Location-aware active signage
Author(s)Nichols, Patrick James, 1981-
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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Three-dimensional route maps, which depict a path from one location to another, can be powerful tools for visualizing and communicating directions. This thesis presents a client-server architecture for generating and displaying accurate, usable route maps between locations on MIT's campus. Two exemplary clients of this architecture--MITquest, a web based Java applet, and location-aware active signage--demonstrate the flexibility and power of this model for route generation. Additionally, we provide a framework for displaying a set of campus-wide, public events of interest to an MIT visitor, including methods for inferring events from public sources and automatically selecting events of interest.
Thesis (M. Eng.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2004.Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-86).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.