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Rule-based situation assessment for sea surveillance
Author(s): Johan Edlund; Magnus Grönkvist; Andreas Lingvall; Egils Sviestins
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Paper Abstract

In order to achieve greater situation awareness it is necessary to identify relations between individual entities and their immediate surroundings, neighboring entities and important landmarks. The idea is that long-term intentions and situations can be identified by patterns of more rudimentary behavior, in essence situations formed by combinations of different basic relationships. In this paper we present a rule based situation assessment system that utilizes both COTS and in-house software. It is built upon an agent framework that speeds up development times, since it takes care of many of the infrastructural issues of such a communication intense application as this is, and a rule based reasoner that can reason about situations that develop over time. The situation assessment system is developed to be simple, but structurally close to an operational system, with connections to outside data sources and graphical editors and data displays. It is developed with a specific simple Sea-surveillance scenario in mind, which we also present, but the ideas behind the system are general and are valid for other areas as well.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6242, Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2006, 624203 (18 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664410
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Johan Edlund, Saab AB (Sweden)
Magnus Grönkvist, Saab AB (Sweden)
Andreas Lingvall, Saab AB (Sweden)
Egils Sviestins, Saab AB (Sweden)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6242:
Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications 2006
Belur V. Dasarathy, Editor(s)

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