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Velocity Filter Algorithms For Improved Target Detection And Tracking With Multiple-Scan Data
Author(s): W. B. Kendall; A. D. Stocker; W. J. Jacobi
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents recent work on the application of the velocity filter concept to target acquisition and track initiation in passive electro-optical surveillance systems for strategic defense. The problem of rapidly initiating angle-only tracks for multiple clusters of unresolved objects observed by a single passive sensor is emphasized. Simulated midcourse threat data are used to demonstrate the approach.

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Date Published: 5 September 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1096, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 1989, (5 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960347
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W. B. Kendall, Space Computer Corporation (United States)
A. D. Stocker, Space Computer Corporation (United States)
W. J. Jacobi, Space Computer Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1096:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 1989
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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