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Location-based information retrieval framework
Author(s): Gurushyam Hariharan; Sandeep Mehta
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Paper Abstract

The recent advances in mobile communication technologies and their widespread use calls for a host of new value added services for the mobile user. In their current avatar, these deices are not more than mere communication equipments. Now consumer orientated, mobile, internet connected devices which are location aware (that are capable of determining and transmitting their current geographical location) are becoming available everywhere. The availability of internet access and location awareness in portable devices like cell phones, Personal Digital Assistants, etc. opens up a host of new opportunities for services which can en cash on the location of the user. Besides providing navigational information to the user, additional push down information can be sent to the user based on his profile and his preferences. The domain is wide and the number of applications is enormous. This paper presents a design and implementation of a basic location aware service.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5098, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology V, (21 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.496985
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Gurushyam Hariharan, Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
Sandeep Mehta, Eurus Networks Services Pvt. Ltd. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5098:
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery: Theory, Tools, and Technology V
Belur V. Dasarathy, Editor(s)

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