A4 Conference proceedings

What Should Application Developers Understand about Mobile Phone Position Data

Publication Details

Authors: Jahkola Oskari, Happonen Ari, Knutas Antti, Ikonen Jouni

Publication year: 2017

Language: English

Title of parent publication: 18th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies CompSysTech'17

Start page: 171

End page: 178

Number of pages: 8

ISBN: 978-1-4503-5234-5

JUFO level of this publication: 1

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3134302.3134346

Permanent website address: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3134302.3134346

Open Access: Not an Open Access publication


The paper presents a study of GPS location data provided by smartphones for the purpose of understanding what kind of physical location based issues software developers should consider while designing position aware applications. The study consists of a set of experiments, where GPS data provided by smartphones is evaluated in different setups, differentiated from each other based on signal reception environments. From the experiments, we deduct and present guidelines for the developers.

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