Relative indoor spatial tracking and navigation
by Georgios Stylianou
International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing (IJWMC), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015

Abstract: Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) is a topic of research and industrial interest. Towards the direction of indoor positioning there are two main alternatives: absolute and relative. Absolute positioning requires infrastructure whereas relative positioning is based on dead reckoning and does not require any infrastructure. In this paper we perform a review of the last ten years of research for relative indoor positioning and navigation. We provide the four building blocks of an IPIN system, generate a taxonomy of methods for indoor positioning, examine the current trends, provide a discussion by analysing strengths, weaknesses and gaps of the state of the art and propose future research directions.

Online publication date: Mon, 14-Sep-2015

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