Computational Social Science, Social Computing

Using computational methods to study and model social systems and user behaviors

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I-Corps: Beacon-Enabled Smart Location-Based Service

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Yun Huang
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National Science Foundation

This I-Corps project will identify the commercial potential for using Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon technology to provide new and low-cost location-based services. A BLE beacon actively broadcasts Bluetooth signals, which can be received by nearby Bluetooth-enabled smartphones. Thus, mobile applications can leverage the beacons that are installed at different locations to detect people's…

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