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Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of JCopSamples

01/13/2011 11:52:13 AM (11 years ago)



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    5757== Mobile Community Application Simulation ==
     58[[Image(mobile_community_screenshot.jpg, 200px, right)]]
    5960#!div class="wiki_infotable" style="float:right;"
    6768Mobile community applications allow users to share information about their mood, activities, location, and more. This application focuses on the location representation of buddies on mobile devices for scenarios like the following.
    69 [[Image(mobile_community_screenshot.jpg, 200px)]]
    7071Two students, Lucy and Tim have an appointment at University at 12:00. At 11:50, Lucy arrives at the campus. She checks her mobile device to inform herself about Tim’s current whereabout. The graphical representation of this information depends on Lucy’s context: If Lucy’s device is currently connected to the Internet at high-bandwidth, a map image service is requested to render Tim’s location on a map.  Contrary, if the bandwidth is low, Tim’s representation depends on Lucy’s need for active information. This information is stored in Lucy’s user profile and is accessible for applications.  In the case that Lucy prefers a smart representation over the refresh period, a map with Tim’s outdated location is shown. The map is labeled with the time stamp of the last update. Alternatively, when Lucy insists on up-to-date information,
    7172while the bandwidth is too low for updating the map image, Tim’s position data is simply shown as a text. At the same time, Tim arrives at the underground station, where his GPS device is unable to receive data any