IJCTT-International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology
The location-based searching services, users with location-aware mobile devices are able to make queries about their surroundings anywhere and at any time. To efficiently compute the location based queries which are found in any uncertain range in the entire region, and provide much more possible solutions related to that queries until the requestor gets satisfied. In many applications, including location based services, queries may not be precise. However, location knowledge is often perceived as personal information. One of the immediate issues hindering the wide acceptance of location-based applications is the lack of appropriate methodologies that offer fine grain privacy controls to a user without vastly affecting the usability of the service.