Lecture 15: Location Depedency and Awareness

March 26, 2001


Lecture Notes:

AT&T Cambridge Labs - list of projects. Here are a few very interesting ones: Active Badge, Active Bat, and Sentient Computing.


Papers (Required)

  1. I. Akyildiz, J. McNair, J. Ho, H. Uzunalioglu, and W. Wang, "Mobility management in next-generation wireless systems," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 87, No. 8, (Aug 1999), pp. 1347-1384.
  2. A. Sistla, O. Wolfson, S. Chamberlain, and S. Dao, "Modeling and Querying Moving Objects," Proceedings of the 13th Int'l Conf. on Data Engineering, 1997.
  3. T. Hodes and R. Katz, "Composable Ad hoc Location-based Services for Heterogeneous Mobile Clients," ACM Wireless Networks Journal, Vol. 5, No. 5, October 1999, pp. 411-427.
  4. A. Harter, A. Hopper, P. Steggles, A. Ward, and P. Webster, "The Anatomy of a Context-Aware Application," Proceedings of ACM MobiCOM'99.
  5. G. Voelker and B. Bershad, "Mobisaic: an information system for a mobile wireless computing environment," Proceedings of Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, 1994, pp. 185-190.

Other References (Recommended)

  1. A. Harter and A. Hopper, "A Distributed Location System for the Active Office," IEEE Network, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 1994.
  2. AT&T Cambridge Research Lab's Ultrasonic Location System.


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