Theoretical study of signal and geometrical properties of two-dimensional UWB-based indoor positioning systems using TDoA

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Abstract

This paper presents an introductory yet comprehensive study of the combined signal and geometrical properties of Indoor Positioning Systems (IPSs) based on ultra-wideband (UWB) technology. These IPSs consist of a network of more than three transmitting anchors and a (tagged) single receiving object to be localised. The specific algorithm used in this paper is the Time Difference of Arrival (TDoA) with round-robin scheduling. The analysis is structured in a systematic manner in order to lay the foundations for the optimal number, location and orientation of anchors aiming for maximum precision, and also for maximum size of the working area with a desired prescribed precision.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering
PublisherIEEE
Pages130-134
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-5739-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-5740-5
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 Apr 2020
Event2020 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 12 Feb 202015 Feb 2020
Conference number: 6
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Name2020 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, ICMRE 2020

Conference

Conference2020 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering
Abbreviated titleICMRE
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period12/02/2015/02/20
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Keywords

  • CRLB
  • IPS
  • TDoA
  • UWB
  • geometry
  • indoor positioning systems
  • optimal layout
  • precision

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Control and Optimization
  • Instrumentation

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    Grasso, P., & Innocente, M. (2020). Theoretical study of signal and geometrical properties of two-dimensional UWB-based indoor positioning systems using TDoA. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (pp. 130-134). [9065121] (2020 6th International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, ICMRE 2020). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMRE49073.2020.9065121