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Profiling sensor for ISR applications
Author(s): Ronald B. Sartain
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Paper Abstract

This paper addresses a new type of sensor that we are calling a profiling sensor. The profiling sensor collects sufficient information to classify objects reliably. In addition to meeting the classification requirement, the profiling sensor is inexpensive to build and maintain, will have a low unit production cost, uses a small amount of power, has a long battery life, and is very low weight. A variety of concepts are presented along with human signatures from one specific profiling sensor. In addition the paper includes a discussion of different concepts or architectures for profiling sensors as a function of potential applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 April 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6963, Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications X, 69630Q (16 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.796194
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Ronald B. Sartain, Army Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6963:
Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications X
Edward M. Carapezza, Editor(s)

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