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Enhancing the Localization Precision in Aircraft Parking Areas of Airports through Advanced Ray-Tracing Techniques

  • Antonio del Corte
  • Oscar Gutierrez
  • José Manuel Gómez
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 151)

Abstract

Parking areas in airports where the aircraft is loaded, refueled and boarded, present a high risk of accidents due to the large number of vehicles and people involved in the handling activity. For airport ground surveillance, different technologies are deployed: Radar, CCTV, GPS and Trilateration systems. All these solutions have important limitations when are using for surveillance in apron and stands areas near the terminal buildings. To solve this problem, we propose new algorithms for localization based on fingerprinting techniques that, using the available WLAN infrastructure and the ray-tracing multipath information provided by newFASANT simulation tool, allow increasing accuracy and safety in outdoor areas of the airports.

Keywords

Multipath Effect Fingerprinting Technique Localization Precision Stand Area Handling Activity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio del Corte
    • 1
  • Oscar Gutierrez
    • 2
  • José Manuel Gómez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringUniversity of AlcaláMadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of AlcaláMadridSpain

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