Privacy-Preserving Location Query Service using Privacy Preserving Distance Computation
Avinash Taskar1, Bhushan Sinkar2
1Avinash Taskar, Department of Computer Science, Sandip Institute of Engineering & Management, Mahiravani, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
2Mr. Bhushan Sinker, Sparhasoft Technologies, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
Manuscript received on May 29, 2014. | Revised Manuscript received on June 02, 2014. | Manuscript published on June 30, 2014. | PP: 220-224 | Volume-3, Issue-5, June 2014. | Retrieval Number: E3201063514/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: Today’s world is none of other than Smart Phones, Tablets, and High Speed Media, and its context-rich functionalities attract considerable users. Many LBS providers use users’ location information to offer them convenience and useful functions. However, the LBS could greatly breach personal privacy because location itself contains much information. Hence, preserving location privacy while achieving utility from it is still an challenging question now. This paper tackles this non-trivial challenge by designing a suite of novel fine-grained Privacy preserving Location Query Protocol (PLQP). Our protocol allows different levels of location query on encrypted location information for different users, and it is efficient enough to be applied in mo bile platforms.
Keywords: LBS, Protocol, PLQP.