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Performance Analysis of Network Based Cellular Positioning Techniques in UMTS Networks

Balaram Singh, Santosh Kumar Sahoo, Soumya Ranjan Pradhan


In the current scenario location estimation is a very challenging field in case of UMTS networks, as the utility is very high in the LBS application with respect to various aspects. So, performance analysis of cellular positioning techniques is carried out in this paper using three mostly used network based techniques likely RSSI, TOA & AOA, where the nodes are assumed to be static at the time of computation of their respective locations and some reference nodes are also considered for helping the location calculation, whose coordinates are known prior to the computation and is stored in the database.


Location estimation, cellular positioning, network based, RSSI, TOA, AOA

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