Fuzzy Logic Decisions and Web Services for a Personalized Geographical Information System

  • Constantinos Chalvantzis
  • Maria Virvou
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 142)


This article describes a software navigation system which will provide location based services in a personalized way taking into account the preferences and the interests of each user. The system is called Smart Earth and it combines the geographical position of users with the behavior, actions and their profile so as to provide services of added value in the user. The technology of web services is used to provide location based services. The use of web services constitutes an alternative way in the growth of navigation systems. The personalization mechanism is based on fuzzy logic decisions.


Personalization location-based services fuzzy logic fuzzy decisions web services user modeling GPS GIS navigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantinos Chalvantzis
    • 1
  • Maria Virvou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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