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Localization Capability of Cooperative Anti-Intruder Radar Systems
System aspects of an anti-intruder multistatic radar based on impulse radio ultrawideband (UWB) technology are addressed. The investigated system is composed of one transmitting node and at leastExpand
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The ultra-wide bandwidth outdoor channel: From measurement campaign to statistical modelling
This paper proposes an investigation of the propagation behaviour for Ultra-Wide Bandwidth (UWB) signals in outdoor environments. Specifically, we first report on the results of an extensiveExpand
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Sounding and modelling of the ultra wide-band channel in outdoor scenarios
This paper reports on extensive experimental activities and related modelling for the characterization of the ultra-wide bandwidth (UWB) channel in a typical "sub-urban" environment. We first presentExpand
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A Modular Framework for Fast Prototyping of Cooperative Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are gaining increasing interest thanks to their flexibility and versatility. However, these systems are very complex and a good simulation platform is needed. In thisExpand
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Entity Localization and Tracking: A Sensor Fusion-Based Mechanism in WSNs
Knowing exactly where a mobile entity is and monitoring its trajectory in real-time has recently attracted a lot of interests from both academia and industrial communities, due to the large number ofExpand
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Target detection metrics and tracking for UWB radar sensor networks
A radar sensor network (RSN) is a wireless network system, typically composed of one transmitting (TX) node and several receiving (RX) nodes, aimed at detecting and tracking an intruder (target)Expand
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Cognitive Radio with Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Location-capable Nodes
In this paper we introduce the basic concepts underlying Cognitive Radio (CR) as an emerging approach for a more flexible usage of the precious radio spectrum resources. After the definition of aExpand
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Performance evaluation of IR-UWB D-Rake receivers over IEEE 802.15.4a multipath fading channels with Narrow-Band Interference
In this paper, we analyze the performance of a simple receiver architecture for Impulse Radio (IR) Ultra Wide Band (UWB) systems. The receiver makes use of a Differential Binary Phase Shift KeyingExpand
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Indoor localization with multi sensor data fusion in Ad Hoc mobile scenarios
In this paper, we describe an Indoor Positioning System based on a proper combination of data from Inertial, Magnetic, Pressure sensors and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) radio. The system is able to provideExpand
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Notice of Violation of IEEE Publication Principles A low complexity tuneable pulse generator architecture for sub-GHz UWB applications
In this work we present a low-complexity, ultra-wideband (UWB) pulse generator which complies with the Sub-GHz band in FCC regulation. This pulse generator uses a simple common emitter amplifierExpand