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ISRN Communications and Networking
Volume 2011, Article ID 485486, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/485486
Research Article

Performance Evaluation of Hop-Based Range-Free Localization Methods in Wireless Sensor Networks

1Department of Computer Engineering & IT, Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, 71557-13876, Iran
2Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA

Received 12 December 2010; Accepted 4 January 2011

Academic Editor: G. Horng

Copyright © 2011 M. Keshtgary 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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