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What is Map Matching

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
The technique of matching location estimations coming from sensor readings with constraints or hints coming from a map of the environment.
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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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Artificial Intelligence in Navigation Systems
It matches recorded geographic coordinates to a logical model of real-world objects using a digital map.
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