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Time Geography Rediscovered: A Common Language for Location-Oriented Services
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
Swedish Institute of Computer Sciences, , .
Swedish Institute of Computer Science, , .
2009 (English)In: LocWeb, ACM Press , 2009Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

We propose that the concepts of Time Geography be evaluated as a framework for use within location-oriented services. Originally conceived as a system to describe patterns in human migration, Time Geography is ideally suited for providing the common language and concepts necessary for dialogue within this evolving area. Location-oriented services have been the focus of a great deal of attention, but with research occurring in many disparate disciplines, the lack of a common model that can conceptualize these ideas has not received appropriate attention. To demonstrate its applicability within location-oriented services, we present a research activity which makes explicit use of concepts from Time Geography, with the hope that it can be seen as a tractable and practical solution for several difficulties facing this fast growing area of interest.

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ACM Press , 2009.
Keyword [en]
location-oriented services, time geography, tracking
National Category
Information Systems
Research subject
Man-Machine-Interaction (MMI)
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-135397ISBN: ISBN 978-1-60558-457-7 OAI: diva2:1045181
Second International Workshop on Location and the Web, LocWeb 2009
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