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Localization of a Single Sensor with Respect to a Single Beacon using Received Signal Strength (RSS) in Terrestrial Environment

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2019
Authors:
Anisur Rahman, Shafayet Khan, Khalid Bin Salahuddin
10.5120/ijca2019918389

Anisur Rahman, Shafayet Khan and Khalid Bin Salahuddin. Localization of a Single Sensor with Respect to a Single Beacon using Received Signal Strength (RSS) in Terrestrial Environment. International Journal of Computer Applications 181(38):45-52, January 2019. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2019918389,
	author = {Anisur Rahman and Shafayet Khan and Khalid Bin Salahuddin},
	title = {Localization of a Single Sensor with Respect to a Single Beacon using Received Signal Strength (RSS) in Terrestrial Environment},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2019},
	volume = {181},
	number = {38},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2019},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {45-52},
	numpages = {8},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume181/number38/30286-2019918389},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2019918389},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

This paper apprised the issue of finding the location of a single sensor node with a single beacon in a terrestrial wireless sensor network (WSN). Generally, the localization of a single sensor node in a terrestrial sensor network can be solved using multilateration technique with respect to three or more known beacon nodes. However, there is an area of concern, when the localization of a single sensor node (i.e. mobile station, cell phone) is to be measured with respect to only one known beacon node i.e. base transceiver station (BTS). Such a challenge is aimed to be solved with the help of received signal strength (RSS) survey data for a particular location within the desired environment. A simulated terrain and a model has been created based on RSS Survey data that defines the contours of radio frequency (RF) coverage in a particular test facility under a single beacon node. Simulation results show that our proposed model gives a solution which converges to determine the location of a single sensor node with respect to a single beacon node.

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Keywords

Wireless Sensor Networks, Received Signal Strength, Localization, Single Beacon, Heat map