Special Issue "Indoor Localization: Technologies and Challenges"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.
Many technologies are under development for Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation. A great variety of promising technical solutions has been proposed, which are suitable for various application areas and use cases, e.g., IoT, home, public areas, or industrial environments, but there is no designated indoor positioning system that meets expectations as GNSS outdoors. These technologies operate using radio waves, acoustic, optical, infrared or radar signals, signal strength, magnetic sensors, and inertial sensors, among others.
This Special Issue encourages authors from academia and industry to submit new research results regarding technological innovations and novel applications for the indoor positioning and navigation of sensor networks. We also welcome comprehensive reviews on well-established and relatively mature technologies, demonstrating the technical performance, potentials, and limitations of these technical solutions.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following areas:
- Localization technologies: TOF, TDOA, AoA, ADoA, RSSI, fingerprinting, dead reckoning;
- Sensors and sensory systems: acoustic, RF, UWB, optical, magnetic, IMU;
- Sensor fusion, filtering, and error mitigation;
- Hybrid positioning;
- Signal processing for indoor localization;
- Machine learning in indoor localization;
- Applications and localization services (ambient assisted living, robotics, etc.);
- Unconventional solutions;
- News trends on indoor localization.
Prof. Dr. Raúl Montoliu
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