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									                 13th International Conference on Information Fusion

                 26-29 July 2010
                 EICC, Edinburgh, UK
                 www.fusion2010.org

Tuesday, 27 July 2010
Room:     Lomond Suite
08:50     Welcome address

09:00     Plenary speaker:
          Dr Andrew Blake, Deputy Managing Director at the Microsoft Research, Microsoft, UK

Room: Tinto
Finite set statistics / PHD filter I

Chair:                  Ba-Ngu Vo, University of Western Australia, Australia

Tu1.1.1                 10:30-10:50
Linear-complexity CPHD filters
R Mahler, Unified Data Fusion Sciences, USA

Tu1.1.2               10:50-11:10
The forward-backward probability hypothesis density smoother
R Mahler, Lockheed Martin, USA, B N Vo, B T Vo, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Tu1.1.3                 11:10-11:30
First-moment multi-object forward-backward smoothing
D Clark, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Tu1.1.4                 11:30-11:50
Improved SMC implementation of the PHD filter
B Ristic, DSTO, Australia, D Clark, Heriot-Watt University, UK
B N Vo, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Tu1.1.5                11:50-12:10
A new multi-target state estimation algorithm for PHD particle filter
L Zhao, P Ma, X Su, H Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Room: Moorfoot
Multiple target tracking

Chair:                  Wolfgang Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu1.2.1                  10:30-10:50
Marked multitarget intensity filters
R L Streit, Metron Inc, USA

Tu1.2.2                10:50-11:10
Fusion gain in multi-target tracking
S Coraluppi, M Guerriero, C Carthel, NATO Undersea Research Centre, Italy

Tu1.2.3                11:10-11:30
Generalized fusion of heterogeneous sensor measurements for multi target tracking
M Munz, K Dietmayer, University of Ulm, Germany, M Mählisch, Daimler AG, Germany

Tu1.2.4                 11:30-11:50
Multi target tracking with acoustic power measurements using emitted power density
U Orguner, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Tu1.2.5                11:50-12:10
Signature-driven multi-target tracking
J K Wu, S Sun, S Jiang, X Ren, Z Huang, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Room: Kilsyth
Tracking applications I (RF)

Chair:                 Yaakov Oshman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Tu1.3.1                   10:30-10:50
Radar tracking performance when sensing and processing compressive measurements
I Kyriakides, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Tu1.3.2                10:50-11:10
A new co-located MIMO radar system for multi-target tracking and localization
A Gorji, R Tharmarasa, T Kirubarajan, McMaster University, Canada

Tu1.3.3                 11:10-11:30
Simultaneous navigation and SAR auto-focusing
Z Sjanic, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Tu1.3.4                  11:30-11:50
A general approach for altitude estimation and mitigation of slant range errors on target tracking
using 2D radars
E H Aoki, University of Twente, Netherlands/Embraer, Brazil

Tu1.3.5                11:50-12:10
Doppler-aided target tracking in heavy clutter
D Musicki, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Belief functions I

Chair:                 Dr Jean Dezert, ONERA, France

Tu1.4.1                 10:30-10:50
Continuous belief functions and α-stable distributions
A Fiche, A Martin, J C Cexus, A Khenchaf, ENSIETA, France

Tu1.4.2                10:50-11:10
Empty set biasing issues in the transferable belief model for fusing and decision making
G Powell, M Roberts, EADS, UK, D Marshall, Cardiff University, UK

Tu1.4.3                11:10-11:30
Models of belief functions – Impacts for patterns recognition
P E Dore, A Fiche, A Martin, ENSIETA, France

Tu1.4.4               11:30-11:50
Is entropy enough to evaluate the probability transformation approach of belief function?
D Han, C Han, Y Yang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, J Dezert, ONERA, France

Tu1.4.5               11:50-12:10
Focal elements generated by the Dempster-Shafer theoretic conditionals: a complete characterization
T L Wickramarathne, K Premaratne, M N Murthi, University of Miami, USA

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Networks: tracking/localisation I

Chair:                 Adrian Bishop, Australian National University, Australia

Tu1.5.1                10:30-10:50
Improving joint tracking and classification with the transferable belief model and terrain information
M Roberts, D Marshall, Cardiff University, UK, G Powell, EADS Innovation Works, UK

Tu1.5.2                10:50-11:10
Tracking group co-membership on networks
J P Ferry, J O Bumgarner, Metron Inc, USA
Tu1.5.3                 11:10-11:30
Target tracking in wireless sensor networks using particle filter with quantized innovations
Y Weng, Sichun University/Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, L Xie, Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore, C H Tan, G W Ng, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

Tu1.5.4                 11:30-11:50
Bimodal localization in cellular networks utilizing particle filters
A Tabibiazar, O Basir, University of Waterloo, Canada

Tu1.5.5                11:50-12:10
Closed-form performance for location estimation based on quantized data in sensor networks
Y Zheng, R Niu, P K Varshney, Syracuse University, USA

Room: Carrick 3
Detection and signal processing

Chair:                   Lance Kaplan, US Army Research Laboratory, USA

Tu1.6.1                10:30-10:50
Robust Bayesian detection: a case study
P de Oude, J de Groot, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
G Pavlin, Thales Nederland B.V., Netherlands

Tu1.6.2               10:50-11:10
A new fusion algorithm for shadow penetration using visible and midwave infrared polarimetric
images
D Lavigne, Defence R&D Canada, Canada, M Breton, Aerex Avionics Inc, Canada

Tu1.6.3                11:10-11:30
Parameter estimation of K distribution based on second-kind statistics
Z Sun, C Han, X Yuan, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Multistatic tracking I

Chair:                   Garfield R Mellema, Defence R & D Canada – Atlantic, Canada

Tu1.7.1             10:30-10:50
SPECSweb tracking on a large, simulated multistatic field of the MSTWG
D Grimmett, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, USA

Tu1.7.2                 10:50-11:10
GM-CPHD and ML-PDA applied to the Metron multi-static sonar dataset
R Georgescu, P Willett, University of Connecticut, USA, S Schoenecker, NUWC, USA

Tu1.7.3                11:10-11:30
Multi-hypothesis tracking and fusion techniques for multistatic active sonar systems
K Seget, Bundeswehr Technical Centre for Ships & Naval Weapons, Germany/University of Kiel, Germany
A Schulz, Bundeswehr Technical Centre for Ships & Naval Weapons, Germany, U Heute, University of Kiel,
Germany

Tu1.7.4               11:30-11:50
Likihood surface preprocessing with the JPDA algorithm: Metron data set
D W Krout, E Hanusa, University of Washington, USA

Room: Tinto
Finite set statistics / PHD filter II

Chair:                   Ron Mahler, Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems, USA

Tu2.1.1                 13:10-13:30
PHD filter with diffuse spatial prior on the birth process with applications to GM-PHD filter
J Houssineau, D Laneuville, DCNS, France

Tu2.1.2                 13:30-13:50
Probability hypothesis density filtering with sensor networks and irregular measurement sequences
A N Bishop, Australian National University, Australia
Tu2.1.3                13:50-14:10
Comparison of implementations of Gaussian mixture PHD filters
M Pace, P Del Moral, F Caron, INRIA, France

Tu2.1.4                 14:10-14:30
Passive multi target tracking with GM-PHD filter
D Laneuville, J Houssineau, DCNS, France

Tu2.1.5                  14:30-14:50
State extraction of probability hypothesis denstiy filter based on dirichlet distribution
X Yan, C Han, J Liu, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Room: Moorfoot
Track fusion and out-of-sequence measurements

Chair:                  X Rong Li, University of New Orleans, USA

Tu2.2.1                13:10-13:30
On algorithms for asynchronous track-to-track fusion
X Tian, Y Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut, USA

Tu2.2.2                13:30-13:50
Quasi-tracklet fusion accounting for cross-correlation
Y Gao, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA

Tu2.2.3                 13:50-14:10
Efficient delay-tolerant particle filtering through selective processing of out-of-sequence
measurements
X Liu, B Oreshkin, M Coates, McGill University, Canada

Tu2.2.4                14:10-14:30
Out-of-sequence processing of cluttered sensor data using multiple evolution models
F Govaers, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany/University of Bonn, Germany, W Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu2.2.5               14:30-14:50
Tracking with multisensor out-of-sequence measurements with residual biases
S Zhang, Y Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut, USA, G W Watson, SPARTA, USA

Room: Kilsyth
Tracking applications II (bearings only)

Chair:                  Thyagaraju Damarla, US Army Research Laboratory, USA

Tu2.3.1                  13:10-13:30
A statistical fusion for a leg-by-leg bearings-only TMA without observer maneuver
A C Pignol, C Jauffret, Université du Sud Toulon-Var, France, D Pillon, Thales Underwater Systems, France

Tu2.3.2                13:30-13:50
Azimuth-only localization and accuracy study for piecewise curvilinearly moving targets
M Oispuu, J Höerst, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu2.3.3                 13:50-14:10
Bearings-only localisation of targets from low-speed UAVs
W Mohibullah, S Julier, UCL, UK

Tu2.3.4                    14:10-14:30
A feedback approach to multitarget multisensor tracking with application to bearing-only tracking
G Battistelli, L Chisci, S Morrocchi, F Papi, Universita' di Firenze, Italy
A Farina, A Graziano, SELEX Sistemi Integrati, Italy

Tu2.3.5                14:30-14:50
Bearings-only tracking analysis via information geometry
X Wang, B Moran, University of Melbourne, Australia
Y Cheng, National University of Defence Technology, China
Room: Harris 1 & 2
Recognition and prediction of intent

Chair:                 Dave Nicholson, BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

Tu2.4.1                13:10-13:30
ALARM for early warning: a lightweight analysis for recognition of menace
K Rein, M Frey, U Schade, S Kawaletz, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu2.4.2                13:30-13:50
Information fusion algorithms and analysis for an exemplar detection of intent problem
C Lloyd, D Nicholson, M Williams, BAE Systems, UK

Tu2.4.3               13:50-14:10
Plan detection under partially observable and cluttered conditions
G Mathews, D Nicholson, A McCabe, M Williams, BAE Systems, UK

Tu2.4.4              14:10-14:30
Weighted unranked tree automata as a framework for plan recognition
J Högberg, Umeå University, Sweden, L Kaati, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

Tu2.4.5                14:30-14:50
PROGNOS: predictive situational awareness with probabilistic ontologies
R Carvalho, P Costa, K Laskey, K C Chang, George Mason University, USA

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Networks: tracking/localisation II

Chair:                 Thia Kirubarajan, McMaster University, Canada

Tu2.5.1                 13:10-13:30
Pseudo-junction tree method for cooperative localization in wireless sensor networks
V Savic, S Zazo, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain

Tu2.5.2                13:30-13:50
Channel aware iterative source localization for wireless sensor networks
E Masazade, Sabanci University, Turkey/Syracuse University, USA
R Niu, P K Varshney, Syracuse University, USA, M Keskinoz, Sabanci University, Turkey

Tu2.5.3                13:50-14:10
The effects of motion on distributed detection in mobile ad-hoc sensor networks
X Sun, E J Coyle, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Tu2.5.4                14:10-14:30
Distributed federated sensor network
R Xu, S H Yang, Loughborough University, UK

Room Carrick 3
Classification and learning

Chair:                 Daniel Lavigne, Defence Research and Development Canada, Canada

Tu2.6.1               13:10-13:30
Heterogeneous fusion with a combined evidential, probability and OWA methods for target
classification
P Pong, M Morelande, S Challa, University of Melbourne, Australia

Tu2.6.2                13:30-13:50
Boosting information fusion
C Barbu, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA, J Peng, Montclair State University, USA
G Seetharaman, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Tu2.6.3                 13:50-14:10
Learning gait component relationships by fusing logic and graphs using Markov logic networks
I Venkat, P De Wilde, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Tu2.6.4                14:10-14:30
Robust sequential classification of tracks
N Parrish, H Anderson, M Gupta, University of Washington, USA

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Multistatic tracking II

Chair:                  Garfield R Mellema, Defence R&D Canada – Atlantic, Canada

Tu2.7.1                13:10-13:30
Active clutter reduction through fusion with passive data
J Aughenbaugh, B Yocom, B La Cour, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Tu2.7.2                13:30-13:50
Gaussian mixture initialization in passive tracking applications
M Daun, R Kaune, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu2.7.3                 13:50-14:10
An ML-MHT approach to tracking dim targets in large sensor networks
S Coraluppi, C Carthel, NATO Undersea Research Centre, Italy

Tu2.7.4                14:10-14:30
Evaluation of multistatic tree-search based tracking on the SEABAR dataset
H Roufarshbaf, J Nelson, George Mason University, USA

Room: Tinto
Finite set statistics / PHD filter III

Chair:                  Daniel Clark, Heriot Watt University, UK

Tu3.1.1                15:20-15:40
A closed form solution to the probability hypothesis density smoother
B N Vo, B T Vo, The University of Western Australia, Australia
R Mahler, Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems, USA

Tu3.1.2                 15:40-16:00
Approximate multisensor CPHD and PHD filters
R Mahler, Unified Data Fusion Sciences, USA

Tu3.1.3                  16:00-16:20
PHD filter for multi-target visual tracking with trajectory recognition
J Wu, S Hu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Tu3.1.4               16:20-16:40
A sequential Monte Carlo method for PHD approximation with conditionally linear/Gaussian models
M Morelande, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Room: Moorfoot
Distributed fusion and tracking

Chair:                  Chee-Yee Chong, BAE Systems, USA

Tu3.2.1                15:20-15:40
Distributed Kalman filter fusion at arbitrary instants of time
F Govaers, W Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Tu3.2.2                15:40-16:00
Distributed information fusion filter with intermittent observations
D Y Kim, J H Yoon, Y H Kim, V Shin, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

Tu3.2.3                16:00-16:20
Distributed estimation fusion under unknown cross-correlation: an analytic center approach
Y Wang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA
Tu3.2.4                16:20-16:40
A new approach in distributed multisensory tracking systems based on kalman filter methods
A Cherchar, A Belouchrani, Ecole Militaire Polytechnique, Algeria,
T Chonavel, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, France

Tu3.2.5                16:40-17:00
Distributed multiple-model fusion with transformed measurements
Y Gao, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA

Room: Kilsyth
Tracking applications III (passive sensors)

Chair:                  Robert Lynch, Naval Undersea Warfare Centre, USA

Tu3.3.1                 15:20-15:40
A new method for processing passive sonar data
T Wood, D Allwright, P Bond, I Moroz, University of Oxford, UK
S Long, Thales Underwater Systems, UK

Tu3.3.2              15:40-16:00
Range-sensitive Bayesian passive sonar tracking
B Yocom, J Aughenbaugh, B La Cour, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Tu3.3.3                 16:00-16:20
Adaptive sensor data fusion in motion capture
S Sun, X Meng, L Ji, J Wu, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
W C Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tu3.3.4                16:20-16:40
Comparison of Hough transform and particle filter methods of passive emitter geolocation using
fusion of TDOA and AOA Data
A Mikhalev, E J Hughes, R F Ormondroyd, Cranfield University, UK

Tu3.3.5                16:40-17:00
An analysis of the error characteristics of two time of arrival localization techniques
T Sathyan, M Hedley, CSIRO, Australia, M Mallick, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Situation assessment and anomaly detection

Chair:                  Jon Barker, DSTL, UK

Tu3.4.1                 15:20-15:40
Evaluating precise and imprecise state-based anomaly detectors for maritime surveillance
C Brax, University of Skoude, Sweden/Saab AB, Sweden
A Karlsson, S F Andler, R Johansson, L Niklasson, University of Skövde, Sweden

Tu3.4.2                15:40-16:00
Maritime anomaly detection and threat assessment
R O Lane, D A Nevell, S D Hayward, T W Beaney, QinetiQ, UK

Tu3.4.3                16:00-16:20
Airborne monitoring of ground traffic behaviour for hidden threat assessment
S Kim, R Zbikowski, A Tsourdos, B White, Cranfield University, UK

Tu3.4.4               16:20-16:40
Probabilistic behaviour signatures: feature-based behaviour recognition in data-scarce domains
R Baxter, N M Robertson, D Lane, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Networks: registration/denoising

Chair:                   Jim Ferry, Metron Inc, USA

Tu3.5.1                15:20-15:40
Noise parameters estimation with Gibbs sampling for localisation of mobile nodes in wireless
networks
L Mihaylova, Lancaster University, UK, D Angelova, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria

Tu3.5.2                  15:40-16:00
Distributed registration of a network of asynchronous sensors
E H Aoki, University of Twente, Netherlands/Embraer, Brazil, M Bruno, Instituto Tecnológici de Aeronáutica,
Brazil

Tu3.5.3               16:20-16:40
2D Location estimation of angle-only sensor arrays using targets of opportunity
D Crouse, R Osborne, K Pattipati, P Willett, Y Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut, USA

Tu3.5.4                 16:40-17:00
Denoising and error correction in wireless sensor networks
Q Ling, G Wu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Z Tian, Michigan Technological University, USA

Room: Carrick 3
Classification and automatic target recognition

Chair:                   Simon Julier, UCL, UK

Tu3.6.1                   15:40-16:00
Selecting classifiers by F-score for real-time video tracking
I Visentini, L Snidaro, G L Foresti, University of Udine, Italy

Tu3.6.2                 16:00-16:20
Feature-based image fusion scheme for satellite recognition
H Pan, G Xiao, Z Jing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Tu3.6.3                16:20-16:40
Unsupervised classification and clustering of image features for vehicle detection in large scale aerial
images
D A Lavigne, Defence Research and Development Canada, Canada
S Sahli, Y Ouyang, Y Sheng, Laval University, Canada

Tu3.6.4                 16:40-17:00
Classification for overlapping classes using optimized overlapping region detection and soft decision
W Tang, K Z Mao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
L O Mak, G W Ng, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Multistatic tracking III

Chair:                   Garfield R Mellema, Defence R&D Canada – Atlantic, Canada

Tu3.7.1                 15:20-15:40
A maximum likelihood tracker for multistatic sonars
D Orlando, Universita' degli Studi di Cassino, Italy, G Ricci, Universita' del Salento, Italy
F Ehlers, NURC, Italy

Tu3.7.2                15:40-16:00
Adaptive ping control for track-holding in multistatic active sonar networks
C Y Wakayama, D J Grimmett, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, USA

Tu3.7.3                16:00-16:20
Estimation of position from multistatic Doppler measurements
E Hanusa, D Krout, M R Gupta, University of Washington, USA
Tu3.7.4                16:20-16:40
Range only multistatic tracking
T L Song, D Musicki, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
13th International Conference on Information Fusion
26-29 July 2010
EICC, Edinburgh, UK
www.fusion2010.org

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Room:      Lomond Suite
09:00      Plenary session:
           Uncertainty Forum

           Forum Organisers
           Simon Maskell, Qinetiq, UK
           John Lavery, Army Research Office, USA

           Forum Speakers
           Simon Godsill, Cambridge University, UK
           Arnaud Martin, Ensieta, France
           Jean Dézert, ONERA, France
           Peter Gill, Liverpool University, UK
           David Mercier, Université d'Artois, France

Room: Tinto
Particle filters I

Chair:                   Neil Gordon, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia

We1.1.1                 10:30-10:50
Particle filter based entropy
Y Boers, H Driessen, Thales Nederland B.V., Netherlands
A Bagchi, P Mandal, University of Twente, Netherlands

We1.1.2               10:50-11:10
A new algorithm for outlier rejection in particle filters
R Kumar, D Castanon, E Ermis, V Saligrarna, Boston University, USA

We1.1.3                11:10-11:30
Web application for time-series analysis based on particle filter available on cloud computing system
H Nagao, T Higuchi, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

We1.1.4                    11:30-11:50
Marginalized particle filters for Bayesian estimation of Gaussian noise parameters
S Saha, E Özkan, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden
V Smidl, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic

We1.1.5                11:50-12:10
Implementation of sequential importance sampling in GPGPU
K Hayashi, M Saito, R Yoshida, T Higuchi, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Moorfoot
Multi-model / multi-hypothesis tracking

Chair:                   Roy Streit, Metron Inc, USA

We1.2.1               10:30-10:50
Cross-entropy method for K-best dependent-target data association hypothesis selection
S Mori, C Chong, BAE Systems, USA

We1.2.2                10:50-11:10
State estimation in hybrid systems with a bounded number of mode transitions
D Sigalov, Y Oshman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
We1.2.3                 11:10-11:30
Hybrid grid multiple-model estimation with application to maneuvering target tracking
L Xu, Xian Jiaotong University, China, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA
We1.2.4                 11:30-11:50
A novel interacting multiple model method for nonlinear target tracking
S A Gadsden, S R Habibi, T Kirubarajan, McMaster University, Canada

Room: Kilsyth
Applications IV (navigation)

Chair:                   Fredrik Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden

We1.3.1                10:30-10:50
Information fusion applied to the tracking of GPS pilot and data channels
M Azmani, S Reboul, J B Choquel, M Benjelloun, University Lille Nord de France, France

We1.3.2                10:50-11:10
Low-cost INS/GPS with Nonlinear Filtering Methods
J Zhou, E Edwan, O Loffeld, University of Siegen, Germany, S Knedlik, iMAR GmbH, Germany

We1.3.3                  11:10-11:30
Probabilistic stand still detection using foot mounted IMU
J Callmer, D Törnqvist, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden

We1.3.4                  11:30-11:50
A hidden Markov model for urban navigation based on fingerprinting and pedestrian dead reckoning
J Seitz, J Thielecke, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
T Vaupel, J Jahn, S Meyer, J Gutiérrez Boronat, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Germany

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Allocation and resource management

Chair:                   Subrata Das, Xerox, France

We1.4.1                10:30-10:50
Real-time allocation of defensive resources to rockets, artillery, and mortars
F Johansson, G Falkman, University of Skövde, Sweden

We1.4.2                 10:50-11:10
Sensor scheduling via compressed sensing
A Carmi, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

We1.4.3                11:10-11:30
Multi-step sensor management for localizing movable sources of spatially
distributed phenomena
A Kuwertz, M F Huber, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany/ Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics,
Germany, F Sawo, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, Germany

We1.4.4               11:30-11:50
Comparison of the PMHT path planning algorithm with the genetic algorithm for multiple platforms
B Cheung, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia/The University of Adelaide, Australia
S Davey, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia, D Gray, The University of Adelaide,
Australia

We1.4.5                11:50-12:10
Information acquisition strategies for Bayesian network-baseddecision support
R Johansson, University of Skövde, Sweden/Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
C Mårtenson, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Networks: distributed fusion

Chair:                   Mila Mihaylova, Lancaster University, UK

We1.5.1               10:30-10:50
Decentralised data fusion in 2-tree sensor networks
P R Thompson, H Durrant-Whyte, The University of Sydney, Australia
We1.5.2                  10:50-11:10
System bounds for multisensor fusion with intermittent observations
R Distel, University of Melbourne, Australia

We1.5.3                  11:10-11:30
An explanation for the efficiency of scale invariant dynamics of information fusion in large teams
R Glinton, P Scerri, K Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

We1.5.4                  11:30-11:50
Decentralized scheduling of sensor network for parameter estimation of distributed systems
M Patan, University of Zielona Gora, Poland

We1.5.5                 11:50-12:10
Quantization for distributed testing of independence
M Chen, W Liu, B Chen, Syracuse University, USA, J Matyjas, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Room: Carrick 3
Hybrid techniques for robust data fusion

Chair:                  Jesús García, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

We1.6.1                  10:30-10:50
Wireless sensor networks for data acquisition and information fusion: a case study
D I Tapia, S Rodriguez, J Bajo, J M Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
O Garcia, University of Valladolid, Spain

We1.6.2                10:50-11:10
A multi-logic framework for multi-level fusion in real time data fusion applications
J Carvalho, P Rangel, N Ebeken, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

We1.6.3                 11:10-11:30
Robust sensor fusion in real maritime surveillance scenarios
J García, J Guerrero, A Luis, J Molina, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

We1.6.4                11:30-11:50
Fusion scheme for pedestrian safety in urban roads
F Garcia, D Olmeda, A de la Escalera, J M Armingol, University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

We1.6.5                11:50-12:10
Scalable inference for hybrid Bayesian networks with full density estimations
W Sun, K C Chang, K Laskey, George Mason University, USA

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Derivative free methods I

Chair:                  Ondřej Straka, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

We1.7.1                10:30-10:50
A novel filtering approach for the general contact lens problem with range rate measurements
X Tian, G Chen, DCM Research Resources LLC, USA, Y Bar Shalom, University of Connecticut, USA,
E Blasch, AFRL - Sensors Dir, USA, K Pham, AFRL - Space Vehicles Dir, USA

We1.7.2               10:50-11:10
Derivative free Kalman filtering used for orchard navigation
S Hansen, E Bayramoglu, J C Andersen, O Ravn, N A Andersen, N K Poulsen, The Technical University of
Denmark, Denmark

We1.7.3                11:10-11:30
Adaptive choice of scaling parameter in derivative-free local filters
J Dunik, M Simandl, O Straka, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

We1.7.4               11:30-11:50
Mobile tracking and parameter learning in unknown non-line-of-sight conditions
C Liang, R Piche, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Room: Ochill 3
Data mining and decision analysis

Chair:                  Johan Schubert, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

We1.8.1              10:30-10:50
α-discounting method for multi-criteria decision making (α-D MCDM)
F Smarandache, University of New Mexico, USA

We1.8.2               10:50-11:10
Reduction in decision table based on pair-wise complementarity of condition attributes
X Wang, C Han, D Han, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

We1.8.3                11:10-11:30
Clustering of multistage cyber attacks using significant services
C Murphy, S J Yang, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

We1.8.4               11:30-11:50
Constrained multi-object Markov decision scheduling with application to radar resource management
M Rezaeian, B Moran, University of Melbourne, Australia

We1.8.5                11:50-12:10
Sequential decision fusion for controlled detection errors
V P Nallagatla, V Chandran, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Room: Tinto
Particle filters II

Chair:                  Yvo Boers, Thales Nederland B.V., Netherlands

We2.1.1                13:10-13:30
A dynamic grouping strategy for implementation of the particle filter on a massively parallel computer
S Nakano, T Higuchi, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

We2.1.2                 13:30-13:50
An insight into the issue of dimensionality in particle filtering
P Bui Quang, C Musso, ONERA, France, F Le Gland, INRIA, France

We2.1.3                 13:50-14:10
Comparison between GMM and KDE data fusion methods for particle filtering: application to
pedestrian detection from laser and video measurements
S Gidel, C Blanc, T Chateau, P Checchin, L Trassoudaine, LASMEA, France

We2.1.4                  14:10-14:30
Particle filtering with dependent noise
F Gustafsson, S Saha, Linköping University, Sweden

We2.1.5                  14:30-14:50
Process noise identification based particle filter: an efficient method to track highly maneuvering
target
J Liu, C Z Han, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, P Vadakkepat, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Room: Moorfoot
Performance evaluation I (multiple target tracking)

Chair:                  Yaakov Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut, USA

We2.2.1                13:10-13:30
Performance evaluation of multiple target tracking in the absence of reference data
R Schubert, H Klöden, G Wanielik, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
S Kälberer, Magna Electronics Europe, Germany

We2.2.2                 13:30-13:50
Performance evaluation of multi-target tracking using the OSPA metric
B Ristic, DSTO, Australia, B N Vo, The University of Western Australia, Australia
D Clark, Heriot-Watt University, UK
We2.2.3                 13:50-14:10
Shooting two birds with two bullets: how to find minimum mean OSPA estimates
M Guerriero, Research & Advanced SystemElettronica S.p.A,. Italy, L Svensson, D Svensson, Chalmers
University of Technology, Sweden, P Willett, University of Connecticut, USA

We2.2.4               14:10-14:30
Design of operation parameters to resolve two targets using proximity
Q Le, Hampton University, USA, L Kaplan, US Army Research Laboratory, USA

We2.2.5               14:30-14:50
Comparison of fusion methods for multiple target tracking
M Morelande, The University of Melbourne, Australia
N Gordon, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia

Room: Kilsyth
Applications V (multilateration & ground moving target indication tracking)

Chair:                 Mahendra Mallick, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

We2.3.1                 13:10-13:30
Efficient multilateration tracking with concurrent offset estimation using stochastic filtering
techniques
P Dunau, F Packi, F Beutler, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

We2.3.2               13:30-13:50
A two-step approach for offset and position estimation from pseudo-ranges applied to multilateration
tracking
F Beutler, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

We2.3.3               13:50-14:10
Integrated GMTI radar and report tracking for ground surveillance
H K Chan, H B Lee, X H Xiao, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore, M Ulmke, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

We2.3.4               14:10-14:30
GMTI tracking using signal strength information
M Mertens, M Ulmke, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

We2.3.5                14:30-14:50
A simulation framework for testing GMTI trackers
G Schueller, M Mertens, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Defence / Intelligence applications I

Chair:                 John Anderson, BAE Systems, UK

We2.4.1               13:10-13:30
Information fusion supporting team situation awareness for future fighting aircraft
T Erlandsson, Saab AB, Sweden, T Helldin, G Falkman, L Niklasson, University of Skövde, Sweden

We2.4.2               13:30-13:50
Estimating network parameters for selecting community detection algorithms
L Peel, BAE Systems, UK

We2.4.3                13:50-14:10
Information provision for the dismounted close combat soldier
S Green, R Watkin, Roke Manor Research, UK

We2.4.4              14:10-14:30
SWARD: system for weapon allocation research and development
F Johansson, G Falkman, University of Skövde, Sweden
Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Networks: Theory / Management

Chair:                  Jason Ralph, The University of Liverpool, UK

We2.5.1                13:10-13:30
Sensor network performance evaluation in statistical manifolds
Y Cheng, National University of Defence Technology, China
X Wang, B Moran, The University of Melbourne, Australia

We2.5.2                 13:30-13:50
Ziv-Zakai bound for rate-constrained time-delay estimation in a wireless sensor network
S Srinivasan, Philips Research Laboratory, Netherlands

We2.5.3                  13:50-14:10
Consensus based distributed change detection algorithms
M Stanković, N Ilić; University of Belgrade, Serbia, S Stanković, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

We2.5.4                14:10-14:30
Asynchronous distributed particle filter via decentralized evaluation of Gaussian products
B N Oreshkin, M J Coates, McGill University, Canada

We2.5.5               14:30-14:50
Energy-efficient cooperative communication in clustered wireless sensor networks
R Aminzadeh, F Kashefi, Khavaran Higher Education Institute, Islamic Republic of Iran

Room: Carrick 3
Advances and applications of DSmT for information fusion

Chair:                  Dr Jean Dezert, ONERA, France

We2.6.1               13:10-13:30
Fusion of sources of evidence with different importances and reliabilities
F Smarandache, University of New Mexico, USA, J Dezert, ONERA, France
J M Tacnet, CEMAGREF, France

We2.6.2                13:30-13:50
Union/intersection vs. alternative/conjunction - defining posterior hypotheses in C2 systems
K Krenc, R&D Marine Technology Centre, Poland, A Kawalec, WAT Military University of Technology, Poland

We2.6.3                 13:50-14:10
A PCR BIMM filter for maneuvering target tracking
J Dezert, B Pannetier, ONERA, France

We2.6.4                 14:10-14:30
Implementation of approximations of belief functions for fusion of ESM reports within the DSm
framework
P Djiknavorian, D Grenier, University Laval, Canada, P Valin, Defence R&D Canada-Valcartier, Canada

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Derivative free methods II

Chair:                  Ondřej Straka, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

We2.7.1                 13:10-13:30
Multisensor constrained estimation with unscented transformation
J Ajgl, M Šimandl, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

We2.7.2                 13:30-13:50
Nonlinear estimation framework in target tracking
O Straka, M Flidr, J Dunik, M Simandl, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
E Blach, Defence R&D Canada -Valcartier, Canada
We2.7.3                  13:50-14:10
Derivative free filtering using Kalmtool
E Bayramoglu, S Hansen, O Ravn, The Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, N K Poulsen
DTU Informatics, Denmark

We2.7.4                    14:10-14:30
Software analysis unifying particle filtering and marginalized particle filtering
V Smidl, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic

Room: Ochill 3
Multidisciplinary research in hard and soft information fusion I

Chair:                  David Hall, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

We2.8.1               13:10-13:30
Data association and soft data streams
M Hannigan, D McMaster, J Llinas, University at Buffalo, USA, K Sambhoos, CUBRC, USA

We2.8.2                13:30-13:50
Test and evaluation of soft/hard information fusion systems: a test environment, methodology and
initial data sets
D Hall, J Graham, L More, J Rimland, Pennsylvania State University, USA

We2.8.3                13:50-14:10
Ontology alignment in geographical hard-soft information fusion systems
E Blasch, E Dorion, P Valin, E Bosse, J Roy, Defence R&D Canada-Valcartier, Canada

We2.8.4                 14:10:14:30
Soft information, dirty graphs and uncertainty representation/processing for situation understanding
G Gross, R Nagi, University at Buffalo, USA, K Sambhoos, CUBRC, USA

We2.8.5                  14:30-14:50
A multi-disciplinary university research initiative in hard and soft information fusion: overview,
research strategies and initial results
R Nagi, J Llinas, University at Buffalo, USA, D Hall, Pennsylvania State University, USA, J Lavery, Army
Research Office, USA

Room: Tinto
Nonlinear estimation

Chair:                  Peter Willett, University of Connecticut, USA

We3.1.1                  15:20-15:40
Connection between differential geometry and estimation theory for polynomial nonlinearity in 2D
M Mallick, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, Y Yan, Syracuse University, USA, S Arulampalam, Defence
Science & Technology Organisation, Australia, A Mallick, University of California, USA

We3.1.2                15:40-16:00
Mixture of uniform probability density functions for non linear state estimation using interval analysis
A Gning, L Mihaylova, Lancaster University, UK, F Abdallah, Université de technologie de Compiegne, France

We3.1.3                  16:00-16:20
Density trees for efficient nonlinear state estimation
H Eberhardt, V Klumpp, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

We3.1.4                  16:20-16:40
State estimation with point and set measurements
Z Duan, X Li, V P Jilkov, The University of New Orleans, USA

We3.1.5                16:40-17:00
Support-vector conditional density estimation for nonlinear filtering
P Krauthausen, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
M F Huber, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, Germany
We3.1.6               17:00-17:20
Tracking an accelerated target with a nonlinear constant heading model
R Yang, G W Ng, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
B P Ng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Room: Moorfoot
Performance evaluation II (fusion)

Chair:                  Mark Silbert, NAVAIR, USA

We3.2.1                15:20-15:40
Fusion performance analysis with the correlation
X Yuan, C Han, F Lian, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

We3.2.2                 15:40-16:00
Fusion-based recommender system
K Zhang, H Li, Motorola Inc,. USA

We3.2.3                 16:00-16:20
Simulating fusion algorithms with gaming platforms
L Lewis, Altusys Corp, USA, C Wright, N DiStasio, Southern New Hampshire University, USA

We3.2.4               16:20-16:40
Assessment of data fusion systems Part 2: sensor network architectures
C H J Tan, H Chen, G W Ng, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

We3.2.5               16:40-17:00
Aggregation evaluation of a fusion system devoted to image interpretation
A Lamallem, D Coquin, L Valet, LISTIC, France

Room: Kilsyth
Image detection and tracking

Chair:                  Neil Robertson, Heriot-Watt University, UK

We3.3.1                 15:20-15:40
The cramer-rao lower bound for 3-D state estimation from rectified stereo cameras
D Clark, Heriot-Watt University, UK, S Ivekovic, Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK

We3.3.2                15:40-16:00
Combined spatial and transform domain analysis for rectangle detection
H Bhaskar, N Werghi, S Al Mansoori, Khalifa University of Science, United Arab Emirates

We3.3.3                16:00-16:20
Improving super-resolution image reconstruction by in-plane camera
S Bonchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria, K Alexiev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

We3.3.4                 16:20-16:40
An iterative possibilistic image segmentation system: application to breast cancer detection
W Eziddin, J Montagner, B Solaiman, Telecom Bretagne, France

We3.3.5                16:40-17:00
Combined feature-level video indexing using block-based motion estimation
H Bhaskar, Khalifa University of Science, United Arab Emirates, L Mihaylova, Lancaster University, UK
Room: Harris 1 & 2
Belief functions II

Chair:                 David Marshall, Cardiff University, UK

We3.4.1                 15:20-15:40
Multi-level subjective effects-based assessment
J Schubert, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

We3.4.2                15:40-16:00
Research and realization of sensor fault-tolerance of fusion diagnosis system using evidence
redistribution
Y Wang, H Kuang, University of Science and Technology of China, China
W Liang, J Zhou, University of Science and Technology of China/Beijing Aerospace Control Center, China

We3.4.3                 16:00-16:20
Behavior modeling with probabilistic context free grammars
S C Geyik, J Xie, B K Szymanski, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

We3.4.4                16:20-16:40
Fusion of soft information using TBM
D Stampouli, M Brown, G Powell, EADS, UK

We3.4.5                 16:40-17:00
The base rate fallacy in belief reasoning
A Jøsang, University of Oslo, Norway, S O'Hara, 2ICSI, USA

Room: Carrick 3
Analysis and prediction of human behaviour by sensor networks

Chair:                 Dr Jörgen Ahlberg, FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

We3.6.1                15:20-15:40
Fusion of acoustic and optical sensor data for automatic fight detection in urban environments
M Andersson, J Rydell, J Ahlberg, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
S Ntalampiras, N Fakotakis, T Ganchev, University of Patras, Greece

We3.6.2                 15:40-16:00
Crowd behavior analysis under cameras network fusion using probabilistic methods
P Drews Jr, J Quintas, J Dias, University of Coimbra, Portugal
M Andersson, J Nygards, J Rydell, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden

We3.6.3                16:00-16:20
Probabilistic LMA-based classification of human behaviour understanding using power spectrum
technique
K Khoshhal, H Aliakbarpour, J Quintas, P Drews, J Dias, University of Coimbra, Portugal

We3.6.4                 16:20-16:40
Depth gradient based segmentation of overlapping foreground objects in range images
A Störmer, Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH, Germany, M Hofmann, G Rigoll, Technische Universität München,
Germany

We3.6.5                 16:40-17:00
Human silhouette volume reconstruction using a gravity-based virtual camera network
H Aliakbarpour, J Dias, University of Coimbra, Portugal

We3.6.6               17:00-17:20
A generative model for 3D range sensors in the Bayesian occupancy filter framework: application for
fusion in smart home monitoring
J Ross, K Mekhnacha, Probayes SAS, France
Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Search planning and operations

Chair:                    Lawrence Stone, Metron Inc, USA

We3.7.1                 15:20-15:40
Revisiting the SS Central America search
L Stone, Metron Inc., USA

We3.7.2                  15:40-16:00
Towards a knowledge-based system prototype for aeronautical search and rescue operations
I Abi-Zeid, O Nilo, S Schvartz, M Morin, Université Laval, Canada

We3.7.3                 16:00-16:20
Applying optimal search theory to inland SAR: Steve Fossett case study
C M Keller, Metron Inc, USA

We3.7.4                  16:20-16:40
A structured approach to acquiring search planning data
J Strumpfer, Partners for Change, South Africa

We3.7.5                16:40-17:00
Search and rescue optimal planning system
T M Kratzke, L Stone, Metron, Inc., USA, J R Frost, U.S. Coast Guard, USA

We3.7.6                17:00-17:20
Information fusion based on graph analysis during urban search and rescue
Q Hamp, L Reindl, IMTEK, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Germany, M Eitelberg, Evision, Germany
B S Lee, T Becker, University of Paderborn, Germany, D Wiebeck, Federal Agency for Technical Relief
(THW), OV Breisach, Germany

Room: Ochill 3
Multidisciplinary research in hard and soft fusion II

Chair:                 Erik Blasch, Defence R&D Canada, Canada

We3.8.1               15:20-17:00
High level information fusion developments, issues and grand challenges
E Blasch, Pierre Valin, Defence R&D Canada – Valcartier, Canada, J Llinas, SUNY-Buffalo, USA, D Lambert,
Defence, Science & Tech. Org, Australia, S Das, Xerox, France, C Chong, BAE Systems, USA, M Kokar,
Northeastern University, USA, E Shahbazian, OODA Technologies, Canada




Coding for parallel sessions

Each session is indicated by two letters and two digits, e.g. Tu2.1
Each paper has a programme number indicated by two letters and three digits, e.g. Tu2.1.3

The two letters represent the abbreviation of the week day in which the session takes place: Tu = Tuesday,
We = Wednesday, Th = Thursday

The first digit indicates the section of the day of the parallel session: 1 = first parallel session of the day (after
the morning refreshment break), 2 = after lunch, 3 = after the afternoon refreshments

The second digit indicates the room that the session will take place in:

1 = Tinto (level 0)
2 = Moorfoot (level 0)
3 = Kilsyth (level 0)
4 = Harris 1 & 2 (level 1)
5 = Carrick 1 & 2 (level 1)
6 = Carrick 3 (level 1)
7 = Ochill 1 & 2 (level 1)
8 = Ochill 3 (level 1)
13th International Conference on Information Fusion
26-29 July 2010
EICC, Edinburgh, UK
www.fusion2010.org
Thursday, 29 July 2010
Room:     Lomond Suite
09:00     Plenary speaker:
          Dr Paul Newman
          Reader in Engineering Science, Head of the Mobile Robotics Group, Oxford University, UK

Room: Tinto
Estimator developments I

Chair:                  Shozo Mori, BAE Systems, USA

Th1.1.1                 10:30-10:50
Bayesian filtering with wavefunctions
L McCalman, H Durrant-Whyte, University of Sydney, Australia

Th1.1.2                 10:50-11:10
GNSS pseudorange error density tracking using Dirichlet process mixture
N Viandier, J Marais, A Rabaoui, E Duflos, University Lille Norde de France, France

Th1.1.3                 11:10-11:30
Augmentation to the extended Kalman-Bucy filter for single target tracking
F de Melo, J Brancalion, ITA & Embraer SA, Brazil, K Kienitz, ITA, Brazil

Th1.1.4                 11:30-11:50
Approximate propagation of both epistemic and aleatory uncertainty through dynamic systems
G Terejanu, P Singla, T Singh, P D Scott, University at Buffalo, USA

Th1.1.5                11:50-12:10
Adapting the state uncertainties of tracks to environmental constraints
S Reuter, K Dietmayer, University of Ulm, Germany

Room: Moorfoot
Data association

Chair:                  Joseph Gold, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, USA

Th1.2.1                10:30-10:50
Data association by loopy belief propagation
J Williams, DSTO, Australia, R Lau, DSTO, Australia/NICTA, Australia

Th1.2.2                10:50-11:10
New developments in flexible ID association-based tracking algorithm
A Sinha, AUG Signals Ltd, Canada, D Peters, Defence R&D Canada, Canada

Th1.2.3                11:10-11:30
Passive multi-object localization and tracking using bearing data
M Schikora, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany/TU Munich, Germany
D Bender, W Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany, D Cremers, TU Munich, Germany

Th1.2.4                  11:30-11:50
A multiframe assignment algorithm for single sensor bearings-only tracking
T Sathyan, ICT Center, CSIRO, Australia, A Sinha, AUG Signals, Canada
M Mallick, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Th1.2.5                11:50-12:10
PMHT for tracking with timing uncertainty
B Cheung, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia/The University of Adelaide, Australia,
S J Davey, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia, D A Gray University of Adelaide,
Australia
Room: Kilsyth
Image fusion

Chair:                  Rob Young, DSTL, UK

Th1.3.1               10:30-10:50
Image fusion for human observers: how should we choose the method?
M Loew, J Bonick, C Walters, US Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, USA

Th1.3.2                  10:50-11:10
Multimodal feature fusion for video forgery detection
G Chetty, University of Canberra, Australia, M Lipton, Adsoftech R & D Pty Ltd, Australia

Th1.3.3                   11:10-11:30
Fusion of low bit-depth images for battle damage indication
J Ralph, University of Liverpool, UK, N Stocks, University of Warwick, UK

Th1.3.4                11:30-11:50
A variational approach for multi-focus image fusion and visualization enhancement
Y X Li, J Z Song, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, Z M Zhou, N Ma. C He, P Zhang, PLA University of
Science and Technology, China

Th1.3.5              11:50-12:10
Image fusion based on fast and adaptive bidimensional empirical mode decomposition
M U Ahmed, D P Mandic, Imperial College London, UK

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Trust / confidence / knowledge representation

Chair:                  Rabinder Madden, Office of Naval Research, USA

Th1.4.1                 10:30-10:50
Fusion of data from sources with different levels of trust
D Nevell, S Maskell, P Horridge, H Barnett, QinetiQ, UK

Th1.4.2               10:50-11:10
Assessing confidence in situation awareness
J Palmer, Overwatch-Tactical Operations, USA

Th1.4.3               11:10-11:30
Description of the choquet integral for tactical knowledge representation
T Schuck, Lockheed Martin, USA, E Blasch, AFRL/RYAA, USA

Th1.4.4                 11:30-11:50
Revisiting the role of abductive inference in fusion domain
G Ferrin, L Snidaro, G Foresti, University of Udine, Italy

Th1.4.5               11:50-12:10
Emergent adaptive noise reduction from communal cooperation of sensor grid
K H Jones, D M Nark, M G Jones, K N Lodding, NASA Langley Research Center, USA

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) detection/classification I

Chairs:                 Mahendra Mallick, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Th1.5.1                  10:30-10:50
Predicting an epidemic based on syndromic surveillance
A Skvortsov, B Ristic, C Woodruff, DSTO, Australia

Th1.5.2                 10:50-11:10
Joint PDF construction for sensor fusion and distributed detection
S Kay, Q Ding, University of Rhode Island, USA, D Emge, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, USA

Th1.5.3                 11:10-11:30
Joint identification and tracking of multiple CBRNE clouds based on sparsity pursuit
H Chen, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA
Th1.5.4                11:30-11:50
Source identification of puff-based dispersion models using convex optimization
U Konda, Y Cheng, T Singh, P Scott, University at Buffalo, USA

Th1.5.5                11:50-12:10
Localization leads to improved distributed detection under non-smooth distributions
N S V Rao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, J C Chin, D K Y Yau, C Y T Ma, Purdue University, USA

Room: Carrick 3
Extended object and group tracking I

Chair:                  Marcus Baum, Uwe Hanebeck, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany

Th1.6.1                  10:30-10:50
UAV path planning for maximum visibility of ground targets in an urban area
J Kim, University of Glasgow, UK, J Crassidis, University of Buffalo, USA

Th1.6.2                  10:50-11:10
Performances in multitarget tracking for convoy detection over real GMTI data
E Pollard, B Pannetier, ONERA, France, M Rombaut, GIPSA-lab, France

Th1.6.3              11:10-11:30
Extended object and group tracking with elliptic random hypersurface models
M Baum, B Noack, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Th1.6.4                 11:30-11:50
Joint probabilistic data association filter for partially unresolved target groups
D Svensson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, M Ulmke, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany
L Danielsson, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

Th1.6.5                11:50-12:10
A joint approach to shape-based human tracking and behaviour analysis
F Monti, C Regazzoni, University of Genova, Italy

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Advances in high-level information fusion design I

Chair:                  Erik Blasch, Defence R&D Canada-Valcartier, Canada

Th1.7.1                 10:30-10:50
Information Quality in Information Fusion
G Rogova, Encompass Consulting, USA, E Bosse, Université Laval, Canada

Th1.7.2                 10:50-11:10
Measures of effectiveness for high-level fusion
E Blasch, P Valin, E Bosse, Defence R&D Canada -Valcartier, Canada

Th1.7.3                   11:10-11:30
Strategies and techniques for use and exploitation of contextual information in high-level fusion
architectures
J Gómez-Romero, J García, J M Molina, M A Patricio, University Carlos III, Spain, J Llinas, University Carlos
III, Spain/University of Buffalo, USA, M Kandefer, M Prentice, S C Shapiro, University at Buffalo, USA

Th1.7.4                11:30-11:50
High-level fusion: issues in developing a formal theory
P Costa, K Chang, K Laskey, T Levitt, W Sun, George Mason University, USA

Th1.7.5                 11:50-12:10
Current approaches to automated information evaluation and their applicability to priority intelligence
requirement answering
B Ulicny, C J Matheus, VIStology, Inc., USA, G M Powell, US Army Research Laboratory, USA
M M Kokar, Northeastern University, USA
Room: Ochill 3
Issues and challenges in higher level fusion: threat/impact assessment and intent modeling

Th1.8.1                  10:30-12:10
Issues and challenges in higher level fusion: threat/impact assessment and intent modeling
(A panel summary)
Moderator:            Terry Lyons, AFOSR
J J Salerno, G P Tadda, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA, M Suudit, Univeristy at Buffalo, USA, S J Yang,
Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, I Kadar, Interlink Systems Sciences Inc, USA, J Holsopple, CUBRC,
USA

Room: Tinto
Estimator developments II

Chair:                 Simon Godsill, University of Cambridge, UK

Th2.1.1               13:10-13:30
An introduction to Gaussian processes for the Kalman filter expert
S Reece, S Roberts, Oxford University, UK

Th2.1.2                13:30-13:50
The sliced Gaussian mixture filter with adaptive state decomposition depending on linearization error
V Klumpp, F Beutler, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
D Fränken, EADS Deutschland GmbH, Germany

Th2.1.3               13:50-14:10
A GMM approximation with merge and split for nonlinear non-Gaussian tracking
M Kemouche, Military Polytechnics School, Algeria, N Aouf, Cranfield University, UK

Th2.1.4                 14:10-14:30
Estimation and filtering of Gaussian variables with linear inequality constraints
L Xu, Xian Jiaotong University, China, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA

Th2.1.5                 14:30-14:50
Recursive LMMSE filtering for target tracking with range and direction cosine measurements
Z Duan, Y Liu, X R Li, University of New Orleans, USA

Room: Moorfoot
Intelligent systems for context-based information fusion I

Chair:                 Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain

Th2.2.1                13:10-13:30
Architecture of knowledge fusion within an integrated mobile security kit
C Laudy, THALES, France, H Petersson, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
K Sandkhul, Fraunhofer ISST, Sweden

Th2.2.2                 13:30-13:50
Temporal bounded reasoning for context-based information fusion in DoS attack detection
C I Pinzon, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama
M Navarro, V Julián, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
J F De Paz, C Zato, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, J Bajo, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain

Th2.2.3                 13:50-14:10
On the efficiency of semantic web based context computing infrastructures
A Garcia-Sola, T Garcia-Valverde, F Lopez-Marmol, J A Botia, Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Room: Kilsyth
Applications VI: including localisation

Chair:                 Professor Norikazu Ikoma, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Th2.3.1               13:10-13:30
Modelling and estimation of accident rate and trend in air transport
H A P Blom, E A Bloem, National Aerospace Laboratory NLR, Netherlands
Th2.3.2                13:30-13:50
On optimal state estimation with multiple packet dropouts
Z Duan, X R Li, The University of New Orleans, USA

Th2.3.3                 13:50-14:10
Global robot localization with random finite set statistics
A N Bishop, Australian National University, Australia, P Jensfelt, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH,) Sweden

Th2.3.4               14:10-14:30
Azimuth & elevation estimation using acoustic array
T Damarla, US Army Research Laboratory, USA

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Fusion / theory developments

Chair:                   Mark Morelande, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Th2.4.1                 13:10-13:30
Revision of marginal probability assessments
P Jones, S Mitter, MIT, USA, V Saligrama, Boston University, USA

Th2.4.2                 13:30-13:50
A fuzzy approach to low level sensor fusion with limited system knowledge
S Blank, T Föhst, K Berns, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Th2.4.3                  13:50-14:10
Kalman filtering for compressed sensing
D Kanevsky, L Horesh, B Ramabhadran, T Sainath, IBM TJ Watson, USA
P Gurfil, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
A Carmi, Ariel University Center, Israel/ Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Th2.4.4               14:10-14:30
Hidden Markov model based target detection
S Tugac, Meteksan Defence Inc., Turkey, M Efe, Ankara University, Turkey

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) detection/classification II

Chairs:                  Darren Emge, US Army RDECOM, USA

Th2.5.1                 13:10-13:30
An analysis of data fusion For radiation detection and localization
A H Liu, J J Bunn, K M Chandy, California Institute of Technology, USA

Th2.5.2                  13:30-13:50
Experimental verification of algorithms for detection and estimation of radioactive sources
A Gunatilaka, B Ristic, DSTO, Australia, M Morelande, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Th2.5.3                13:50-14:10
Analysis of CBRN sensor fusion methods
S Lundberg, R Paffenroth, J Yosinski, Numerica Corporation, USA

Th2.5.4                  14:10-14:30
Supervised Raman spectra estimation based on nonnegative rank deficient least squares
B Drake, M Mallick, J Kim,Georgia Technical Research Institute, USA
H Park, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA/Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Korea


Room: Carrick 3
Extended object and group tracking II

Chair:                   Marcus Baum, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
                         Wolfgang Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany

Th2.6.1                13:10-13:30
Estimating Polynomial Structures from Radar Data
C Lundquist, U Orguner, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden
Th2.6.2              13:30-13:50
A novel bayesian method for fitting a circle to noisy points
M Baum, V Klumpp, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Th2.6.3               13:50-14:10
A Gaussian mixture PHD filter for extended target tracking
K Granström, C Lundquist, U Orguner, Linköping University, Sweden

Th2.6.4                 14:10-14:30
Extended object filtering using spatial independent cluster processes
A Swain, D Clark, Heriot Watt University, UK

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Advances in high-level information fusion

Chair:                  Erik Blasch, R & D Defence Canada, Canada

Th2.7.1                13:10-13:30
Multiple hypothesis situation analysis support system prototype
J Roy, A Bergeron, Defence R&D Canada - Valcartier, Canada

Th2.7.2                13:30-13:50
A situation analysis toolbox: application to coastal and offshore surveillance
P Maupin, A L Jousselme, R & D Defence Canada - Valcartier, Canada
H Wehn, S Mitrovic-Minic, J Happe, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), Canada

Th2.7.3                13:50-14:10
Situation analysis and performance measurement: Application to personnel recovery
P Maupin, A L Jousselme, Defence R&D Canada - Valcartier, Canada, C Saurel, O Poitou, ONERA, France

Th2.7.4                 14:10-14:30
Testbed for distributed high-level information fusion and dynamic resource management
P Valin, E Bosse, A Guitouni, Defence R&D Canada - Valcartier, Canada
H Wehn, J Happe, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., Canada

Th2.7.5                 14:30-14:50
Efficient feature extraction and likelihood Fusion for vehicle tracking in low frame rate airborne video
K Palaniappan, F Bunyak, P Kumar, I Ersoy, S Jaeger, K Ganguli, A Haridas, J Fraser, University of Missouri,
USA, R Rao, Army Research Laboratory, USA, G Seetharaman, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Room: Tinto
Object recognition and tracking in asymmetric scenarios: from physical to non-physical in
both target type and sensing mode

Chair:                  John Lavery, US Army Research Office, USA

Th3.1.1                 15:20-15:40
Research directions in remote detection of covert tactical adversarial intent of individuals in
asymmetric operations
G Arnold, A Fullenkamp, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA, A Bornstein, F Morelli, M Scanlon
N Srour, Army Research Laboratory, USA, T Brown, Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment, USA
P Iyer, J Lavery, S McElhinny, E Schmeisser, M Strand, Army Research Office, USA, J A Karakowski, Army
Communication and Electronics Command, USA

Th3.1.2                15:40-16:00
Towards an efficient distributed object recognition system in wireless smart camera networks
N Naikal, A Yang, S Sastry, University of California, USA

Th3.1.3                 16:00-16:20
Collaborative target tracking using multiple visual features in smart camera networks
M Kushwaha, Qualcomm Inc., USA, X Koutsoukos, Vanderbilt University, USA
Room: Moorfoot
Intelligent systems for context-based information fusion II

Chair:                 Juan Manuel Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain

Th3.2.1                  15:20-15:40
Incorporating biological knowledge to microarray data classification through genomic data fusion
D Glez-Peña, M Pérez-Fernández, M Reboiro-Jato, F Fdez-Riverola, M Pérez, University of Vigo, Spain
F Díaz, University of Valladolid, Spain

Th3.2.2                15:40-16:00
Tractor: a framework for soft information fusion
M Prentice, M Kandefer, S C Shapiro, University at Buffalo, USA

Th3.2.3                16:00-16:20
Intelligent context-based information fusion system in health care: helping people live healthier
C Zato, V Lopez, J F De Paz, S Rodríguez, J M Corchado, Universida de Salamanca, Spain
J Bajo, Universidad Pontificia de Salmanca, Spain

Th3.2.4                 16:20-16:40
Embedding reactive hardware agents into heterogeneous sensor networks
D I Tapia, R S Alonso, S Rodríguez, J F de Paz, A González, J M Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain

Room: Kilsyth
Applications VII: including vehicle tracking

Chair:                 Branko Ristic, DSTO, Australia

Th3.3.1                15:20-15:40
Vehicle detection and localization using unattended ground magnetometer sensors
C Christou, G Jacyna, The MITRE Corporation, USA

Th3.3.2                15:40-16:00
Magnetometers for tracking metallic targets
N Wahlström, J Callmer, F Gustafsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Th3.3.3                  16:00-16:20
On the observability of indirect filtering in vehicle tracking and localization using a fixed camera
L D L Perera, P Elinas, The University of Sydney, Australia

Th3.3.4                  16:20-16:40
Robust infrared vehicle tracking across target pose change using L1 regularization
H Ling, L Bai, Temple University, USA, E Blasch, Air Force Research Lab/SNAA, USA
X Mei, Intel Corporation, USA

Th3.3.5                  16:40-17:00
Coupled sonar inertial navigation system for pedestrian tracking
H El Mokni, L Broetje, F Govaers, M Wieneke, Fraunhofer-Institut für Kommunikation,
Informationsverarbeitung und Ergonomie FKIE, Germany

Room: Harris 1 & 2
Defence / Intelligence applications II

Chair:                 Paul Thomas, DSTL, UK

Th3.4.1               15:20-15:40
Swedish-Singapore studies of Bayesian Modelling techniques for tactical Intelligence analysis
P Svenson, R Forsgren, B Kylesten, P Berggren, FOI Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
R F Wong, M S Choo, J Kho, Defence Science and Technology Agency, Singapore

Th3.4.2               15:40-16:00
An imaging target tracking software for a precision guided missile applications
J S Bae, S H Lee, Hanwha Corporation, Republic of Korea
Y Kim, Y S Jung, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
Th3.4.3                16:00-16:20
Analysis of track fusion using the reduced state estimator
G Foster, CSC, USA

Th3.4.4               16:20-16:40
Simulation of human migration based on swarm theory
C T Christou, The MITRE Corporation, USA

Room: Carrick 1 & 2
Information fusion by imprecise probabilities

Chair:                 Uwe D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Th3.5.1               15:20-15:40
An empirical comparison of Bayesian and credal combination operators
A Karlsson, R Johansson, S Andler, University of Skövde, Sweden

Th3.5.2               15:40-16:00
Combined set-theoretic and stochastic estimation: a comparison of the SSI and the CS filter
V Klumpp, B Noack, M Baum, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Th3.5.3               16:00-16:20
Bounding linearization errors with sets of densities in approximate Kalman filtering
B Noack, V Klumpp, N Petkov, U D Hanebeck, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Th3.5.4                 16:20-16:40
Interval dominance based data association
A Benavoli, IDSIA, Switzerland

Room: Carrick 3
Transport and logistics

Chair:                 Mila Mihaylova, Lancaster University, UK

Th3.6.1                15:20-15:40
Adaptive data sensing rate in ad-hoc sensor networks for autonomous transport application
X Wang, A Jabbari, R Jedermann, R Laur, W Lang, University of Bremen, Germany

Th3.6.2                15:40-16:00
An integrated algorithm for fusing travel times, local speed and flow
Q Ou, J W C van Lint, S P Hoogendoorn, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Th3.6.3               16:00-16:20
Geometric augmentation of topological track atlas for localization
C Hasberg, S Hensel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Room: Ochill 1 & 2
Environmental and medical

Chair:                 Dr Lundy Lewis, Altusys Corp, USA

Th3.7.1                15:20-15:40
Transferable belief models for human welfare assessment with wearable sensors
G Powell, M Roberts, T Owen, EADS, UK

Th3.7.2                  15:40-16:00
Multiclass microarray gene expression classification based on fusion of correlation features
G Chetty, University of Canberra, Australia, M Chetty, Monash University, Australia

Th3.7.3                 16:00-16:20
Medical diagnosis by possibilistic classification reasoning
M H Alsun, L Lecornu, B Solaiman, Telecom Bretagne, France
C Le Guillou, J M Cauvin, CHU Brest, France

Th3.7.4                 16:20-16:40
Fusion and policy relaxation in patient healthcare
L Lewis, Altusys Corp, USA, N Parameswaran, P Ray, University of New South Wales, Australia
Th3.7.5                 16:40-17:00
Benchmarking knowledge-assisted kriging for automated spatial interpolation of wind measurements
Z Zlatev, S E Middleton, G V Veres, University of Southampton, UK

								
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