Mobile-Based Distributed System for Managing Abandoned or Lost Pets

  • Daniel Garrote-HildebrandEmail author
  • José-Luis Poza-Luján
  • Juan-Luis Posadas-Yagüe
  • José-Enrique Simó-Ten
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)


This paper presents the work in progress of a mobile-based distributed system which aims to minimize the social impact of abandoned or lost animals. System is based on the use of smart mobile devices to provide message warnings of animals localized. Messages are stored in a database to be processed. In order to enter data such as photography, audio and artificial images, system uses different mobile device interfaces. Data processing consists mainly in matching localized animals with lost animals, assigning abandoned animals at shelters and generating notifications for animal shelters or authorities. Currently, the system is in the development phase. The technical challenges in which we are working are to optimize data and metadata matching, and the management of message warning.


Linear Discriminant Analysis Mobile Application Message Warning Animal Shelter Animal Abuse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Garrote-Hildebrand
    • 2
    Email author
  • José-Luis Poza-Luján
    • 1
  • Juan-Luis Posadas-Yagüe
    • 1
  • José-Enrique Simó-Ten
    • 1
  1. 1.University Institute of Control Systems and Industrial Computing (ai2)Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)ValenciaSpain
  2. 2.School of Engineering in Computer ScienceUniversitat Politècnica de València (UPV)ValenciaSpain

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