Time geography rediscovered: a common language for location-oriented services

@inproceedings{Svee2009TimeGR,
  title={Time geography rediscovered: a common language for location-oriented services},
  author={Eric-Oluf Svee and Pedro Sanches and Markus Bylund},
  booktitle={LOCWEB '09},
  year={2009}
}
We propose that the concepts of Time Geography be evaluated as a framework for use within location-oriented services. Originally conceived as a system to describe patterns in human migration, Time Geography is ideally suited for providing the common language and concepts necessary for dialogue within this evolving area. Location-oriented services have been the focus of a great deal of attention, but with research occurring in many disparate disciplines, the lack of a common model that can… 
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