A Review of Range Based Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks

International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering
© 2021 by SSRG - IJECE Journal
Volume 8 Issue 12
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Abha Tiwari, Manish Kumar
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Abha Tiwari, Manish Kumar, "A Review of Range Based Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks," SSRG International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, vol. 8,  no. 12, pp. 1-5, 2021. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488549/IJECE-V8I12P101


With recent development in Wireless Sensor Networks ignited an important aspect in the location of the sensor. The location of the sensor inherently provides an accurate view of the sensor field. The tracking of certain objects in the monitoring and surveillance applications requires the location of an object to be incorporated with the tracking algorithms. To find out the position of a node, various localization algorithms are used. This requirement motivates the development of an efficient and effective Localization protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. The paper presents an overview of various localization techniques used in Wireless Sensor Networks and presents a detailed comparison of various Range Based Localization methods, which will help in understanding and selecting the best range-based algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network Applications.


WSN, Localization, Beacon nodes, RSSI, GPS.


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