Optimal Sensor Configuration for Three-Dimensional Range-Only Target Localization

  • Yueqian LiangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 528)


Optimal sensor configuration for range-only target localization in three-dimensional (3D) space is investigated in this paper. Based on the fact that to achieve more accurate localization, larger amount of information should be gathered, the maximization of the determinant of Fisher information matrix (FIM) is chosen as the optimality criterion. And by regarding the determinants as continuous polynomial functions of multiple formal variables, the optimal geometric configuration is systematically discussed.


Optimal sensor configuration Sensor network Target localization Fisher information Cramér-Rao lower bound (CRLB) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Academy of Electronics and Information TechnologyBeijingChina

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