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Conference Committees

Symposium Chair

  • David A. Whelan, Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (United States)

Symposium Co-chair

  • Nils R. Sandell Jr., Strategic Technology Office, DARPA (United States)

Part A Geospatial InfoFusion and Video Analytics IV

Conference Chairs

  • Matthew F. Pellechia, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • Kannappan Palaniappan, University of Missouri-Columbia (United States)

Conference Co-chairs

  • Shiloh L. Dockstader, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • Peter J. Doucette, Integrity Applications, Inc. (United States)

Conference Program Committee

  • Selim Aksoy, Bilkent University (Turkey)

  • Erik P. Blasch, Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)

  • Bernard V. Brower, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • Filiz Bunyak, University of Missouri-Columbia (United States)

  • Brian J. Daniel, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (United States)

  • Larry S. Davis, University of Maryland, College Park (United States)

  • Emmanuel Duflos, École Centrale de Lille (France)

  • Dan L. Edwards, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (United States)

  • Paul Fieguth, University of Waterloo (Canada)

  • Robert D. Fiete, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • Michael E. Gangl, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (United States)

  • Robert J. Gillen, University of Dayton Research Institute (United States)

  • Adel Hafiane, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs (France)

  • Anthony J. Hoogs, Kitware, Inc. (United States)

  • Yan Huang, University of North Texas (United States)

  • Simon J. Julier, University College London (United Kingdom)

  • Boris Kovalerchuk, Central Washington University (United States)

  • Dennis Motsko, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (United States)

  • Raghuveer M. Rao, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (United States)

  • John A. Richards, Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

  • Gunasekaran Seetharaman, Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)

  • Philippe M. Vanheeghe, École Centrale de Lille (France)

  • Darrell L. Young, Raytheon Intelligence & Information Systems (United States)

  • Karmon M. Vongsy, Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)

Session Chairs

  • 1 Video Analytics

    Matthew F. Pellechia, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • 2 Architecture for Multisensing Geospatial Collection

    Matthew F. Pellechia, Exelis, Inc. (United States)

  • 3 Geo-registration and Uncertainty Handling in Geospatial Data

    Peter J. Doucette, Integrity Applications, Inc. (United States)

  • 4 Geospatial Information Application Needs, Challenges, and Roadmaps

    Peter J. Doucette, Integrity Applications, Inc. (United States)

  • 5 Geospatial Data Processing, Exploitation, and Visualization I

    Kannappan Palaniappan, University of Missouri-Columbia (United States)

  • 6 Geospatial Data Processing Exploitation, and Visualization II

    Kannappan Palaniappan, University of Missouri-Columbia (United States)

Part B Motion Imagery for ISR and Situational Awareness II

Conference Chair

  • Donnie Self, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (United States)

Conference Program Committee

  • Tom Lash, SAIC (United States)

  • Jeffrey Malapit, AMPS Strategies (United States)

  • Gary Nadler, Consultant, Commercial Broadcast Industry (United States)

  • Norman S. Stein, InTec, LLC (United States)

  • Bernie H. Street, WiSC Enterprises (United States)

Introduction

Conference on Geospatial InfoFusion and Video Analytics IV

Geoinformatics is the science and the technology that develops and uses information science to address problems in the geosciences. A Geospatial Information System (GIS) describes any information system that collects, integrates, stores, edits, analyzes, shares, and displays geographic information. Geoinformatics and GIS are fundamental to today’s information networks and inherently encompass techniques that transform “raw bits and bytes” into “actionable information”, also termed InfoFusion. GIS applications incorporate tools that allow users to create interactive queries (user-created searches), analyze spatial information, edit data, maps, and present the results of all these operations. In the commercial sector, GIS is used in cartography, remote sensing, land surveying, utility management, geographical strategic natural resource planning, photogrammetric science, geography, urban planning, emergency management, navigation, and localized search engines. For example, defense and security applications, such as Unmanned Aerial Systems and Airport Security Systems, are rapidly transforming from basic sensor collection systems that “take pictures” to a fully capable GIS that incorporate multi-sensor collections, perform advanced processing and correlations in real-time, initiate sensor cross-cueing, and allow multiple users to instantly retrieve and disseminate information. Geoinformatics and GIS are critical to defense and security providers in order to enable satisfying emerging demands and rapid access to information for situational awareness, forensic back-tracking, and activity-based intelligence (ABI) mission sets.

These proceedings provide the SPIE community with a collection of perspectives, advancements, learning, and new solutions from a range of global industry, government and academic authors. The motivation of this conference track is simple: to expand the awareness of advanced architectures and enabling technologies that address emerging, dynamic, and complex security threats. Technical and scientific papers related to advancements in Video Analytics, Architectures for Multi-sensing Geospatial Collection, Data Processing Algorithms and Techniques, Information Dissemination, and Information Visualization Solutions that push beyond the scope of the state-of-the-art in industry are solicited.

We hope you find these proceedings useful in the advancement of GIS technologies.

Matthew F. Pellechia

Kannappan Palaniappan

Shiloh L. Dockstader

Peter J. Doucette

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