Visualising Mixed Reality Simulation For Multiple Users, 2017 Central Queensland University
Visualising Mixed Reality Simulation For Multiple Users, Michael Cowling, James Birt
Faculty of Society and Design Publications
Blended reality seeks to encourage co-presence in the classroom, blending student experience across virtual and physical worlds. In a similar way, Mixed Reality, a continuum between virtual and real environments, is now allowing learners to work in both the physical and the digital world simultaneously, especially when combined with an immersive headset experience. This experience provides innovative new experiences for learning, but faces the challenge that most of these experiences are single user, leaving others outside the new environment. The question therefore becomes, how can a mixed reality simulation be experienced by multiple users, and how can we present that ...
Reengineering A 2-Tier Database Application With Software Architecture, 2017 Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Reengineering A 2-Tier Database Application With Software Architecture, Hong G. Jung
ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium
The purpose of this research is to demonstrate how to reengineer a legacy Database Application using to a target system with MVC and 3-layered architecture. A Coffee Inventory Management database application is used for legacy application. The benefits of the reengineering are discussed.
Crowdsourced Smart Cities, 2017 Carnegie Mellon University
Crowdsourced Smart Cities, Robert A. Iannucci, Anthony Rowe
Answering Food Insecurity: Serving The Community With Food And Knowledge Using Technology, 2017 Purdue University
Answering Food Insecurity: Serving The Community With Food And Knowledge Using Technology, Courtney Simpson
Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement
The courses of Tech120, CGT110, and ENGT 180/181 and Red Gold at Purdue collaborated to design a robot that would plant and water a garden for a local community charter school. The students centered the project on the users’ needs for fresh food, nutrition education, and early exposure to STEM for children. The school, Anderson Preparatory Academy (APA), is comprised of many children who come from low-income families and are in the free or reduced lunch program. Inspired from “Farm Bot,” a similar system that allows for almost hands-free gardening, the “Boiler Bot” is designed to be scalable so ...
Power-Efficient And Highly Scalable Parallel Graph Sampling Using Fpgas, Usman Tariq, Umer Cheema, Fahad Saeed
Parallel Computing and Data Science Lab Technical Reports
Energy efficiency is a crucial problem in data centers where big data is generally represented by directed or undirected graphs. Analysis of this big data graph is challenging due to volume and velocity of the data as well as irregular memory access patterns. Graph sampling is one of the most effective ways to reduce the size of graph while maintaining crucial characteristics. In this paper we present design and implementation of an FPGA based graph sampling method which is both time- and energy-efficient. This is in contrast to existing parallel approaches which include memory-distributed clusters, multicore and GPUs. Our ...
Feature Extraction And Parallel Visualization For Large-Scale Scientific Data, 2017 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Feature Extraction And Parallel Visualization For Large-Scale Scientific Data, Lina Yu
Computer Science and Engineering: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research
Advanced computing and sensing technologies enable scientists to study natural and physical phenomena with unprecedented precision, resulting in an explosive growth of data. The unprecedented amounts of data generated from large scientific simulations impose a grand challenge in data analytics and visualization due to the fact that data are too massive for transferring, storing, and processing.
This dissertation makes the first contribution to the design of novel transfer functions and application-aware data replacement policy to facilitate feature classification on highly parallel distributed systems. We design novel transfer functions that advance the classification of continuously changed volume data by combining the ...
Audiosense: Sound-Based Shopper Behavior Analysis System, 2017 Singapore Management University
Audiosense: Sound-Based Shopper Behavior Analysis System, Amit Sharma, Youngki Lee
Research Collection School Of Information Systems
This paper presents AudioSense, the system to monitor user-item interactions inside a store hence enabling precisely customized promotions. A shopper's smartwatch emits sound every time the shopper picks up or touches an item inside a store. This sound is then localized, in 2D space, by calculating the angles of arrival captured by multiple microphones deployed on the racks. Lastly, the 2D location is mapped to specific items on the rack based on the rack layout information. In our initial experiments conducted with a single rack with 16 compartments, we could localize the shopper's smartwatch with a median estimation ...
Bim+Blockchain: A Solution To The Trust Problem In Collaboration?, 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology
Bim+Blockchain: A Solution To The Trust Problem In Collaboration?, Malachy Mathews, Dan Robles, Brian Bowe
This paper provides an overview of historic and current organizational limitations emerging in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Building Owner / Operations (AECOO) Industry. It then provides an overview of new technologies that attempt to mitigate these limitations. However, these technologies, taken together, appear to be converging and creating entirely new organizational structures in the AEC industries. This may be characterized by the emergence of what is called the Network Effect and it’s related calculus. This paper culminates with an introduction to Blockchain Technology (BT) and it’s integration with the emergence of groundbreaking technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT ...
Lmproving Microcontroller And Computer Architecture Education Through Software Simulation, 2017 The University of Western Ontario
Lmproving Microcontroller And Computer Architecture Education Through Software Simulation, Kevin Brightwell
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
In this thesis, we aim to improve the outcomes of students learning Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems topics within Software and Computer Engineering programs. We develop a simulation of processors that attempts to improve the visibility of hardware within the simulation environment and replace existing solutions in use within the classroom. We designate a series of requirements of a successful simulation suite based on current state-of-the-art simulations within literature. Provided these requirements, we build a quantitative rating of the same set of simulations. Additionally, we rate our previously implemented tool, hc12sim, with current solutions. Using the gaps in implementations from ...
Resource Estimation For Large Scale, Real-Time Image Analysis On Live Video Cameras Worldwide, 2017 Purdue University
Resource Estimation For Large Scale, Real-Time Image Analysis On Live Video Cameras Worldwide, Caleb Tung, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Anup Mohan
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium
Thousands of public cameras live-stream an abundance of data to the Internet every day. If analyzed in real-time by computer programs, these cameras could provide unprecedented utility as a global sensory tool. For example, if cameras capture the scene of a fire, a system running image analysis software on their footage in real-time could be programmed to react appropriately (perhaps call firefighters). No such technology has been deployed at large scale because the sheer computing resources needed have yet to be determined. In order to help us build computer systems powerful enough to achieve such lifesaving feats, we developed a ...
Energy And Performance Balancing Architecture For Asynchronous Data Processing Platforms, 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Energy And Performance Balancing Architecture For Asynchronous Data Processing Platforms, Chien-Wei Lo
Theses and Dissertations
The semiconductor industry has been increasingly focused on the energy consumption and heat generation in CMOS-based integrated circuits (ICs) for its dominating impact on the system performance and reliability. Without clock-related timing constraints, asynchronous circuits have demonstrated unique flexibility in performance-energy tradeoffs compared to synchronous designs. This dissertation work presents the architecture capable of balancing energy and performance for asynchronous digital signal processing circuits using the Multi-Threshold NULL Convention Logic (MTNCL). Architecture implementing user-configurable adaptive dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) and data processing core disabling based on the detection and parameterization of system throughput are developed for MTNCL parallel homogeneous and ...
Hyper-Connectivity: Intricacies Of National And International Cyber Securities (Part 1), 2017 University of Missouri - St Louis
Hyper-Connectivity: Intricacies Of National And International Cyber Securities (Part 1), Maurice Dawson
One-To-Cloud One-Time Pad Data Encryption: Introducing Virtual Prototyping With Pspice, 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology
One-To-Cloud One-Time Pad Data Encryption: Introducing Virtual Prototyping With Pspice, Paul Tobin, Lee Tobin, Roberto Gandia Blanquer Dr, Michael Mckeever, Jonathan Blackledge Professor
In this paper, we examine the design and application of a one-time pad encryption system for protecting data stored in the Cloud. Personalising security using a one-time pad generator at the client-end protects data from break-ins, side-channel attacks and backdoors in public encryption algorithms. The one-time pad binary sequences were obtained from modified analogue chaos oscillators initiated by noise and encoded client data locally. Specific ``one-to-Cloud'' storage applications returned control back to the end user but without the key distribution problem normally associated with one-time pad encryption. Development of the prototype was aided by ``Virtual Prototyping'' in the latest version ...
Developing A Distributed Java-Based Speech Recognition Engine, 2017 Institute of Technology Blanchardstown
Developing A Distributed Java-Based Speech Recognition Engine, Tony Ayers, Brian Nolan
The ITB Journal
The development of speech recognition engines has traditionally been the territory of low-level development languages such as C. Until recently Java may not have been considered a candidate language for the development of such a speech engine, due to its security restrictions which limited its sound processing features. The release of the Java Sound API as part of the Java Media Framework and the subsequent integration of the Sound API into the standard Java development kit provides the necessary sound processing tools to Java to perform speech recognition. This paper documents our development of a speech recognition engine using the ...
Mr. Mix: The Automated Home Bartender, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Mr. Mix: The Automated Home Bartender, Brian Moore, Robert Hulbert
No abstract provided.
An Analysis Of Heroku And Aws For Growing Startups, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
An Analysis Of Heroku And Aws For Growing Startups, Colton B. Stapper
This project presents information on the architecture of most modern cloud-hosting platforms, and gives a cost-benefit analysis of two common Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) companies: Heroku and AWS.
Solid State Drive, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Solid State Drive, Shaun A. Steele
This project documents the design and implementation of a solid state drive (SSD). SSDs are a non-volatile memory storage device that competes with hard disk drives. SSDs rely on flash memory, a type of non-volatile memory that is electrically erased and programmed. The appeal of SSDs lies in the fact that they allow a fast, reliable, and durable memory storage device. The goal of this project is to have a working external SSD built from scratch.
Deepmon: Mobile Gpu-Based Deep Learning Framework For Continuous Vision Applications, 2017 Singapore Management University
Deepmon: Mobile Gpu-Based Deep Learning Framework For Continuous Vision Applications, Nguyen Loc Huynh, Youngki Lee, Rajesh Krishna Balan
Research Collection School Of Information Systems
The rapid emergence of head-mounted devices such as the Microsoft Holo-lens enables a wide variety of continuous vision applications. Such applications often adopt deep-learning algorithms such as CNN and RNN to extract rich contextual information from the first-person-view video streams. Despite the high accuracy, use of deep learning algorithms in mobile devices raises critical challenges, i.e., high processing latency and power consumption. In this paper, we propose DeepMon, a mobile deep learning inference system to run a variety of deep learning inferences purely on a mobile device in a fast and energy-efficient manner. For this, we designed a suite ...
Comparative Analysis Of Big Data Analytics Software In Assessing Sample Data, Soly Mathew Biju, Alex Mathew
Journal of International Technology and Information Management
Over the last few years, big data has emerged as an important topic of discussion in most firms owing to its ability of creation, storage and processing of content at a reasonable price. Big data consists of advanced tools and techniques to process large volumes of data in organisations. Investment in big data analytics has almost become a necessity in large-sized firms, particularly multinational companies, for its unique benefits, particularly in prediction and identification of various trends. Some of the most popular big data analytics software used today are MapReduce, Hive, Tableau and Hive, while the framework Hadoop enables easy ...
Table Of Contents Jitim Vol 26 Issue 2, 2017, 2017 California State University, San Bernardino
Table Of Contents Jitim Vol 26 Issue 2, 2017
Journal of International Technology and Information Management
Table of Contents JITIM vol 26 issue 2, 2017