Calibration as parameter estimation in sensor networks

@inproceedings{Whitehouse2002CalibrationAP,
  title={Calibration as parameter estimation in sensor networks},
  author={Kamin Whitehouse and David E. Culler},
  booktitle={WSNA},
  year={2002}
}
We describe an ad-hoc localization system for sensor networks and explain why traditional calibration methods are inadequate for this system. Building upon previous work, we frame calibration as a parameter estimation problem; we parameterize each device and choose the values of those parameters that optimize the overall system performance. This method reduces our average error from 74.6% without calibration to 10.1%. We propose ways to expand this technique to a method of autocalibration for… CONTINUE READING
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