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Enhanced positioning through inference of mobile terminal context

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Publication date06/2012
Host publicationOptimisation of Mobile Communication Networks (OMCO-Net)
EditorsKalin Penev
Place of PublicationSouthampton
PublisherSolent University
Number of pages7
ISBN (print)9780956314048
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This paper presents a framework for positioning in the London Underground
system on a standard mobile phone. A rule based algorithm is applied that uses: (i) data provided by Transport for London (TfL) and (ii) readings from accelerometers on a standard android mobile phone. The system relies on a database built up from average times taken to complete transitions between adjacent underground stations. Results are presented showing the efficiency of the developed system.