The meaning of the concepts tracking and tracing is clarified, trying to avoid overlap and making them a complementary pair. Tracking and tracing systems are classified using eight attributes. Seven applications of tracking and tracing systems are analysed using these attributes. It is seen that most existing tracking and tracing systems are of a relatively simple type, but current plans and designs lead one to expect more advanced systems in the near future.
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||International Journal of Services, Technology and Management|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2001|
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