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1.2. Model content

Learning Objectives

You will be able to ...

  • distinguish between background and foreground information and provide examples of each.
  • list criteria to evaluate data for use in an LBS and describe how it can be transformed to meet needs for information.
  • describe issues involved in evaluating data for use in an LBS, and highlight the relevance of data items to different activities.

Content for Location-Based Services

"Content is king" in location-based services. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of data available that can combined to provide content-rich services. However, to create useful services we need to be able to decide which data is appropriate for us. In this unit we shall look at the different types of data available and learn how to evaluate them with respect to our own needs.

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