Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of a collection of spatially distributed radio transceivers with attached sensors that can measure and gather information from the environment. In this paper, we focus on the application of WSNs to indoor localization and, for this purpose, we propose the use of a Ultra Wide Band (UWB) WSN. The use of UWB signals guarantees robust performance in dense multipath environments, making them an attractive choice for indoor localization. In this paper, we discuss on different localization strategies: first classic geometric approaches are considered, then the mathematical framework is re-interpreted as an optimization problem. In the latter context, we propose the use of Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) in particular, which can overcome limitations of classic (geometric) approaches.

Accurate indoor localization with UWB wireless sensor networks / Monica, Stefania; Ferrari, Gianluigi. - (2014), pp. 287-289. ((Intervento presentato al convegno 23rd IEEE International WETICE Conference, WETICE 2014 tenutosi a ita nel 2014 [10.1109/WETICE.2014.41].

Accurate indoor localization with UWB wireless sensor networks

Monica Stefania;
2014

Abstract

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of a collection of spatially distributed radio transceivers with attached sensors that can measure and gather information from the environment. In this paper, we focus on the application of WSNs to indoor localization and, for this purpose, we propose the use of a Ultra Wide Band (UWB) WSN. The use of UWB signals guarantees robust performance in dense multipath environments, making them an attractive choice for indoor localization. In this paper, we discuss on different localization strategies: first classic geometric approaches are considered, then the mathematical framework is re-interpreted as an optimization problem. In the latter context, we propose the use of Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) in particular, which can overcome limitations of classic (geometric) approaches.
23rd IEEE International WETICE Conference, WETICE 2014
ita
2014
287
289
Monica, Stefania; Ferrari, Gianluigi
Accurate indoor localization with UWB wireless sensor networks / Monica, Stefania; Ferrari, Gianluigi. - (2014), pp. 287-289. ((Intervento presentato al convegno 23rd IEEE International WETICE Conference, WETICE 2014 tenutosi a ita nel 2014 [10.1109/WETICE.2014.41].
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