Location-Based Application Based on Prefetching on Mobile Applications: Case Study of Finding Interesting Restaurants
In this paper, the authors are interested in developing a mobile application which locates interesting points for a user. The interesting points are displayed in a map based on Google Map. They particularly consider the prediction of future points based on the user location, speed and direction. The data prefetching buffer is being used to store the future data. The prefetching engine is integrated in the mobile client. With the growth of mobile technology, location-based oriented applications become popular. Users make use of location information very often, to search for interesting places, share information about visited places, etc. As the speed of Internet grows, these information sharing and searching are done using the map services.