Indoor navigation for first responders
Duckworth, R. James Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Cyganski, David Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.
- RF-based indoor position estimation
- Time of arrival–based location estimation
- Time difference of arrival–based location estimation
- Multipath problem
- Multisignal fusion location estimation
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On December 3, 1999, a tragedy occurred in Worcester, Massachusetts, at a fire in a large aging brick warehouse, the former Worcester Cold Storage and Warehouse Co. building. What at first seemed like a routine response situation by the Worcester Fire Department turned out to be a deadly incident resulting in six firefighters losing their lives when they became disoriented and lost in the complex structure.
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