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Ship recognition for improved persistent tracking with descriptor localization and compact representations

Sebastiaan P. van den Broek, Henri Bouma, Richard J. M. den Hollander, Henny E. T. Veerman, Koen W. Benoist, Piet B. W. Schwering, David A. Huckridge, Reinhard Ebert
2014 Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XI  
For example, past location and behavior analysis are useful to determine whether a ship is of interest in case of piracy and smuggling.  ...  The main contribution is an analysis of the effect of using the combination of descriptor localization and compact representations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The work for this paper was supported by the Netherlands MoD program V1114, Maritime Situational Awareness. Proc. SPIE, Vol. 9249, page 92490N-11 of 92490N-11  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2067302 fatcat:3fg6zngqyjgcjcnd3uj7x6wp3u

A Target Ship Server Driven by AIS Signal for the Navigation Simulator

Yong-feng SUO, Shen-hua YANG, Guo-quan CHEN, Wu-yi LIU
2017 DEStech Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering  
The real system test indicates that the real AIS traffic introduction on the one hand improves the fidelity of the simulation which presents sense of pressure to the operators when handling the ship in  ...  The planning route for the targets in the present navigational simulator is designed by the coach.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (2015J05103) and the Science Foundation of Jimei University, China.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtcse/cmsam2017/16354 fatcat:5eehtpyljfekna2bs7pcgxdumq

Automatic ship positioning and radar biases correction using the hausdorff distance

Miguel Torres-Torriti, Andres Guesalaga
2007 2007 10th International Conference on Information Fusion  
This is accomplished by matching ship-borne radar images to geo-referenced satellite images.  ...  The minimization rapidly yields robust latitude and longitude position estimates, as well as ship heading and radar biases.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the Chilean Research Council and the World Bank; grant ACT 30.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icif.2007.4408137 dblp:conf/fusion/Torres-TorritiG07 fatcat:ar3xp6dqg5e47ohh7qw727yydi

Recognition of ships for long-term tracking

Sebastiaan P. van den Broek, Henri Bouma, Henny E. T. Veerman, Koen W. Benoist, Richard J. M. den Hollander, Piet B. W. Schwering, Ivan Kadar
2014 Signal Processing, Sensor/Information Fusion, and Target Recognition XXIII  
The emphasis of the research presented in this paper, is on the use of several feature extraction and matching methods for recognizing ships from electro-optical imagery within different categories of  ...  In the MSA research program, we also use simulated ship traffic for the testing of persistent tracking, intent estimation and asset planning.  ...  -Recognition is simulated by an single value for each vessel, which is only observed by certain sensors and at limited range.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2053295 fatcat:3bmr3huq4zairlhz3pemvhsfs4

Heading Homing Simulation System Based on Image Intelligent Recognition

Zhao Ke, Ziba Eslami
2016 TELKOMNIKA (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control)  
To overcome such deficiencies of existing channel line recognition algorithms as being complicated, slow and short of robustness, the Thesis provides a new and rapid channel line recognition algorithm  ...  which firstly obtains outline pixel of channel line through analysis on the images' grayscale differences and then applies B-Spline curve to fit the channel line profile, thus getting the final recognition  ...  collision accidents by human factors from happening earlier, there is an increasing number of shipping simulator projects such as automatic yacht handling and control training and simulation platform  ... 
doi:10.12928/telkomnika.v14i2a.4346 fatcat:7zvswsu5zjcm5mf3nyhbwpuq6i

Research into the Automatic Berthing of Underactuated Unmanned Ships under Wind Loads Based on Experiment and Numerical Analysis

Piao, Guo, Sun
2019 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
to make the ship perform completely automatic berthing in both wind and no wind conditions was verified in simulations.  ...  of the automatic berthing of underactuated unmanned ships are solved, and the safety of ship navigation is improved, which lays a theoretical and experimental foundation for the further development of  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse7090300 fatcat:db6jatt64jftvkb5kvycqhabu4

Simulation of automatic helicopter deck landings using nature inspired flight control

M. Voskuijl, G. D. Padfield, D. J. Walker, B. J Manimala, A. W. Gubbels
2010 Aeronautical Journal  
Research studies have indicated that the optical flow parameter, time to close tau, is the basis of purposeful control in the animal world, and used by both fixed wing and helicopter pilots during manoeuvring  ...  This strategy has been applied to two distinct problems; (1) the landing of a helicopter on a ship and (2) the lateral repositioning of a helicopter.  ...  The tail rotor is modelled as a Bailey rotor (Bailey 1941). is to automatically perform a deck landing with the nonlinear simulation model of the Bell 412 by using tau-control and flight envelope protection  ... 
doi:10.1017/s000192400000350x fatcat:2cllpzcuqfhkvp5k3oashnbyqq

Hovering Control for Automatic Landing Operation of An Inspection Drone to A Mobile Platform

Shaobao Li, Petar Durdevic, Zhenyu Yang
2018 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
Finally, a simulation example is used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed control method.  ...  Finally, a simulation example is used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed control method.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of P. R.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2018.06.384 fatcat:fmwx6swlnfcbjf3jak7nnxxoxa

Output Feedback Tracking of Ships

Michiel Wondergem, Erjen Lefeber, Kristin Y. Pettersen, Henk Nijmeijer
2011 IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology  
In this brief, we consider output feedback tracking of ships with position and orientation measurements only.  ...  The experimentally obtained results are compared with simulation results under ideal conditions and both support the theoretical results on semi-global exponential stability of the closed-loop system.  ...  Fig. 3 shows the errors in the body-fixed -and -position and the heading in this simulation by means of the dashed line. The errors converge to exactly 0.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcst.2010.2045654 fatcat:z3mgwira3fgxflnmmul6dx432m

Supply Chain for Regional Centralized Purchasing: An Application Model

Alessandro Pepino
2012 Intelligent Information Management  
to centralize the management of goods and services supply.  ...  This work aims either to analyse such specific approach for centralized purchasing or to propose a simulation model based on Petri net, which could be useful for designing and managing similar case studies  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by the scholarships for the Ph.D. project in "Economics and Management of Healthcare Companies and Organizations".  ... 
doi:10.4236/iim.2012.425038 fatcat:l7bbk2refffb5lngujg5duespi

Supply Chain for Regional Centralized Purchasing: An Application Model

Alessandro Pepino
2012 Intelligent Information Management  
to centralize the management of goods and services supply.  ...  This work aims either to analyse such specific approach for centralized purchasing or to propose a simulation model based on Petri net, which could be useful for designing and managing similar case studies  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by the scholarships for the Ph.D. project in "Economics and Management of Healthcare Companies and Organizations".  ... 
doi:10.4236/iim.2012.225038 fatcat:zvzigh53grgedas2pzmvpqwmna

Testing Method for Multi-UAV Conflict Resolution Using Agent-Based Simulation and Multi-Objective Search

Xueyi Zou, Rob Alexander, John McDermid
2016 Journal of Aerospace Computing Information and Communication  
Our method uses agent-based simulation and multiobjective search to automatically find encounters satisfying these objectives.  ...  The consequences of the encounters, given the conflict resolution algorithm, are explored using a fast-time agent-based simulator.  ...  To make it easier to automatically generate encounters, in a simulated encounter we define an "own-ship", whose initial position and velocity are fixed at the normal values for them, at the beginning of  ... 
doi:10.2514/1.i010412 fatcat:3y6krbaaf5hvbpp6zxkeiff6j4

Summary of Research on Related Technologies of Ship Dynamic Positioning System

Shuaiyang Wang, Xuanfang Yang, Zheng Wang, Liangkun Guo, L. Zhang, S. Defilla, W. Chu
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
of its fixed position or expected track on the sea surface, with the advantages of not limited by water depth, rapid input or evacuation, good mobility and accurate positioning.  ...  , filtering and data fusion, thrust distribution method and other related technologies of the ship dynamic positioning system at home and abroad; Finally, the development trend of the above-mentioned related  ...  of the ship, so as to realize the maintenance of the fixed position or expected track of the ship or floating platform on the sea surface.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202123304032 fatcat:isixalvq7jhqjbpcgycmoczftq

Advances in Signal Processing for Maritime Applications

Frank Ehlers, Warren Fox, Dirk Maiwald, Martin Ulmke, Gary Wood
2010 EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing  
Acknowledgments The guest editors of this special issue are much indebted to their authors and reviewers, who put a tremendous amount of effort and dedication to make this issue a reality.  ...  In the paper, an estimation of the ship size using an ANN-based clutter reduction system followed by a fixed threshold is proposed.  ...  After analysis about the theoretical model of geomagnetic positioning in the correlation-matching mode from the viewpoint of pattern recognition, the author proposes an appropriate matching scenario and  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/512767 fatcat:3dzeaptjy5bjbiqzkvoau7jepm

Superimposed perspective visual cues for helicopter hovering above amoving ship deck

M. NEGRIN, A. J. GRUNWALD, A. ROSEN
1991 Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics  
Fixed Base Simulation Program A. Experimental Setup A block diagram of the fixed base simulation setup is shown in Fig. 4.  ...  The helicopter pitch control is executed automatically by the automatic surge-control system, without intervention of the pilot.  ... 
doi:10.2514/3.20687 fatcat:7tls6kolsvhznllmrfq6knpmtm
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