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Image-based target tracking: fusion architecture and sensor management
Author(s): B. Hersen; A. Lalo; D. Laneuville; Michel Mariton
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Paper Abstract

Following the acceptance of the linear Gauss Markov paradigm pioneered by Kalman, the engineering practice for the design of target tracking applications had been maturing over the last two decades. In recent years however two emerging facts have called for a renewed attention from the research community: (1) the generalization of multiple sensor architectures, motivated by higher requirements in terms of target description and robustness to electronic warfare, and (2) the availability of affordable imaging sensors, following progress in infrared detectors technology. The purpose of this communication is to report on some recent work addressing the issues raised by these two new aspects of tracking application design. Ideas are illustrated using an air defense scenario.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1955, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition II, (3 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154971
Show Author Affiliations
B. Hersen, MATRA MS2i (France)
A. Lalo, MATRA MS2i (France)
D. Laneuville, MATRA MS2i (France)
Michel Mariton, MATRA MS2i (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1955:
Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition II
Ivan Kadar; Vibeke Libby, Editor(s)

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