Mobile Tagging and Accessibility Information Sharing Using a Geospatial Digital Library

  • Dion Hoe-Lian Goh
  • Louisiana Liman Sepoetro
  • Ma Qi
  • Ramaravikumar Ramakhrisnan
  • Yin-Leng Theng
  • Fiftarina Puspitasari
  • Ee-Peng Lim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4822)

Abstract

Mobile tagging is an extension of social tagging that allows users to associate location-sensitive information with physical objects in the real world. This paper presents MoTag, a mobile tagging application that is used to help people with disabilities share up-to-date accessibility information about buildings and other physical structures to help them navigate their environment. MoTag integrates with G-Portal, a geospatial digital library for storing, managing and retrieving tags.

Keywords

Mobile tagging Metadata Accessibility Information sharing Geospatial digital library 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dion Hoe-Lian Goh
    • 1
  • Louisiana Liman Sepoetro
    • 1
  • Ma Qi
    • 1
  • Ramaravikumar Ramakhrisnan
    • 1
  • Yin-Leng Theng
    • 1
  • Fiftarina Puspitasari
    • 2
  • Ee-Peng Lim
    • 3
  1. 1.Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University 
  2. 2.Center for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education 
  3. 3.School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University 

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