SMS-Based Web Search for Low-End Mobile Devices

SMS-Based Web Search for Low-End Mobile Devices, Chen, J., Subramanian, L., & Brewer, E. (2010, September). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (pp. 125-136). ACM.

Short Messaging Service (SMS) based mobile information services have become increasingly common around the world, especially in emerging regions among users with low-end mobile devices. This paper presents the design and implementation of SMSFind, an SMS-based search system that enables users to obtain extremely concise (one SMS message of 140 bytes) and appropriate search responses for queries across arbitrary topics in one round of interaction.

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