Location Prediction in Mobile Applications

  • A. Cipcigan-Rațiu Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Abstract

The vast developments of mobile technologies and applications in recent years produced a lot of issues to address, as mobile devices have surpassed the usage of classical computers. Predicting the future location of a user who utilizes a mobile application caught the eye of both academia and the industry. Most existing results either use excessive computing, most often relying on a server, or neglect battery usage. We propose a new method that takes these major points into consideration, which gives good results by only relying on the end user’s mobile device, not draining the battery, respecting the privacy of the users and that achieves an accuracy of 80%.


 

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Published
2020-05-06
How to Cite
CIPCIGAN-RAȚIU, A.. Location Prediction in Mobile Applications. Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Informatica, [S.l.], v. 65, n. 1, p. 46-58, may 2020. ISSN 2065-9601. Available at: <http://www.cs.ubbcluj.ro/~studia-i/journal/journal/article/view/50>. Date accessed: 01 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.24193/subbi.2020.1.04.
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