Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

UWB Channel Measurements for Accurate Indoor Localization

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Alavi, B. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA ; Alsindi, N. ; Pahlavan, K.

Recently, indoor localization has attracted considerable attention. More importantly, indoor channel measurements and models are very essential to accurate characterization of the ranging error for military applications. This paper provides the results of UWB measurements and modeling performed for indoor geolocation applications. The measurement campaign took place in the Worcester, MA in a modern office building, a manufacturing floor, a residential house, and an old office building. A total of 2934 wideband measurements at frequency band of 3-8 GHz were collected in the four sites. Measurements were divided into indoor-to-indoor, outdoor-to-indoor, and roof-to-indoor conditions with two different polarity of the mobile antenna representing an upright soldier and a soldier lying on the ground. The models developed from the measurements represent a number of propagation scenarios for different areas in each set of measurements. In this paper we provide novel path-loss models of the first-detected path (FDP) and the total power which is essential for localization applications. In addition ranging error models are also provided which characterizes the behavior of the direct-path (DP) and its relationship to the error. All the models are presented for two different bandwidths of 500 MHz and 3 GHz.

Published in:

Military Communications Conference, 2006. MILCOM 2006. IEEE

Date of Conference:

23-25 Oct. 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.