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Design and Implementation of a Smart Campus Guide Android App

Jaegeol Yim, Jaehun Joo, Gyeyoung Lee, Kyubark Shim
2014 Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences  
This application records user's personal information when the user downloads this application, keeps track of the user while it is run, recognizes the structure when the user takes a picture of it, displays  ...  This paper introduces our Android application that recognizes the structure (a building and a statue, for example) in which a user is interested and displays useful information about the structure.  ...  The proposed method calculates the formula of the line of sight of the camera with its location and orientation. Then it finds any element of the map that intersects with the line of sight.  ... 
doi:10.12785/amis/081l07 fatcat:kcagpcs3encm5fqyzhbkhdaywm

A Study on 3D Panorama System Using Depth-map Generation Techniques

Jong Chan Kim, Oh Hoon Cho, Eung Kon Kim
2016 International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering  
The point is a vanishing point and the lines which meet at the point are vanishing lines. Depth-map can be generated to restore a 3D space structure from the 2D images using the vanishing point.  ...  The research described in this paper compensates for the disadvantages of depth-map generation techniques that need to restore a 3D spatial structure from a 2D image.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was financially supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) through the Human Resource Training Project for Regional Innovation  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijmue.2016.11.9.13 fatcat:yqq43wnzofc3boyyyokv7nq34a

Exploring New Methods for Communicating Geographic Information and Aiding Human Navigation with GIS

Yoshiki WAKABAYASHI, Kenji ISHIZAKI, Yoshio IGARASHI, Yukio SADAHIRO, Shin MURAKOSHI, Kohei OKAMOTO, Kei-ichi OKUNUKI, Kumiko SHIMURA
2003 Geographical Review of Japan  
According to his model, digital map causes a shift of map use from one-way transmission of a map maker's mes sage to interactive visualization that enables map users to freely manipulate GI.  ...  STAMP can make virtually three-dimensional space through compounding photos taken by mobile terminal users. In a sense, this might lead users to share cognitive spaces externalized with photos.  ... 
doi:10.4157/grj.76.12_930 fatcat:4wonxk322rdlho7nojnfprfdka

A Picture of Instagram is Worth More Than a Thousand Words: Workload Characterization and Application

Thiago H. Silva, Pedro O.S. Vaz de Melo, Jussara M. Almeida, Juliana Salles, Antonio A.F. Loureiro
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems  
To that end, this work characterizes the photo sharing system Instagram, considered one of the currently most popular PSS on the Internet.  ...  We also observe that the temporal photo sharing pattern is a good indicator about cultural behaviors, and also says a lot about certain classes of places.  ...  To identify sights, we consider that most tourists follow a well-known path within the city, being guided by the main sights of it.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dcoss.2013.59 dblp:conf/dcoss/SilvaMAF13 fatcat:iccgdvfgfjbnrn6hchkigipm3i

PhotoMap

Johannes Schöning, Antonio Krüger, Keith Cheverst, Michael Rohs, Markus Löchtefeld, Faisal Taher
2009 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '09  
In many mid-to large-sized cities public maps are ubiquitous. One can also find a great number of maps in parks or near hiking trails.  ...  Often these 'YOU ARE HERE' (YAH) maps are adapted to a special use case, e.g. a zoo map or a hiking map of a certain area.  ...  A user comes to a public paper map, takes a photo and uses this photo for navigation. and limitations of our georeferencing approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1613858.1613876 dblp:conf/mhci/SchoningKCRLT09 fatcat:txyslnzjkjf2lfmmu4s4prvz4q

Vision Based Geo Navigation Information Retreival

Asif Khan, Jian-Ping Li, Riaz Ahmed
2016 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Floor plan is a ubiquitous georeference database that every building refers to it during construction and facility maintenance.  ...  This research work show that map-based visual odometer strategy derived from a state-of-the-art structure-from-motion framework is particularly suitable for locally stable, pose controlled flight.  ...  users to upload photos to build three dimensional landmark models online.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2016.070152 fatcat:uwrp5zaesvhbrnxbd66o4rdlh4

Supporting device discovery and spontaneous interaction with spatial references

Hans Gellersen, Carl Fischer, Dominique Guinard, Roswitha Gostner, Gerd Kortuem, Christian Kray, Enrico Rukzio, Sara Streng
2008 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
In this paper we discuss two prototype systems demonstrating the utility of the model in collaborative and mobile settings, and present a study on usability of spatial list and map representations for  ...  The model is based on spatial references that capture the spatial relationship of a user's device with other co-located devices.  ...  Acknowledgements The presented research was supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (grant GR/S77097/01, "Relative Positioning of Mobile Objects") and the European Commission  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-008-0206-3 fatcat:ikk5xnyddjgs5jtvcxxle5gfwy

Recessive Social Networking: Preventing Privacy Leakage against Reverse Image Search

Jiajie Zhang, Bingsheng Zhang, Jiancheng Lin
2019 2019 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops (EuroS&PW)  
This work investigates the image privacy problem in the context of social networking under the threat of reverse image search. We introduce a new concept called recessive social networking.  ...  We, for the first time, ultilize adversarial example technique as a defensive mechanism to protect image privacy against content-based image search algorithms in the context of social networking.  ...  This recessive mechanism can be considered as a middleware between users and OSN.  ... 
doi:10.1109/eurospw.2019.00030 dblp:conf/eurosp/ZhangZL19 fatcat:725fstvgkrbfzlj75ecxxl254u

Maintaining Compatibility in an Innovation Infrastructure [chapter]

Steinar Kristoffersen
2006 Advances in Information Systems Development  
This paper should be considered a first step towards extensively theorizing and implementing this concept in the supporting 'innovation infrastructure'.  ...  The aim of the project was to test whether commercially available off-the-shelf components (COTS) could be assembled for a fully-functional wearable configuration that would meet the harsh demands of artic  ...  Locations were overlaid on the map. • Route planning systems, to show the squad members the intended path (as a line on the map). Routes are overlaid on the map.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-36402-5_34 fatcat:yu4z6dfpa5arlh6nzd4tidqwsu

Exploring casual point-and-tilt interactions for mobile geo-blogging

Simon Robinson, Parisa Eslambolchilar, Matt Jones
2009 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The very large number of users already creating personalised content using web map services is a strong motivation to consider additional ways of enabling creativity.  ...  We illustrate a novel, mobile, low interaction cost approach to supporting the creation of a rich record of journeys made and places encountered: by pointing and tilting a mobile, users indicate their  ...  There is no requirement for the user to have a line of sight to objects of interest as in some mobile location aware proposals (e.g. [17] ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-009-0236-5 fatcat:ysm57rfrcndxdn5obsku332lzq

An Algorithm to Ensure Spatial Consistency in Collaborative Photo Collections [chapter]

Pieter-Jan Vandormael, Paul Couderc
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A trend in modern computing is the increasing availability of computing power and connectivity in a ubiquitous and miniaturized form.  ...  The rest of the paper is organized as follows. In the next section, we present the photo application which we consider and the spatial coherence problem that is  ...  Geometer map mode screen with a full set of photos added of an indoor walkthrough coherent. The users can then view a map or walk through the photos.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10265-3_30 fatcat:h5jlk6yv7fh3zgz4m5z5caml2i

Low-cost asset tracking using location-aware camera phones

David Chen, Sam Tsai, Kyu-Han Kim, Cheng-Hsin Hsu, Jatinder Pal Singh, Bernd Girod, Andrew G. Tescher
2010 Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXIII  
As a special case study, we demonstrate a mobile book tracking system, where users snap photos of books stacked on bookshelves to generate a location-aware book inventory.  ...  The client enables a user to snap a picture of a bookshelf and to subsequently view the recognized spines in the smartphone's viewfinder.  ...  While RFID's enable non-line-of-sight scanning, they still have a limited scanning range.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.862426 fatcat:l5xxfvuo3nc5pazmbn4xcryyle

COACH: Collaborative Accessibility Approach in Mobile Navigation System for the Visually Impaired

Limin Zeng, Gerhard Weber
2010 Gemeinschaften in Neuen Medien  
The results of an international survey on the user needs are discussed in this article.  ...  Related topics are addressed, like map data, multimodal annotation, and privacy.  ...  For this reason, a multi-faceted strategy of protecting privacy should be considered in collaborative approaches, not only to resolve users' problems, but also to encourage their contributions actively  ... 
dblp:conf/geneme/ZengW10 fatcat:uabzp4d3xjejdetszrr334vywe

World-scale mining of objects and events from community photo collections

Till Quack, Bastian Leibe, Luc Van Gool
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 international conference on Content-based image and video retrieval - CIVR '08  
In this paper, we describe an approach for mining images of objects (such as touristic sights) from community photo collections in an unsupervised fashion.  ...  Our approach relies on retrieving geotagged photos from those web-sites using a grid of geospatial tiles.  ...  can represent the neighborhood relation between those sights. 3) For each cluster, we additionally calculate a set of cues, such as the number of days covered by its photos, the number of users who took  ... 
doi:10.1145/1386352.1386363 dblp:conf/civr/QuackLG08 fatcat:iveyrbqsn5aodnxed6hbpxb2qq

Positioning for Visible Light Communication System Exploiting Multipath Reflections [article]

Hamid Hosseinianfar, Mohammad Noshad, Maite Brandt-Pearce
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Exploiting the line of sight (LOS) component, the most significant diffusive component of the channel (the second power peak (SPP)), and the delay time between LOS and SPP, we present a proof of concept  ...  In this paper, we introduce a new uplink visible light indoor positioning system that estimates the position of the users in the network-side of a visible light communications (VLC) system.  ...  AOA has been used with imaging receivers to locate the users by measuring the angle at which the line-of-sight (LOS) signal from the transmitter is received.  ... 
arXiv:1707.08203v1 fatcat:z3b2webmcbe35dtdirwj3zax2e
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