A Survey of Localization Methods

November 19, 1999


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A Survey of Localization Methods

whatís the problem?

localization: relative

localization: absolute

topological maps

topological localization

triangulation

compass triangulation

celestial navigation

VOR: modern triangulation

vor for localization

VORís magic

distance-to-reference systems

accuracy constraints

measuring distance

gps: global positioning system

the basic idea

effects of clock bias

solving for clock bias

solving for clock bias

sources of gps error per satellite

differential gps

pinpoint 3d-id

the clock problem

implementation details

active bats

bats at work

the clock problem

implementation details

active bat accuracy

active lew-bats

distance measurement: using signal fading

flock of birds

radio signal strength

an initial test

sound off

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Author: Jeremy Elson

Email: jelson@usc.edu

Home Page: http://www.circlemud.org/~jelson

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