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Podcast: LBS Algorithms Predict Where You Will Be Next

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Tuesday, July 17th 2012


A new algorithm developed by UK researchers can predict where you will be in 24 hours to within 1000 meters based only on past location information. Add in data on where your friends are and the resolution drops to just 20 meters. What if you add on sensor data from your phone and data from your social networks and online shopping? What is possible, both in terms of using this data to make your personal life and the lives entire communities better?

 

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Show Notes

Google Now
Algorithm Uses Your and Friends Locations to Predict Your Future Location (within 20 meters!) - All Points Blog
Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interactions - Nokia Research (pdf)
A Phone that Knows Where You're Going - Technology Review
Mobile 3.0 arrives: How Qualcomm just showed us the future of the cell phone (and why iPhone sucks for this new contextual age) — Scobleizer


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