Inferring Locations of Mobile Devices from Wi-Fi Data

Mobile phones are becoming a primary platform for information access. A major aspect of ubiquitous computing is context-aware applications which collect information about the environment that the user is in and use this information to provide better service and improve user experience. Location awareness makes certain applications possible, e.g., recommending nearby businesses and tracking estimated routes. An Android application is able to collect useful Wi-Fi information without registering a location listener with a network-based provider.

Provided by: Scientific Research Publishing Topic: Hardware Date Added: Mar 2015 Format: PDF

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