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September 9, 2017

Assisting Attraction Classification by Harvesting Web Data

  Intelligent travel guide systems have grown increasingly popular in recent years. They also benefit a lot from the development of social media, resulting in a […]
September 1, 2017

When Mobile Crowd Sensing Meets Traditional Industry

  With the evolution of mobile phone sensing and wireless networking technologies, mobile crowd sensing (MCS) has become a promising paradigm for large-scale sensing applications. MCS […]
August 25, 2017

A Multi-Institutional Approach to Delivering Shared Curricula for Developing a Next-Generation Energy Workforce

  In this paper, we consider collaborative power systems education through the FEEDER consortium. To increase students’ access to power engineering educational content, the consortium of […]
August 18, 2017

Identifying Urban Subcenters from Commuting Fluxes: A Case Study of Wuhan, China

  It is of interest to analyze urban spatial structure by identifying urban subcenters, for which published literature proposes many methods. Although these methods are widely […]
August 11, 2017

A Smartphone-Based Multi-Functional Hearing Assistive System to Facilitate Speech Recognition in the Classroom

  In this paper, we propose a smartphone-based hearing assistive system (termed SmartHear) to facilitate speech recognition for various target users, who could benefit from enhanced […]
August 4, 2017

Leukocytes Classification and Segmentation in Microscopic Blood Smear: A Resource-Aware Healthcare Service in Smart Cities

  Smart cities are a future reality for municipalities around the world. Healthcare services play a vital role in the transformation of traditional cities into smart […]
July 28, 2017

Using a Smartwatch to Detect Stereotyped Movements in Children With Developmental Disabilities

  It is important to determine when and why stereotyped movements indicative of developmental disabilities occur in order to provide timely medical treatment. However, these behaviors […]
July 21, 2017

Supporting Trembling Hand Typing Using Optical See-Through Mixed Reality

  A tremor is an involuntary rhythmic shaking movement of the muscles, which reduces the precision of hand and finger movements. It is difficult for individuals […]
July 14, 2017

Location-Based Augmented Reality With Pervasive Smartphone Sensors: Inside and Beyond Pokemon Go!

  Combining powerful sensors and near ubiquitous distribution, the smartphone has become an irreplaceable part of modern day life. Using its pervasive sensing capabilities, the smart-phone […]
July 7, 2017

Five Decades of Hierarchical Modulation and Its Benefits in Relay-Aided Networking

  Hierarchical modulation (HM), which is also known as layered modulation, has been widely adopted across the telecommunication industry. Its strict backward compatibility with single-layer modems […]