[evaal contest] IPIN 2016 competition track 1 open questions

Zhongliang Zhao zhao at inf.unibe.ch
Fri Aug 26 10:48:13 CEST 2016

Dear all,

Since our approach is using the floor map and AP positions to do the 
localization, we're still waiting for the answers of
"which part of the build will be used during the competition, and 
what're the locations of the APs that are deployed in those area".

We have to generate a scaled map from 
Therefore, in case you have some updates from the local organizers, 
please let us know.

Thanks and regards,
Zhongliang Zhao

On 08/17/2016 05:51 PM, Francesco Potortì wrote:
> Zhao,
> sorry for the delay of this answer, we were all on vacation.
>> - can we bring additional access points with us, or we can only use the
>> AP that are deployed already;
> Generally speaking, you cannot install your own equipment.  If you
> provide a significant case to the track chairs (Paolo and Michele who
> are in copy, and who are still on vacation), they may decide to allow
> you to install some additional APs at some points decided by them.
> Should this decision be taken, these should be standard APs that any
> competitor can use and that are deployed in time for the other
> competitors to exploit them.
>> - in case we have to use the existing APs, which of them will be used
>> during the contest? I read that there are around 170 APs deployed in the
>> UAH building! (because we have to measure the relative locations of the
>> APs that will be used in the localization)
> Yes, the building is big and there are many APs, which are regularly
> working and that you can use.  We are still waiting for a response from
> the local organisers about the possibility for competitors to access the
> area some days before the competition, in case they need more time for
> the survey.  Because of the vacation time, their response may require
> some time.
>> - in the document about track 1
>> http://www3.uah.es/ipin2016/docs/Track1_IPIN2016Competition.pdf, it is
>> mentioned that we have to integrate our app with a "measurement app"
>> which is provided by IPIN. When/where can we get this app such as we
>> could make sure the integration is smoothly done before the competition.
> The app will be a new version of the one that we already used in 2015,
> which you can find on the <http://evaal.aaloa.org> web site.  We have
> currently no plans to change the interface, so we invite you to download
> and try it as it is, and let us know of any problems you encounter.
> Sincerely

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