Adaptive Mobile Guides

  • Antonio Krüger
  • Jörg Baus
  • Dominik Heckmann
  • Michael Kruppa
  • Rainer Wasinger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4321)


In this chapter we discuss various aspects of adaptive mobile guide applications. After having motivated the need for web based mobile applications, we will discuss technologies that are needed to enable adaptive mobile web applications, including not only positioning technologies but also sensor technologies needed to determine additional information on the context and situation of usage. We will also address issues of modeling context and situations before giving an overview on existing systems coming from three important classes of mobile guides: museum guides, navigation systems and shopping assistants. The chapter closes with an extensive discussion of relevant attributes of web based mobile guides.


Global Position System Mobile Device Augmented Reality Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Virtual Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Krüger
    • 1
  • Jörg Baus
    • 2
  • Dominik Heckmann
    • 3
  • Michael Kruppa
    • 3
  • Rainer Wasinger
    • 3
  1. 1.University of MünsterGermany
  2. 2.Saarland UniversityGermany
  3. 3.DFKI GmbHGermany

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