On the design and analysis of antenna patterns for localization with smart devices

D. Tunon, T. Taghavi, J. F. Chamberland, Gregory Huff

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Abstract

Source localization is a well-studied topic in the area of statistical signal processing. Several pertinent application scenarios exist for this problem, mainly derived from the type of observations available at the fusion center to conduct the estimation task. This work revisits some of the approaches and algorithms proposed for localization, albeit in the context of smart devices. A distinguishing feature of smartphones and emerging monitoring platforms is the fact that each device comes equipped with an embedded global positioning system (GPS) unit and an inertial measurement unit (IMU). These devices can therefore estimate in a very precise manner their own location, and they can infer their current orientation. In certain cases, derived estimates, which act as side information, can significantly improve the performance of a source localization algorithm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479931200
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 16 2014
Event2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014 - Boulder, United States
Duration: Jan 8 2014Jan 11 2014

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Name2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014

Other

Other2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014
CountryUnited States
CityBoulder
Period1/8/141/11/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Tunon, D., Taghavi, T., Chamberland, J. F., & Huff, G. (2014). On the design and analysis of antenna patterns for localization with smart devices. In 2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014 [6928007] (2014 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI-NRSM.2014.6928007