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Solving the Jigsaw Puzzle: An Analytics Framework for Context Awareness in the Internet of Things

Posted May 10, 2016 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal

The IoT helps embed technologies into everyday products/devices, such as audio/video receivers, wristwatches, smoke detectors, and home appliances, which not only enables them to communicate online, but also to receive and process data and information from other devices in a dynamic fashion, in real time. Thus, the real revolution of IoT goes beyond embedding a sensor and sending signals over the Internet to developing a 360-degree context awareness by analyzing data from multiple sensors or sources using complex advanced algorithms, in real time, for improved decision making.

About The Author
Anurag Agarwal
Anurag Agarwal is a faculty member in the College of Business at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. He has a PhD in information systems from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin. His teaching interests lie broadly in the field of analytics, data mining, and information systems. Dr. Agarwal has taught courses on big data analytics, business analytics, business statistics, operations management,… Read More
Ramakrishna Govindu
Ramakrishna Govindu is a faculty member in the College of Business at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. He has a PhD in industrial engineering from Wayne State University and an MTech (Honors) in quality, reliability, and operations research from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India. Dr. Govindu has taught courses in applied statistics, operations and supply chain management, Lean Six Sigma, and operations research… Read More
Sunita Lodwig
Sunita Lodwig is a Professor in information technology at the University of South Florida (USF), Sarasota-Manatee. Prior to academia, she worked in the corporate arena for more than 20 years in the field of telecommunications (with AT&T Bell Labs and Motorola). At USF, Dr. Lodwig shares her industry experience and insight to illustrate and explain complex concepts. For the last 12 years, she has been instrumental in developing and expanding … Read More
Fawn Ngo
Fawn T. Ngo is a faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She has a PhD in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland and an MS in criminal justice from the California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Ngo’s teaching interests include crime analysis for problem solvers, applied statistics, research methods, and program evaluation in criminal justice. Her primary… Read More
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