its Applications: as a User Identification Sensor for Smart Home Scenarios

@inproceedings{Kim2015DesigningTS,
  title={Designing the Smart Foot Mat and Its Applications: as a User Identification Sensor for Smart Home Scenarios},
  author={Hyunyoung Kim and Ilmin Kim and Jinsul Kim},
  year={2015}
}
Due to radical advancement of sensor network technologies, smart home service market has been growing than ever before, that enables our life easier, simpler, and safer. Floor sensors in houses have been developed to locate user presense and to provide location-based, context-awaring scenarios as well as to minimize privacy invasion. However, there is an installation cost and user identication issues where the sensors are installed on whole floor and have low scanning resolution. In this paper… 

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