17. UWB Location and Tracking—A Practical Example of a UWB-Based Sensor Network

  1. Hüseyin Arslan2,
  2. Zhi Ning Chen3 and
  3. Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto4
  1. Ian Oppermann,
  2. Kegen Yu,
  3. Alberto Rabbachin,
  4. Lucian Stoica,
  5. Paul Cheong,
  6. Jean-Philippe Montillet and
  7. Sakari Tiuraniemi

Published Online: 19 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch17

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

How to Cite

Oppermann, I., Yu, K., Rabbachin, A., Stoica, L., Cheong, P., Montillet, J.-P. and Tiuraniemi, S. (2006) UWB Location and Tracking—A Practical Example of a UWB-Based Sensor Network, in Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication (eds H. Arslan, Z. N. Chen and M.-G. Di Benedetto), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Electrical Engineering Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  2. 3

    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

  3. 4

    University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Author Information

  1. Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471715214

Online ISBN: 9780470042397



  • UWB location and tracking;
  • multiple access in UWB sensor systems;
  • position calculation methods - TOA measurements and TOA estimation algorithms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Multiple Access in UWB Sensor Systems

  • UWB Sensor Network Case Study

  • System Description—UWEN

  • System Implementation

  • Location System

  • Position Calculation Methods

  • Tracking Moving Objects

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References