Location-aware computing, virtual networks

Mark S. Ackerman, Tao Dong, Scott Gifford, Jungwoo Kim, Mark W. Newman, Atul Prakash, Sarah Qidwai, David García, Paulo Villegas, Alejandro Cadenas, Antonio Snchez-Esguevillas, Javier Aguiar, Belén Carro, Sean Mailander, Ronald Schroeter, Marcus Foth, Amiya Bhattacharya, Partha Dasgupta

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This issue includes four works in process on issues and applications in location-aware computing: letting users set and control privacy policies when they use location-aware applications, cold-starting recommender systems for mobile location-aware services, aggregating contextual information for location-based applications, and applying location-based services to public transportation environments. The department also includes a report on lightweight virtualization of low-power wireless personal area networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5280680
Pages (from-to)28-32
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2009


  • Context-aware computing
  • Location-aware computing
  • Mobile/wireless
  • PANs
  • Wireless personal area networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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