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    • Enhancing the dexterity of a robot hand using controlled slip 

      Brock, David Lawrence (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
    • 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 ...
    • Why Supply Chain 

      Datta, Shoumen (SAP AG (Waldorf, Germany), 2000)
      Why supply chain explains the importance of supply chains. It includes an introduction to ERP as designed by SAP.
    • RFID: An Incomplete Saga 

      Datta, Shoumen (2000)
      Basic introduction to automatic identification and enterprise resource planning software (SAP).
    • Agents: Where Artificial Intelligence Meets Natural Stupidity 

      Datta, Shoumen (2002)
      This is a summary of Agents research and its potential for applications in multiple fields.
    • ADAPTER, OPTIMISER, PRÉVOIR: La convergence des concepts, des outils, des technologies et des normes peut-elle accélérer l’innovation ? 

      Datta, Shoumen (ISLI, Bordeaux Ecole de Management, France, 2004)
      Les outils et procédés permettant de réduire les insuffisances de la chaîne logistique sont très précieux. La capacité à s’adapter peut en effet ne pas dépendre de la seule technologie mais d’une perpétuelle aptitude à ...
    • Risk in the Global Supply Chain 

      Datta, Shoumen (2006)
      Carbon footprints are not on the priority list of risk analysts in operations management for at least half or more of global businesses. What are the other risks in the global supply chain?
    • Charlie's Skypeout Strategy 

      Datta, Shoumen (Government of Finland, 2006-10-01)
      One view of the future of decision systems that hints how combinatorial convergence of tools, technologies, concepts and ideas may catalyse innovation in order to make better decisions. I have simply assembled them in ...
    • Decision Support and Systems Interoperability in Global Business Management 

      Datta, Shoumen; Lyu, JrJung; Ping-Shun, Chen (International Journal of Electronic Business Management, 2007)
      Globalization of business and volatility of financial markets has catapulted ‘cycle-time’ as a key indicator of operational efficiency in business processes. Systems automation holds the promise to augment the ability of ...
    • 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 ...
    • AUTO ID FUTURE - FREQUENCY AGNOSTIC 

      DATTA, SHOUMEN (SCE Europe, 2008-05)
      Identification of information is one key to the development of intelligent decision systems of the future. Frequency agnostic automatic identification is only one step in the physical world to make physical objects identify ...
    • Unified Theory of Relativistic Identification of Information in a Systems Age: Proposed Convergence of Unique Identification with Syntax and Semantics through Internet Protocol version 6 

      Datta, Shoumen (2008-07-31)
      This paper proposes to utilize internet protocol version six (IPv6) to uniquely identify not only things (objects) but also processes, relationships (syntax, semantics) and interfaces (sensors). Convergence of identification ...
    • RFIDSim - A physical and logical layer simulation engine for passive RFID 

      Sarma, Sanjay Emani; Floerkemeier, Christian (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-12)
      Radio-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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Special Section on RFID 

      Engels, Daniel W.; Cole, Peter; McFarlane, Duncan; Mickle, Marlin H.; Sarma, Sanjay E (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.
    • 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.
    • Towards Tag Antenna Based Sensing - An RFID Displacement Sensor 

      Sarma, Sanjay Emani; Floerkemeier, Christian; Bhattacharyya, Rahul (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-05)
      The following topics are dealt with: tag circuits; measurement method; simulation method; health care; protocol; sensors; open source RFID software; privacy; security; reader design; antenna; propagation; near-field ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...