Adaptive egocentric maps for mobile users

  • Tumasch Reichenbacher


This chapter describes the need for geovisualisation services that support mobile users in their everyday activities. Following an overview of different geoservices the author anylyses the context of mobile geographic information usage which is is the major information source for the personalisation of services. The core of such a personalisation, the context adaptation of maps is derived from the context analysis followed by a discussion of egocentric maps as a form of personalised maps. The focus is on adapting maps according to the current user activity. The examples of egocentric maps clarify the concepts discussed before and offer a starting point for the conclusion.


Mobile Device Mobile User Everyday Activity Usage Context Context Dimension 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tumasch Reichenbacher
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  1. 1.Department of CartographyTechnical University of MunichMunich

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