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Plot enchaining algorithm: a novel approach for clustering flocks of birds
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Paper Abstract

In this study, an intuitive way for tracking flocks of birds is proposed and compared to simple cluster-seeking algorithm for real radar observations. For group of targets such as flock of birds, there is no need to track each target individually. Instead a cluster can be used to represent closely spaced tracks of a possible group. Considering a group of targets as a single target for tracking provides significant performance improvement with almost no loss of information.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 June 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9092, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2014, 909205 (13 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2048904
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Gülay Büyükaksoy Kaplan, TUBITAK BILGEM Information Technologies Institute (Turkey)
Adnan Lana, TUBITAK UME (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9092:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2014
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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