Communication Platform to Enable Collaborative Tourism Applications

  • Gabriel Urzaiz
  • Ramón Hervás
  • Vladimir Villarreal
  • José Bravo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7656)


An innovative communication platform is presented to enable collaborative tourism applications. The user information is constructed not only from a local application or from a remote server, but also with much more information coming from other network participants. The solution is based on an overlay network that is constructed by means of an object-oriented middleware for distributed applications, enabling the collaboration of several end users and servers. A software prototype was developed to implement a proof of concept in order to demonstrate feasibility.


communication collaborative object-oriented tourism Ambient-Intelligence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Urzaiz
    • 1
  • Ramón Hervás
    • 2
  • Vladimir Villarreal
    • 3
  • José Bravo
    • 2
  1. 1.Anahuac Mayab UniversityMeridaMexico
  2. 2.MAmI Research LabUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain
  3. 3.Technological University of PanamaPanama

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