Considering context and the relationship between objects and events in the environment is a key component to developing the situational awareness necessary to accomplish abstract goals or effectively share information. We extend state of the art perception algorithms, which can identify specific objects in the environment, using cognitive reasoning to develop a deeper understanding of the scene based on the both the objects and their spatial relationships. Such understanding could impact the choice of tasks, routes, or observation positions in a military mission.
Mary Anne Fields, Craig Lennon, Michael Martin, and Christian Lebiere, "Priming for autonomous cognitive systems," Proc. SPIE 10194, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications IX, 1019421 (Presented at SPIE Defense + Security: April 12, 2017; Published: 18 May 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2262996.
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