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Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain

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Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain. / Georgopoulos, Panagiotis; Edwards, Christopher; Dunmore, Martin.

2008. Paper presented at The 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, .

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Georgopoulos, P, Edwards, C & Dunmore, M 2008, 'Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain' Paper presented at The 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, 23/06/08 - 24/06/08, .

APA

Georgopoulos, P., Edwards, C., & Dunmore, M. (2008). Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain. Paper presented at The 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, .

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Georgopoulos P, Edwards C, Dunmore M. Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain. 2008. Paper presented at The 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, .

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Georgopoulos, Panagiotis ; Edwards, Christopher ; Dunmore, Martin. / Location Awareness in a Mountain Rescue Domain. Paper presented at The 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, .6 p.

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