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Difference between Positioning and Localization

I would like to know what are the differences between Positioning and Localization. In most papers they are used interchangeably. Are they the same? Does one come after another? I always thought ...
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How to convert an image of a floor plan into data that I can work with?

This is more of a research question. I'm looking for aways of converting an image of a floor plant into data that I can work somehow. The end goal is to something similar to this: ...
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Pure html based indoor navigation

I would like to locate (position) people inside buildings without forcing them to download a native app. I'm focusing on iOS and Android devices. I therefore thought about wifi triangulation ...
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pgrouting unexpected output

Thats my ways.shp file. I loaded this to PostgreSQL DB using PostGIS shape file loader. I ran pgr_anlayzeGraph() on it and found it had a lot of isolated segments. Next I ran pgr_nodeNetwork() to ...
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Best way to create/draw a map (especially indoor)

I'm currently developing an indoor map/room plan for an university project. I've already searched through stackexchange to figure it out but I couldn't find anything similar. So what I currently do ...
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Indoor mapping with floor plans and item(s) to track

Warning: GIS noob here. Essentially I want to be able to create a floor plan for a given room. Consider the following image of a floor plan in image format: I would have the measurements of every ...
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What graph traversal algorithm should I use?

I would like to write an algorithm which can traverse a graph and hopefully later I can implement it to use for an indoor navigation system. The graph would come from floor plans of a building and the ...
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ArcGIS Heads up digitizing - Rooms and doors

I am digitizing the floorplans of various schools in our county. This is for the Fire Department so they want to be able to see where doors are within the building. The doors do not necessarily have ...
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What web mapping libraries are suitable for indoor maps?

I am looking for a custom mapping library but not to display an actual geographical area but to display a custom floor-plan. I have been looking for a while but most of the solutions that I found are ...
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How may I compare two indoor maps?

I have a few indoor map construction algorithms and the ground truth map. I am trying to compare their construction accuracies w.r.t. the ground truth map. Like any other scientific evaluations, mere ...
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Mapping elements in a warehouse

I am new to GIS. For a small project I want to map elements in a warehouse and want to find the location of the elements later (e.g. nails are located at x,y). Now I am wondering what kind of ...
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How to create accurate indoor maps?

I'm currently developing an indoor positioning system for a college project. I searched for a good mapping platform and I found that openstreetmaps would suit me best, but now I'm stuck in generating ...
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Displaying Highrise Delivery Routes

I have a geocoded address table for High Rise buildings in New York. If i'm trying to map delivery routes to a number of these locations, what would be the best and most clear way to display the ...
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How does WiFiSLAM work?

Apple recently acquired WifiSlam. How does their technology work? Their website doesn't go into much detail. Allow your smartphone to pinpoint its location (and the location of your friends) ...
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Are there any Indoor GIS platforms?

What sort of infrastructure is needed to allow me to write a simple mobile app for indoor navigation? Professor Mike Goodchild said: the average American only spends 13 percent of the time ...
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How to add Custom data (like for Indoor floors) and find routes using open source software?

I am a newbie to GIS platforms so maybe whatever I am asking is very simple or obvious. I have read documentation/tutorials and as a last resort I am posting here, so any help is appreciated. I am not ...
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How to connect door nodes using a polyline

I am working on an indoor positioning project which need to transform CAD drawings to GIS shape files. I have transformed the file from CAD to ArcMap 10.1 already. My current problem is that how ...
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Indoor Navigation Robot using OpenCV

I'm trying to work on a project which is based on navigation of a robot which is equipped with a web camera and the robot will have a ARM based board like Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone or BeagleBoard ...
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Seeking a GIS for indoor mapping and direction finding

I've seen a few options for indoor GIS platforms such as Google's indoor mapping, implementations of OpenLayers, Open Street Map, and many other plausible solutions. There's even a post on here asking ...