An Area Localization Algorithm Using RFID
Internet of Things and Cloud Computing
Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2015, Pages: 82-87
Received: Sep. 23, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 9, 2015; Published: Nov. 3, 2015
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Yaoqi Du, Department of Computer Science & Technology, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Zhiying Yang, Department of Computer Science & Technology, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
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There is a growing interest in the research of localization system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. In some application scenarios, such as smart shelves, tend to have the demand for the exact location of the target object like books. Existing RFID localization algorithm usually assumes that the application environment is indoor, which couldn’t locate the target in a small enough space. Different from the localization system which gives the specific coordinates of the tracking tag like LANDMARC, this paper present an area localization algorithm, ALLGET. Based on grouping of reference tags, ALLGET locate the tracking tag into a small area. Our experimental results show that ALLGET can get a better accuracy than LANDMARC in the same condition.
RFID, Area Localization, ALLGET, LANDMARC
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Yaoqi Du, Zhiying Yang, An Area Localization Algorithm Using RFID, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015, pp. 82-87. doi: 10.11648/j.iotcc.20150304.11
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