Morning Sessions
Poster Session
Afternoon Sessions

The proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication 2008 are published in the IEEE Xplore database.

"In addition, the workshop proceedings in book-form are published in the series "Hannoversche Beiträge zur Nachrichtentechnik" by SHAKER publishing, to order a copy please send an e-mail to info@wpnc.net.


Book CD
IEEE Catalog Number CFP0893B-PRT CFP0893B-CDR
ISBN 978-1-4244-1798-8 978-4244-1799-5
Library of Congress 2007907534 2007907534


Time

Morning Sessions

8:00-9:00

Registration (coffee & light breakfast)

9:00-9:05

Welcome Speech
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kaiser

Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

9:05-9:35

Keynote Address
UWB flexible assets in radio, access, and network design
Prof. Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto

'La Sapienza' University of Rome, Italy

9:35-9:40

Break

 

Joint Communication
Chair: Dr.-Ing. Jens Schroeder

Medical University of Hannover, Germany

Positioning
Chair: Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kyandoghere Kyamakya

Klagenfurt University, Austria

Ultra-Wideband
Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Kraemer

Innovations for High Performance microelectronics (IHP), Germany

9:40-10:00

Positioning with OFDM Based Communications Systems and GNSS in Critical Scenarios

Christian Mensing, Armin Dammann
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Real-Time Cycle-Slip Detection and Determination for Multiple Frequency GNSS

Zhen Dai, Stefan Knedlik, Otmar Loffeld
University of Siegen, Germany

Time Delay Estimation in Dense Multipath with Matched Subspace Filters

Sayit Korkmaz, Alle-Jan van der Veen
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

10:00-10:20

Design Considerations for Direct RF Sampling Receiver in GNSS Environment

Ville Syrjälä, Mikko Valkama, Markus Renfors
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

GNSS quality in pedestrian applications - A developer perspective

Dirk Ahlers, Martin Pielot, Daniel Wichmann, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology, Germany
Susanne Boll, University of Oldenburg, Germany

Performance Comparison of UWB Impulse-Based Multiple Access Schemes in Indoor Multipath Channels

Paul Saad, Cyrill Botteron, Roman Merz, Pierre-André Farine
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

10:20-10:55

Coffee Break

10:55-11:15

On the scalability of a novel WLAN positioning system based on time of arrival measurements

M. Llombart, M. Ciurana, F. Barceló-Arroyo
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Integration of Foot-Mounted Intertial Sensors into a Bayesian Location Estimation Framework

Bernhard Krach, Patrick Robertson
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Analyzing Non-linearity Effect for Indoor Positioning Using an Acoustic Ultra-Wideband System

Junlin Yan, Giovanni Bellusci, Christian Tiberius, Gerard Janssen
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

11:15-11:35

Single Access Point Location Tracking for In-Home Health Monitoring

Damian Kelly, Seán McLoone, Terry Dishongh, Mick McGrath, Julie Behan
National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Challenges of Passive Infrared Indoor Localization

Jürgen Kemper, TU Dortmund, Germany
Holger Linde, Ambiplex GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Wide-Band Indoor Localization Effectiveness in Presence of Moving People

C. Laderrière, M. Heddebaut, INRETS, France
J.B. Prost, Pole Star SARL, France
A. Rivenq, University of Valenciennes, France
F. Elbahhar, INRETS, France
J.M. Rouvaen, University of Valenciennes, France

11:35-11:55

Distributed Selection of References for Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks

Dominik Lieckfeldt, Jiaxi You, Dirk Timmermann
University of Rostock, Germany

 

Performance Comparison of TOA and TDOA Based Location Estimation Algorithms in LOS Environment

Guowei Shen, Rudolf Zetik, Reiner S. Thomä
TU Ilmenau, Germany

Performance of UWB and its Suitability for Wireless Sensors

S. Olonbayar, R. Kraemer
Innovations for High Performance Microeletronics (IHP), Germany

11:55-12:15

Poster Teaser
Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kaiser

Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

12:15-14:00

Light Lunch

Time

Poster Session

13:00-14:00

Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kaiser

Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

On the capability of high sensitivity GPS for precise indoor positioning

Steffen Schön, Olaf Bielenberg
Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

PNaFF: a Modular Software Platform for Testing Hybrid Positioning Estimation Algorithms

Matti Raitoharju, Niilo Sirola, Simo Ali-Löytty, Robert Piché
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Cramér-Rao Lower Bounds for Hybrid Localization of Mobile Terminals

Carsten Fritsche, Anja Klein
TU Darmstadt, Germany

Moment based CNR estimators for BOC/BPSK modulated signal for Galileo/GPS

A. K. M. Najmul Islam, Elena Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Can GPS Be Used for Location Based Services at Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands?

Dennis Odijk, Frank Kleijer
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Fusion of an Uncalibrated Camera with Velocity Information for Distance Measurement from a Moving Camera on Highways

Bernhard Lamprecht, Stefan Rass, Simone Fuchs, Kyandoghere Kyamakya
Klagenfurt University, Austria

Some Considerations Concerning the Influence of the Inertial Sensors Errors on the Solution of Navigation for a Bidimensional Strap-Down Inertial Navigation System

Teodor Lucian Grigorie
University of Craiova, Romania

 

Time

Afternoon Sessions

 

Navigation and Tracking
Chair: Dr. Tech. Niilo Sirola

Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
Chair: Dr.-Ing. Frank Reichenbach

University of Rostock, Germany

PULSERS II
Chair: Jörg Pamp

IMST, Germany

14:00-14:20

Bayesian Detection and Tracking for Joint Positioning and Multipath Mitigation in GNSS

Bernhard Krach, Michael Lentmaier, Patrick Robertson
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Localization using Directional Antennas and Recursive Estimation

Martin Nilsson
SICS, Sweden

Tracking Multiple Dynamic Targets in LoS-NLoS Condition with Multidimensional Scaling

Davide Macagnano, Guiseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu
University of Oulu, Finland

14:20-14:40

Hybrid GPS and GSM Localization - Energy-efficient Detection of Spatial Triggers

Nico Deblauwe, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Georg Treu, University of Munich, Germany

A Novell Wireless Forklift Positioning System for Indoor and Outdoor Use

J.C. Fuentes Michel, H. Millner, M. Vossiek
Clausthal University of Technology, Germany

Position Estimation in IR-UWB Autonomous Wireless Sensor Networks

Golaleh Rahmatollahi, Maria Dolores Pérez Guirao, Stefan Galler, Thomas Kaiser
Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

14:40-15:00

Drift-Free Dynamic Height Sensor using MEMS IMU Aided by MEMS Pressure Sensor

Makoto Tanigawa, Henk Luinge, Per Slycke
Xsens Technologies, Netherlands

Design and Calibration of an Inertial Sensor System for Precise Vehicle Navigation

Haytham Qasem Mahamda, Omar Gorgis, Leonhard Reindl
University of Freiburg, Germany

Time-of-Arrival Measurement Extension to a Non-Coherent Impulse Radio UWB Transceiver

Gunter Fischer, Oleksiy Klymenko, Denys Martynenko
Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics (IHP), Germany

15:00-15:40

Coffee Break & Snacks

15:40-16:00

Discovering Regular Groups of Mobile Objects Using Incremental Clustering

Sigal Elnekave, Mark Last, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Oded Maimon, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Yehuda Ben-Shimol, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Hans Einsiedler, Deutsche Telekom
Menahem Friedman, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Matthias Siebert, T-Systems, Germany

Stitching Orders in Patch-and-Stitch Localization Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks

Oh-Heum Kwon, Ha-Joo Song
Pukyong National University, Korea

Network Boundary Recognition via Graph-Theory

Guiseppe Destino, Guiseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu
University of Oulu, Finland

16:00-16:20

A Backtracking Particle Filter for Fusing Building Plans with PDR Displacement Estimates

Widyawan, Martin Klepal, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
Stéphane Beuregard, University of Bremen, Germany

AWCL: Adaptive Weighted Centroid Localization as an Efficient Improvement of Coarse Grained Localization

Ralf Behnke, Dirk Timmermann
University of Rostock, Germany

Game-theoretical Relay Selection Strategy for Geographic Routing in Multi-hop WSNs

Carlos Lima, Guiseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu
University of Oulu, Finland

16:20-16:30

Closing

16:30-

Cold Beer Session