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Simulation of Virtual MIMO base stations for mobile location in IMT-Advanced networks

Awang md isa, Azmi and Markarian, Garik and Isa, Mohamad and Zakaria, Z. and Zin, M. S. I. M. (2012) Simulation of Virtual MIMO base stations for mobile location in IMT-Advanced networks. In: Applied Electromagnetics (APACE), 2012 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on :. IEEE, pp. 176-181. ISBN 978-1-4673-3114-2

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Abstract

The conventional Location and Positioning (L&P) methods rely on availability of base station (BS) locations as well as mitigation of propagation effects. It is known that the location estimation accuracy suffers from poor geometric dilution of precision (GDOP) caused by BS location as the conventional location algorithms which result in large GDOP values correspond to poor geometrical topology. In addition, NLOS effects cause a large error in time of arrival (TOA) reading; thus affecting mobile station (MS) estimation accuracy. In the proposed article these negative effects are eliminated by the utilization of virtual MIMO base stations

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Location estimation ; geometric dilution of precision (GDOP) ; multiple input multiple output (MIMO) ; time of arrival (TOA) ; virtual base station
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 64271
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2013 10:23
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 04:05
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/64271

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