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Enhanced Localization in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks through Cooperation

  • Senka Hadzic
  • Joaquim Bastos
  • Jonathan Rodriguez
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 45)

Abstract

Next generation networks consider context information to deliver personalized services, where this context can include positioning information. On the other side, positioning information is relevant to some of the network main functions: geographical routing, network coverage, enhanced security, power saving etc. Therefore determining the position of nodes in wireless networks is pivotal and this paper proposes a cooperative iterative framework to expand the overall localization coverage in an ad hoc wireless network.

Keywords

Positioning Ad hoc distance estimation cooperation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Senka Hadzic
    • 1
  • Joaquim Bastos
    • 1
  • Jonathan Rodriguez
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesCampus Universitário de SantiagoAveiroPortugal

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