A Fuzzy Indoor Positioning System with ZigBee Wireless Sensors
Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 97-102
Received: Oct. 20, 2016; Published: Oct. 20, 2016
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Chih-Yung Chen, Department of Computer and Communication, Shu-Te University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Yu-Ju Chen, Department of Information Management, Cheng Shiu University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Shen-Whan Chen, Department of Communication Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Chi-Yen Shen, Department of Electrical Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Rey-Chue Hwang, Department of Electrical Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
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Abstract
This paper presents an indoor positioning system (IPS) by using fuzzy estimation technique. The research aims to design an IPS with high stability, high accuracy and high reliability. The received signal strengths (RSS) sensed by ZigBee wireless sensors were used to estimate the object’s position. All studies were experimented at a 10x10 square meters’ indoor field. In all experiments, 361 positions (features) were estimated. From the experimental results shown, the fuzzy positioning technique proposed has the high accurate estimation even RSS signals are unstable. It is also clearly found that the positioning accuracy could be greatly improved when more wireless sensors are used in IPS.
Keywords
Indoor Positioning System, Fuzzy, ZigBee Wireless Sensor
To cite this article
Chih-Yung Chen, Yu-Ju Chen, Shen-Whan Chen, Chi-Yen Shen, Rey-Chue Hwang, A Fuzzy Indoor Positioning System with ZigBee Wireless Sensors, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 97-102. doi: 10.11648/j.jeee.20160405.12
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