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Localization or localisation may refer to:


Engineering and technology[edit]

  • GSM localization, a technique for determining the location of an active cell phone or wireless transceiver
  • Robot localization, figuring out robot's position in an environment
  • Indoor positioning system, a network of devices used to wirelessly locate objects or people inside a building
  • Navigation, a technique for determining one's position accurately on the surface of earth
  • Radiolocation, possibly passive process of finding the location of something through the use of radio waves
  • Satellite navigation, a positioning and navigation technique aided by satellites




  • Anderson localization, in condensed matter physics, the absence of diffusion of waves in a disordered medium
  • Weak localization, a physical effect which occurs in disordered electronic systems at very low temperatures

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