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Ashish Deshpande Ruban Monu Subhav Mital Swapnil Shinde •Wandering aimlessly in an unacquainted foreign location? •Commercially motivated Travel Agents offer biased suggestions •Wouldn’t you wish to have a helping hand at such a distressful situation? Solution •Seek instant and unbiased advise from friends •Enforcing a sharing-travel based application •Assist the user in planning their own travel itinerary effectively Consider Wanderer and Loner, two friends who have decided to break the monotony and move out on a fun trip Wanderer – • Pocket conscious individual • Requires adequate planning before he reaches NY and wants some assistance Loner – • A happy-go-lucky individual who has left much to chance • Believes in ad-hoc planning when he arrives at Miami Loner Wanderer Confused about possible places to visit in Uses Wanderlust dropdown to fetch Miami locations in NY Consults travel agents and is still as confused IMs on the place markers and gets unbiased as before information Gets stuck in a tornado warning on his way Checks current weather info on Wanderlust and plans accordingly Finds that his favorite resort is closed for Finds a bonus offers through Yelp reviews maintenance and local tweets Fooled into visiting locations that he was not Checks out photos of his prospective really interested in destination in Wanderlust page Had a not so great trip Had an awesome trip! Architecture Key Features Map based UI Weather Notification Chat with acquaintances Local Tweets and Yelp Reviews YouTube Travel Videos Related blogs and travelogues Panoramio Photos Future Work- • Hotel Reviews • Driving Directions • Creating user communities to share experiences • Trip pooling • Expert Groups Performance evaluation- •Most of the data is fetched from appropriate web sources •DB only keeps track of users •Little point of bottleneck •Cache source URLs for mostly popular destinations •Plan to measure average response time/Latency using query strobes •JMeter performance analysis tool To conclude … Acknowledgement – Prof. Ling Liu Questions?
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