Design considerations for clustering localization technique in an indoor wireless network

Siti Zakiah Hasan, Rosdiadee Nordin

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Abstract

Indoor positioning technique, also known as localization is an application that can benefit from the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) infrastructure and WLAN enabled devices. This paper discusses implementation of an indoor wireless localization network by using the existing WLAN infrastructure based on a novel clustering technique. Design criteria and parameters involved to form a cluster group has been defined and presented. The preliminary results from this study indicates the proposed clustering technique able to perform indoor localization, whereby total of 17 cluster groups have been generated from the 82 anchor points in an indoor area. Several proposal enhancements also presented in order to enhance the accuracy and improve the selection criteria of the clustering method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
Volume58
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
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Clustering
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Clustering Methods
Positioning
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Design

Keywords

  • Cluster
  • Indoor localization
  • Positioning technique
  • RSS
  • WiFi
  • WLAN

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  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Design considerations for clustering localization technique in an indoor wireless network. / Hasan, Siti Zakiah; Nordin, Rosdiadee.

In: Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2013, p. 205-210.

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