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Sharing the big apple: a survey study of people, place and locatability

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Sharing the big apple: a survey study of people, place and locatability
With the advancement in technologies to locate individuals, there has been an emergence of information systems that link People-to-People-to-Geographical-Places, labeled P3Systems. While various P3-System services have been proposed and deployed, there is limited knowledge on people's desires and attitudes towards such services. We used the P3-Systems framework to guide a survey study of the impact of `place' on people's social information needs and willingness to share personal location data. At fourteen different place types (Restaurant, Post Office, Etc.) in Manhattan, New York, we surveyed 509 individuals over 3 weeks. The vast majority of respondents expressed a desire for and willing to share their personal location data. E.g., 77% of respondents were willing to reveal their current location to others (17% with complete strangers). Author Keywords Pervasive Computing, Virtual communities, Location Based Services, Context Aware Computing, P3-Systems. ACM Classifica...
Sukeshini A. Grandhi, Quentin Jones, Samer Karam
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where CHI
Authors Sukeshini A. Grandhi, Quentin Jones, Samer Karam
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