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Signal Processing Techniques for Anywhere, Anytime Positioning

The Special Issue will showcase the latest research results on signal processing for ubiquitous positioning, and in particular on the techniques to increase the accuracy, availability, and reliability of position indication of a user terminal, including indoor environments.

Edited by: Carles Fernandez-Prades, Sinan Gezici, Marco Luise and Henk Wymeersch

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    The conventional global positioning system (GPS) can often fail to provide position determination for a mobile user in indoor and urban environments. To cope with GPS failure in such environments, a new naviga...

    Authors: Gong Bo Moon, Se Bum Chun, Moon Beom Hur and Gyu-In Jee

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:99

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    To effectively localise a source node in a dense wireless tiny-sensor network with an arbitrary 2D/3D node distribution, a novel approach suitable to describe the hop progress of source-to-sink path in such a ...

    Authors: Dmitriy Penkin, Gerard Janssen and Alexander Yarovoy

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:57

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    This paper presents a joint time-delay and channel estimator to assess the achievable positioning performance of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) system in multipath channels. LTE is a promising technology for lo...

    Authors: José A del Peral-Rosado, José A López-Salcedo, Gonzalo Seco-Granados, Francesca Zanier and Massimo Crisci

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:33

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    This paper studies the problem of tracking a mobile device in mixed line-of-sight (LOS) and non-line-of-sight (NLOS) conditions. NLOS error is assumed to be Gaussian with unknown mean and variance. An adaptive...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Robert Piché, Heidi Kuusniemi and Ruizhi Chen

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:22

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    In this paper, we consider the schedule-based network localization concept, which does not require synchronization among nodes and does not involve communication overhead. The concept makes use of a common tra...

    Authors: Dave Zachariah, Alessio De Angelis, Satyam Dwivedi and Peter Händel

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:16

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    We present an acoustic location system that adopts the time of arrival of the path of maximum amplitude as a signature and estimates the target position through nonparametric kernel regression. The system was ...

    Authors: Nadia Aloui, Kosai Raoof, Ammar Bouallegue, Stephane Letourneur and Sonia Zaibi

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:13

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Multi-target tracking is mainly challenged by the nonlinearity present in the measurement equation and the difficulty in fast and accurate data association. To overcome these challenges, the present paper intr...

    Authors: Shahrokh Farahmand, Georgios B Giannakis, Geert Leus and Zhi Tian

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:7

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    This paper studies upper bounds on the position error for a single estimate of an unknown target node position based on distance estimates in wireless sensor networks. In this study, we investigate a number of...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Gholami, Erik G Ström, Henk Wymeersch and Sinan Gezici

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2014 2014:4

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  9. Content type: Research

    The implementation challenges of cooperative localization by dual foot-mounted inertial sensors and inter-agent ranging are discussed, and work on the subject is reviewed. System architecture and sensor fusion...

    Authors: John-Olof Nilsson, Dave Zachariah, Isaac Skog and Peter Händel

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2013 2013:164

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    For unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) to survive hostile operational environments, it is always preferable to utilize all wireless positioning sources available to fuse a robust position. While belief propagation i...

    Authors: Xi Chen, Wenyun Gao and Jiabo Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2013 2013:150

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