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Title Local positioning systems : LBS applications and services / Krzysztof W. Kolodziej, Johan Hjelm.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (463 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Automatic tracking.
Electric annunciators.
Electronic surveillance.
Geographic information systems.
Mobile robots.
Radio direction finders.
Genre Geographic information systems.
Geographic information systems.
Contents Front Cover; Foreword; Preface; The Authors; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; 1. The Three L's: Location, Location, Location; 2. Preconditions and Frameworks for LBS Development; 3. Infrastructure; 4. Sensor Systems for Indoor Position Computation; 5. Location Awareness and Navigation in Location-Based Systems; 6. Existing Indoor Location Systems: How They Work; 7. Modeling Location; 8. Service Deployment; 9. Privacy Concerns and Methods for Safeguarding Privacy; 10. Development and Deployment of Indoor Location-Based Services; 11. Standards; Index.
Summary Local Positioning Systems: LBS Applications and Services explores the possible approaches and technologies to location problems including people and asset tracking, mobile resource management, public safety, and handset location-based services. The book examines several indoor positioning systems, providing detailed case studies of existing applications and their requirements, and shows how to set them up. Other chapters are dedicated to position computation algorithms using different signal metrics and determination methods, 2D/3D indoor map data and location models, indoor navigation, system.
Other Author Hjelm, Johan.
Other Title Print version: Kolodziej, Krzysztof W. Local positioning systems. Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006 9780849333491