Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-4/W4, 45-49, 2013
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26 Nov 2013
Multi-dimensional Indoor Location Information Model
Q. Xiong1, Q. Zhu1,2, S. Zlatanova3, L. Huang1, Y. Zhou3,4, and Z. Du1 1State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying Mapping and Remote Sensing , Wuhan University, 430072, Wuhan, P.R China
2Faculty of Geosciences and Environmental Engineering of Southwest Jiaotong University, 611756, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R.China
3GISt, OTB, Delft University of Technology, Jaffalaan 9, 2628 BX Delft, the Netherlands
4School of Resources and Environment, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 6117569, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R.China
Keywords: Indoor, Location Model, Multi-dimensional, Indoor Navigation Abstract. Aiming at the increasing requirements of seamless indoor and outdoor navigation and location service, a Chinese standard of Multidimensional Indoor Location Information Model is being developed, which defines ontology of indoor location. The model is complementary to 3D concepts like CityGML and IndoorGML. The goal of the model is to provide an exchange GML-based format for location needed for indoor routing and navigation. An elaborated user requirements analysis and investigation of state-of-the-art technology in expressing indoor location at home and abroad was completed to identify the manner humans specify location. The ultimate goal is to provide an ontology that will allow absolute and relative specification of location such as "in room 321", "on the second floor", as well as, "two meters from the second window", "12 steps from the door".
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Citation: Xiong, Q., Zhu, Q., Zlatanova, S., Huang, L., Zhou, Y., and Du, Z.: Multi-dimensional Indoor Location Information Model, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-4/W4, 45-49,, 2013.

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