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The uiuc/uim dataset (v. 2012-01-24)  >  the wifi traceset

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Traceset of Wi-Fi traces collected from Android phone users at University of Illinois.


This is a traceset of ad hoc contacts and MACs of Wi-Fi access points collected by the UIM framework using Google Android phones.

release date
date/time of measurement start
date/time of measurement end

The Wi-Fi scanner on the phone periodically scans the Wi-Fi access points in the phone's proximity. The scanned results include the MAC addresses of the Wi-Fi access points and the corresponding scanning time stamps. The scanning interval is set to 30 minutes because in the campus environment people usually do not move too far too fast, and also to conserve the phone battery.

 Detected MACs are hashed with SHA-1. 

The Wi-Fi traces may be collected with different frequencies by different users, due to our tuning of frequency for energy-consumption reasons.

disruptions to data collection
The collected traces may have corrupted and broken info since the phones may not work reliably at all the times. Some of interruptions may be caused by the user restarting the phone.
The timestamps, both in filenames and inside the files, frequently don't match the actual time when the record was made.
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