Chun-Hsien Chen

Chun-Hsien Chen
Nanyang Technological University | ntu · School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

Ph.D.

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Publications (225)
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Journal of Engineering Design, Special Issue https://www.tandfonline.com/action/newsAndOffers?journalCode=cjen20 To contribute to this issue, submissions in the following topics, but are not limited to, are highly encouraged: Advances in cognitive intelligence fundamentals/theories Knowledge extraction/representation for cognitive intelligence Kno...
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Condition monitoring plays a crucial role in securing smooth production, which has been facilitated into a cyber-physical system (CPS) integration paradigm with the new information and communication technologies and data-driven intelligence. However, traditional methods limit its successful deployment from the different distribution of training dat...
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Nowadays, manufacturing enterprises are struggling to satisfy personalized and dynamic user requirements. Smart Product-service System (Smart PSS), as a promising and sustainable business model, can respond to personalized and dynamic demands through effective configuration/reconfiguration processes. Mass personalization (MP), which emphasizes dive...
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The adoption and integration of e-commerce strategies into existing business models have allowed many companies to broaden their customer base and boost profits. However, the lack of a cost-efficient logistics planning model often results in the unsatisfactory performance of complex multi-echelon supply chain networks. As transportation planning an...
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Fresh produce is most commonly stored in corrugated fibreboard containers (CFCs) post-harvest. However, CFCs and packaging fillers like foams that serve as a cushion for fresh produce are a single-use product that is costly and not environmentally friendly. Reusable plastic containers (RPCs) are an alternative to CFCs, but due to its high transmiss...
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The complex and dynamic environment in an automated container terminal (ACT) increases the difficulty of path planning, especially for automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Digital twin is an essential means of characterizing complex production systems as the physical objects can be synchronized in the virtual space. Machine learning is also a popular...
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The unprecedented long-term online learning caused by COVID-19 has increased stress symptoms among students. The e-learning system reduces communications between teachers and students, making it difficult to observe student’s mental issues and learning performance. This study aims to develop a non-intrusive method that can simultaneously monitor st...
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Data-driven design (D3), a new design paradigm benefited from advanced data analytics and computational intelligence, has gradually promoted the research of data-driven product design (DDPD) ever since 2000 s. In today’s Intelligence Age, some theoretical and practical studies have tried to achieve the advanced intelligence capabilities in DDPD. Ho...
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Under the support of advanced information technologies, smart mine is proposed to meet the demands of green, safe, and automated coal mining. Due to the potential advantages in promoting the automation of coal mining, smart mine has attracted wide attention from industry and academia. Current studies related to the smart mine mainly focus on the ma...
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The rapid development of information and communication technologies has facilitated machining condition monitoring toward a data-driven paradigm, of which industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) serves as the fundamental basis to acquire data from physical equipment with sensing technologies as well as to learn the relationship between the system cond...
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With additive manufacturing, greater degrees of design freedoms can be afforded via design optimization and mass customization of part geometries. One way to leverage the geometrical and hierarchical complexities of additively manufactured parts is the manufacturing of functionally-graded lattice structures – a tall order for conventional manufactu...
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Under the support of advanced information technologies, smart mine is proposed to meet the demands of green, safe, and automated coal mining. Due to the potential advantages in promoting the automation of coal mining, smart mine has attracted wide attention from industry and academia. Current studies related to the smart mine mainly focus on the ma...
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Humanoid robots gaining popularity in the service industry all over the world. When designing humanoid robots, product designers put additional thought into the aesthetic design to avoid the complications that arise from the “uncanny valley”. It has long been found that genders, personalities, and cultural upbringings may affect individual ratings...
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Under the digital transformation era, technologies such as Cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, and Artificial Intelligence are increasingly mature, making it possible to transform from traditional factories to smart factories. During the transformation, building a communication channel between customer requirements and production capaci...
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As an emerging digital servitization paradigm, smart product-service system (Smart PSS) leverages smart, connected products and their generated services to work as a solution bundle to improve individual user satisfaction. As a complex solution bundle at both system and product level, its iterative design differs from the existing ones mainly in tw...
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Adaptive automation is paramount in alleviating the undesired effects of high levels of automation. This paper examines various visual physiological measures whilst participants were engaged in conflict detection tasks in an air traffic control environment of varying traffic densities. Results showed that global means of fixation count and duration...
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The rapid development of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) enlightened more tools and techniques to optimize the smart manufacturing service (SMS) paradigm, emphasizing the services based on pervasive IIoT products. However, the serviceability in the smart manufacturing environment is still limited since most of the conventional services are...
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A digital twin-enabled automated storage yard scheduling framework for uncertain port dispatching is proposed in this paper. Digital twin technology is employed to establish the virtual yet realistic storage yard and the connection between them. In the proposed framework, disturbed scenarios during practical operation are monitored, and real-time d...
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The practice of design in manufacturing is evolving. With the emergence of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies in recent years, design methodologies need to evolve beyond the conventional Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) methodology. As manufacturing companies progressively adopt AM and realize a need to design with AM, new guideli...
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With the rapid development of information technologies, shared manufacturing is proposed to meet the prevailing tendency of servitization and digitalisation in the industry. As the crucial section for performing shared manufacturing, resource monitoring and maintenance aim to detect production exceptions and ensure normal task execution. Existing r...
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To be vigilant is highly required for traffic controllers in transportation fields, such as air traffic management, vessel traffic service, and railway management, as they need to monitor traffic conditions and notice any potential hazards. Hence, emerging studies have been conducted to develop an objective and non-intrusive approach to assessing v...
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Smart product-service system (Smart PSS) is a heterogeneous and integrated system in which manufacturers/service providers deliver integrated and customized product-service bundles (PSBs) in a sustainable manner. Smart PSS configuration, a process of selecting proper PSBs based on user requirements, is expected to be further flexible to adjust the...
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The process of product design and development can be complex, especially in transdisciplinary practice. A design framework is often adopted to better govern this process. In recent years, there is a growing trend for domestic devices promoting health enhancement. However, due to its specific functionality and a strong need for safety emphasis, dome...
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Disruptive technologies such as 3D printing, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotics have changed how people think, learn, and work fundamentally. Engineering education must adapt to this digital transformation. There has been increasing interest in integrating design in the engineering curriculum around the world. While traditional problem solv...
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In the trend of digital servitization, manufacturing companies have been transforming their business paradigms to Smart product-service systems (Smart PSS) by integrating products and associated services as bundles. To support the knowledge-intensive process of Smart PSS development, massive domain knowledge should be well-organized and reused. How...
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With the trend of ‘digitalization’ and ‘servitization’ in the manufacturing industry, numerous product-service systems fail to seize a market share and encounter an imbalance between digital investments and expected revenues. This phenomenon is probably caused by the insufficient evaluation on user experience and by the lag between user requirement...
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The rapid development of the industrial Internet of Things has promoted manufacturing to develop towards the cyber-physical system, of which highly accurate process recognition plays an important role in achieving proactive monitoring of intelligent manufacturing process. Compared to the traditional handcrafted feature-based method, deep model owns...
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Recent triumphs in medical advances, including access to early detection and better treatments, have enhanced the quality of living in old age. As urban populations age with more elderly living alone, there is an urgent need to deliver healthcare through telemedicine, enabled by home medical devices. Incorporating a degree of familiarity in these d...
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Rapid developments in information and communication technologies, artificial intelligence, and digital technologies have driven today's industries toward the so-called "digital servitization era." As a result, a promising IT-driven business paradigm, known as Smart Product-Service Systems (Smart PSS), has emerged, where a large number of low-cost,...
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Though American sign language (ASL) has gained recognition from the American society, few ASL applications have been developed with educational purposes. Those designed with real-time sign recognition systems are also lacking. Leap motion controller facilitates the real-time and accurate recognition of ASL signs. It allows an opportunity for design...
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In the era of digitalization, there are many emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Twin (DT), Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI), which are quickly developped and used in product design and development. Among those technologies, DT is one promising technology which has been widely used in different indus...
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The rapid development of information and communication technologies has enabled a value co-creation paradigm for developing industrial products and services, where massive heterogeneous data and multidisciplinary knowledge are generated and leveraged. In this context, Knowledge Graph (KG) emerges as a promising tool to elicit, fuse, process, and ut...
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The rapid development of information and communication technologies has triggered the proposition and implementation of smart manufacturing paradigms. In this regard, efficient allocation of smart manufacturing services (SMSs) can provide a sustainable manner for promoting cleaner production. Currently, centralized optimization methods have been wi...
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To proactively fulfill multiple stakeholders’ needs in the engineering solution design process, the knowledge recommendation approach is adopted as a key element in the knowledge management system. Nevertheless, most existing knowledge recommendation approaches cannot simultaneously meet the higher standard of in-context accuracy and diversity. To...
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Eye movements as the indicators of human information processing have been studied in many domains. However, it is not clear how users' eye movements differ among specific product attribute, while visual impression of a product plays a crucial part in distinguishing product designs. Therefore, this paper attempts to establish guidance for exploring...
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The robust traffic flow modelling approach offers a perspicacious and holistic surveillance for flight activities in a nearby terminal manoeuvring area. The real time flight information expedites the streaming control of terminal operations using computational intelligence. Hence, in order to reduce the adverse effect of severe uncertainty and the...
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Both conflict resolution aid (CRA) and vertical situation display (VSD) systems may contribute to air traffic control (ATC) operations. However, their effectiveness still needs to be examined before being widely adopted in ATC facilities. This study aims to examine empirically the use of CRA and VSD as well as the systems’ interaction in ATC operat...
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With the recent developments in robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI), academics and industrial practitioners are now pursuing robust and adaptive decision making (DM) in real-life engineering applications and automated business workflows and processes to accommodate context awareness, adaptation to environment and custo...
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Smart PSS, as a prevailing business paradigm driven by the cutting-edge digital technologies, assists the digital servitization transformation by its various implementations throughout the engineering product lifecycle. To reveal its practical values, this chapter conducts a comprehensive survey of the existing technical implementations of Smart PS...
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Smart product-service system (Smart PSS), as a typical type of digital servitization paradigm, has attracted increasing attention recently in both academia and industry. This chapter aims to provide the fundamental basis for Smart PSS and its development. First, its definition and scope, together with the clarification of some basic notions, are in...
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Responding to a call for “doing more with less material”, higher sustainability is continuously pursued in companies' product design/development endeavors. To promote sustainability, two prevailing concepts have been widely adopted, namely, the smart circular system, which reduces raw material consumption, and the smart product-service system (PSS)...
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Unlike the existing product-service configuration systems available, three unique characteristics lie in the Smart PSS solution family configurations, namely, (1) changing/upgrade of embedded software, as a service, can often replace the physical components changes; (2) managing the in-context latent user requirements during usage by leveraging mas...
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The focus of today's manufacturing industry has dramatically shifted from a manufacturer-dominating to a customer-centric manner by involving active user participation along its product life-cycle. In such an era, the rapid development of information and communication technology (ICT) enables a promising market of IT-driven product, i.e., smart, co...
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Complex product family design and optimization have been playing a critical role in today's mass personalization era to allow design changeability and upgrade in an adaptable manner. Nevertheless, existing studies have no context-aware testbed to aid stakeholders' design and optimization throughout engineering product life cycle. To overcome this c...
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To address the closed-loop self-adaptable design issue of Smart PSS, a design entropy theory is introduced in this chapter, considering both design and reverse design holistically in a self-adaptable manner. First, a comparative study among eight typical prescriptive design theories is illustrated in Chapter 4.1, revealing their limitations in hand...
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Product-service system (PSS), as a typical service-oriented business model, has been existing for more than two decades with large impact and fruitful outcomes to guide industrial servitization transformation. Unlike many existing works reviewing PSS from a business-oriented perspective, this chapter holds an interesting view from technical perspec...
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In this book, the three key questions raised in Chapter 1 have been holistically answered in the previous chapters, including the significance, uniqueness, and development methodologies of Smart PSS. They together set the boundaries and essence of this prevailing paradigm. Nevertheless, along with its evolvement, many novel issues will be raised an...
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Emotions always play an important role in users' experience and performance. However, not many studies have attempted to investigate the user emotional experience through fully considering the related sensory interactions. To address this gap, this study aims to provide a multi-sensory user experiment approach to evaluate user emotional experience...
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Verification is a necessary part of Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) which is becoming a mainstream methodology for the design of complex systems. Verification in the early design stage has aroused widespread attention for its efficiency and cost-saving. Although there are numbers of researches on verification, some deficiencies still exist,...
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Virtual reality (VR) has been applied in many different sectors, including manufacturing and engineering industries as well as in the healthcare industry where VR-equipped health products can provide better prevention, rehabilitation, and palliative care in a user-friendly environment. The smart product-service system (PSS) aims to achieve better u...
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Smart product-service systems (Smart PSS), as an emerging transdisciplinary paradigm, leverages smart, connected products (SCPs) and their generated services as a solution bundle to meet individual customer needs across different engineering fields. Owing to the advanced information and communication technologies, Smart PSS development differs from...
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With the mature development of IoT techniques, smart PSS emphasizes the digital transformation of the traditional PSS, which is an ever-evolving and value-co-creation system with the participation of users through the whole product lifecycle, especially during the usage stage. Due to the frequent changes of usage situations, the smart PSS providers...
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The first impression of robot appearance normally affects the interaction with physical robots. Hence, it is critically important to evaluate the humanoid robot appearance design. This study towards evaluating humanoid robot design based on global eye-tracking metrics. Two methods are selected to extract global eye-tracking metrics, including bin-a...
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Eye-tracking-based human fatigue detection at traffic control centers suffers from an unavoidable problem of low-quality eye-tracking data caused by noisy and missing gaze points. In this article, the authors conducted pioneering work by investigating the effects of data quality on eye-tracking-based fatigue indicators and by proposing a hierarchic...
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Nowadays, smart and connected product (SCP) is gradually replacing the traditional functional products, which have attracted widespread attention from the industry and academia. Service innovation, as a crucial part of SCP iterative improvement, is a multi-criteria decision-making (DM) process facilitated by intelligent automation (IA) and cognitiv...
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Engineering product family design and optimization in complex environments has been a major bottleneck in today's industrial transformation towards smart manufacturing. Digital twin (DT), as a core part of cyber-physical systems (CPS), can provide decision support to enhance engineering product lifecycle management workflows via remote monitoring a...
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3D printing enables on-demand solutions for a wide spectrum of needs ranging from personal protection equipment to medical devices and isolation wards. This versatile technology is suited to address supply–demand imbalances caused by socio-economic trends and disruptions in supply chains.
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With the rapid advancement of cyber-physical systems, Digital Twin (DT) is gaining ever-increasing attention owing to its great capabilities to realize Industry 4.0. Enterprises from different fields are taking advantage of its ability to simulate real-time working conditions and perform intelligent decision-making, where a cost-effective solution...
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Smart manufacturing is gradually recognized and widely adopted due to the promising features of sustainability, flexibility, and collaboration. Service discovery and allocation in smart manufacturing aim to provide on-demand manufacturing capabilities for meeting customized production requirements. They are tightly coupled in practice, whereas they...
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Human fatigue is a major risk factor in transportation that contributes, directly or indirectly, to a large number of traffic accidents. Though many studies have investigated fatigue-inducing factors in transportation to manage human fatigue more efficiently, there are limited studies related to vessel traffic service (VTS). To fill this gap, this...
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The rapid development and implementation of smart, connected products have triggered a promising manufacturing paradigm of servitization, i.e. smart product-service systems (Smart PSS). Unlike existing product development or service design process, Smart PSS owns the unique design characteristics of IT-driven value co-creation, closed-loop design,...
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Smart product-service systems (Smart PSS), as an emerging digital servitization paradigm, leverages smart, connected products and their generated services as a solution bundle to meet individual customer needs. Owing to the advanced information and communication technologies, Smart PSS development differs from the existing product and/or service de...
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In order to meet user expectations and to optimize user experience with a higher degree of flexibility and sustainability, the Smart product-service system (Smart PSS), as a novel value proposition paradigm considering both online and offline smartness, was proposed. However, conventional manners for developing PSS require many professional consult...
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How to create value to meet customers’ requirements by effectively using advanced digital technology (DT) for digital transformation is an implementation challenge for new and future scenarios of current contexts. Valid digital transformation issues need to be considered to deliver novel values with sustainability concerns. Attempting to effectivel...
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Airport congestion witnesses potential conflicts: insufficient terminal airspace and delay propagation within scrambled the competition in the terminal manoeuvring area. Re-scheduling of flights is needed in numerous situations, heavy traffic in air segments, holding patterns, runway schedules and airport surface operations. Robust optimisation for...
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Purpose Considering the varied and dynamic workload of vessel traffic service (VTS) operators, design an adaptive rotating shift solution to prevent them from getting tired while ensuring continuous high-quality services and finally guarantee a benign maritime traffic environment. Design/methodology/approach The problem of rotating shift in VTS an...
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Traffic control operators are usually confronted with a high potential of human fatigue. Existing strategies to manage human fatigue in transportation are primarily by undertaking prescriptive "hours-of-work" regulations. However, these regulations lack certain flexibility and fail to consider dynamic fatigue-inducing factors in the context. To fil...
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With rising growth in air traffic globally, advanced technologies are being developed to aid ATCOs in the managing and control of a foreseeable denser airspace. The need to perform holding stack management, a potential challenge to ATCO, especially during heavy traffic congestion owing to weather and runway conditions is expected to be more frequen...
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The rapid development of information and communication technology (ICT) enables a promising market of information densely product, i.e. smart, connected product (SCP), and also changes the way of user-designer interaction in the product development process. For SCP, massive data generated by users drives its design innovation and somehow determines...
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A graph-based context-aware requirement elicitation approach in smart product-service systems The paradigm of Smart product-service systems (Smart PSS) has emerged recently owing to the edge-cutting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. The unique features of Smart PSS including smartness and co...