Towards Smart Surroundings: Enabling Techniques and Technologies for Localization

K. Kavitha Muthukrishnan, M.E.M. Lijding, Paul J.M. Havinga

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    Abstract

    We identify the common techniques and technologies that are enabling location identification in a ubiquitous computing environment. We also address the important parameters for evaluating such systems. Through this survey, we explore the current trends in commercial products and research in the area of localization. Although localization is an old concept, further research is needed to make it really usable for ubiquitous computing. Therefore, we indicate future research directions and address localization in the framework of our Smart Surroundings project.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication1st Int. Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness (LoCA)
    EditorsT. Strang, C. Linnhoff-Popien
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages350-362
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Print)3-540-25896-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2005
    EventFirst International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness, LoCA - Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
    Duration: 12 May 200513 May 2005

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science 3479
    VolumeLNCS 3479
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

    Workshop

    WorkshopFirst International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness, LoCA
    Period12/05/0513/05/05
    OtherMay 12-13, 2005

    Keywords

    • EWI-705
    • IR-54520
    • METIS-228776
    • CAES-PS: Pervasive Systems

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