Towards distortion-tolerant radio-interferometric object tracking

Gergely Zachár, Gyula Simon

Research output: Conference contribution

Abstract

Recently radio-interferometric object tracking methods were proposed, which apply inexpensive radio transmitter and receiver nodes to generate and measure radio-interferometric signals. The measured phase values can be used to track the position of one or more moving receivers. In these methods the ideal phase values, calculated from the position of the nodes, are heavily used. Unfortunately, multipath effects in indoor environments can significantly distort the ideal phase values, thus the accuracy and robustness of the former radio-interferometric methods is challenged. In this paper a novel position estimation method is proposed, which is less sensitive and thus more robust to distortions of radio-interferometric space. The performance of the proposed algorithm is compared to that of earlier radio-interferometric object tracking methods using simulations and real measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSENSORNETS 2016 - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks
EditorsAndreas Ahrens, Octavian Postolache, Cesar Benavente-Peces
PublisherSciTePress
Pages207-213
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789897581694
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks, SENSORNETS 2016 - Rome, Italy
Duration: febr. 19 2016febr. 21 2016

Publication series

NameSENSORNETS 2016 - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks

Other

Other5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks, SENSORNETS 2016
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period2/19/162/21/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems

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    Zachár, G., & Simon, G. (2016). Towards distortion-tolerant radio-interferometric object tracking. In A. Ahrens, O. Postolache, & C. Benavente-Peces (Eds.), SENSORNETS 2016 - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks (pp. 207-213). (SENSORNETS 2016 - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks). SciTePress. https://doi.org/10.5220/0005761702070213