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Issue No. 10 - October (2002 vol. 35)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 46-53
Adel Youssef , University of Maryland, College Park
Tamer Nadeem , University of Maryland, College Park
Andrzej Kochut , University of Maryland, College Park
A. Udaya Shankar , University of Maryland, College Park
Ashok Agrawala , University of Maryland
Suman Banerjee , University of Maryland, College Park
Christopher Kommareddy , University of Maryland, College Park
Kevin Kamel , University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, College Park
Moustafa Youssef , University of Maryland, College Park
Pankaj Thakkar , AskJeeves
Sulabh Agarwal , Epic Systems Corp
Bao Trinh , University of Maryland, College Park
Ronald L. Larsen , University of Pittsburgh
ABSTRACT
<p>All the components necessary forrealizing location-aware computingare available in the marketplacetoday. What has hindered the widespreaddeployment of location-based systems isthe lack of an integration architecturethat scales with user populations.</p><p>The authors have completed the initialimplementation of Rover, a system designedto achieve this sort of integrationand to automatically tailor informationand services to a mobile user?s location.</p><p>Their studies have validated Rover?sunderlying software architecture, whichachieves system scalability through highresolution,application-specific resourcescheduling at the servers and network.</p><p>The authors believe that this technologywill greatly enhance the user experience inmany places, including museums, amusementand theme parks, shopping malls,game fields, offices, and business centers.They designed the system specifically toscale to large user populations and expectits benefits to increase with them.</p>
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Adel Youssef, Tamer Nadeem, Andrzej Kochut, A. Udaya Shankar, Ashok Agrawala, Suman Banerjee, Christopher Kommareddy, Kevin Kamel, Moustafa Youssef, Pankaj Thakkar, Sulabh Agarwal, Bao Trinh, Ronald L. Larsen, "Rover: Scalable Location-Aware Computing", Computer, vol. 35, no. , pp. 46-53, October 2002, doi:10.1109/MC.2002.1039517
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