Project

The influence of the trilateral relationship between observer, landmark and environment on the identification of indoor landmarks.

Duration
01 October 2013 → 17 June 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Geomatic engineering
Keywords
indoor landmark wayfinding
 
Project description

Landmarks are essential orientation points to make navigation as efficient as possible. The project comprises four objectives: determine whether characteristics of outdoor landmarks are valid indoor, study the impact of the building on the use of landmarks, observe the role of gender, age and familiarity with the building and to examine different methods for identifying landmarks.