Palais de la Musique et des Congrès
Strasbourg, France
9 - 12 September 2019
Conference 11169
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications
Tuesday - Thursday 10 - 12 September 2019
Conference
Committee
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Conference Chair
  • Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Program Committee
  • Fabrizio Berizzi, European Defence Agency (Belgium)
  • Michel Honlet, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH (Germany)
  • Christopher R. Bell, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
  • David K.J. Gustafsson, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)

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Tuesday 10 September Show All Abstracts
Session JS1:
Unmanned Sensors and Systems (Joint Session 1)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
10:40 AM - 12:40 PM
Session Chair:
Markus Mueller, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Automatic threat evaluation for border security and surveillance
Paper 11166-15
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Albertus C. van den Broek, Jos van der Velde, Michiel van den Baar, Loek Nijsten, Rob van Heijster, TNO (Netherlands)
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Evaluation of acoustic detection of UAVs using machine learning methods
Paper 11166-16
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Alexander Borghgraef, Marijke Vandewal, Royal Military Academy (Belgium)
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Assistance system for the situation aware defense of danger through unmanned aerial systems
Paper 11166-17
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Gunther P. Grasemann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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A local area UAS detection system from an elevated observation position
Paper 11166-18
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Ivo Buske, Andreas Walther, Daniel Fitz, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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A sensor tasking algorithm for EO/IR sensors carried by UAVs
Paper 11166-19
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Steve Sykes, Thales UK Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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A multimodal vision sensor for autonomous driving
Paper 11166-20
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Dongming Sun, Xiao Huang, Kailun Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:40 PM - 1:50 PM
Session JS2:
Image Enhancement, Detection and Tracking (Joint Session 2)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
1:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Image enhancement of pre-processed fingerprints using color information and spatial frequency filtering
Paper 11166-21
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Hidetoshi Kakuda, Norimitsu Akiba, Kenro Kuroki, National Research Institute of Police Science (Japan); Kazuhito Hibino, National Police Agency (Japan); Kenji Kurosawa, Ken'ichi Tsuchiya, Ryo Yokota, Daisuke Imoto, Manato Hirabayashi, Kosuke Tanabe, Yoshinori Hawai, National Research Institute of Police Science (Japan)
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Augmentation techniques for video surveillance in the visible and thermal spectral range
Paper 11166-22
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Vanessa Buhrmester, Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Semi-supervised adversarial training of a lightweight neural network for visual recognition
Paper 11166-23
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Kaan Karaman, Ibrahim Batuhan Akkaya, ASELSAN A.S. (Turkey)
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A comparison study of deep visual tracking on infrared imagery in a maritime environment
Paper 11166-24
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Stéphane Vujasinovic, Stefan Becker, Norbert Scherer-Negenborn, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session JS3:
Privacy Enhancing Surveillance Techniques (Joint Session 3)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
An architecture for automatic multimodal video data anonymization to ensure data protection
Paper 11166-25
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Automated license plate detection for image anonymization
Paper 11166-26
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Rebekka Peter, Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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A utility-driven surveillance approach to trade-off security and privacy
Paper 11166-27
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Chris Lloyd, Tommaso Mannucci, Henri Bouma, Klamer Schutte, Albert G. Huizing, TNO (Netherlands)
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Session JS4:
Action and Behaviour Recognition (Joint Session 4)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
4:40 PM - 5:20 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Deep learning for behaviour recognition in surveillance applications
Paper 11166-29
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Maria Andersson, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Action localization and classification in long-distance surveillance
Paper 11166-30
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Eli Chen, Oren Haik, Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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Session PS:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 10 September 2019
5:40 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the Security + Defence poster session held on Tuesday 17:40 to 19:30. Posters will be on display after 13:00 hrs on Monday in the conference area hallway. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers during the Tuesday Poster Session.. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x32234.xml.
The challenges and some thinking for the intelligentization of precision guidance ATR
Paper 11169-22
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Jinxiang Fan, Shanghai Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (China); Jia Liu, North Automatic Control Technology Institute (China)
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Semantic scene understanding on mobile device with illumination invariance for the visually impaired
Paper 11169-23
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Chengyou Xu, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Ruiqi Cheng, Jian Bai, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Research on the strategy of antisubmarine search based on genetic algorithm
(Canceled)
Paper 11169-24
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s):
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Rain and snow removal using multi-guided filter and anisotropic gradient in the quaternion framework
Paper 11169-26
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Viacheslav V. Voronin, Evgenii Semenishchev, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Marina Zhdanova, Moscow State University of Technology “STANKIN” (Russian Federation); Roman Sizyakin, Don State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation); Alexander Zelenskii, Moscow State University of Technology “STANKIN” (Russian Federation)
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Analysis of the controllers of the vessel course control systems in difficult navigation conditions
Paper 11169-31
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Vladimir V. Ignatyev, Viktor V. Soloviev, Alexandra S. Ignatyeva, Anton S. Boldyreff, Southern Federal Univ. (Russian Federation)
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Wednesday 11 September Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
AI in Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (Joint Session 5)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
9:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Real-time CNN-based object detection and classification for outdoor surveillance images: daytime and thermal (Invited Paper)
Paper 11169-1
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Meir Zilkha, Assaf B. Spanier, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem (Israel)
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A deep neural network model for hazard classification
Paper 11169-3
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Joseph N. Wilson, Ferit Toska, Maksim Levental, Peter J. Dobbins, Univ. of Florida (United States)
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Edge vs. cloud computing: where to do image processing for surveillance?
Paper 11169-28
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Author(s): Andrés Heredia, Univ. del Azuay (Ecuador); Gabriel Barros-Gavilanes, Univ. del Azuay (Ecuador), tivo.ec (Ecuador)
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Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Object Detection (Joint Session 6)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Spatiotemporal detection of maritime targets using neural networks
Paper 11169-4
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Raimon H. R. Pruim, Annegreet Van Opbroek, Maarten Kruithof, Richard J. M. Den Hollander, Jan Baan, Sebastiaan P. Van den Broek, Nanda Van der Stap, Judith Dijk, TNO (Netherlands)
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Ship detection in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images by deep learning
Paper 11169-29
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Öner Ayhan, Nigar Sen, SDT Uzay & Savunma Teknolojileri (Turkey)
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Multimodal object detection using unsupervised transfer learning and adaptation techniques
Paper 11169-5
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Rachael Abbott, Neil Robertson, Jesus Martinez-del-Rincon, Queen's Univ. Belfast (United Kingdom); Barry Connor, Thales Optronics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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Detecting and classifying small objects in thermal imagery using a deep neural network
Paper 11169-6
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Fredrik Hemström, Fredrik Nässtrom, Jorgen Karlholm, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Detecting unseen targets during inference in infrared imaging
Paper 11169-7
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Antoine d'Acremont, Lab. des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information, de la Communication et de la Connaissance (France), MBDA France (France); Alexandre Baussard, Ronan Fablet, Lab. des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information, de la Communication et de la Connaissance (France); Guillaume Quin, MBDA France (France); Thibault Le Du, Grenoble INP (France)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 3:
Segmentation (Joint Session 7)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
See clearer at night: towards robust nighttime semantic segmentation through day-night image conversion
Paper 11169-8
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Lei Sun, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Kaite Xiang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Semantic segmentation of panoramic images using a synthetic dataset
Paper 11169-9
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Yuanyou Xu, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Dongming Sun, Jia Fu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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A comparative study of high-recall real-time semantic segmentation based on swift factorized network
Paper 11169-10
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Kaite Xiang, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
AI for Defence Applications
Wednesday 11 September 2019
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)
A vision on hybrid AI for military applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 11169-30
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Judith Dijk, Klamer Schutte, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands); Serena Oggero, TNO (Netherlands)
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Applicability of AI methods to JISR resource planning
Paper 11169-12
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Roland Rodenbeck, Frank Reinert, Jennifer Sander, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany); André Jackwerth, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik (Germany)
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Drone localization and identification using an acoustic array and supervised learning
Paper 11169-13
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Valentin Baron, Simon Bouley, MicrodB (France); Matthieu Muschinowski, Jérôme Mars, Gipsa-Lab (France); Barbara Nicolas, Creatis (France)
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Towards information extraction and semantic world modelling to support information management and intelligence creation in defense coalitions
Paper 11169-14
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Almuth Hoffmann, Achim Kuwertz, Jennifer Sander, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Transparent object sensing with enhanced prior from deep convolutional neural network
Paper 11169-15
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Jing Wang, Jian Bai, Xiao Huang, Xiangdong Zhou, Lei Zhao, Kun Yan, Zhejiang Univ. (China); Jing Hou, China Academy of Engineering Physics (China); Kailun Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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A message to industry from defence (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 11169-11
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s):
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Thursday 12 September Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Image Enhancement, Fusion, and Backgrounds
Thursday 12 September 2019
9:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)
Deep learning for software-based turbulence mitigation in long-range imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 11169-16
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Robert P. J. Nieuwenhuizen, Klamer Schutte, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)
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Adversarial camouflage for naval vessels
Paper 11169-17
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Lars Aurdal, Kristin Hammarstrøm Løkken, Runhild Aae Klausen, Alvin Brattli, Hans Christian Palm, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
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On the robustness of compressive sensing hyperspectral image reconstruction using convolutional neural network
Paper 11169-18
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Daniel Gedalin, Yaron Heiser, Yaniv Oiknine, Adrian Stern, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Analysis of different background subtraction methods applied on drone imagery under various weather conditions in the UAE region
Paper 11169-19
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Abdulla Al Saadi Al Mansoori, Issac Niwas Swamidoss, Abdulrahman Almarzooqi, Slim Sayadi, Tawazun Technology and Innovation, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates)
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A novel approach for spectrum decomposition for Raman spectroscopy
Paper 11169-20
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Takayuki Higo, Shuzo Eto, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (Japan); Yuji Ichikawa, Hiromi Kodama, Ippei Asahi, Shikoku Research Institute Inc. (Japan)
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Object-based multispectral image fusion method using deep learning
Paper 11169-21
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Hyunsung Jang, Namkoo Ha, LIG Nex1 Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Yoonmo Yeon, Kuyong Kwon, Sungho Gil, LIG Nex1 Co. (Korea, Republic of); Seungha Lee, Sungsoon Park, LIG Nex1 Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Hyungjoo Jung, Kwanghoon Sohn, Yonsei University (Korea, Republic of)
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