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JSW 2008 Vol.3(8): 42-48 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.3.8.42-48

Interactive Traveling Assistant based on Agent Technologies and Mobile Computing

Han-Bin Chang1, Hsuan-Pu Chang2, Jason C. Hung3
1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Yuanpei University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
2Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei County, Taiwan
3Department of Information Technology, The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan


Abstract—Many people love traveling for entertainment nowadays. In a journey, visitors often produce digital multimedia resources by capturing images, audios and videos. With digital devices like cameras, travel notes are not limited to texts, multimedia resources are also used for decorating records in a journey. In this paper, an interactive traveling assistant application is proposed to save time for creating travel notes. Visitors can use handheld mobile devices like PDA to capture photos or videos and collect related resources from internet by agents. With the GPS functionalities provide by mobile devices, precise location coordinates can be obtained for further analysis and retrieval. Visitors can focus on activities and sightseeing in a journey without dealing with complicated operations of creating travel notes. The interactive traveling assistant application is designed for helping visitors to easily record and share wonderful experience in a journey via internet.

Index Terms—travel notes, mobile devices, agent, multimedia resources

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Cite: Han-Bin Chang, Hsuan-Pu Chang, Jason C. Hung, " Interactive Traveling Assistant based on Agent Technologies and Mobile Computing," Journal of Software vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 42-48, 2008.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
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