Context-Dependent Guided Tours: Approach and Technological Framework

  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Nikolai ShilovEmail author
  • Oleg Gusikhin
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 874)


Development of information and communication technologies causes appearance of new various concepts (Internet of Things, e-business, e-government, etc.). The paper proposes an on-going research aimed at integration of the concepts of connected car as a product-service system (system that integrates physical components and electronic services) with e-tourism. The concept and of a system aimed at context-dependent planning and dynamic adaptation of guided tourist rides in a car are described. The system is based on the usage of car connectivity technologies and cloud-based services and is built around the previously developed by the authors tourist support system TAIS.


Infomobility Smart city Connected car E-tourism Ad-hoc tour planning 



The paper is partially due to the project sponsored by the Ford University Research Program, State Research # 0073-2018-0002, and projects funded by grants ## 18-07-01201, 18-07-01272, 17-29-03284 of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Smirnov
    • 1
  • Nikolai Shilov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Oleg Gusikhin
    • 2
  1. 1.SPIIRASSt. PetersburgRussian Federation
  2. 2.Ford Motor CompanyDearbornUSA

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