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JBE, vol. 23, no. 1, pp.154-161, January, 2018


Design and Implementation of Indoor Location Recognition System based on Fingerprint and Random Forest

Sunmin Lee and Nammee Moon

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As the number of smartphone users increases, research on indoor location recognition service is necessary. Access to indoor locations is predominantly WiFi, Bluetooth, etc., but in most quarters, WiFi is equipped with WiFi functionality, which uses WiFi features to provide WiFi functionality. The study uses the random forest algorithm, which employs the fingerprint index of the acquired WiFi and the use of the multI-value classification method, which employs the receiver signal strength of the acquired WiFi. As the data of the fingerprint, a total of 4 radio maps using the Mac address together with the received signal strength were used. The experiment was conducted in a limited indoor space and compared to an indoor location recognition system using an existing random forest, similar to the method proposed in this study for experimental analysis. Experiments have shown that the system's positioning accuracy as suggested by this study is approximately 5.8 % higher than that of a conventional indoor location recognition system using a random forest, and that its location recognition speed is consistent and faster than that of a study.


Keyword: Random Forest, Fingerprint, 실내위치인식, WiFi

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