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Cooperating Services in a Mobile Tourist Information System

  • Annika Hinze
  • George Buchanan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3762)

Abstract

Complex information systems are increasingly required to support the flexible delivery of information to mobile devices. Studies of these devices in use have demonstrated that the information displayed to the user must be limited in size, focussed in content [1] and adaptable to the user’s needs [2]. Furthermore, the presented information is often dynamic-even changing continuously. Eventbased communication provides strong support for selecting relevant information for dynamic information delivery.

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    Goren-Bar, D.: Overcoming mobile device limitations through adaptive information retrieval. Applied Artificial Intelligence 18(6), 513–532 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Hinze, A., Voisard, A.: Location- and time-based information delivery in tourism. In: Hadzilacos, T., Manolopoulos, Y., Roddick, J., Theodoridis, Y. (eds.) SSTD 2003. LNCS, vol. 2750. Springer, Heidelberg (2003)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Annika Hinze
    • 1
  • George Buchanan
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand
  2. 2.UCL Interaction CentreLondonUnited Kingdom

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