Electronic Navigation – Some Design Issues

  • Corina Sas
  • Michael O’Grady
  • Gregory O’Hare
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2795)


Navigation support will form a critical component of future mobile computing systems. However, the ability of people to navigate in unfamiliar environments can vary substantially. In this paper, it is argued that the current generation of mobile devices and associated software does not adequately support the navigational requirements of a broad segment of users and that alternative strategies and design criteria need to be considered.


Global Position System Global Position System Signal Global Position System Position Position Reading Navigation Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corina Sas
    • 1
  • Michael O’Grady
    • 1
  • Gregory O’Hare
    • 1
  1. 1.Practice & Research in Intelligent Systems & Media (PRISM), Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Dublin 4Ireland

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