A SIMPLE NEURAL-NETWORK ALGORITHM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LIDAR SIGNALS APPLIED TO FOREST-FIRE DETECTION

Andrei B. Utkin, Alexander Lavrov, Rui Vilar

Abstract

Detection of smoke plumes using lidar provides many advantages with respect to passive methods of fire surveillance. However, the great sensitivity of the method results in the detection of many spurious signals. Correspondingly, the automatic lidar surveillance must be provided with effective algorithms of separation of the smoke-plume signatures from irrelevant signals. The paper discusses a simple and robust lidar pattern recognition procedure based on the fast extraction of sufficiently pronounced signal peaks and their classification with a perceptron, whose efficiency is enhanced by a fast nonlinear preprocessing. The algorithm is benchmarked against previously developed artificial-intelligence methods of smoke recognition via Relative Operating Characteristic (ROC curve) analysis.

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Utkin A., Lavrov A. and Vilar R. (2009). A SIMPLE NEURAL-NETWORK ALGORITHM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LIDAR SIGNALS APPLIED TO FOREST-FIRE DETECTION . In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-014-6, pages 569-574. DOI: 10.5220/0002334305690574


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icnc09,
author={Andrei B. Utkin and Alexander Lavrov and Rui Vilar},
title={A SIMPLE NEURAL-NETWORK ALGORITHM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LIDAR SIGNALS APPLIED TO FOREST-FIRE DETECTION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={569-574},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002334305690574},
isbn={978-989-674-014-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2009)
TI - A SIMPLE NEURAL-NETWORK ALGORITHM FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LIDAR SIGNALS APPLIED TO FOREST-FIRE DETECTION
SN - 978-989-674-014-6
AU - Utkin A.
AU - Lavrov A.
AU - Vilar R.
PY - 2009
SP - 569
EP - 574
DO - 10.5220/0002334305690574