A Single Performance Characteristic for the Evaluation of Seeker Tracking Algorithms

Leo Doktorski, Eckart Michaelsen, Endre Repasi

Abstract

This paper presents a single numerical performance characteristic for the evaluation of seeker tracking algorithms. It concentrates on ship IR seeker tracking algorithms. Assessing the threat from guided missiles needs a sound evaluation of their performance. The main goal is to introduce a characteristic which is able to assess the threat for ships depending on various scenario pa-rameters. It is shown that for these applications such a single characteristic is sufficient. In order to achieve this seven popular tracking algorithms are used for this. Synthetic IR image sequences are generated to simulate a large set of attack approaches and assemble sufficient statistics on the behavior of the algorithms. The introduced characteristic can also be used for investigations on algorithms themselves, e.g. for sensitivity analyses and parameter optimization of a single algorithm, and for comparison of different algorithms.

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Doktorski L., Michaelsen E. and Repasi E. (2013). A Single Performance Characteristic for the Evaluation of Seeker Tracking Algorithms . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-4, (VISIGRAPP 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-50-1, pages 3-13. DOI: 10.5220/0004391100030013


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@conference{imta-413,
author={Leo Doktorski and Eckart Michaelsen and Endre Repasi},
title={A Single Performance Characteristic for the Evaluation of Seeker Tracking Algorithms},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-4, (VISIGRAPP 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={3-13},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004391100030013},
isbn={978-989-8565-50-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-4, (VISIGRAPP 2013)
TI - A Single Performance Characteristic for the Evaluation of Seeker Tracking Algorithms
SN - 978-989-8565-50-1
AU - Doktorski L.
AU - Michaelsen E.
AU - Repasi E.
PY - 2013
SP - 3
EP - 13
DO - 10.5220/0004391100030013