Towards location-based social networking services

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Towards location-based social networking services
Social networking applications have become very important web services that provide Internet-based platforms for their users to interact with their friends. With the advances in the location-aware hardware and software technologies, location-based social networking applications have been proposed to provide services for their users, taking into account both the spatial and social aspects. Unfortunately, none of existing location-based social networking applications is a holistic system nor equips database management systems to support scalable location-based social networking services. In this paper, we present GeoSocialDB; a holistic system providing three location-based social networking services, namely, location-based news feed, location-based news ranking, and location-based recommendation. In GeoSocialDB, we aim to implement these services as query operators inside a database engine to optimize the query processing performance. Within the GeoSocialDB framework, we discuss resear...
Chi-Yin Chow, Jie Bao 0003, Mohamed F. Mokbel
Added 11 Feb 2011
Updated 17 Sep 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where GIS
Authors Chi-Yin Chow, Jie Bao 0003, Mohamed F. Mokbel
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