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Providing K-Anonymity in location based services

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Providing K-Anonymity in location based services
The offering of anonymity in relational databases has attracted a great deal of attention in the database community during the last decade [4]. Among the different solution approaches that have been proposed to tackle this problem, K–anonymity has received increased attention and has been extensively studied in various forms. New forms of data that come into existence, like location data capturing user movement, pave the way for the offering of cutting edge services such as the prevailing Location Based Services (LBSs). Given that these services assume an in–depth knowledge of the mobile users’ whereabouts it is certain that the assumed knowledge may breach the privacy of the users. Thus, concrete approaches are necessary to preserve the anonymity of the mobile users when requesting LBSs. In this work, we survey recent advancements for the offering of K–anonymity in LBSs. Most of the approaches that have been proposed heavily depend on a trusted server component – that ac...
Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Panos Kalnis, Vassilios S.
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where SIGKDD
Authors Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Panos Kalnis, Vassilios S. Verykios
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