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Evaluation of communications management in a simulated decentralized identity fusion system
Author(s): Rob H. Deaves; Phil Greenway; David R. Bull; M. Bridges; David Nicholson
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Paper Abstract

Communications management applied to a simulated decentralized target identification system is described. Here two communications management algorithms are compared. One is based on an intelligent information theoretic approach. The other is based on a non-intelligent algorithm. The investigation is concerned with the performance of the algorithms as the communication bandwidth between the nodes of the decentralized system is constrained and the number of targets being observed is varied. The results show that the intelligent algorithm outperforms the non-intelligent algorithm. This is at the cost of increased computational requirement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3068, Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition VI, (28 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280843
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Rob H. Deaves, British Aerospace PLC and Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Phil Greenway, British Aerospace PLC (United Kingdom)
David R. Bull, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
M. Bridges, British Aerospace PLC (United Kingdom)
David Nicholson, British Aerospace PLC (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3068:
Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition VI
Ivan Kadar, Editor(s)

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