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Optimizing substance detection by integration of canine-human team with machine technology
Author(s): Al M. Prestrude; J. W. Ternes
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Paper Abstract

There are several promising methods and technologies for substance detection. The oldest of these methods is the trained detector or `sniffer' dog. We summarize what is known about the capabilities of dogs in substance detection and recommend comparative testing of the canine- human team with current technology to identify the optimum combination of methods to maximize the detection of explosives and contraband.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2093, Substance Identification Analytics, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172542
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Al M. Prestrude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
J. W. Ternes, Veterans Administration Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2093:
Substance Identification Analytics
James L. Flanagan; Richard J. Mammone; Albert E. Brandenstein; Edward Roy Pike M.D.; Stelios C. A. Thomopoulos; Marie-Paule Boyer; H. K. Huang; Osman M. Ratib, Editor(s)

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