Considerations for RFID-Based Indoor Simultaneous Tracking

@inproceedings{Papapostolou2009ConsiderationsFR,
  title={Considerations for RFID-Based Indoor Simultaneous Tracking},
  author={Apostolia Papapostolou and Hakima Chaouchi},
  booktitle={WMNC/PWC},
  year={2009}
}
Context-aware applications is not just a vision. Advances in wireless communications and mobile capabilities have revolutionized the way services are brought to users, i.e. adapted to their context. Location is a key attribute of the term context and thus, an accurate location determination system is of paramount importance. RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) is an emerging technology and recently has been explored for its applicability in location sensing systems. In this paper, we focus on… 
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