Wireless Location Positioning Based on WiMAX Features - A Preliminary Study

  • Azmi Awang Md Isa
  • Garik Markarian
  • Kamarul Ariffin Noordin
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 13)


In this paper, we exploit the potential of positioning technologies in wireless broadband communications, which are based on worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX), in particular the IEEE802.16* standards. By utilizing the additional features in WiMAX including multiple input multiple output (MIMO), adaptive modulation and coding (AMC), beamforming, relay station and power control, we believe that the features can be used for enhancing the location estimation accuracy in location services.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azmi Awang Md Isa
    • 1
  • Garik Markarian
    • 1
  • Kamarul Ariffin Noordin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication SystemsLancaster UniversityUnited Kingdom

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