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    Interpretation of Spatial Movement and Perception in Location Based Services


    Mac Aoidh, Eoin and Winstanley, Adam C. (2009) Interpretation of Spatial Movement and Perception in Location Based Services. In: CIICT 2009 : proceedings of the China-Ireland information and communications technologies conference. National Univeristy of Ireland Maynooth, Dept of Computer Science, Maynooth, Ireland, pp. 17-18. ISBN 9780901519672

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    Abstract

    Location Based Services should deliver pertinent information to the user at the right place and at the right time. Such is the range of available content, that it must be filtered and prioritised according to the user's context to reduce wait time and eliminate the delivery of unwanted information. Whiie some contextual information can be inferred from the device sensors, such as location and time, a deeper understanding of the user's context can be inferred by combing these sources with an implicit interpretation of the user's actions. This paper proposes an experiment to compare the user's actions in a real world environment to his actions in an identical virtual world, enabling accurate contextual inferences to be made. The real world study allows an analysis of real movements, which can be correlated with movements in the virtual world, with a greater potential for additional psychological analysis as part of the virtual world.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Research presented in this paper was funded by a Strategic Research Cluster grant (071SRCfl1168) by Science Foundation Ireland under the National Development Plan. We gratefully acknowledge this support.
    Keywords: Spatial Movement; Perception; Location Based Services;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > National Centre for Geocomputation, NCG
    Item ID: 2541
    Depositing User: CS Editor
    Date Deposited: 25 May 2011 15:57
    Publisher: National Univeristy of Ireland Maynooth, Dept of Computer Science
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: Science Foundation Ireland
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