Timothy Sohn, William G. Griswold, James Scott, Anthony LaMarca, Yatin Chawathe, Ian Smith, and Mike Y. Chen
Location-based computing (LBC) is becoming increasingly important in both industry and academia. A key challenge is the pervasive deployment of LBC technologies; to be effective they must run on a wide variety of client platforms, including laptops,
PDAs, and mobile phones, so that location data can be acquired anywhere and accessed by any application. Moreover, as a nascent area, LBC is experiencing rapid innovation in sensing technologies, the positioning algorithms themselves, and the applications
they support. Lastly, as a newcomer, LBC must integrate with existing communications and application technologies, including web browsers and location data interchange standards.
|Published in||Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2006)|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.|
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