"I'm waiting where we met last time"

Alexandra H. Weilenmann, Peter Leuchovius
2004 Proceedings of the third Nordic conference on Human-computer interaction - NordiCHI '04  
In light of recent attempts to design location-based mobile services, we present findings from a study of the ways in which positioning is done in everyday talk over the mobile phone. We show that a location is more than a coordinate on a map, and give examples of how people formulate location in a number of different ways according to the particulars of the activity. Based on these findings, we argue that rather than delivering location information in the form of geographical coordinates,
more » ... ion-based services should describe location in ways relevant to the users, thereby supporting the existing positioning practice.
doi:10.1145/1028014.1028019 dblp:conf/nordichi/WeilenmannL04 fatcat:d4hmg4sk2rhppetzlsort2xs7e