25 August 1992 Ambiguities in evaluating performance of multiple target tracking algorithms
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Abstract
Evaluating performance of tracking algorithms is straightforward for a simulation with a single target and one computed track. Performance evaluation with multiple targets, on the other hand, is complex due to ambiguities that create confusion about which target goes with a track. The ambiguities are caused by misassociations or unresolved closely spaced objects. Various considerations in choosing a methodology for performance evaluation to handle these ambiguities are discussed. An approach to assigning tracks to targets is described that takes these considerations into account.
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Oliver E. Drummond, Oliver E. Drummond, Barry E. Fridling, Barry E. Fridling, } "Ambiguities in evaluating performance of multiple target tracking algorithms", Proc. SPIE 1698, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 1992, (25 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.139399; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.139399
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