A Software-Defined GPS and Galileo Receiver: A Single-Frequency Approach / Edition 1

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This book explore the use of new technologies in the area of satellite navigation receivers. In order onstruct a reconfigurable receiver with a wide range of applications, the authors discuss receiver architecture based on software-defined radio techniques. The presentation unfolds in a user-friendly style and goes from the basics to cutting-edge research. The book is aimed at applied mathematicians, electrical engineers, geodesists, and graduate students. It may be used as a textbook in various GPS technology and signal processing courses, or as a self-study reference for anyone working with satellite navigation receivers.

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"The book is devoted to this subject [GPS] and at the same time to [the] Galileo System, a forthcoming European satellite-based navigation system. Both of them belong to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). The exposition is given in the frame of Software-defined Radios, which designates a technology which is based on a flexible open-architecture receiver that permits [building] a dynamic connection of various modules. The work of this platform is described in a MATLAB coding language...It is worthy to mention that Windows and LINUX can be used. The book is intended for applied mathematicians, electrical engineers, geodesists and graduate students as a reference book as well for self-study." —Zentralblatt MATH

"This excellent book will give you the mathematical fundamentals for software-based GPS … . The included MATLAB source code can be used to crunch the collected data to solve for position. This low level processing gives the user a keen insight into the signal processing of a GPS receiver. The provided algorithms encourage user modification to attempt to improved and design next generation GPS receivers." —SparkFun Electronics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817643904
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 11/9/2006
  • Series: Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis Series
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,536,840
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Signals and Systems
GPS Signal
Galileo Signal
GNSS Antennas and Front Ends
GNSS Receiver Operation Overview
Carrier and Code Tracking
Data Processing for Positioning
Appendix A. MATLAB Code
Appendix B. GNSS Signal Simulation

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