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Location information managment. (English) Zbl 1042.68777

Abowd, Gregory D. (ed.) et al., Ubicomp 2001: Ubiquitous computing. International conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, September 30 – October 2, 2001. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 3-540-42614-0). Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 2201, 35-41 (2001).
Summary: We describe an approach to the management of location events deriving from a variety of sensors and sensor technologies. The approach uses a region-based spatial algorithm to integrate low-level location information, producing events that approximate closely to the needs of application programs. Preliminary experience indicates that the approach yields a very worthwhile reduction in the event traffic that must be handled by applications.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0970.68718].

MSC:

68U99 Computing methodologies and applications
68M14 Distributed systems
68U35 Computing methodologies for information systems (hypertext navigation, interfaces, decision support, etc.)
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