4 October 2005 Comparison of tracklet filter methods for non-maneuvering targets
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The proper fusion processing of track data would become complicated if cross-correlation of the estimation errors of a local track and a fusion track for the same target exists. If so, then designing a filter that combines track data should take that cross-correlation into account. A number of suitable tracklet methods exist. This paper compares trackers using a tracklets-from-tracks approach to trackers using a tracklets-from-measurements approach, and each of these approaches are compared to three other global trackers, by root-mean-square error and normalized Mahalanobis distance metrics. Simulation results are presented showing that fusion trackers using non-synchronized tracklets appear to perform better than fusion trackers using synchronized tracklets.
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Oliver E. Drummond, Oliver E. Drummond, David Dana-Bashian, David Dana-Bashian, } "Comparison of tracklet filter methods for non-maneuvering targets", Proc. SPIE 5913, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2005, 59131B (4 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.624911; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.624911
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