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Sensing, communications, and processing budgets for tomographic distributed ground sensor arrays
Author(s): David J. Brady; Andrew Rittgers; Jason Richard Gallicchio; Ronald A. Stack; Rick L. Morrison
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Paper Abstract

A sensor array is tomographic if sensor modules share raw information to form a joint target model. Target identification is then implemented on the global model. This paper considers sensor head and sensor array resource budgets for tomographic ground sensors. In this application, mixed local and global analysis schemes are likely to prove optimal. We illustrate potential approaches with images and analysis of 3D visual and infrared targets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4040, Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications II, (21 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.392564
Show Author Affiliations
David J. Brady, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Andrew Rittgers, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Jason Richard Gallicchio, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Ronald A. Stack, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Rick L. Morrison, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4040:
Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications II
Edward M. Carapezza; Todd M. Hintz, Editor(s)

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