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Simplified generalized asynchronous track fusion filter
Author(s): Ali T. Alouani; John E. Gray
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides a simplified solution to the general asynchronous track fusion problem of the authors. The original solution solves a practical sensor to sensor track fusion problem when the sensors used are asynchronous, communication delays exist between sensor platforms and track fusion center, and tracks may arrive out-of-sequence. The new fusion rule is derived under mild assumptions. The rule does not require the synchronization of tracks for the purpose of track fusion. The Bar-Shalom-Campo fusion rule is derived as a special case of the new rule for the case of synchronous tracks. This rule is also illustrated on an alpha-beta filter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6238, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XX, 62380I (2 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665932
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Ali T. Alouani, Tennessee Technological Univ. (United States)
John E. Gray, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6238:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XX
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum; William E. Thompson, Editor(s)

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