Universal Navigation on Smartphones

  • Hassan A. Karimi

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About this book


Universal navigation is accessible primarily through smart phones providing users with navigation information regardless of the environment (i.e., outdoor or indoor). Universal Navigation on Smartphones provide the most up-to-date navigation technologies and systems for both outdoor and indoor navigation. It also provides a comparison of the similarities and differences between outdoor and indoor navigation systems from both a technological stand point and user’s perspective.

All aspects of navigation systems including geo-positioning, wireless communication, databases, and functions will be introduced. The main thrust of this book presents new approaches and techniques for future navigation systems including social networking, as an emerging approach for navigation.


currentjm indoor navigation navigation algorithms navigation anytime navigation anywhere navigation for any user outdoor navigation social navigation networking universal navigation universal navigation architecture universal navigation ontology

Authors and affiliations

  • Hassan A. Karimi
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  1. 1.School of Information SciencesUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-7740-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-7741-0
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