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    • The fragmented warehouse: Location assignment for multi-item picking 

      Ho, Stephen S.; Sarma, Sanjay Emani (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-09)
      Warehouse operations typically aggregate identical stock keeping units (SKU) into the same storage bin for easier bookkeeping and organizing of goods. With the emergence of automatic identification and tracking technologies ...
    • Future Healthcare 

      Datta, Shoumen (CRC Press, 2010-12-15)
      Patients want answers, not numbers. Evidence-based medicine must have numbers to generate answers. Therefore, analysis of numbers to provide answers is the Holy Grail of healthcare professionals and its future systems. ...
    • Generalized Regular Sampling of Trigonometric Polynomials and Optimal Sensor Arrangement 

      Goyal, Vivek K.; Deshpande, Ajay A.; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010-02)
      We address the optimal sensor arrangement problem, which is the determination of a geometric configuration of sensors such that the mean-squared error (MSE) in the estimation of an unknown trigonometric polynomial is ...
    • Guest editorial special section on RFID 

      Sarma, Sanjay Emani; Mickle, Marlin H.; McFarlane, Duncan; Cole, Peter; Engels, Daniel W. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-01)
      The eight articles in this special section describe state-of-the-art technologies and tools and one application of RFID.
    • Healthcare and Medical IoT 

      Datta, Shoumen (2017-04-06)
      Detection of analytes in the context of nano-diagnostics for preventive medicine and global public health may be within our grasp. But, it appears to be far removed from the reality of the world where 80% of the people ...
    • Innovation: in his ordo est ordinem non servare 

      Datta, Shoumen (2010-05-22)
      Suggestions for innovation and change in education.
    • The International Affiliation Network of YouTube Trends 

      Platt, Edward L.; Bhargava, Rahul; Zuckerman, Ethan (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2015-05)
      Online video, a ubiquitous, visual, and highly shareable medium, is well-suited to crossing geographic, cultural, and linguistic barriers. Trending videos in particular, by virtue of reaching a large number of viewers in ...
    • Internet of Systems (IoS) - Economic Re-equilibration Catalyzed by Internet of Things (IoT) 

      Datta, Shoumen (2014)
      How will the tapestry of humanity and the ethos of civilization evolve when billions of devices and trillions of sensors with quadrillion end points can connect events in our daily lives to the world around us and monitor ...
    • Line Kinematics for Whole-Arm Manipulation 

      Eberman, Brian; Brock, David L. (1991-01-01)
      A Whole-Arm Manipulator uses every surface to both sense and interact with the environment. To facilitate the analysis and control of a Whole-Arm Manipulator, line geometry is used to describe the location and trajectory ...
    • Low-Cost, Passive UHF RFID Tag Antenna-Based Sensors for Pervasive Sensing Applications 

      Bhattacharyya, Rahul (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      In the future, large-scale sensor deployment would enable many areas such as infrastructure condition monitoring and supply chain management. However, many of today's wireless sensor technologies are still too expensive ...
    • Low-Cost, Ubiquitous RFID-Tag-Antenna-Based Sensing 

      Bhattacharyya, Rahul; Floerkemeier, Christian; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-09)
      Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has been well established as an effective technology for track and trace applications. In this paper, we go beyond the ID in RFID, and discuss the potential for RFID tags to be used ...
    • Management of supply chain: an alternative modelling technique for forecasting 

      Datta, Shoumen; Granger, C W J; Barari, M; Gibbs, T (Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2007-05-23)
      Forecasting is a necessity almost in any operation. However, the tools of forecasting are still primitive in view of the great strides made by research and the increasing abundance of data made possible by automatic ...
    • A novel communication method for semi-passive RFID based sensors 

      Kalansuriya, Prasanna; Bhattacharyya, Rahul; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-06)
      This paper presents a novel communication method for semi-passive RFID based sensors. The new method uses a digitally reconfigurable UHF RFID tag antenna to modulate sensed information at an RFID tag on to the received ...
    • Performance assessment of XACML authorizations for Supply Chain Traceability Web Services 

      Pardal, Miguel L.; Harrison, Mark; Sarma, Sanjay Emani; Marques, Jose Alves (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-11)
      Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services (WS) offer advanced flexibility and interoperability capabilities. However they imply significant performance overheads that need to be carefully considered. Supply Chain ...
    • RFID diagnostics of promotion execution 

      Hacker, Patrick A.; Floerkemeier, Christian; Sarma, Sanjay Emani; Schuh, Gunther (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-04)
      Previous studies have shown that many consumer goods manufacturers believe that their promotions are not well executed in retail stores. One common concern is that in-store promotions are not synchronized with television ...
    • RFID tag antenna based sensing: Does your beverage glass need a refill? 

      Bhattacharyya, Rahul; Floerkemeier, Christian; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-04)
      Liquid level detection in customer beverage glasses and liquor bottles in the service industry is important for maintaining quality of service and good approval ratings. Current sensing approaches rely either on visual ...
    • RFID tag antenna based temperature sensing 

      Bhattacharyya, Rahul; Floerkemeier, Christian; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010-04)
      Temperature monitoring is important in a number of fields, particularly cold supply chain applications. Most commercial wireless temperature sensors consist of transceivers, memory and batteries to maintain a temperature ...
    • RFID tag antenna based temperature sensing using shape memory polymer actuation 

      Bhattacharyya, Rahul; Floerkemeier, Christian; Anand, Lallit; Di Leo, Claudio V; Sarma, Sanjay E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011-01)
      Ubiquitous temperature monitoring is important to boost visibility in applications such as cold supply chain management. Current sensors monitor and log a time history of temperature data, but their cost limits the scale ...
    • RFID: An Incomplete Saga 

      Datta, Shoumen (2000)
      Basic introduction to automatic identification and enterprise resource planning software (SAP).
    • RFIDSim - A physical and logical layer simulation engine for passive RFID 

      Floerkemeier, Christian; Sarma, Sanjay Emani (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-01)
      adio-frequency identification (RFID) poses a number of research challenges, such as interference mitigation, throughput optimization and security over the RF channel. A number of new approaches to address these issues have ...