Course ID: AC5070

Title: Localization and navigation techniques


Person in charge:     Dr. TA Hai-Tung,  Dr. Trung-Kien Dao

Teaching semester: 3


Target skills:

Through this course, the students will be provided knowledge on different localization techniques and their applications in pervasive environments. In the first part, a categorized overview of indoor and outdoor techniques will be introduced. In the second part, the students will investigate more deeply into emerging techniques. The final part is on the use of location information in pervasive computing services.

Program summary:

  • Introduction to location-based services and user localization
  • Indoor and outdoor localization
  • Proximity-based localization
  • Wireless-signal-based localization
  • Vision-based localization
  • Multi-modal localization techniques
  • Environment modeling for localization.

Used software: Eclipse, MS Visual C++

Equipments: Android smartphone