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Reducing Processing Time for Real-Time Mobile Hosted Location Based Services.

Gilbertson, Paul and Edwards, Reuben and Coulton, Paul (2006) Reducing Processing Time for Real-Time Mobile Hosted Location Based Services. In: Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006 IEEE 17th International Symposium on. IEEE. ISBN 1-4244-0329-4

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of a successful development of an algorithm to reduce processing time for mobile hosted location aware software applications. It starts with a review of location based services and discusses issues surrounding various designs to place the algorithm in context. The algorithm draws on various methodologies pioneered in the high-speed 3D graphics industry to reduce processing time checking for collisions between a user and location aware data points. The algorithm and experiment are presented in a concise manner before the results are shown. The results conclude that the algorithm presents a very significant improvement over brute force methods. With a database of 100,000 data points a 99% reduction in processing time is observed

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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 22910
Deposited By: Dr Paul Coulton
Deposited On: 06 Jan 2009 21:06
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 01:21
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/22910

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