University of Calgary

ENGO 585 - Wireless Location - Winter 2023

Fundamentals of radio-frequency propagation, principles of radio-frequency positioning, observations and their associated error sources. Introduction to self-contained inertial sensors including odometers, gyros, accelerometers, and augmentation of RF methods with self-contained sensors and other data sources. Current systems: Assisted GPS, cellular telephone location techniques, pseudolites, location with wireless computer networks, ultra-wideband. Applications: outdoor and indoor personal location, asset tracking.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(2-2)


  • Geomatics Engineering 465; and Geomatics Engineering 327 or Electrical Engineering 327.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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