Local Positioning Systems: LBS applications and Services

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Overview

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 components and how they work, privacy, deployment issues, and standards. In detail, the book explains the steps for deploying a location-enabled network, including doing a site-survey, creating a positioning model and floor maps, and access point placement and configuration. Also presented is a classification for network-based and ad-hoc positioning systems, and a framework for developing indoor LBS services.

This comprehensive guide will be invaluable to students and lecturers in the area of wireless computing. It will also be an enabling resource to developers and researchers seeking to expand their knowledge in this field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849333491
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2006
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

The Three L’s: Location, Location, Location
Application Examples and Use Cases
People/Asset Management and Tracking
Health Care and Mobile Patient Monitoring
Security
Emergencies
Location-Based Network Access/Security
Games
Retail and Shopping
Retail, Advertisement, and Marketing
Retail and Postanalysis of Shopping Behavior
Tour Guides
Other
Preconditions and Frameworks for LBS Development
Preconditions (LBS Market and Development)
A Framework for Developing Indoor Location-Based Services
Four Dimensions of Development
Three Steps to Location Service Development
Infrastructure
The Infrastructure Components
The Software Infrastructure
Communication Infrastructure
Example: Crickets in the MIT Facilities Environment
Positioning Infrastructure
Sensor Systems for Indoor Position Computation
Positioning Systems and Algorithms
Positioning Algorithms
Position Estimation Algorithms
Location Awareness and Navigation in Location-Based Systems
Indoor Data
Sources for Location Data
Two-Dimensional vs. Three-Dimensional
Spatial Reference Systems
Network Path Planning
Geocoding
Ontology
Referencing Algorithms
Expressing World Models
Spatial Database Systems
Navigation Algorithms
Map-Matching Algorithms
Conclusion
Existing Indoor Location Systems: How They Work
Featured Indoor Location Positioning Systems
Ekahau Positioning System
Intel Place Lab and Skyhook WPS
Microsoft Research Radar
Rosum TV
AeroScout
BLIP Systems
Modeling Location
Mobile Location Protocol
OGC Languages: SensorML, GML, Etc.
Nexus Augmented World Modeling Language and Augmented World Query Language
Navigation Modeling Languages
Service Deployment
Step 1: Site Survey
Step 2: Create a Positioning Model
Step 3: Calibrate the Positioning Model/Signal Map (Training)
Step 4: Access Point Placement and Configuration
Step 5: Tracking
Step 6: Maintenance (Periodic Accuracy Test)
Using the Ekahau Positioning System
Using MIT Cricket
Using Place Lab
References
Privacy Concerns and Methods for Safeguarding Privacy
Constraints
Connection-Level Privacy: Location–Identifier Split
Service-Level Privacy: Identifiers as a Privacy Problem
Application-Level Privacy: Visualization of Privacy
Development and Deployment of Indoor Location-Based Services
Trilateration
Location Fingerprinting
Potential Issues When Deploying a Wi-Fi-Based Positioning System
Integrating Different Systems
Developing the Location Database
Creating the Software Infrastructure
Questions to Ask When Selecting Application Servers
The Application Data Flow
Personalization
Using Filters in Servlets
Content Comparison and Equivalence
Temporal Context
Interval Operators
Composite/Sequence Pattern Operators
Syntax Examples
Interfaces to External Services
Standards
Interoperability and the Role of Standardization
Standards Frameworks
OMA Location Working Group
The Success of Standards: Adoption
Index

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