Open Science Research Excellence
%0 Journal Article
%A Muhammad Haroon Siddiqui and  Muhammad Rehan Khalid
%D 2012 
%J  International Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering
%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
%I International Science Index 64, 2012
%T A Novel Approach for Tracking of a Mobile Node Based on Particle Filter and Trilateration
%U http://waset.org/publications/12519
%V 64
%X This paper evaluates the performance of a novel
algorithm for tracking of a mobile node, interms of execution time
and root mean square error (RMSE). Particle Filter algorithm is used
to track the mobile node, however a new technique in particle filter
algorithm is also proposed to reduce the execution time. The
stationary points were calculated through trilateration and finally by
averaging the number of points collected for a specific time, whereas
tracking is done through trilateration as well as particle filter
algorithm. Wi-Fi signal is used to get initial guess of the position of
mobile node in x-y coordinates system. Commercially available
software “Wireless Mon" was used to read the WiFi signal strength
from the WiFi card. Visual Cµ version 6 was used to interact with
this software to read only the required data from the log-file
generated by “Wireless Mon" software. Results are evaluated through
mathematical modeling and MATLAB simulation.
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