Tag Archives: Understanding the Internet

Semantic Web

The web today enables people to access documents and services on the Internet but today’s methods require human intelligence. The semantic web augments the current web with formalized knowledge and well-formatted data that can be processed by computers. The semantic web is a vision of information that is understandable by computers, so that they can perform more of the tedious work involved in… Read More »

Deploying Wireless Sensor Network on Active Volcano

Todays typical volcanic data-collection station consists of a group of bulky, heavy, power-hungry components that are difficult to move and require car batteries for power. Remote deployments often require vehicle or helicopter assistance for equipment installation and maintenance. Local storage is also a limiting factor stations typically log data to a Compact Flash card or hard drive, which researchers must periodically retrieve, requiring them to regularly return to each station.