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Location-based information systems [electronic resource] : developing real-time tracking applications / Miguel A. Labrador, Alfredo J. P�erez, Pedro M. Wightman

By: Labrador, Miguel A.
Contributor(s): Wightman, Pedro M | Perez, Alfredo Jose.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Chapman & Hall/CRC computer and information science serie.Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2011Description: xxviii, 259 p. : col. ill.ISBN: 9781439848555 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Location-based servicesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access Also available in print edition
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. The mobile phone -- 3. The Java platform micro edition (Java ME) -- 4. MIDlet development -- 5. Other important programming aspects -- 6. Obtaining the user's position -- 7. Storing and retrieving the data : the database -- 8. Sending and receiving data : communications -- 9. Java ME Web services -- 10. System administration -- 11. Data visualization -- 12. Processing the data -- A. Installing the software development environments (SDE)
Summary: "The book provides a comprehensive introduction to developing location-based information systems based on GPS-enabled cellular phones. It describes all of the components needed to develop a location-based information system and provides readers with the opportunity to build an example application. Chapters cover obtaining a user's location, storing and retrieving data, communicating over a network, Java ME Web services, and visualizing data. In the theoretical chapters, the authors address location provider architectures, the hardware and software architecture of a mobile phone, the Java ME platform, and other important programming aspects for mobile phones"-- Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index

1. Introduction -- 2. The mobile phone -- 3. The Java platform micro edition (Java ME) -- 4. MIDlet development -- 5. Other important programming aspects -- 6. Obtaining the user's position -- 7. Storing and retrieving the data : the database -- 8. Sending and receiving data : communications -- 9. Java ME Web services -- 10. System administration -- 11. Data visualization -- 12. Processing the data -- A. Installing the software development environments (SDE)

"The book provides a comprehensive introduction to developing location-based information systems based on GPS-enabled cellular phones. It describes all of the components needed to develop a location-based information system and provides readers with the opportunity to build an example application. Chapters cover obtaining a user's location, storing and retrieving data, communicating over a network, Java ME Web services, and visualizing data. In the theoretical chapters, the authors address location provider architectures, the hardware and software architecture of a mobile phone, the Java ME platform, and other important programming aspects for mobile phones"-- Provided by publisher

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