Google scholar arxiv informatics ads IJAIS publications are indexed with Google Scholar, NASA ADS, Informatics et. al.

Call for Paper

-

August Edition 2021

International Journal of Applied Information Systems solicits high quality original research papers for the August 2021 Edition of the journal. The last date of research paper submission is July 15, 2021.

Design of RFID based Location Aware System to Mitigate Child Kidnapping in Nigerian Nursery and Primary Schools

Opeyemi Emmanuel Matiluko, Dayo Reuben Aremu Published in Intelligent Systems

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2014
© 2013 by IJAIS Journal
10.5120/ijais14-451195
Download full text
  1. Opeyemi Emmanuel Matiluko and Dayo Reuben Aremu. Article: Design of RFID based Location Aware System to Mitigate Child Kidnapping in Nigerian Nursery and Primary Schools. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 7(5):6-10, July 2014. BibTeX

    @article{key:article,
    	author = "Opeyemi Emmanuel Matiluko and Dayo Reuben Aremu",
    	title = "Article: Design of RFID based Location Aware System to Mitigate Child Kidnapping in Nigerian Nursery and Primary Schools",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2014,
    	volume = 7,
    	number = 5,
    	pages = "6-10",
    	month = "July",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"
    }
    

Abstract

Today, kidnapping cases in Nigeria is on the daily increase and children in nursery and primary schools are not left out. These innocent children are lured with precious items and food items and kidnapped even from school premises. To curb this act of kidnapping in schools, security men are employed to watch the gates but they cannot always determine the guardian-ward relationship of all pupils easily. It is believed that this can be curbed if the guardian-ward relationship can be determined easily and the location of all pupils can also be known per time. Today, there exist various means by which the locations of people, animal or items can be tracked real time, some of which were explored including Global positioning system (GPS), mobile phone tracking etc. but all come with their limitation especially cost of implementation. This work thus proposes a cost-effective location-aware system design integrating Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), which is able to determine the location of pupils per time within the school premises, and also map and determine guardian-ward relationship.

Reference

  1. Okengwu, K. (2011). "Kidnapping in Nigeria: Issues and common sense ways of surviving". Global Journal of Educational Research, 1(1), 1 – 8. Retrieve from http://www. globalresearchjournals. org/fullarticle/51404cb04bdbb.
  2. Curran, K. , & Norrby, S. (2009), RFID-Enabled Location Determination within Indoor Environments. International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI), Volume 1, Issue 4, Article 5, pages 63-86. http://www. igi-global. com/article/rfid-enabled-location-determination-within/37476.
  3. Hofmann-Wellenhof, B. , Lichtenegger, H. , & Collins, J. (2001), Global Positioning System Theory and Practice, 5th edn. Springer-Verlag Wien New York
  4. Pellerin, C. (2006), United States Updates Global Positioning System Technology - Available at: http://usinfo. state. gov/xarchives/display. html?p=washfile-english&y=2006&m=February&x=20060203125928l cnirellep0. 5061609
  5. Space Segment (2013). Retrieved December 25, 2013, from http://www. gps. gov/systems/gps/space/
  6. Tracking a suspect by any mobile phone (2005). BBC News. 03-08-2005. Retrieved December 19, 2013, from http://news. bbc. co. uk/2/hi/technology/4738219. stm.
  7. Radio-frequency identification (2013). Wikipedia. Retrieved September 20, 2013 from http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Radio_frequency_identification
  8. Norrby, S. (2008). Continous RFID-enabled location awareness. (Bachelor Thesis, University of Ulster, United Kingdom). Retrieved from http://scisweb. ulster. ac. uk/~kevin/stephen. zip

Keywords

RFID; location aware system; kidnapping; Passive Tag.