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Location-Based Services (LBS) are the delivery of data andinformation services where the content of those services istailored to the current location and context of a mobile user. Thisis a new and fast-growing technology sector incorporating GIS,wireless technologies, positioning systems and mobilehuman-computer interaction. Geo-Information (GI) Engineering is thedesign of dependably engineered solutions to society's use ofgeographical information and underpins applications such as LBS.These are brought together in this comprehensive text that takesthe reader through from source data to…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Location-Based Services (LBS) are the delivery of data andinformation services where the content of those services istailored to the current location and context of a mobile user. Thisis a new and fast-growing technology sector incorporating GIS,wireless technologies, positioning systems and mobilehuman-computer interaction. Geo-Information (GI) Engineering is thedesign of dependably engineered solutions to society's use ofgeographical information and underpins applications such as LBS.These are brought together in this comprehensive text that takesthe reader through from source data to product delivery. This book will appeal to professionals and researchers in theareas of GIS, mobile telecommunications services and LBS. Itprovides a comprehensive view and in-depth knowledge for academiaand industry alike. It serves as essential reading and an excellentresource for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students inGIScience, Geography, Mobile Computing or Information Systems whowish to develop their understanding of LBS.

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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 392
  • Erscheinungstermin: 17. Februar 2009
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780470857380
  • Artikelnr.: 37299505
Autorenporträt
Professor Allan Brimicombe is Head of the Centre for Geo-Information Studies at the University of East London. Prior to this he was the founding Head of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University which in turn was preceded by a successful international career in consulting engineering.
Inhaltsangabe
Mastering GIS Series: Foreword Preface 1 The Context of Location
Based Services 1.1 Introduction 1.2 The Information Society 1.3 The Digital City 1.4 The New Mobility 1.5 Outline of Following Chapters 2 Technological Convergence: Towards Location
Based Services 2.1 Introduction 2.2 The Internet and World Wide Web 2.3 New Information and Communication Technologies 2.4 Geographical Information Systems 2.5 Convergence of Technologies 3 GIS and Geo
Information Engineering 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Where is . . . ? How Do I Get there? 3.3 Defining GIS 3.4 Exploring GIS Software 3.5 Issues of GIScience 3.6 GI Engineering: the Rise of Ubiquitous GIS? 4 Location
Based Services 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Are Location
Based Services New? 4.3 From Locating Services to Location
Based Services 4.4 E911 and E112 Mandates 4.5 Keitai 4.6 LBS Architecture 4.7 Application Areas 4.8 Implications of LBS for GIScience 5 Data for Location
Based Services 5.1 Introduction 5.2 The Size and Granularity of the Problem 5.3 Data Collection Technologies 5.4 Data Quality Issues 5.5 Organizing and Accessing Data 6 Locating the User 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Positioning Technologies 6.3 Global Positioning System 6.4 Network
Based Positioning Technologies 6.5 Short Range Positioning Technologies 6.6 Hybrid Positioning Approaches 7 Context in Location
Based Services 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Context and Context
Awareness 7.3 Context in LBS 7.4 Environment as Context 7.5 Technology as Context 7.6 User as Context 7.7 Dynamics of Context 8 The Spatial Query 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Geometric Data 8.3 Topological Data 8.4 Attribute Data 8.5 Indexing Spatial Databases 8.6 Issues of Data Temporality 8.7 Spatial Queries 9 Communication in Location
Based Services 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Modes of Communication in LBS 9.3 Maps in LBS 9.4 Issues Around Modes of Communication in LBS 9.5 Learning from Spatial Information 9.6 Multimodal and Context
Aware Modes of Communication 10 The Business of Location
Based Services 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Emerging Sectors 10.3 Emerging Products 10.4 Standardization Issues 10.5 Legal Issues 10.6 Social Issues 10.7 Conclusions Acronyms References Index