2 May 2006 Simplified generalized asynchronous track fusion filter
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This paper provides a simplified solution to the general asynchronous track fusion problem of the authors. The original solution solves a practical sensor to sensor track fusion problem when the sensors used are asynchronous, communication delays exist between sensor platforms and track fusion center, and tracks may arrive out-of-sequence. The new fusion rule is derived under mild assumptions. The rule does not require the synchronization of tracks for the purpose of track fusion. The Bar-Shalom-Campo fusion rule is derived as a special case of the new rule for the case of synchronous tracks. This rule is also illustrated on an alpha-beta filter.
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Ali T. Alouani, John E. Gray, "Simplified generalized asynchronous track fusion filter", Proc. SPIE 6238, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XX, 62380I (2 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665932; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.665932
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