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What is Dead Reckoning

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
A localization method that consists of calculating the current location as the result of a displacement function applied to the previous location.
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A Survey of People Localization Techniques Utilizing Mobile Phones
Levent Bayındır (Ataturk University, Turkey)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch547
With the ongoing diffusion of mobile computing and context-aware applications, knowledge of the current location of an individual can be leveraged in a number of different domains, from personal diaries and fitness-related applications to human behavior analysis and targeted advertising. This article presents a review of past research works describing techniques for utilizing smartphone sensors to identify the environment where a smartphone user is located. The review focuses on studies where user location can be computed autonomously and continuously by a smartphone, without the need for an active involvement of the user, and where issues such as power consumption and dependence of sensor readings from the on-body position of the phone are addressed.
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Application of the Principle of Rational Approximations for Measuring Dynamic Frequency Values Generated by an IMU
This is the process for calculating the current position of an entity, after the use of a previously defined position. The variations in the current position can be estimated using the velocity of the moving entity.
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