Browse Source

Improve README.md

master
Matteo Cypriani 2 years ago
parent
commit
913a62377e
2 changed files with 14 additions and 14 deletions
  1. 11
    11
      README.md
  2. 3
    3
      doc/owlps.t2t

+ 11
- 11
README.md View File

@@ -2,16 +2,16 @@
2 2
 
3 3
 **OwlPS** (_Owl Positioning System_) is a positioning (localization) system
4 4
 based on the IEEE 802.11 radio network (Wi-Fi), targeting mainly indoor
5
-environments. It uses an infrastructure-centred architecture, which means the
6
-infrastructure does the measurements and computes the mobile terminals'
7
-positions, rather than the terminals computing their own positions (as it is
8
-the case for instance with the GPS).
5
+environments. It uses an infrastructure-centred architecture, which means
6
+deployed hardware takes care of the measurements and computes the mobile
7
+terminals' positions, rather than the terminals computing their own positions
8
+(as it is the case for instance with the GPS).
9 9
 
10 10
 OwlPS implements various positioning techniques and algorithms based on the
11 11
 radio signal strength. It features a self-calibration (or autocalibration)
12 12
 mechanism that avoids the time-consuming manual fingerprinting phase and allows
13
-considering dynamic changes of the environment (human, climatic, etc.) when
14
-computing the location of mobile terminals.
13
+taking into account dynamic changes of the environment (human, climatic, etc.)
14
+when computing the location of mobile terminals.
15 15
 
16 16
 **This presentation is an excerpt of `doc/owlps.t2t`. Please refer to this file
17 17
 for a more in-depth introduction to OwlPS.**
@@ -19,8 +19,7 @@ for a more in-depth introduction to OwlPS.**
19 19
 ## News
20 20
 
21 21
 OwlPS is not currently actively maintained, as I'm not working on indoor
22
-positioning at the moment, but I'll happily consider any contribution (or
23
-job offer).
22
+positioning at the moment, but I'll happily consider any patch (or job offer).
24 23
 
25 24
 The `CHANGELOG` file lists the changes that occurred in OwlPS, version by
26 25
 version, since its early stages.
@@ -43,10 +42,11 @@ For a guide to installing OwlPS, please consult `INSTALL.t2t`.
43 42
 
44 43
 ## License
45 44
 
46
-OwlPS is free software, released under the terms of the CeCILL license (GNU
47
-GPL-compatible). For more detail, please consult `COPYRIGHT.t2t`.
45
+OwlPS is free software, released under the terms of the
46
+[CeCILL](http://www.cecill.info/index.en.html) license (GNU GPL-compatible).
47
+For more detail, please consult `COPYRIGHT.t2t`.
48 48
 
49
-## Note on the t2t file extension
49
+## Note on the `t2t` file extension
50 50
 
51 51
 Most of the documentation in this repository is provided as text files in the
52 52
 **txt2tags** format (`*.t2t` files). You can convert them to various formats

+ 3
- 3
doc/owlps.t2t View File

@@ -45,13 +45,13 @@ the radio signal strength (trilateration, signal strength
45 45
 fingerprinting, and hybrid techniques). //OwlPS Listener// uses the
46 46
 Radiotap header of the network packets to extract the RSS value. It
47 47
 would be possible to extend the system to work with the TOF (Time of
48
-Flight, i.e.  the signal propagation time), but that is out of scope for
48
+Flight, i.e. the signal propagation time), but that is out of scope for
49 49
 now (unless someone is willing to contribute).
50 50
 
51 51
 OwlPS features a self-calibration (or autocalibration) mechanism for
52 52
 signal strength fingerprinting-based algorithms, that avoids the
53
-time-consuming manual fingerprinting phase and allows considering
54
-dynamic changes of the environment (human, climatic, etc.) when
53
+time-consuming manual fingerprinting phase and allows taking into
54
+account dynamic changes of the environment (human, climatic, etc.) when
55 55
 computing the location of mobile terminals.
56 56
 
57 57
 

Loading…
Cancel
Save