SP Mini symposium
- Thursday, 16 October 2014
- van der Poelzaal (LB 01.220)
Where am I? An experiment in Indoor LocalizationProf. K.V.S. Hari
Department of ECE, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Abstract: Indoor Localization of people (or objects), where GPS is not available, is an interesting problem with several applications. Several solutions exist, of which, positioning based on WiFi, Video-Tag identification, Ultra Wideband signals and Inertial sensors, are a few examples. In this talk, we consider a scenario where a First-Responder team enters a building after a disaster and the position of each member of the team needs to be known to the control center outside the disaster-affected building. Specifically, we will discuss how an Inertial Navigation System (INS) embedded in a shoe can be designed, to address this problem.
Brief Bio: K.V.S. Hari received the B.E., M.Tech and PhD(1990) degrees from Osmania University, IIT Delhi, University of California at San Diego, respectively. Since 1992, he has been a Faculty Member at the Department of ECE, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, where he is currently a Professor and coordinates the activities of the Statistical Signal Processing Lab in the department. Currently, he is also an Affiliated Professor in the Department of Signal Processing, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. His current research and development interests include MIMO Wireless Communication, Sparse signal Processing, Indoor Localization and Assistive technologies for the Elderly.