Quotation Bauer, Christine. 2013. On the (In-)Accuracy of GPS Measures of Smartphones: A Study of Running Tracking Applications. 11th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2013), Vienna, Austria, Österreich, 02.12.-04.12..


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Sports tracking applications are increasingly available on the market, and research has recently picked up this topic. Tracking a user's running track and providing feedback on the performance are among the key features of such applications. However, little attention has been paid to the accuracy of the applications' localization measurements. In evaluating the nine currently most popular running applications, we found tremendous differences in the GPS measurements. Besides this finding, our study contributes to the scientific knowledge base by qualifying the findings of previous studies concerning accuracy with smartphones' GPS components.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium
Language English
Title On the (In-)Accuracy of GPS Measures of Smartphones: A Study of Running Tracking Applications
Event 11th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2013)
Year 2013
Date 02.12.-04.12.
Country Austria
Location Vienna, Austria

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Bauer, Christine (Former researcher)
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Information Systems and Society IN (Details)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1108 Informatics (Details)
2711 GPS (Global Positioning System) (Details)
2947 Information technology (Details)
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