Advances in Location-Based Services 8th International Symposium on Location-Based Services, Vienna 2011

This book gives a general picture of research-driven activities related to location and map-based services. The interdisciplinary character of the topic leads to a variety of contributions with backgrounds from academia to business and from computer science to geodesy. While cartography is aiming at...

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Main Author: Gartner, Georg
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ortag, Felix
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1
Series:Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book gives a general picture of research-driven activities related to location and map-based services. The interdisciplinary character of the topic leads to a variety of contributions with backgrounds from academia to business and from computer science to geodesy. While cartography is aiming at efficient communication of spatial information, the development and availability of technologies like mobile networking, mobile devices or short-range sensors lead to interesting new possibilities of achieving this aim. By trying to make use of the available technologies, a variety of related disciplines looks specifically at user-centered and context-aware system development, especially in wayfinding and navigation systems
Physical Description:350p digital
ISBN:9783642241987