Time of arrival based location estimation for cooperative relay networks
AuthorsÇelebi, Hasari Burak
Abdallah, Mohamed M.
Hussain, Syed Imtiaz
Qaraqe, Khalid A.
KAUST DepartmentElectrical Engineering Program
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Communication Theory Lab
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AbstractIn this paper, we investigate the performance of a cooperative relay network performing location estimation through time of arrival (TOA). We derive Cramer-Rao lower bound (CRLB) for the location estimates using the relay network. The analysis is extended to obtain average CRLB considering the signal fluctuations in both relay and direct links. The effects of the channel fading of both relay and direct links and amplification factor and location of the relay node on average CRLB are investigated. Simulation results show that the channel fading of both relay and direct links and amplification factor and location of relay node affect the accuracy of TOA based location estimation. ©2010 IEEE.
Journal21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
Conference/Event name2010 IEEE 21st International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2010