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The dartmouth/zigbee_radio dataset (v. 2008-01-07)  >  the Hallway_turning_corners traceset

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2008-01-07
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the initial version.
short description

Traceset of indoor experiments in a hallway in an office building measuring the radio characteristics of 802.15.4 mobile person-to-person communications.

description

The traceset contains results from indoors experiments in a 55 meter hallway in an office building where the person carrying the receiver node turns several corners in the building.

release date
2008-01-07
date/time of measurement start
2007-08-18
date/time of measurement end
2007-08-18
methodology

This experiment is carried in a building hallway of an office building. In this case we take RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator), LQI (Link Quality Indicator), and throughput measurements at the receiver as a function of the transmitter-receiver distance.

The 55 meter hallway and its two wings are marked by equally spaced markers every 2 meters and starting the experiments with the transmitter statically positioned in the middle of the hallway, hanging from the ceiling in LoS (Line of Sight) contact with the rest of the hallway.

The receiver node is carried starting from one wing of the hallway, turning the corner after 20 meters into the hallway, and turning another corner after 70 meters out of the hallway into the other wing. Every time the person encounters a marker, the user button of the mote is clicked and a counter, which again represents an abstraction of the distance walked, is incremented. Every RSSI and LQI sample is stamped with the latest marker value which means that the RSSI and LQI values fall into bins identified by the number of markers minus one. The RSSI, LQI, and throughput values at the receiver at position i are calculated as the average of the RSSI, LQI, and throughput values collected by the receiver between position i and i+1 (assuming the receiver moves according to the i to i+1 direction).

By knowing the starting location of the nodes it is possible to determine the relative sender-receiver distance and an RSSI, LQI, and throughput map for each distance.

Two cases are considered: the mote is hung on the chest as the necklace case and the mote is carried in the pocket as the pocket case.

 the dartmouth/zigbee_radio/Hallway_turning_corners/neclace trace
 the dartmouth/zigbee_radio/Hallway_turning_corners/pocket trace
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