Journal article

A hidden semi-Markov model for indoor radio source localization using received signal strength

Shuai Sun, Xuezhi Wang, Bill Moran, Wayne ST Rowe

Signal Processing | Elsevier | Published : 2020


Multipath propagation makes the use of received signal strength (RSS) unreliable as a signal propagation model for localization of a radio source based on RSS data. An approach to mitigation of this problem is the use of a Hidden Markov model (HMM) to represent the relationship between RSS and the radio source location by incorporating an environment prior and RSS source dynamics. The HMM structure forces a geometric form for the distribution for the sojourn time. This, combined with missing data problems, reduces confidence in location estimation. It is found, in this paper, that Hidden semi-Markov Models (HsMMs), with a more flexible sojourn time distribution are more able to represent sou..

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Awarded by Australia Research Council Linkage project

Funding Acknowledgements

This work is partially supported by Australia Research Council Linkage project grant LP150100065.