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Multiple instance learning for hidden Markov models: application to landmine detection
Author(s): Jeremy Bolton; Seniha Esen Yuksel; Paul Gader
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Paper Abstract

Multiple instance learning is a recently researched learning paradigm in machine intelligence which operates under conditions of uncertainty. A Multiple Instance Hidden Markov Model (MI-HMM) is investigated with applications to landmine detection using ground penetrating radar data. Without introducing any additional parameters, the MI-HMM provides an elegant and simple way to learn the parameters of an HMM in a multiple instance framework. The efficacy of the model is shown on a real landmine dataset. Experiments on the landmine dataset show that MI-HMM learning is effective.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8709, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XVIII, 87091M (7 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2016489
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Jeremy Bolton, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Seniha Esen Yuksel, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Paul Gader, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8709:
Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XVIII
J. Thomas Broach; Jason C. Isaacs, Editor(s)

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