Multisensor data fusion refers to the acquisition, processing and synergistic combination of information gathered by various knowledge sources and sensors to provide a better understanding of a phenomenon. It is a fascinating and rapidly evolving field that has generated a lot of excitement in the research and development community. These concepts are being applied to a wide variety of fields such as military command and control, robotics, image processing, air traffic control, medical diagnostics, pattern recognition and environmental monitoring. This paper presents a brief overview of the field and illustrates its potential by means of two examples.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Networks and Communications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering