Journal article

Continuous Spatial Query Processing: A Survey of Safe Region Based Techniques

Jianzhong Qi, Rui Zhang, Christian S Jensen, Kotagiri Ramamohanarao, Jiayuan He

ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS | ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY | Published : 2018

Abstract

In the past decade, positioning system-enabled devices such as smartphones have become most prevalent. This functionality brings the increasing popularity of location-based services in business as well as daily applications such as navigation, targeted advertising, and location-based social networking. Continuous spatial queries serve as a building block for location-based services. As an example, an Uber driver may want to be kept aware of the nearest customers or service stations. Continuous spatial queries require updates to the query result as the query or data objects are moving. This poses challenges to the query efficiency, which is crucial to the user experience of a service. A large..

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