Minimization of Localization Error using Connectivity based Geometrical Method in Wireless Sensor Networks
Many localization schemes are designed for finding the geographical coordinates of the unlocalized node in the network. Still, it is a difficult problem to find accurate and efficient localization schemes in the Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). We proposed a new method, connectivity based WSN node localization using one of the geometrical method namely centroid of a triangle. By developing the centroid of a triangle from the WSN network model in terms of localization requirements. The simulation outcomes have shown that the modified centroid (centroid_T) performs marginally better than the existing centroid method with a marginally increase in the computation process. We also observe the variation of localization error with various anchor nodes, radio range, and network size.
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