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Enhancing the map usage for indoor location-aware systems

Wang, Hui; Lenz, Henning; Szabo, Andrei; Bamberger, Joachim; Hanebeck, Uwe D.

Abstract:
Location-aware systems are receiving more and more interest in both academia and industry due to their promising prospective in a broad category of so-called Location-Based-Services (LBS). The map interface plays a crucial role in the location-aware systems, especially for indoor scenarios. This paper addresses the usage of map information in a Wireless LAN (WLAN)-based indoor navigation system. We describe the benefit of using maNMp information in multiple algorithms of the system, including radio-map generation, tracking, semantic positioning and navigation. Then we discuss how to represent or model the indoor map to fulfill the requirements of intelligent algorithms. We believe that a vector-based multi-layer representation is the best choice for indoor location-aware system.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Anthropomatik (IFA)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2007
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-3-540-73106-1
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-348369
KITopen ID: 1000034836
Erschienen in HCI'07 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human-computer Interaction: interaction platforms and techniques, Peking, China, July, 2007
Verlag Springer, Berlin
Seiten 151-160
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