1 August 2003 Practical system for tracking multiple maneuvering targets
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Optical Engineering, 42(8), (2003). doi:10.1117/1.1587152
Abstract
The tracking of multiple maneuvering targets in a dense clutter environment is investigated. An effective parallel processing algorithm based on state fusion and fast joint probabilistic data association (FJPDA) is proposed. State fusion and feedback of all state information are used to fit different movements of targets. The FJPDA, combining cluster matrix decomposition with a fast data association algorithm, is used for tracking multiple targets. The advantages of this algorithm are not only keeping the accurate estimation and fast response for target maneuvering, but also reducing the computational burden of data association from N! to N/4*(4!). Three examples are simulated to prove the validity and reliability of the proposed new algorithm.
Jianxun Li, Zhong-Liang Jing, "Practical system for tracking multiple maneuvering targets," Optical Engineering 42(8), (1 August 2003). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.1587152
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Detection and tracking algorithms

Neural networks

Digital filtering

Electronic filtering

Statistical analysis

Algorithm development

Optical engineering

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