Need and Functionality Analysis

  • Ashwin RaoEmail author
  • A. R. Srinivasa
  • J. N. Reddy
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Generally the word “smart” is used synonymously with “intelligent,” but in reality the dictionary definition of “smartness” is “marked by often sharp forceful activity or vigorous strength,” that is, it is active. Thus, a “smartphone” can only wake you up with an alarm, but in reality it is smart only if it can “slap” you if you don’t wake up!


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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