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Internal Location Based Services using Wireless Sensor Networks and RFID Technology

Callaghan, MJ, Gormley, p, McBride, Michael, Harkin, Jim and McGinnity, T.Martin (2006) Internal Location Based Services using Wireless Sensor Networks and RFID Technology. IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 6 (4). pp. 108-113. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Rapid advances in wireless technologies and the near ubiquitous nature of portable mobile devices provide an opportunity to develop and deliver new types of location centric applications and services to users. However the majority of the current location based systems lack sufficient granularity and accuracy. This paper attempts to address some of these issues and presents an internal location tracking system based on the integration of RFID, wireless sensor networks and Wi-Fi that can accurately track users in an environment and subsequently present the user with context aware location specific information. The architecture developed is flexible and could be deployed in a range of application domains including tourism and inventory tracking.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Location based services, RFID, wireless sensory networks.
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Intelligent Systems
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Intelligent Systems Research Centre
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:29509
Deposited By: Mr Michael Callaghan
Deposited On:26 May 2014 11:50
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:14

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