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Distributed tracking with sequential Monte Carlo methods for manoeuvrable sensors

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEENonlinear Statistical Signal Processing Workshop 2006, Cambridge, UK
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages113 - 116
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781424405817, 1424405815
StatePublished - Sep 2006
EventNonlinear Statistical Signal Processing Workshop - Cambridge, United Kingdom


ConferenceNonlinear Statistical Signal Processing Workshop
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/09/06 → …


Nonlinear distributed tracking for a single target is addressed in this paper. This problem consists of tracking a target of interest while moving the sensors to `best' positions according to an critera appropriate for the problem. Both target tracking and manoeuvring of sensors are carried out jointly using a novel Sequential Monte Carlo technique. The proposed technique is illustrated using a bearing-only problem and simulations are used to compare the performance of the proposed technique with distributed tracking using fixed sensors.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: This work forms a part of the DIF-DTC project whose funding and support is gratefully acknowledged. Terms of use: Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Nonlinear Statistical Signal Processing Workshop 2006. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.


Nonlinear Statistical Signal Processing Workshop

Duration1 Sep 2006 → …
CountryUnited Kingdom

Event: Conference

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