Place-Tags, Discovering and Promoting Places Through Mobile Phones and Collaborative Filtering

Tomche Delev, Dejan Gjorgjevik, and Gjorgji Madzarov

Abstract: This paper presents the design and implementation of a mobile application along with a web server for geo-tagging favorite and interesting places and sharing them with the community. The design and architecture shows some key aspects and issues concerning this kind of system. The mobile application is implemented in J2ME and tested on GPS enabled Nokia phones and the web server is implemented on cloud infrastructure implementation, the Google App Engine. The system was evaluated with real devices and a proof of concept was made that applications such as Place-Tags has its place in the mobile world.


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