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A Comparative View of AoA Estimation in WSN Positioning

  • Sharmilla Mohapatra
  • Sasmita Behera
  • C. R. Tripathy
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 33)

Abstract

The location tracking becomes very useful aspect in security and data collection and communication based applications. The wireless sensors have got the preferable characteristics of low memory, low weight, and low power and low cost with its increasing speed of application. GPS location tracking system found to be inappropriate due to its line-of-sight and cost constraints. Hence techniques like AoA, ToA & RSS are in high demand for Position tracking of sensor nodes. But at the time of measurement of these above parameters there is a high chance that they get corrupted with the atmospheric impairments and multipath propagation errors resulting an erroneous location tracking. Here it’s a part of the survey of different non-GPS location estimation systems of wireless sensor nodes. This paper is mainly focusing the estimation of angle of arrival (AoA) in different scenarios using different methods for location tracking.

Keywords

WSN LBS AoA SINR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sharmilla Mohapatra
    • 1
  • Sasmita Behera
    • 1
  • C. R. Tripathy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringVeer Surendra Sai University of TechnologyBurlaIndia

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