The paper addresses the use of UMTS terminals for probing the signal level as a function of location for the purposes of network planning and monitoring. Potential UMTS location techniques are presented and the location performance of time delay and correlation based techniques is estimated by using impulse responses calculated by three-dimensional simulation techniques. The probing accuracy is estimated by carrying out simulations with different location accuracy levels. The Database Correlation Method (DCM) seems potential for supporting network planning applications.
|Title of host publication||Towards Ubiquitous Communications: Proceedings of the IST Mobile & Wireless Telecommunications Summit 2002|
|Publisher||Aristotle University of Thessaloniki|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|
|MoE publication type||A4 Article in a conference publication|
|Event||IST Mobile and Wireless Telecommunications Summit - Thessaloniki, Greece|
Duration: 17 Jun 2002 → 19 Jun 2002
|Conference||IST Mobile and Wireless Telecommunications Summit|
|Period||17/06/02 → 19/06/02|
- UMTS location
- network planning
Ahonen, S., Lähteenmäki, J., Laitinen, H., & Horsmanheimo, S. (2002). Usage of mobile location techniques for UMTS network planning in urban environment. In Towards Ubiquitous Communications: Proceedings of the IST Mobile & Wireless Telecommunications Summit 2002 (pp. 823-827). Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.