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Efficient Distributed Method for NLOS Cooperative Localization in WSNs

Shiwa Chen, Jianyun Zhang, Yunxiang Mao, Chengcheng Xu, Yu Gu
2019 Sensors  
In this paper, we propose a distributed cooperative localization method for wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in NLOS environments.  ...  The accuracy of cooperative localization can be severely degraded in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) environments.  ...  I would like to declare on behalf of my coauthors that the described work was not previously published, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, in whole or in part.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19051173 fatcat:ofweosyjl5binokt7ubxfszhqy

Error bounds for wireless localization in NLOS environments

Omotayo Oshiga, Ali Nyangwarimam Obadiah
2020 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
An efficient and accurate method to evaluate the fundamental error bounds for wireless sen-sor localization is proposed.  ...  A proposed Edgeworth Expansion method is employed to reconstruct the error statistic in a much more efficient way with respect to the GK.  ...  Several methods have been proposed to estimate the positions of sensor nodes in WSN, a problem known as Node Localization [5, 6] .  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v10i5.pp5535-5545 fatcat:4isibnklfvclbh6iulqknyuppe

Cooperative system of emission source localization based on SDF [article]

Jan M. Kelner (Military University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw, Poland)
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Simulation studies are used to assess the efficiency of the cooperative WSN. In this case, the location effectiveness for the WSN is compared to the single UAV.  ...  In the proposed WSN, the location is based on spectrum sensing and the signal Doppler frequency method. The paper presents the concept of the system.  ...  The WSN nodes, i.e., UAVs, start from the place marked by a blue dot in a distributed configuration. In the beginning, another direction of searching the area is designated for each UAV.  ... 
arXiv:1805.00407v1 fatcat:kfwsukrjdvdtrpk7jflv4ku6vy

A Survey of Localization in Wireless Sensor Network

Long Cheng, Chengdong Wu, Yunzhou Zhang, Hao Wu, Mengxin Li, Carsten Maple
2012 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
In target localization, we mainly introduce the energy-based method. Then we investigate the node self-localization methods.  ...  Finally, we introduce the evaluation criteria for localization in wireless sensor network.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant nos. 61203216, 61273078) and the Fundamental Research Fund for the Central Universities of China (N110404030  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/962523 fatcat:yiyxju6wpbeptkwexlcyck4fbu

Localization in mobile wireless and sensor networks

Monica Nicoli, Sinan Gezici, Zafer Sahinoglu, Henk Wymeersch
2011 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
., investigate localization algorithms for WSNs.  ...  More specifically, Vanheel et al. present a test-bed for indoor localization in WSNs using RSS lateration.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2011-197 fatcat:64lujitlvnfhlef4fjya5o2qrq

Robust Distributed Cooperative Localization with NLOS Mitigation Based on Multiplicative Convex Model

Shiwa Chen, Jianyun Zhang, Chengcheng Xu
2019 IEEE Access  
To address these challenges, we propose a distributed NLOS cooperative localization algorithm.  ...  The accuracy of cooperative localization degrades significantly in the non-line-of-sight (NLOS) environments.  ...  There is little authoritative literature recording the distributed parallel algorithms for NLOS cooperative localization at present.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2915512 fatcat:gkntcujutjdiplnvjsebwa6zve

A Kalman Framework Based Mobile Node Localization in Rough Environment Using Wireless Sensor Network

Hao Chu, Cheng-dong Wu
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
The node localization is a key technology for WSN. The accuracy localization results can be achieved in ideal environment.  ...  However, the measurement may be contaminated by NLOS errors in rough environment. The NLOS errors could result in big localization error.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant nos. 61273078 and 61203216. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/841462 fatcat:ih2k26qfjfetpclfuzra3yph6q

Indoor Localization of Cooperative WSN Using PSO Assisted AKF with Optimum References

Ravichander Janapati, Ch. Balaswamy, K. Soundararajan, U. Venkanna
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
Finding exact node position with adjacent nodes is known as localization. Localization of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is critical for many applications in indoor environment.  ...  In cooperative WSN all nodes assist in localization process in which some nodes give inaccurate estimates. Hence selection and rejection of information from nodes is a big challenge.  ...  PSO based localization methods are used for improvement in the efficiency and accuracy of localization in WSN. 3.2.Kalman filter The Kalman filter (KF) is a recursive algorithm used to estimate unknown  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.07.357 fatcat:g3dn2rfowzbvzgktczcljiqbrq

Robust Blimps Formation using Wireless Sensor based on Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) Localization Method

2017 Sains Malaysiana  
This paper suggests the wireless communication technique used to determine the information of blimp localization (distance and orientation) via wireless sensor network (WSN) protocol.  ...  In this work, the WSN were used as the data communications protocol which provides robust communication using the mesh networking.  ...  We would also like to thank anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestion.  ... 
doi:10.17576/jsm-2017-4601-17 fatcat:nflq3qjcuvc7xjacchkg3qal6u

Cooperative localization of mobile nodes in NLOS

Siamak Yousefi, Xiao-Wen Chang, Benoit Champagne
2014 2014 IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC)  
In this paper, cooperative localization of mobile nodes in non-line of sight (NLOS) situation is considered using a constrained square root unscented Kalman filter (CSRUKF).  ...  Each QCQP can be solved independently and in parallel for each sigma point violating the constraint, thus the algorithm is suitable for distributed processing.  ...  Cooperative localization in NLOS has been considered for static networks in [11] , [12] , [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2014.7136174 dblp:conf/pimrc/YousefiCC14 fatcat:s55niqhky5ebxeqidzqpg23zmm

Localization in Wireless Sensor Network

Long Cheng, Carsten Maple, Chengdong Wu, Wei Meng
2013 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
Qu et al. presents minimax estimation fusion method in distributed multisensor systems.  ...  In the paper "Range-free localization scheme in wireless sensor networks based on bilateration, " the authors propose a low-cost yet effective localization scheme for wireless sensor networks (WSNs).  ...  International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks 3 We thank all the reviewers for their helpful feedback and suggestions to improve the quality of each paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/457874 fatcat:pnh75jjca5fvvhplcyvpokmooy

Energy efficiency of some non-cooperative, cooperative and hybrid communication schemes in multi-relay WSNs

Marcos Kakitani, Glauber Brante, Richard Demo Souza, Anelise Munaretto, Muhammad Ali Imran
2013 Wireless networks  
Our results show that in most scenarios cooperative incremental schemes are more energy efficient than the other methods.  ...  In this paper we analyze the energy efficiency of single-hop, multihop, cooperative selective decode-and-forward, cooperative incremental decodeand-forward, and even the combination of cooperative and  ...  In the case of NLOS, MH with spatial reuse is not more energy efficient than SDF or SH for any d.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11276-013-0569-x fatcat:dubrbglg7ncxjerjx43d52ooue

Localization of Cooperative WSN using Distributed PSO with Optimum References

Ravichander Janapati, Ch. Balaswamy, K. Soundararajan
2016 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
<p>In indoor environment WSN nodes are deployed randomly and do not know the accurate position. Find the node position with the help of anchor nodes is known as localization.  ...  The proposed method performs better in comparison with other algorithms like PSO, RLS, LMS and GPS in terms of position accuracy, latency and complexity.</p>  ...  We gratefully thanks to Professors of ECE Department and Research &Development Cell, JNTU, Anantapur for useful discussion &suggestions for this research work.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v6i6.11427 fatcat:iw2ztwukgjao5oc5j42yz56uci

An Efficient NLOS Errors Mitigation Algorithm for TOA-Based Localization

Yanbin Zou, Huaping Liu
2020 Sensors  
This scheme is then extended for cooperative source localization.  ...  In time-of-arrival (TOA) localization systems, errors caused by non-line-of-sight (NLOS) signal propagation could significantly degrade the location accuracy.  ...  Cooperative Source Localization For cooperative source localization, a WSN with eight anchors and ten sources, as showing in Figure 1 In Figure 8 , the variance of TOA measurement noise and the percentage  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20051403 pmid:32143425 pmcid:PMC7085785 fatcat:5j5lcdguhng4vcx5d3pbt6cv7u

Tight Two-Dimensional Outer-Approximations of Feasible Sets in Wireless Sensor Networks

Siamak Yousefi, Henk Wymeersch, Xiao-Wen Chang, Benoit Champagne
2016 IEEE Communications Letters  
For demonstrating the usefulness of this method, we employ it in a distributed algorithm for elliptical outer-approximation of feasible sets in cooperative WSNs.  ...  Finding a tight ellipsoid that contains the intersection of a finite number of ellipsoids is of interest in positioning applications for wireless sensor networks (WSNs).  ...  This method was used as part of a distributed algorithm in cooperative WSNs for outer-approximation of the feasible sets containing the positions of the sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lcomm.2016.2518186 fatcat:jsrpxogxvbf23hhh4qxaodpvzi
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