Wi-Fi localization with a Case Study of Mobile Robot


  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Hamid M. Hasan University of Technology, Control and systems Eng. Dept. Iraq
  • Atheer J. Baqir University of Technology, Control and systems Eng. Dept. Iraq


localization, mobile robot, Wi-Fi.


Estimating the location of the mobile robot in an indoor environment is a fundamental challenge nowadays. The accuracy of positioning Mechanisms such as GPS is often limited for indoor environments. In this study, we develop the feasibility of building an indoor localization system that is cost effective for large scale deployments, can operate over existing Wi-Fi networks, and can provide flexibility to accommodate new sensor observations as they become available. This paper focuses on the use of Wi-Fi for communicating with and localizing the robotby Wi-Fi received signal strength indication (RSSI) to calculate the distance between the robot and access point (AP). Also we need to figure out the accurate orientation of the platform in 2D environment.


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How to Cite

M. Hasan, A. P. D. H., & J. Baqir, A. (2018). Wi-Fi localization with a Case Study of Mobile Robot. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 47(1), 134–144. Retrieved from https://asrjetsjournal.org/index.php/American_Scientific_Journal/article/view/4437