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A Novel Approach for Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Abhishek Kumar
  • Deepak Prashar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

Numerous applications such as Internet of Things and robotics using sensors and wireless sensor networks (WSN) require localization and target tracking for their efficient implementation and functioning. Localization means determining the precise position of nodes within the network. Localization sometimes is also a precondition to other functionalities such as routing, self-organization capability. Various approaches and algorithms have been proposed to solve the localization problem. Most of these techniques involve use of some deployed nodes whose position coordinates are already known to us (using GPS or some other method) called landmarks or anchors. This paper presents a novel connectivity-based mobile localization approach for sensor networks and list of parameters on which a comparative study can be done.

Keywords

WSN Anchors Range-based Range-free Mobility Localization algorithms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science EngineeringLovely Professional UniversityJalandharIndia

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