Fundamentals of satellite navigation and positioning

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03/05/2016 - 14:30 to 04/05/2016 - 13:30
ex-DIEGM Main Meeting Room (sala riunioni grande)
Fabio Dovis
Politecnico di Torino


 The use of position This course provides an overview of the positioning and navigation based on Global Navigation Satellite Systems, such as the American Global Positioning System, the European Galileo, the Chinese BEIDOU and the Russian GLONASS. It introduces current systems and presents future systems that are currently under development. The course discusses the concepts behind global positioning, how the signal is used to determine location by a receiver and examples end-user applications. The course discusses the sources of GNSS errors, as well as the modern techniques available for service enhancement.

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