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Context exploitation in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for detection and tracking algorithms
Author(s): Jonathan D. Tucker; S. Robert Stanfill
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Paper Abstract

Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions involve complex analysis of sensor data that can benefit from the exploitation of geographically aligned context. In this paper we discuss our approach to utilizing geo-registered imagery and context for the purpose of aiding ISR detection and tracking applications. Specifically this includes rendering context masks on imagery, increasing the speed at which detection algorithms process data, providing a way to intelligently control detection density for given ground areas, identifying difficult traffic terrain, refining peak suppression for congested areas, reducing target center of mass location errors, and increasing track coverage and duration through track prediction error robustness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 May 2015
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 9473, Geospatial Informatics, Fusion, and Motion Video Analytics V, 94730L (21 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2180938
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Jonathan D. Tucker, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (United States)
S. Robert Stanfill, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9473:
Geospatial Informatics, Fusion, and Motion Video Analytics V
Matthew F. Pellechia; Kannappan Palaniappan; Peter J. Doucette; Shiloh L. Dockstader; Gunasekaran Seetharaman; Paul B. Deignan, Editor(s)

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