Identify Information Fusion through Evidential Reasoning
Modern military operations take place within an enormously complex environment to accomplish missions across the spectrum of conflict from humanitarian assistance to high intensity combat. In the past several decades, the battlespace has expanded enormously in the face of increasingly potent and accurate weapons capable of being launched at progressively further ranges from their targets. In response to these challenges, powerful new sensors have been deployed at sea, ashore and in space, while the capacity of communications systems has multiplied to make available huge volumes of data and information to commanders and their staffs. In short, technological improvements in mobility, range, lethality and information acquisition continue to compress time and space, forcing higher operating tempos and creating greater demands on getting situation awareness for better decision-making.
KeywordsInformation Fusion Radar Cross Section Combination Rule Belief Function Identity Information
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