3. Ultra Wideband Geolocation

  1. Hüseyin Arslan3,
  2. Zhi Ning Chen4 and
  3. Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto5
  1. Sinan Gezici1,
  2. Zafer Sahinoglu2,
  3. Hisashi Kobayashi1 and
  4. H. Vincent Poor1

Published Online: 19 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch3

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

How to Cite

Gezici, S., Sahinoglu, Z., Kobayashi, H. and Poor, H. V. (2006) Ultra Wideband Geolocation, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

  3. 5

    University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

  2. 2

    Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471715214

Online ISBN: 9780470042397



  • Ultra Wideband Geolocation (UWG);
  • positioning techniques and Cramer–Rao lower bounds (CRLBs);
  • time of arrival (ToA) based range and sharp time resolution of UWB signals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Signal Model

  • Positioning Techniques

  • Main Sources of Error in Time-Based Positioning

  • Ranging and Positioning

  • Location-Aware Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References