An Improved RSA Algorithm for Wireless Localization

  • Jiafei FuEmail author
  • Jingyu Hua
  • Zhijiang Xu
  • Weidang Lu
  • Jiamin Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 516)


Wireless localization has become a hot issue in Internet of things, but the none-line-of-sight (NLOS) propagation will degrade the performance of traditional localization algorithms. Therefore, this paper proposed an improved range scaling algorithm (RSA) in the wireless sensor networks, where we use a two-step improvement to enhance the constrained optimization model. Simulations demonstrate that the proposed algorithm outperforms the compared algorithms, and effectively suppress the localization error caused by the none-line-of-sight propagation.


Wireless location None-line-of-sight propagation Range scaling algorithm (RSA) Quadratic programming 



This paper was sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 61471322.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiafei Fu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jingyu Hua
    • 1
  • Zhijiang Xu
    • 1
  • Weidang Lu
    • 1
  • Jiamin Li
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Information EngineeringZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina
  2. 2.National Mobile Communications Research LabSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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