A context-aware hoarding mechanism for location-dependent information systems

Uwe Kubach & Kurt Rothermel
When used in an outdoor environment mobile information systems often suffer from the disadvantages of wireless WANs, especially low bandwidth, high delay, and frequent disconnections. Hoarding is an effective method to overcome these disadvantages by transferring information which is probably needed by the user in advance. In this paper we propose a generic, context-aware hoarding mechanism. When selecting the information to hoard, it considers the user's future location as well as the expected speed of...
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