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Relative location estimation in wireless sensor networks

N. Patwari, A.O. Hero, M. Perkins, N.S. Correal, R.J. O'Dea
2003 IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing  
Finally, relative location estimation algorithms are implemented in a wireless sensor network testbed.  ...  A small fraction of sensors in the network have known location while the remaining locations must be estimated.  ...  In wireless sensor networks, "sensing data without knowing the sensor location is meaningless" [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsp.2003.814469 fatcat:ge34lhwapfa5xi75lucyw2nt3y

QUAD: Quadrant-based relative location estimates for representative topologies in wireless sensor networks

May Wong, Demet Aksoy
2009 Computer Networks  
To date, however, the focus of such estimations was based on individual accuracy of sensor locations in isolation to the complete network.  ...  Yet, resource constraints and size issues prohibit its use in small sensor nodes that are designed to be cost efficient. Instead, locations are estimated using a number of approaches.  ...  in estimating the relative location.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2009.01.014 fatcat:5ojoru4qcvcpdb3sqhmf7kocsm

Relative Accuracy based Location Estimation in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks

M. Wong, D. Aksoy
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Communications  
In sensor networks, the location of a sensor making an observation is a vital piece of information to allow accurate data analysis.  ...  To date, however, the focus was on individual accuracy of each sensor's position estimates in isolation to the complete network.  ...  In particular, the relative positions of A' and B' are incorrect in comparison to In general, the precise location of each sensor node is not necessary in most sensor network applications [AKY02] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2007.538 dblp:conf/icc/WongA07 fatcat:tupiaayclfagtonjljq55wqj7q

LOCALIZATION IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING TLBO

SHARMA GAURAV, A. RAJESH
2018 i-manager's Journal on Wireless Communication Networks  
Then, we explore the idea of using multidimensional scaling technique to compute relative positions of sensors in a wireless sensor network.  ...  In this paper, determining the localization of nodes in a Wireless Sensor Network is a very important task, which involves collaboration between sensor nodes.  ...  be the estimated locations of the set of sensor in 2D space.  ... 
doi:10.26634/jwcn.7.3.15932 fatcat:gl3mlwz2gnaalbfcydxzlqcxsy

Localization in Wireless Sensor Network Using MDS

Rashmi Agrawal, Brajesh Patel
2012 International Journal of Smart Sensor and Adhoc Network.  
Then, we explore the idea of using multidimensional scaling technique to compute relative positions of sensors in a wireless sensor network.  ...  In this paper, determining the localization of nodes in a Wireless Sensor Network is a very important task, which involves collaboration between sensor nodes.  ...  be the estimated locations of the set of sensor in 2D space.  ... 
doi:10.47893/ijssan.2012.1068 fatcat:2nkkkgfioretbmnlut65n5dycy

Quadrotor-Based Lighthouse Localization with Time-Synchronized Wireless Sensor Nodes and Bearing-Only Measurements

Brian G. Kilberg, Felipe M. R. Campos, Craig B. Schindler, Kristofer S. J. Pister
2020 Sensors  
We demonstrate a quadrotor performing laser-based relative bearing measurements of stationary wireless sensor nodes with known locations and using these measurements to localize itself.  ...  Furthermore, simulations show that these same measurements could be used for localizing sensor motes with unknown locations in the future.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was financially supported by the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20143888 pmid:32668609 fatcat:o6aij44cx5h7fja3m4ophr2tvi

Proposal for a wireless sensor network visualization system using location estimation technology

Yukihiro Kanamaru, Hidekazu Suzuki, Kensaku Asahi, Akira Watanabe
2014 2014 Seventh International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU)  
In this paper, we propose a visualization system for wireless sensor networks using a tablet and location estimation technology.  ...  In recent years, popularization of wireless sensor networks in various fields including smart houses and environment monitoring systems at factories has been expected.  ...  As a result, in order to solve these problems, this paper proposes wireless sensor network visualization system using a location estimation technology.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmu.2014.6799080 dblp:conf/icmu/KanamaruSAW14 fatcat:l5n3i3tifnfh3kv67z3blnpgsu

A Practical Solution for Location Estimation in Manually Deployed Wireless Sensor Networks

Om Prakash Sahu, Tarun Dubey
2011 Wireless Sensor Network  
A simple real time location estimation technique is worked out for wireless sensor networks based on manual deployment of sensors.  ...  This paper addresses the existing research and adds another aspect of functionality by incorporating pertinent sensor nodes to provide a dynamic location discovery and estimation.  ...  The satellite image of the site where the wireless sensor network was tested can be seen in Figure 2. A perfect match between the deployment location and relative geographical position was observed.  ... 
doi:10.4236/wsn.2011.34013 fatcat:vudg6e3ugnburfnawgmrsa7lfu

A Time Difference of Arrival-based Localization Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks

Songbo Ji
2016 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
sensor networks which are designed for real-time surveillance and unexpected incidents management.  ...  In particular, several means to improve the accuracy of distance measurement are investigated, and the TDOA method, based on the sound wave and electromagnetic wave to locate in the large-scale WSN, is  ...  It is necessary to find an alternative approach to identify the position of each sensor in wireless sensor networks after deployment.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v12i11.6228 fatcat:ry3w5ijwzfbghia5a5p2qqbyqy

PLACE: Protocol for Location And Coordinate Estimation––a wireless sensor network approach

Yuecheng Zhang, Liang Cheng
2004 Computer Networks  
In this paper a Protocol for Location And Coordinate Estimation (PLACE) is presented as a distributed multi-hop positioning approach based on wireless sensor networks without relying on GPS data at each  ...  ; and (iii) a dense wireless sensor network should be deployed when applying the PLACE for accurate location and coordinates estimations.  ...  Fig. 2 shows the basic ideas of the PLACE approach to estimate the sensor node positioning information in a wireless sensor network.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2004.06.003 fatcat:35tl5zrpwnhnxes5ag7a67k67i

Energy Constraints of Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN): A Survey

Griffith S.Klogo, James D. Gadze
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
It also refers to the case of locating sensor nodes that are synchronized in a network.  ...  Determining the absolute and relative coordinate of sensor nodes in the network adds much more meaning to sense data.  ...  in wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13143-0543 fatcat:ihbi7tht6jhwlcgesjgre62xie

A Study on Visitors Tracking Method Using Wireless Communication

Shin-Hyeong Choi, Sun-Yeob Kim, Yoo-Chan Ra
2013 2013 International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA)  
Location tracking in wireless sensor networks is an important application area. The focus of this paper is on location tracking using wireless communication.  ...  In this paper, we present a visitor tracking method based on wireless sensor networks.  ...  Wireless Sensor Netoworks Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of so called sensor nodes, a combination of sensor technology and tiny battery driven computers that are equipped with a wireless communication  ... 
doi:10.1109/icisa.2013.6579318 dblp:conf/icisa/ChoiKR13 fatcat:gb3u42eture3xmyl77zim2dtoq

Accurate localization in combination with wireless sensor networks and laser localization

Lingfei Wu, Max Q.-H. Meng, Huawei Liang, Wen Gao
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics  
In this paper, an Accurate Localization in Combination with Wireless Sensor Networks and Laser localization scheme is proposed.  ...  In the proposed scheme, the wireless sensor networks first localize themselves with the help of the Lander.  ...  There are two steps in lunar rover localization: first of all, wireless sensor networks nodes, deployed with random placement, obtain their location coordinate using RSSI.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ical.2009.5262952 fatcat:ua533lgejzcg7borjylqldo6ti

Poster abstract

Xiang Ji, Hongyuan Zha
2003 Proceedings of the first international conference on Embedded networked sensor systems - SenSys '03  
Recently, a family of methods have been proposed for large scale ad hoc sensor networks that estimate the approximate positions of sensor nodes in the network.  ...  An example of such situations is that the topology of a sensor network is anisotropic.  ...  Then, we propose a centralized algorithm to estimate all sensors' relative locations by applying MDS to compute the relative positions of sensors with high error-tolerance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/958525.958544 fatcat:t57zkw4x6jdizmujfacxq2mtwa

Poster abstract

Xiang Ji, Hongyuan Zha
2003 Proceedings of the first international conference on Embedded networked sensor systems - SenSys '03  
Recently, a family of methods have been proposed for large scale ad hoc sensor networks that estimate the approximate positions of sensor nodes in the network.  ...  An example of such situations is that the topology of a sensor network is anisotropic.  ...  Then, we propose a centralized algorithm to estimate all sensors' relative locations by applying MDS to compute the relative positions of sensors with high error-tolerance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/958491.958544 dblp:conf/sensys/JiZ03 fatcat:t5zonk5scjfnnasj63dmp3okfu
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