Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise
Last oktober, Christian Wartena and I finished a paper on the distributional semantics of tags, that we worked on for a long time. We now have some students which might be using these ideas, so I thought it might be useful to explain the ideas in simple terms here.
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As augmented reality is coming up (as Jelke explained earlier), so is RFID. For those not familiar with this term, RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. A RFID chip can be read by a RFID reader which evokes a two way exchange of information from a distance of 50 to 100 meters. By using RFID tags all kinds of units can be identified without physical contact. The best known example in the Netherlands nowadays is the OV-chipkaart, used for public transport. Another very practical example is the RFID business card (Poken). RFID tags can increase the efficiency of the distribution of consumer products too. Not only can a tray of diapers be recognized immediately by a RFID reader, it shows which supermarket this tray is heading to.
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