UbiPOL: A Platform for Context-Aware Mobile Device Applications in Policy Making
UbiPOL is a context-aware platform for policy making. At its core, the UbiPOL platform has an essential framework of web services and APIs. It is intended to aid and support the development of location-based and context-aware applications in the field of policy making. Software developers can make use of UbiPOL generic web services and APIs to develop new context-aware policy making applications for mobile devices, leveraging the built in support for Location-based Services of the platform. The paper gives a generic presentation of the UbiPOL platform focusing on the provisioning of location-based and context-aware mobile device applications in the field of policy making.