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Identifying if a user is in building or shopping mall using GPS or WiFi data

I am trying to understand if there is a logic to see if a user is in a shopping mall or a building or outside using GPS or WiFi data captured from a mobile phone. Is there a logic to check?
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How to enable positioning in underground Metro/Subway stations for smartphones? [closed]

Summary: my smartphone can't do public transport journey planning in underground metro and subway stations because it doesn't know where it is. Is there a description for cities and public transport ...
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Checking Position History with WiFi?

I've just read this article about geolocation history and wifi https://www.pcworld.com/article/3315197/free-wi-fi-hotspots-can-track-your-location-even-when-you-arent-connected.html If I clearly ...
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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) in ...
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Trilateration algorithm for n amount of points

I need to find algorithm that can calculate centroid A (aka gravity center, geometric center, center of mass) from the figure where circles T1,T2,T3,T4,T5,..,Tn intersect AND length of line R from ...
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What algorithm should I use for wifi geolocation?

School Pickup Use Case (update) It might be helpful to go into a more concrete use case instead of the original backyard example below. Local law enforcement has started cracking down on use text ...