Location-based matchmaking

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Location-based matchmaking is related to location-aware computing and can mean two things:

  • It can describe a computer algorithm that uses location data in order to match something. E.g. presence of person in a location and touristic sights nearby
  • It can describe applications that raise awareness of others' that share similar interests and who are in the same area.

Bibliography and Links

  • Michael Koch, Georg Groh, Christian Hillebrand: Mobile Communities – Extending Online Communities into the Real World, to appear in: Proc. Americas Conf. on Information Science (AMCIS2002), Dallas, TX, Aug. 2002. PDF