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Virtual Location-Based Services: Merging the Physical and Virtual World

Christian Von Der Weth, Vinod Hegde, Manfred Hauswirth
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Web Services  
The presence of links between virtual locations and the corresponding physical locations (e.g., geo-location information of a restaurant linked to its website), allows for novel types of services and applications  ...  which constitute virtual location-based services (VLBS).  ...  In [21] , we merge both types of location-based services by connecting physical with virtual locations in an overarching model of "space".  ... 
doi:10.1109/icws.2014.28 dblp:conf/icws/WethHH14 fatcat:gbghpcapifdn5n5mplylvpusy4

Virtual Location-Based Services: Merging the Physical and Virtual World [article]

Christian von der Weth, Vinod Hegde, Manfred Hauswirth
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The search and recommendation of nearby locations or places, and the navigation to a specific location are some of the most prominent location-based services.  ...  As a recent trend, virtual location-based services consider webpages or sites associated with a location as 'virtual locations' that online users can visit in spite of not being physically present at the  ...  In this paper, we show the usefulness for merging physical and virtual locations in order to develop novel virtual location-based services.  ... 
arXiv:1310.2864v1 fatcat:yp2l44foujbqnbr2oessy2olra

Mobile AR Requirements for Location Based Social Networks

Tuukka Turunen, Tino Pyssysalo, Juha Röning
2010 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
Compared to use of a map based interface, it is much easier for the user to understand where the nearby friends and points of interests are located when using a mobile AR interface to access the information  ...  We present the most important use cases of the mobile AR based LBSN services, define the key requirements for the system, and analyze how the current high end mobile phones meet these.  ...  Turunen and T. Pyssysalo thank the development team for support, and Digia Plc for permission to write this article.  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2010.9.4.2792 fatcat:phfzz5a3vbf3vcljg724y65jl4

Exploration of Large-scale Museum Artifacts through Non-instrumented, Location-based, Multi-user Interaction [article]

Xenophon Zabulis, Dimitris Grammenos, Thomas Sarmis, Kostantinos Tzevanidis, Antonis A. Argyros
2010 VAST: International Symposium on Virtual Reality  
This paper presents a system that supports the exploration of digital representations of large-scale museum artifacts in through non-instrumented, location-based interaction.  ...  The artifact is presented in a wall-sized projection screen and it is visually annotated with text and images according to the location as well as walkthrough trajectories of the tracked visitors.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the FORTH-ICS internal RTD Programme "Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments".  ... 
doi:10.2312/vast/vast10/155-162 fatcat:7asbwbaqzrf5xl24y6eqsrqnvm

Secure Service Virtualization in IoT by Dynamic Service Dependency Verification

Hajoon Ko, Jiong Jin, Sye Loong Keoh
2016 IEEE Internet of Things Journal  
IoT service virtualization is essential when a myriads of IoT devices can get on-line, interact with each other, exchange data and based on them create one's own service.  ...  Especially, when virtualization occurs across multiple externals domains, it's crucial for clients to verify the source of virtual services, i.e. whether they are built based on authentic original service  ...  An IoT device having access to the Internet can potentially interact with any other IoT devices in the world, exchange data with them, and thereby creating a customized virtual service for its own clients  ... 
doi:10.1109/jiot.2016.2545926 fatcat:zm47mg4yvrhipa737msgama2sa

Towards a Service Framework for Remote Sales Support via Augmented Reality [chapter]

Ross Brown, Alistair Barros
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose the application of a combination of virtual worlds and augmented reality to create synthetic environments suitable for remote sales of physical artefacts, right in the home of the purchaser.  ...  This process involves a number of services that are often complex in nature, ranging from physical compatibility and configuration factors, to availability and credit services.  ...  The position of participants relative to each other is the same in real and the virtual world.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38333-5_35 fatcat:gmohexu6zram3d3ces4zxua4w4

From Big Data to Big Service

Xiaofei Xu, Quan Z. Sheng, Liang-Jie Zhang, Yushun Fan, Schahram Dustdar
2015 Computer  
Big service is a complicated ecosystem with many diverse services that can cross multiple domains and networks as well as both the physical and virtual worlds.  ...  It can also be viewed as networked services or systems across the real and virtual worlds over the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2015.182 fatcat:vcdi2lqz2bebndmixpuab5tjym

An approach for virtual appliance distribution for service deployment

Gabor Kecskemeti, Gabor Terstyanszky, Peter Kacsuk, Zsolt Neméth
2011 Future generations computer systems  
The virtual machine instantiation process is highly dependent on the size and availability of the virtual appliance that is maintained by service developers.  ...  With the prototype implementation of the proposed algorithms we demonstrate the decomposition and appliance rebuilding algorithms on a complex web service.  ...  (example merge 1-2 ) and (iii) the original virtual appliance itself.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2010.09.009 fatcat:rzlsfxgsgjhwdogior6ocbep3y

Slice embedding solutions for distributed service architectures

Flavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, Vatche Ishakian
2013 ACM Computing Surveys  
Each virtual network is a collection of virtual nodes and virtual links that connect a subset of the underlying physical network resources.  ...  In this paper, we present the slice embedding problem and recent developments in the area. A slice is a set of virtual instances spanning a set of physical resources.  ...  This work was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under grants CNS-0963974, CCF-0820138, and CNS-0720604.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2522968.2522974 fatcat:hmhfly72hzd6hmjxprsujl5qti

Exploring Google's Platform Services with Augmented Reality Apps in Cultural Tourism Context

Ana Dhëmbi
2021 International Journal of Computer Applications  
and merges its features in mobile applications.  ...  Augmented Reality applications present users with an interactive method to collect information from real-world environments where surroundings are enhanced by computergenerated content, based on GPS information  ...  Handheld AR uses both location and orientation sensors to track information and register virtual objects in physical scenes.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2021921193 fatcat:dikr3wqdwjg5bialx6vafbsebm

A Context-Aware and Augmented Reality-Supported Service Framework in Ubiquitous Environments [chapter]

Jae Yeol Lee, Dong Woo Seo
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Augmented reality-based interactions are used for embedding virtual models onto physical models considering contexts and for enabling biaugmentation between virtual and physical models.  ...  The proposed approach adopts semantic web-based context management and reasoning for supporting context-aware services.  ...  The rendering module embeds the 3D virtual reality of service and context information onto the physical reality image synchronized by the tracking module.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11596042_27 fatcat:q5rxju6a2natjhzjk2yjljmwrm

Selection Module Q-sorting System of Augmented Reality-based Physical Activity for Developmentally Disabled Children

Jong-Chan Kim, Eung-Kon Kim, Ki-Heon Yoon, So-Hyung Kim, Jin-Woo Park, Dae-Kyung Kim, Hyun-Su Lee
2017 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
Generally, physically disabled people are vulnerable to secondary health problems or all sorts of adult diseases such as obesity and hyperlipidemia because their physical, mental, and emotional limitations  ...  The research will contribute to recognizing a theoretical framework and academic implications for the following study regarding self-determination of developmental challenged children.  ...  It is also called mixed reality (MR) because it presents the merging of virtual and real worlds through live streaming.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2017.10.6.13 fatcat:5pbhlke7zvgbbf64uwr4rh7xf4

Intercommunications Technologies: The Development of Postal Services in Sweden

Thomas Falk, Ronald Abler
1985 Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography  
Development of new services, as well as the already existing ones, in all areas, calls for precise predicting of possibilities and efficient placement of information, especially when it comes to a segment  ...  Postal services, especially newly developed ones, are not an exception, so this work will present the importance of using mobile technologies as a way of generating the development of postal services.  ...  Physical location is being enriched by information from virtual world.  ... 
doi:10.2307/490795 fatcat:55x6aetptbfdtn6e6ihmblqcxi

Detection of Service Level Agreement (SLA) Violation in Memory Management in Virtual Machines

Xiongwei Xie, Weichao Wang, Tuanfa Qin
2015 2015 24th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN)  
In cloud computing, quality of services is often enforced through Service Level Agreement (SLA) between end users and cloud providers.  ...  Specifically, we focus on unauthorized accesses to memory pages of a virtual machine and violation of the memory deduplication policies.  ...  We assume that the cloud service provider is not malicious but very curious. At the same time, he wants to squeeze as many virtual machines as possible into a single physical box.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icccn.2015.7288394 dblp:conf/icccn/XieWQ15 fatcat:3usi4ym5zfeexewzr4x2ydeszm

Service embedding in IoT networks

Haider Qays Al-Shammari, Ahmed Lawey, Taisir El-Gorashi, Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani
2019 IEEE Access  
This process realises the interconnection paradigm between the physical world and cyber world [45] , [46] , [49] , [50] .  ...  The cognitive management mechanism is based on virtualising a real-world object (RWO) to create a virtual object (VO) that provides a service to higher-level applications.  ...  The mean traffic latency minimisation in STR referred to the traffic splitting and reduced the arrival rate of the nodes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2962271 fatcat:retqyv6guffbvpeuy5e3pvpa6i
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