Evaluation of Bluetooth properties for indoor localisation

Khuong An Nguyen, Zhiyuan Luo

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Abstract

Current indoor localisation systems make use of common wireless signals such as Bluetooth, WiFi to track the users inside a building. Amongst those, Bluetooth has been widely known for its low-power consumption, small maintenance cost, as well as its wide-spread amongst the commodity devices. Understanding the properties of such wireless signal definitely aids the tracking system design. However, little research has been done to understand the properties of Bluetooth wireless signal amongst the current Bluetooth-based tracking systems.

In this chapter, the most important Bluetooth properties related to indoor localisation are experimentally investigated from a statistical perspective. A Bluetooth-based tracking system is proposed and evaluated with the location fingerprinting technique to incorporate the Bluetooth properties described in the chapter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgress in Location-Based Services
PublisherSpringer
Pages127-149
ISBN (Electronic)9783642342035
ISBN (Print)9783642342028
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
PublisherSpringer

Keywords

  • Indoor localisation
  • Location fingerprinting
  • Bluetooth properties

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    Nguyen, K. A., & Luo, Z. (2013). Evaluation of Bluetooth properties for indoor localisation. In Progress in Location-Based Services (pp. 127-149). (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34203-5_8