7 June 2013 A run packing technique for multiple sensor fusion
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The Run Packing (RP) fusion method is a novel algorithm that addresses the con dence level fusion problem when M different sensors (or alarm sources) produce alarms independently. The goal of such a fusion method is to map the output confidence range of each alarm source to a global range shared by all of the alarm sources. The shared global confidence range allows a single receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve to be created, and this ROC then shows the global system performance trade-o s across all alarm sources. We explain the run packing algorithm, show its application to a multi-sensor buried explosive object detection system, and compare its performance to other fusion techniques.
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Taylor Glenn, Taylor Glenn, Brandon Smock, Brandon Smock, Joseph Wilson, Joseph Wilson, Paul Gader, Paul Gader, } "A run packing technique for multiple sensor fusion", Proc. SPIE 8709, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XVIII, 87091K (7 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2015987; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2015987
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