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Precision Analysis and Parameter Inversion in the Stepwise Deployment of a Mixed Constellation

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Along with the planning and implementation of the COMPASS satellite navigation system, first as a regional then a global system, there is a need to probe into the positioning performance of the mixed constellation in the stepwise deployment scheme. Both the increase in the number of the MEO satellites in the constellation and the decrease in the user equivalent ranging error of the GEO satellites will improve the overall positioning performance of the system. Using the weighted dilution of precision as the evaluation criterion, we study the theoretical relationship between the internal parameters and the positioning precision during the evolution of the system. On one hand, the influence of each factor on the positioning performance is quantitatively analyzed under the circumstances of various constellation deployment schemes and user types. On the other hand, for given positioning performance indices, simulations are carried out to present the inversion of parameters. Our conclusions provide useful suggestions to the system design and stepwise deployment scheme of satellites.

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J. Yao, "Precision Analysis and Parameter Inversion in the Stepwise Deployment of a Mixed Constellation," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2013, pp. 390-397. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2013.36046.

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