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Multilevel distributed fusion of multisensors data
Author(s): Ramon Parra-Loera; Wiley E. Thompson; Syed Ali Akbar
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Paper Abstract

A combination serial and parallel configuration of n sensors for decision fusion is analyzed. Unlike a parallel fusion scheme which fuses data only when it receives all information from all sensors, this configuration does not require data from all sensors before fusion. This configuration, therefore, is better than parallel fusion due to its speed and tendency to process data without time delay. Furthermore, it is better than serial distributed decision fusion in the sense that it removes the possibility of link failure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1699, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition, (9 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138217
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Ramon Parra-Loera, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)
Wiley E. Thompson, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)
Syed Ali Akbar, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1699:
Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition
Vibeke Libby; Ivan Kadar, Editor(s)

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