QoS-Aware Reference Station Placement for Regional Network RTK
Maolin Tang
Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2009.21007   PDF   HTML     6,566 Downloads   10,099 Views   Citations


Network RTK (Real-Time Kinematic) is a technology that is based on GPS (Global Positioning System) or more gener-ally on GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) measurements to achieve centimeter-level accuracy positioning in real-time. Reference station placement is an important problem in the design and deployment of network RTK systems as it directly affects the quality of the positioning service and the cost of the network RTK systems. This paper identifies a new reference station placement for network RTK, namely QoS-aware regional network RTK reference station placement problem, and proposes an algorithm for the new reference station placement problem. The algorithm can always produce a reference station placement solution that completely covers the region of network RTK.

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M. Tang, "QoS-Aware Reference Station Placement for Regional Network RTK," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2009, pp. 44-49. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2009.21007.

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