1 July 2002 Image-based tracker performance metric
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Currently, there is no standard quantitative measure of the performance of an image-based tracker algorithm. It is usually described as remaining in track for the entire run or losing track at some point during a run. This is purely a qualitative evaluation. Without a quantitative measure it becomes difficult to accurately evaluate the performance of a tracker algorithm. We have developed the Tracker Performance Metric (TPM) specifically for this purpose. It was designed to measure the output performance, on a frame-by-frame basis, using its output position and quality (sometimes referred to as confidence) state. The TPM can also be used as a measure of algorithm performance to compare against the Trackability Metric. The Trackability Metric was developed by AMCOM to determine how trackable a set of data should be. The TPM will be described and results presented.
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Teresa L. P. Olson, Teresa L. P. Olson, Robert Stanfill, Robert Stanfill, } "Image-based tracker performance metric", Proc. SPIE 4714, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XVI, (1 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.472596; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.472596
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