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Author Chiti, F. ♦ Fantacci, R. ♦ Morosi, S. ♦ Niccolai, L.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2008
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Wireless communication ♦ Wireless sensor networks ♦ Protocols ♦ Estimation ♦ Mobile communication ♦ Distance measurement ♦ Ultra wideband technology
Abstract Wireless Sensor Networking (WSNing) is drawing the attention of both scientific and industrial communities as it represents a low cost and effective approach to achieve intelligent environments. Recently, IEEE 802.15.4a standard showed IR-UWB technology to be an efficient candidate for PHY layer, bringing the additional benefit of a localization capability. This paper deals with a localization scheme based on an innovative Time of Arrival ranging procedure, specifically designed for UWB WSNs in which several mobile nodes interact with a fixed infrastructure. Achieved results point out the suitability of the proposed approach for a couple of realistic scenarios, despite the fact the ranging accuracy is reduced by the influence of short and long term fading effects.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electron. & Telecommun., Florence Univ., Florence (Chiti, F.; Fantacci, R.; Morosi, S.; Niccolai, L.)
ISBN 9781424422166
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-09-10
Publisher Place Germany
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 104.71 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 205
Ending Page 208


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library