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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 142803, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/142803
Research Article

Location Estimation in a Smart Home: System Implementation and Evaluation Using Experimental Data

Laboratoire DOMUS, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 boulevard de l'Université, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1K 2R1

Received 5 September 2007; Accepted 6 February 2008

Academic Editor: Frédérique Laforest

Copyright © 2008 Youcef Rahal et al. 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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