Gesellschaft fr Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics

INFORMATIK 2005 Informatik LIVE! Band 2, Beiträge der 35 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), 19. bis 22. September 2005 in Bonn P-68, 538-542 (2005).



Armin B. Cremers, Rainer Manthey, Peter Martini, Volker Steinhage (eds.)


The role of semantic locations for mobile information access

Jörg Roth


The concept of symbolic or semantic locations significantly simplifies the development of several applications that access location information in mobile scenarios. This paper motivates the idea of semantic locations and presents the Nimbus framework, which was designed and realized to support developers of location-based applications and services. Nimbus considers the requirements of clients in mobile environments. It is based on a decentralized and self-organizing runtime infrastructure and thus highly scalable and accessible for mobile users.

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