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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 794805, 11 pages
On the Joint Time Synchronization and Source Localization Using TOA Measurements
1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
2School of Internet of Things (IoT) Engineering, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214122, China
Received 1 October 2012; Revised 1 January 2013; Accepted 7 January 2013
Academic Editor: Long Cheng
Copyright © 2013 Ming Sun and Le Yang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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