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Localization in Mobile Wireless and Sensor Networks

  1. Content type: Research

    In this article, we investigate experimentally the suitability of several Bayesian filtering techniques for the problem of tracking a moving device by a set of wireless sensor nodes in indoor environments. In ...

    Authors: Anup Dhital, Pau Closas and Carles Fernández-Prades

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:21

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    Received signal strength (RSS) can be used in sensor networks as a ranging measurement for positioning and localization applications. This contribution studies the realistic situation where neither the emitted...

    Authors: Fredrik Gustafsson, Fredrik Gunnarsson and David Lindgren

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:16

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    In this paper, we propose two time of arrival estimators for ultra wideband signals based on the phase difference between the discrete Fourier transforms (DFT) of the transmitted and received signals. The firs...

    Authors: Achraf Mallat, Jérôme Louveaux, Luc Vandendorpe, Mario Di Dio and Marco Luise

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012 2012:3

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    A joint communication and positioning system based on maximum-likelihood channel parameter estimation is proposed. The parameters of the physical channel, needed for positioning, and the channel coefficients o...

    Authors: Kathrin Schmeink, Rebecca Adam and Peter Adam Hoeher

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:185

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    In this semi-tutorial paper, the positioning problem is formulated as a convex feasibility problem (CFP). To solve the CFP for non-cooperative networks, we consider the well-known projection onto convex sets (...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Gholami, Henk Wymeersch, Erik G Ström and Mats Rydström

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:161

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    We investigate the feasibility of using correlation-based methods for estimating the spatial location of distributed receiving nodes in an indoor environment. Our algorithms do not assume any knowledge regardi...

    Authors: Thomas Callaghan, Nicolai Czink, Francesco Mani, Arogyaswami Paulraj and George Papanicolaou

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:135

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    The ability of a sensor node to determine its position is a fundamental requirement for many applications in wireless sensor networks (WSNs). In this article, we address a scenario where a subset of sensors, c...

    Authors: Ana Moragrega, Pau Closas and Christian Ibars

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:121

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    In wireless sensor networks (WSNs), location information plays an important role in many fundamental services which includes geographic routing, target tracking, location-based coverage, topology control, and ...

    Authors: Deyun Gao, Ping Chen, Chuan Heng Foh and Yanchao Niu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:99

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    This paper addresses the decentralized localization of an acoustic source in a (wireless) sensor network based on the underlying partial differential equation (PDE). The PDE is transformed into a distributed s...

    Authors: Florian Xaver, Gerald Matz, Peter Gerstoft and Christoph Mecklenbräuker

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:94

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    A new approach to indoor localization is presented, based upon the use of Received Signal Strength (RSS) fingerprints containing data from very large numbers of cellular base stations--up to the entire GSM ban...

    Authors: Yacine Oussar, Iness Ahriz, Bruce Denby and Gérard Dreyfus

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:81

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    This article provides the graphical properties which can ensure unique localizability in cooperative networks with hybrid distance and bearing (angle of arrival) measurements. Furthermore, within the networks ...

    Authors: Tolga Eren

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:72

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    Foot-mounted indoor positioning systems work remarkably well when using additionally the knowledge of floor-plans in the localization algorithm. Walls and other structures naturally restrict the motion of pede...

    Authors: Susanna Kaiser, Mohammed Khider and Patrick Robertson

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:60

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    IEEE 802.15.4a networks can provide the geographic routing solution with high location accuracy for the indoor environments. However, in the non-line-of-sight (NLOS) environments, the IEEE 802.15.4a networks m...

    Authors: Youngbae Kong, Younggoo Kwon, Jongho Shin and Gwitae Park

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:52

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    Received signal strength indication (RSSI)-based localization is emerging in wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Localization algorithms need to include the physical and hardware limitations of RSSI measurements ...

    Authors: Frank Vanheel, Jo Verhaevert, Eric Laermans, Ingrid Moerman and Piet Demeester

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:38

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    While wireless local area network-based indoor localization is attractive, the problems concerning how to capture the signal-propagating character in the complex dynamic environment and how to accommodate the ...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Qinghua Gao, Hongyu Wang, Hongyang Chen and Minglu Jin

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:17

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    Determination of Cramer-Rao lower bound (CRLB) as an optimality criterion for the problem of localization in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is a very important issue. Currently, CRLBs have been derived for li...

    Authors: Jiyan Huang, Peng Wang and Qun Wan

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011 2011:16

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