Femto-assisted location estimation in macro-femto heterogeneous networks

  • US 8,958,819 B2
  • Filed: 06/21/2013
  • Issued: 02/17/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system, comprising:

  • a memory to store instructions; and

    a processor, coupled to the memory, that facilitates execution of the instructions to perform operations, the operations comprising;

    receiving base station information related to a user equipment;

    receiving particle information for a first set of particles corresponding to possible user equipment locations and embodying at least one latent variable of a state space; and

    determining user equipment location information based on a first particle filtering applied to the first set of particles, wherein particle filtering comprises determining a distribution of the at least one latent variable at a time specified in a defined state space.

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