Indoor Positioning Technology

Course Introduction

This course mainly introduces the basic principles and key technologies of indoor positioning. This course first introduces the background and research status of indoor positioning; secondly, it introduces the basic models and methods of indoor positioning, and analyzes the factors that affect indoor positioning; then the system introduces Wi-Fi positioning system, UWB positioning system and visual positioning. Finally, through visual, Wi-Fi, UWB course experiments to help students deepen their understanding.


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Reference Material

万群等. 室内定位理论、方法和应用. 北京:电子工业出版社,2012.
Kegen Yu等著,崔逊学等译. 地面无线电定位技术. 北京:电子工业出版社,2012.
Robin Mannings. Ubiquitous Positioning. Artech House, 2008.
Alan Bensky. Wireless Positioning Technologies and Applications, Second Edition. Artech House, 2016.
Ian Sharp, Kegen Yu. Wireless Positioning: Principles and Practice. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019.

Additional information

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