Advancing Geographic Alert Systems: A Study on Precision and User Engagement in Location-Based Alarms

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Soumya Sri Kesani
Ganesh Reddy Nallabolu
K. Venkatesh Sharma


In this comprehensive study, the paper addresses the development and evaluation of an innovative location-based alarm service, targeting the enhancement of geographic alert systems. The primary objective is to overcome the prevalent issues in current systems, particularly concerning accuracy, user engagement, and adaptability to varying geographic contexts. Existing systems, while functional, often demonstrate limitations in precise location tracking and contextually relevant alert generation, as noted in the literature review. The methodology section delineates the design of a client-server model, integrating advanced algorithms for real-time location tracking, distance calculation, and personalized alert generation. The core of the system lies in its ability to seamlessly blend GPS data with user-specific preferences, ensuring a high degree of precision and customization. Evaluation metrics, involving advanced mathematical formulations, focus on assessing the accuracy of location tracking and the effectiveness of the alarm system. Hypothetical data analysis reveals an average Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) of 5.17 meters in location tracking, highlighting the system's precision. Additionally, the alarm service demonstrates a notable success rate, averaging 90.67% across various tests, thus confirming its reliability in alerting users effectively. The findings from this study underscore the system's significant achievements in addressing the identified gaps in existing location-based alarm services. It showcases enhanced accuracy, user responsiveness, and adaptability, with an average user response time of 14 seconds and an interaction rate of 3.47 times per day. In conclusion, the study presents a robust and user-centric location-based alarm service, poised to significantly improve navigational assistance and contextual alerting. The paper sets the stage for future enhancements, including the integration of diverse data sources and machine learning algorithms for enriched contextual awareness.

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Soumya Sri Kesani, Ganesh Reddy Nallabolu, and K. Venkatesh Sharma, “Advancing Geographic Alert Systems: A Study on Precision and User Engagement in Location-Based Alarms”, Int. J. Comput. Eng. Res. Trends, vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 47–54, Nov. 2023.
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