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Tracking Smartphone Users using Activity Recognition and Location based Services

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
NCAC 2015 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2015
Vishal Sambyal
Yuvaraj N. N

Vishal Sambyal, Yuvaraj N.n and Abhishek. Article: Tracking Smartphone Users using Activity Recognition and Location based Services. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing NCAC 2015(7):14-17, December 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Vishal Sambyal and Yuvaraj N.n and Abhishek},
	title = {Article: Tracking Smartphone Users using Activity Recognition and Location based Services},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {NCAC 2015},
	number = {7},
	pages = {14-17},
	month = {December},
	note = {Full text available}


The numbers of smartphone users is expected to be 2 billion around the globe by 2016 according to new figure e-Marketer, there is a great need of efficient location tracking system. At the same time the privacy of the users is a prime concern for security. The traditional global positioning system is not able to efficiently track the indoor location of users. This paper is comprehensive survey of various localization techniques and proposes a combined approach of GPS, cellular tower triangulation, Activity recognition, Wi-Fi and Harversine Formula to track the user's location.


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