An Approach to Standardize Mobile and Immobile Location-Based Services: An Application Based on Mobility and Geo-location

El Kindi Rezig, Valérie Monfort

Abstract

Location-based services (LBSs) are being increasingly popular due to their usefulness in users’ daily life, their applications include location-based advertising, location-based shopping…etc, however today’s LBSs often relate to a fixed geographic location. Unlike immobile LBSs, mobile LBSs are moving services that have a changing geographic location, their applications include mobile hospitals, ambulances, mobile libraries…etc. In addition, today’s LBS applications are provider-specific and can’t (generally) cohabit with other LBS applications from other providers, consequently, consumers have to use different platforms and applications in order to discover and interact with different LBS applications. In our paper, we present an infrastructure based on geo-location and Web services to promote the uniformity of the way mobile and immobile LBS providers publish their services on one hand, and the way consumers discover and interact with the LBSs they look for on the other hand. Moreover, the proposed infrastructure is context-aware and promotes dynamical services accessibility by offering consumers, as they are moving, the nearest services they are interested in.

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Kindi Rezig E. and Monfort V. (2010). An Approach to Standardize Mobile and Immobile Location-Based Services: An Application Based on Mobility and Geo-location . In Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: RTSOABIS, (ICEIS 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-09-6, pages 92-100. DOI: 10.5220/0003026400920100


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@conference{rtsoabis10,
author={El Kindi Rezig and Valérie Monfort},
title={An Approach to Standardize Mobile and Immobile Location-Based Services: An Application Based on Mobility and Geo-location},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: RTSOABIS, (ICEIS 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={92-100},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003026400920100},
isbn={978-989-8425-09-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: RTSOABIS, (ICEIS 2010)
TI - An Approach to Standardize Mobile and Immobile Location-Based Services: An Application Based on Mobility and Geo-location
SN - 978-989-8425-09-6
AU - Kindi Rezig E.
AU - Monfort V.
PY - 2010
SP - 92
EP - 100
DO - 10.5220/0003026400920100