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GPS-Free-Free Positioning System for Wireless Sensor Networks

Farid Benbadis
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Timur Friedman
Marcelo Dias de Amorim
Serge Fdida

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Positioning systemsare important components of many communication architectures. The traditional Global Positioning System (GPS) is impractical in many situations, which makes the need for relative measurement-based approaches. Existing relative solutions lead to good results but generally require that nodes are embedded with specific capabilities. In this paper, we propose GPS-Free-Free, a simple positioning system based on distances in number of hops between nodes. GPS-free-free make very loose assumptions (only neighborhood discovery) and does not require the computation of complex algorithms. We show through simulations that GPS-free-free leads to good placement results at very low signaling overhead.
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hal-01486944 , version 1 (10-03-2017)

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Farid Benbadis, Timur Friedman, Marcelo Dias de Amorim, Serge Fdida. GPS-Free-Free Positioning System for Wireless Sensor Networks. WOCN 2005 - 2nd IFIP International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks, Mar 2005, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. pp.541-545, ⟨10.1109/WOCN.2005.1436085⟩. ⟨hal-01486944⟩
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