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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6928961, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6928961
Research Article

Positioning Error Analysis of Ranging-Mode Using AIS Signals in China

Information Science and Technology College, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian 116026, China

Received 24 March 2016; Revised 2 August 2016; Accepted 16 August 2016

Academic Editor: Jose R. Martinez-de Dios

Copyright © 2016 Kai Zheng 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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