International Journal of Computer Applications
Location-Based Spatial Queries (LBSQs) refer to spatial queries whose answers rely on the location of the inquirer. Efficient processing of LBSQs is of critical importance with the ever-increasing deployment and use of mobile technologies. In a mobile environment, especially when the location of the objects change frequently and many queries are being generated, a centralized system cannot handle the query well. Hence in this paper, the authors propose a hybrid mechanism of handling the query by peer node called clusters. Nodes first listen to a broadcasting server which gets the information by beacon packets sent by the wireless nodes. In this paper, they focus on the propagation of local information originating in vehicles that is useful for other vehicles in the system.