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International Journal of Navigation and Observation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 870365, 12 pages
Research Article

GNSS Reliability Testing in Signal-Degraded Scenario

“Parthenope” University of Naples, Centro Direzionale di Napoli Isola C4, 80143 Naples, Italy

Received 25 October 2012; Revised 11 February 2013; Accepted 21 February 2013

Academic Editor: Sandro Radicella

Copyright © 2013 A. Angrisano 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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