Application of Least Squares Algorithm for Precise GPS Receiver Positioning

  • R. Revathi
  • K. S. Ramesh
  • S. Koteswara Rao
  • K. Uday Kiran
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 701)


Precise positioning measurements of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have revolutionized scientific research in the area of geodynamics. Nowadays, it aids in the study of the crustal deformations caused by earthquakes, the unavoidable natural disasters. Calibration of the GPS data over fault lines, epoch-by-epoch results in precise positioning of the receiver. Least squares method is implemented in the calculation of the receiver coordinates obtained from the pseudoranges for every epoch. Application of this method has given a good approximation of the receiver coordinates at a given location.


Signal processing algorithms GPS receiver coordinates Pseudoranges 



This investigation is financially funded by DST, Government of India through sponsored projects SR/AS-04/WOS-A/2011 and SR/S4/AS-9/2012. The authors would also thank President, K L University for their assistance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Revathi
    • 1
  • K. S. Ramesh
    • 1
  • S. Koteswara Rao
    • 1
  • K. Uday Kiran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ECEKL UniversityVaddeswaram, Guntur (DT)India

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