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Title: Adding direction to a directionless world
Author(s): Trower, Matthew
Advisor(s): Kravets, Robin H.
Department / Program: Computer Science
Discipline: Computer Science
Degree Granting Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree: M.S.
Genre: Thesis
Subject(s): localization wireless bluetooth proximity orientation
Abstract: This thesis focuses on the feasibility of adding a new dimension to spatial context referred to as orientation. Based on directional antennas and previous work in RSSI based radio distance estimation, this work shows that using directional antennas alone, the angle between two devices can be approximated. Furthermore, this thesis shows the effect of distance estimation error on angle estimation and how the number of samples affects the error in angle estimation.
Issue Date: 2012-05-22
Rights Information: Copyright 2012 Matthew Trower
Date Available in IDEALS: 2012-05-22
Date Deposited: 2012-05

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