4 September 1998 Improving detection of buried land mines through sensor fusion
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A sensor-fused system is being developed for detection of buried land mines. The system uses a ground-penetrating radar, an infrared camera, and an electromagnetic induction sensor. In the current implementation each sensor is used independently, and fusion is performed during post-processing. We briefly describe the sensors and a data collection involving buried mine surrogates. Algorithms for preprocessing and feature extraction are reviewed. To deal with non- coincident sampling we have developed a new feature-level fusion algorithm, which does not require detection and subsequent association of putative targets. Results are presented for fusion of simulated data.
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Brian A. Baertlein, Brian A. Baertlein, Ajith H. Gunatilaka, Ajith H. Gunatilaka, } "Improving detection of buried land mines through sensor fusion", Proc. SPIE 3392, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets III, (4 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324163; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.324163
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