Authors: Saad Biaz, Yiming Ji
Addresses: Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, 107 Dunstan Hall, Auburn University, AL, 36849–5347, USA. ' Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, 107 Dunstan Hall, Auburn University, AL, 36849–5347, USA
Abstract: In wireless ad hoc networks, node|s location information is useful for efficient routing and location-aware applications. This paper surveys this active area of research and presents a detailed comparison of most localisation algorithms in literature. Hardware requirements, reliability and accuracy are reviewed. The localisation methods are evaluated and compared under the same network settings.
Keywords: positioning; localisation algorithms; precision; location discovery algorithm; wireless ad hoc networks; wireless communications; mobile communications; node location.
International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2005 Vol.3 No.4, pp.374 - 410
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