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Situation Awareness Application


Mou, Judy (2013) Situation Awareness Application. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/CH76-YW89.


This thesis describes the design and implementation of a situation awareness application. The application gathers data from sensors including accelerometers for monitoring earthquakes, carbon monoxide sensors for monitoring fires, radiation detectors, and dust sensors. The application also gathers Internet data sources including data about traffic congestion on daily commute routes, information about hazards, news relevant to the user of the application, and weather. The application sends the data to a Cloud computing service which aggregates data streams from multiple sites and detects anomalies. Information from the Cloud service is then displayed by the application on a tablet, computer monitor, or television screen. The situation awareness application enables almost all members of a community to remain aware of critical changes in their environments.

Item Type:Thesis (Master's thesis)
Subject Keywords:android, situation awareness, weather station, earthquakes, sensor network
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Computer Science
Awards:Henry Ford II Scholar Award, 2012.
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Chandy, K. Mani (advisor)
  • Bunn, Julian J. (advisor)
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:May 2013
Projects:Community Seismic Network
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:06272013-211013400
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:7907
Deposited By: Judy Mou
Deposited On:08 Jul 2013 16:52
Last Modified:04 Oct 2019 00:02

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