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Automation of Sniffer Node Deployment

We started thinking about deployment on Friday April 10th.  That day I attempted to manually set up the nodes but after spending 45 minutes partitioning and formatting SD cards, I realized that there must be a better way.  Over the

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Generating the Device Density Map

Our original plan for displaying the results of our monitoring system was to create a density gradient overlayed on a floor plan of the first floor of the Breakiron Engineering Building, where our experiments took place. The idea was to

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MAC & Cheese – Monitoring Building Usage via MAC Address

MAC & Cheese is an attempt to monitor building usage using WiFi signals as indicators of the amount of people present. Almost everyone nowadays carries a smartphone, or at least some device connects to a WiFi network for normal operation. These

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