Integrating RFID Technology with Intelligent Classifiers for Meaningful Prediction Knowledge


Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is wireless technology that has been designed to automatically identify tagged objects using a reader. Several applications of this technology have been introduced in past literature such as pet identification and luggage tracking which have increased the efficiency and effectiveness of each environment into which it was integrated. However, due to the ambiguous nature of the captured information with the existence of missing, wrong and duplicate readings, the wide-scale adoption of the architecture is limited to commercial sectors where the integrity of the observations can tolerate ambiguity. In this work, we propose an application of RFID to take the reporting of class attendance and to integrate a predictive classifier to extract high level meaningful information that can be used in diverse areas such as scheduling and low student retention. We conclude by providing an analysis of the core strengths and opportunities that exist for this concept and how we might extend it in future research.

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P. Darcy, S. Tucker and B. Stantic, "Integrating RFID Technology with Intelligent Classifiers for Meaningful Prediction Knowledge," Advances in Internet of Things, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 27-33. doi: 10.4236/ait.2013.32004.

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