Research

Gander

take a gander...

Gander is a personalized search engine for mobile networked environments characterized by high volumes of short-lived data.

In collaboration with Jamie Payton and Gruia-Catalin Roman.

[PDF ] [Project Website ]

Pervasive Computing Data Model

spatiotemporal trajectories

We are designing a general-purpose data model that takes into account the inherent spatial and temporal needs of  pervasive computing applications.

In collaboration with Jamie Payton and Gruia-Catalin Roman.

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Past Projects

car2go Visualization

heatmap

A heatmap tool to visualize live car2go vehicle data in a web browser.

[See it in action] [Fork the GitHub Repository ]

Arduino Sensing Platform

extensible arduino library

A lightweight general purpose sensing framework for Arduinos that grew out of the development of large wireless sensor deployment. The library enables multiple independent sensing tasks to be flexibly deployed on a single Arduino board.

[Fork the GitHub Repository ]

Mobile Acoustic Modems in Action

aerial acoustic communication on smartphones

An exploration and evaluation of the use of sound for device-to-device communication between mobile devices.

Also, see the Digital Voices project.

[Google Code Project ]

SkeenZone

totally ordered multicast messaging

SkeenZone is a lightweight and extensible Java framework that enables development of distributed mobile applications.

Co-developed with Kyle Prete.

[PDF ] [Google Code Project ]

Real-Time Optimization of Mobile Video Transmission

UAV communication

A rate-distortion optimized protocol specifically targeted at video streaming over mobile networks.

Co-developed with Ahmed Abdel-Hadi.

[PDF ]

Bidirectional Structural-Behavioral Change Mapper (BsbCMapper)

structural vs. behavioral deltas

BsbCMapper is a prototype Java tool that automatically identifies a mapping between structural source code changes and dynamic behavioral differences.

[PDF ] [Source Code ]

Fuzzy Adjusting Navigation Drone Entirely Autonomous (FANDREA)

oh captain my captain

The SS FANDREA is a toy boat that self-navigates between remotely commanded waypoints using fuzzy logic. FANDREA has an on-board ultrasonic rangefinder for object avoidance.

Co-developed with Richard Wood.