GPS seems to have come out of nowhere. . . one day we were driving around clueless of where we were with paper roadmaps that couldn't be folded back neatly once opened, and suddenly an amiable female voice came out of the dashboard offering directions to our destinations. Actually, GPS is based on simple ideas that have been around for centuries. In his new popular book on the subject, GNSS engineer and textbook author Pratap Misra traces the history and development of this essential positioning, navigation and timing technology now embedded in modern day life.
Ivan Petrovski’s book presents not only LBS navigation sensors based mainly on satellite navigation systems (GNSS) and software radio, but also provides valuable insight from their practical implementation.
Frank van Diggelen reviews this new textbook published by Cambridge University Press. It describes GPS and GLONASS signals and the geophysical theory necessary for high accuracy calculation of satellite and user positions. The package includes a useful software receiver and signal simulator.
Guoquan Wang reviews CORS and OPUS for Engineers edited by Tomás Sole. This is the first book systematically introducing the Continuously Operating Reference Station and the Online User Positioning Service , two major innovations of the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Second edition adds new information with didactical mastery and good literary sense.
GPS theory, hot topics clearly discussed without formulas or figures.
Authors of well-known GPS books address GNSS in a new textbook series.
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher reviews Paul D. Groves' new book
Phillip W. Ward reviews Jack K. Holmes' new book
Kyle O’Keefe reviews Alan Bensky's new book