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Range-free localization and its impact on large scale sensor networks

Tian He, Chengdu Huang, Brian M. Blum, John A. Stankovic, Tarek F. Abdelzaher
2005 ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems  
Because coarse accuracy is sufficient for most sensor network applications, solutions in range-free localization are being pursued as a cost-effective alternative to more expensive range-based approaches  ...  With the proliferation of location dependent applications in sensor networks, location awareness becomes an essential capability of sensor nodes.  ...  and sufficient solution for localization in sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1113830.1113837 fatcat:wqkcutyzvvfobonsdc5dynmclu

Localization of Wireless Sensor Networks in the Wild: Pursuit of Ranging Quality

Jizhong Zhao, Wei Xi, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Xiang-Yang Li, Lufeng Mo, Zheng Yang
2013 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking  
In this paper we propose CDL, a Combined and Differentiated Localization approach for localization that exploits the strength of range-free approaches and range-based approaches using RSSI.  ...  To achieve a better ranging quality, our method CDL incorporates virtual-hop localization, local filtration, and ranging-quality aware calibration.  ...  Impact of Network Topology Virtual-hop is a range-free localization which utilizes the connectivity information to locate sensor nodes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnet.2012.2200906 fatcat:rhcfrkfykjcy3jghhkkivel25e

Device-free Localization Technique for Indoor Detection and Tracking of Human Body: A Survey

Nasrullah Pirzada, M Yunus Nayan, Fazli Subhanc M Fadzil Hassan, Muhammad Amir Khan
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Recently a new concept device-free localization system is introduced; this system can detect and track any entity without carrying any radio device or participating actively in the localization process  ...  This practice for many years developed localization systems like Global Positioning System; Radio Frequency based system, Ultrasonic bases system and Infrared base systems.  ...  In this type of system no extra hardware is required like cameras or any other sensors, however the node composing the network is considered as radio frequency (RF) sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.03.696 fatcat:tigdukxipzetzg5aj6gkjbpjhq

Locating sensors in the wild

Wei Xi, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Jizhong Zhao, Lufeng Mo, Zheng Yang, Jiliang Wang, Xiangyang Li
2010 Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '10  
In its unremitting pursuit of better ranging quality, CDL incorporates virtual-hop localization, local filtration, and ranging-quality aware calibration.  ...  Localization is a fundamental issue of wireless sensor networks that has been extensively studied in the literature.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the shepherd, Akos Ledeczi, for his constructive feedback and valuable input.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1869983.1870012 dblp:conf/sensys/XiHLZMYWL10 fatcat:fwbqftfky5gd5dzfw5by62qubu

Algorithmic Aspects of Sensor Localization [chapter]

Sajal K. Das, Jing Wang, R.K. Ghosh, Rupert Reiger
2010 Monographs in Theoretical Computer Science  
Identifying locations of nodes in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is critical to both network operations and most application level tasks.  ...  In this chapter we take a close look at the algorithmic aspects of various important localization techniques for WSNs.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is partially supported by an EADS grant and NSF grants CNS-0916221 and CNS-0721951.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-14849-1_9 dblp:series/eatcs/Das0GR11 fatcat:qdhfkp7l4bh2dbbdl6u6d4udji

A Survey of Machine Learning for Indoor Positioning

Ahasanun Nessa, Bhagawat Adhikari, Fatima Hussain, Xavier Fernando
2020 IEEE Access  
In the literature, many machine-learning methods have been found to mitigate the impact of RSSI fluctuations [47] , [57] , [58] .  ...  Few range free techniques such as Centroid [10] method and DV hop [11] technique are also studied in the literature.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3039271 fatcat:htzgf2mwp5gmjbx3cczg5rl7ru

Noise Reduction Scheme for Parametric Loop Division 3D Wireless Localization Algorithm Based on Extended Kalman Filtering

Tanveer Ahmad, Xue Jun Li, Boon-Chong Seet
2019 Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks  
Thanks to IEEE 802.15.4 defining the operation of low-rate wireless personal area networks (LR-WPANs), the door is open for localizing sensor nodes using tiny, low power digital radios such as Zigbee.  ...  Similar to other range-based localization methods, PLD is often influenced by measurement noise which greatly degrades the performance of PLD algorithm.  ...  The developed localization methods can be classified into two categories: range-based and range-free algorithms [3] as shown in Figure 1 .  ... 
doi:10.3390/jsan8020024 fatcat:dszl2abflvf7hesldmt33wpt2a

Parametric Loop Division for 3D Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks

2017 Sensors  
Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has been an active topic for more than two decades. A variety of algorithms were proposed to improve the localization accuracy.  ...  Although it is straightforward to assume that each sensor node have a GPS module or an additional ranging module for localization, this method is fairly limited due to the consideration of manufacturing  ...  use additional ranging modules or received signal strength indicator (RSSI) measurement to perform localization, and range-free techniques utilize the connectivity information between sensor nodes to  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17071697 pmid:28737714 pmcid:PMC5539484 fatcat:mr7jvbsp5beknodya7u4znwx74

Device Free Localisation Techniques in Indoor Environments

K S Anusha, Ramachandran Ramanathan, M Jayakumar
2019 Defence Science Journal  
Device free localisation (DFL) is an upcoming technology in automated localisation in which target need not equip any device for identifying its position by the user.  ...  For achieving this objective, the wireless sensor network is a better choice due to its growing popularity.  ...  RSSI-based device free localization for elderly care application.  ... 
doi:10.14429/dsj.69.13214 fatcat:tzsuul2avnhnfk2cyvin7o4sfq

Comparison of Indoor Localization Systems Based on Wireless Communications

Rejane Dalce, Thierry Val, Adrien Van Den Bossche
2011 Wireless Engineering and Technology  
Localization using a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) has become a field of interest for researchers in the past years.  ...  This article presents an overview of the current trends in this domain.  ...  Range-free methods aim to eliminate the need for ad-ditional hardware by relying on hypothesis about network connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.4236/wet.2011.24033 fatcat:uknzhadcgjhh7gqy4g5qdiubmy

Communication of Sensor Data in Underground Mining Environments: An Evaluation of Wireless Signal Quality over Distance

Hajime Ikeda, Oluwafemi Kolade, Muhammad Ahsan Mahboob, Frederick Thomas Cawood, Youhei Kawamura
2021 Mining  
The aim of this study is to explore and test a smart phone network for communicating sensor data from the underground production environment to the surface.  ...  The results show that a communication speed of 80 Mbps was achieved in a 60 m range, thus, indicating the potential for the support of applications requiring higher data rates.  ...  Introducing the local environment parameters to wireless signal networks enabled better calibration of the WSN.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mining1020014 fatcat:4hvy7lghnzcq7nchwkpbfpm44y

Range-free localization schemes for large scale sensor networks

Tian He, Chengdu Huang, Brian M. Blum, John A. Stankovic, Tarek Abdelzaher
2003 Proceedings of the 9th annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking - MobiCom '03  
Because coarse accuracy is sufficient for most sensor network applications, solutions in range-free localization are being pursued as a cost-effective alternative to more expensive range-based approaches  ...  The remainder of the paper is organized as follows: Section 2 discusses previous work in localization for sensor networks. Section 3 describes APIT.  ...  and sufficient solution for localization in sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/938994.938995 fatcat:ewvdocfvwbh35gormu6hdlybyy

Comparative study of RSS-based collaborative localization methods in sensor networks

Avanthi Koneru, Xinrong Li, Murali Varanasi
2006 2006 IEEE Region 5 Conference  
Range-free Techniques Range-free schemes do not need distance or angle information for localization.  ...  MDS-MAP(P) achieves better results in irregular networks. It operates by setting the number of hops as range for local maps and applies MDS-MAP(C) within this range to generate its local map.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpsd.2006.5507424 fatcat:a4ajyrtzwbc5pl67cf7by2k6zm

Range-free localization schemes for large scale sensor networks

Tian He, Chengdu Huang, Brian M. Blum, John A. Stankovic, Tarek Abdelzaher
2003 Proceedings of the 9th annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking - MobiCom '03  
Because coarse accuracy is sufficient for most sensor network applications, solutions in range-free localization are being pursued as a cost-effective alternative to more expensive range-based approaches  ...  The remainder of the paper is organized as follows: Section 2 discusses previous work in localization for sensor networks. Section 3 describes APIT.  ...  and sufficient solution for localization in sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/938985.938995 dblp:conf/mobicom/HeHBSA03 fatcat:n7edic57bjgixkpyfyldmbiziu

A Survey on Spectrum Utilization in Wireless Sensor Networks

Hongyao Luo, Zhichuan Huang, Ting Zhu
2015 Journal of Sensors  
In recent years, the industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) bands have been intensively shared with unlicensed wireless communications applications such as wireless sensor networks (WSNs).  ...  Moreover, ISM band, as the main communication medium of WSN, should be reasonably utilized in an efficient and effective manner.  ...  Wireless link irregularity is a common and significant phenomenon in WSN. It results in irregularity of radio range and variations in packet loss in different directions.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/624610 fatcat:zwp2y6zchzfpfeutagtsp5d3hu
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