Sensor staggering in multi-sensor target tracking systems

Ruixin Niu, Pramod Varshney, Kishan Mehrotra, Chilukuri Mohan

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Abstract

For a multi-sensor target tracking system in a cluttered environment, the effects of temporally staggered sensors on system performance are investigated and compared with those of synchronous sensors. A probabilistic data association filter (PDAF) is used to track the target. Measurements from local sensors are fused in a centralized manner for the system with synchronous sensors. The system performances are compared both in terms of track life and in-track percentage. For a wide variety of scenarios, simulation results show the superiority of temporally staggered sensors over synchronous sensors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages354-361
Number of pages8
StatePublished - Jul 25 2003
EventProceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference - Huntsville, AL, United States
Duration: May 5 2003May 8 2003

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OtherProceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference
CountryUnited States
CityHuntsville, AL
Period5/5/035/8/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Niu, R., Varshney, P., Mehrotra, K., & Mohan, C. (2003). Sensor staggering in multi-sensor target tracking systems. 354-361. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference, Huntsville, AL, United States.