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Location-Aware Applications by Murat Aktihanoglu, Richard Ferraro

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Despite the fact that location-based services have been around in some shape or form for almost a decade, both the complexity of and rapid advances in the technology have created barriers to a general understanding of how these services work. The first aim of this book is to break through these barriers and provide you, the reader, with clear yet concise information of the elements of LBS—from positioning methods to mapping options, and from mobile development platforms to content layers.

LBS is set to revolutionize the mobile landscape and shape the very core of what is defined today as Mobile 2.0, or a participative Mobile Web environment (equivalent to Web 2.0). The second aim of the book is to offer first-time LBS developers ...

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