Seminar Location Based Services

Tutor: Stephan Wagner

Since the beginning of the century, the ubiquity of accurate location information in outdoor settings and the growing availability of mobile devices such as smartphones has led to the development of a plethora of location-based services and applications. In 2007 Raper et al. define location-based services (LBS) as systems that make use of the person’s current or previous location to deliver information or trigger some action. To make such services possible different technologies have to be combined to a complete system.

This seminar aims at familiarizing students with important research topics in this field. The covered topics include, among others, outdoor and indoor positioning systems, routing and navigation, modeling of map and building information as well as complete system architectures. Participants will have to do a literature research and they will have to create a high quality written report. Furthermore, they will have to give an oral presentation of their topics.

This seminar is suitable for students at the bachelor and master level. However, it cannot be chosen by master AI-SE students. This seminar is given in English. Please also note that the maximum number of participants is limited. If you have questions regarding this seminar, please send an email to

Entry in LSF: Seminar

Kick-off meeting for this seminar will take place on Wednesday, 10.04.2019 between 10.00h and 11.00h in Room S-A 126.  This date is still tentative, please check this information for updates or send an email to to be notified about changes. Participation in this meeting is mandatory.