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Tutorial: Mobile Location Sensing

June, 25th, 2013
Taipei, Taiwan
, collocating with ACM MobiSys 2013
Speakers: Jie Liu, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Bodhi Priyantha, and Jacky Shen

Slides are now online.

Location is a fundamental service in device mobility. The mobile and sensing research communities have made remarkable progress in location sensing in the recent years. This full-day tutorial by Microsoft Research will give in-depth discussions on the principles and practices of location sensing in mobile devices. The goals are to give students and researchers of interests a broad view of the state of the art, and help practitioners to select and build the right technologies into solutions.


9:00AM: Dimitrios Lymberopoulos    
    Introduction: Mobile Location and Location-Based Services (Slides)

9:15AM: Bodhi Priyantha
    Location Sensing Fundamentals and Infrastructure-Based Approaches (Slides)

10:15AM: Break

10:45AM: Jie Liu
        GPS Principle (Slides)
        Cloud Offloaded GPS: device & service (Slides)

12:30PM: Lunch

14:00PM: Dimitrios Lymberopoulos
Signature-Based approaches: such as using WiFi, FM, magnetic field, and sound signals (Slides)

15:30PM: Break

16:00PM: Jacky Shen
    Mobile Location Tracking
        Map-based tracking (Slides)
        Inertial navigation + landmarks (Slides)

17:30PM: Concluding Remarks


Jie Liu
Jie Liu

Dimitrios Lymberopoulos
Dimitrios Lymberopoulos

Bodhi Priyantha
Bodhi Priyantha

Jacky Shen
Jacky Shen