Position location techniques and applications [electronic resource] / David Munoz ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Mu�noz, David, 1949-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 275 p.) : illISBN: 9780123743534; 0123743532; 9780080921938 (electronic bk.); 0080921930 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Geographical positions | Astrometry | Mathematical geography | Artificial satellites -- Tracking | Artificial satellites | Location-based services | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Remote Sensing & Geographic Information SystemsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Position location techniques and applications.DDC classification: 910.285 LOC classification: G109.5 | .P67 2009Online resources: ScienceDirect
Contents:
The PL need and Historical Developments; PL requirements and Limitation; Terrestrial and Satellite Scenarios; Current and Potential Applications; AOA measurements; Nonparametric Methods for Estimation of AOA; Parametric Methods for Estimation of AOA; TOA and TDOA measurements; Range Estimation Based on Receive Signal strength (RSS); Signal strength (RSS); The Multilateration Problem; Geometrical multilateration; Statistical multilateration; Location estimation in multi hop scenarios; Performance assessment of location estimation systems; Single hop and relational scenarios; Multi Hop Scenarios; From Cellular to Reconfigurable Networks; Mobility in Wireless Networks; Towards the Cognitive Radio Paradigm for Position Location; Cellular Systems; Local / Indoor Network Scenario; Mesh Systems; Satellite Positioning; Structure of a System for Satellite Positioning; Fundamental Concepts Involved; Applications; Sources of Errors; Trends and Comparison; Large scale fading; Small scale fading; Compound fading models.
The position location problem -- Signal parameter estimation for the localization problem -- Location information processing -- Heuristic approaches to the position location problem -- Terrestrial-based location systems -- Applications of terrestrial-based location systems -- Satellite-based location systems.
Summary: This book is the definitive guide to the techniques and applications of position location, covering both terrestrial and satellite systems. It gives all the techniques, theoretical models and algorithms that an engineer needs to improve their current location schemes and to develop future location algorithms and systems. Comprehensive coverage is given to system design trade-offs, complexity issues, and the design of efficient positioning algorithms, enabling the creation of high-performance location positioning systems. Traditional methods are also re-examined in the context of the challenges posed by reconfigurable and multi-hop networks. Applications discussed include wireless networks (WiFi, ZigBee, UMTS and DVB networks), cognitive radio and sensor and multi-hop networks. . Contains a complete guide to models, techniques and applications of position location . Includes applications to wireless networks (WiFi, ZigBee, DVB networks), cognitive radio, sensor networks and reconfigurable and multi-hop networks, demonstrating the relevance of location positioning to these 'hot' areas in research and development . Covers system design trade-offs, and the design of efficient positioning algorithms enables the creation of future location positioning systems . Provides a theoretical underpinning for understanding current position location algorithms, giving researchers a foundation to develop future algorithms.
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This book is the definitive guide to the techniques and applications of position location, covering both terrestrial and satellite systems. It gives all the techniques, theoretical models and algorithms that an engineer needs to improve their current location schemes and to develop future location algorithms and systems. Comprehensive coverage is given to system design trade-offs, complexity issues, and the design of efficient positioning algorithms, enabling the creation of high-performance location positioning systems. Traditional methods are also re-examined in the context of the challenges posed by reconfigurable and multi-hop networks. Applications discussed include wireless networks (WiFi, ZigBee, UMTS and DVB networks), cognitive radio and sensor and multi-hop networks. . Contains a complete guide to models, techniques and applications of position location . Includes applications to wireless networks (WiFi, ZigBee, DVB networks), cognitive radio, sensor networks and reconfigurable and multi-hop networks, demonstrating the relevance of location positioning to these 'hot' areas in research and development . Covers system design trade-offs, and the design of efficient positioning algorithms enables the creation of future location positioning systems . Provides a theoretical underpinning for understanding current position location algorithms, giving researchers a foundation to develop future algorithms.

The PL need and Historical Developments; PL requirements and Limitation; Terrestrial and Satellite Scenarios; Current and Potential Applications; AOA measurements; Nonparametric Methods for Estimation of AOA; Parametric Methods for Estimation of AOA; TOA and TDOA measurements; Range Estimation Based on Receive Signal strength (RSS); Signal strength (RSS); The Multilateration Problem; Geometrical multilateration; Statistical multilateration; Location estimation in multi hop scenarios; Performance assessment of location estimation systems; Single hop and relational scenarios; Multi Hop Scenarios; From Cellular to Reconfigurable Networks; Mobility in Wireless Networks; Towards the Cognitive Radio Paradigm for Position Location; Cellular Systems; Local / Indoor Network Scenario; Mesh Systems; Satellite Positioning; Structure of a System for Satellite Positioning; Fundamental Concepts Involved; Applications; Sources of Errors; Trends and Comparison; Large scale fading; Small scale fading; Compound fading models.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The position location problem -- Signal parameter estimation for the localization problem -- Location information processing -- Heuristic approaches to the position location problem -- Terrestrial-based location systems -- Applications of terrestrial-based location systems -- Satellite-based location systems.

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