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LOC8: A location model and extensible framework for programming with location

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Graeme Turnbull Stevenson, Juan Ye, Simon Andrew Dobson, Paddy Nixon

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Location is a core concept in most pervasive systems-and one that's surprisingly hard to deal with flexibly. Using a location model supporting a range of expressive representations for spaces, spatial relationships, and positioning systems, the authors constructed LOC8, a programming framework for exploring location data's multifaceted representations and uses. With LOC8, developers can construct complex queries by combining basic queries and additional contextual information.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-37
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Research areas

  • Sensors, Data mining, Computational modeling, Pervasive computing, Context, Ontologies, Programming, programming paradigm, ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, location-dependent and sensitive

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