Category: Technical Articles

Technical papers written in the field of wireless sensor networks

‘Magic’ Carpet Guesses Human Poses

A new tactile sensing carpet from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) can guess human poses without using cameras— a step to enhancing self-powered personalized healthcare, gaming and smart homes. Previous research has discussed use of single RGB…

Introducing Therapeutic Chatbot, Woebot

New app called ‘Woebot’ acts in place of a therapist as a therapeutic chatbot. It presents itself as an automated therapist when finding a real one seem financially or otherwise impossible. The need for therapists is growing exponentially. According to…

Massive Manipulation of Twitter Trends Discovered

New EPFL research focused on Turkey from the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory, a part of the School of Computer and Communication Sciences discovered a vulnerability in the algorithm which decides Twitter Trending Topics (it doesn’t take deletions into account). This…

Smart Application to Detect Stress Levels of Mental Health

Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a smart-device based digital platform which can monitor hyperarousal, a key sign of psychiatric distress. The objective is to aid patients manage their mental wellness. According to the researchers, this advanced technology can…