Experimental Evaluation of Agent-Based Localization of Smart Appliances

  • Stefania MonicaEmail author
  • Federico Bergenti
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10207)


This paper presents an experimental evaluation of the performance of a novel add-on module for JADE intended to provide agents with estimates of their positions in known indoor environments with no need of dedicated infrastructures or specific onboard devices. First, the paper motivates the work and it details relevant assumptions regarding the applicability of the proposed module. The framework that the module provides to host localization algorithms is outlined, and the specific nomenclature is introduced. Then, the algorithm which ships with the module is briefly presented. Finally, the experimental campaign used to assess the performance of localization is detailed. Experimental results show that the accuracy of stationary localization is sufficient for envisaged application scenarios.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di ParmaParmaItaly

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