ELEC ENG 7085 - Multisensor Data fusion
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2017
General Course Information
Course Code ELEC ENG 7085 Course Multisensor Data fusion Coordinating Unit School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Term Semester 1 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Online - 40 hours total for semester and 104 hours assignments and exam Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Prerequisites ELEC ENG 7071 Detection Estimation and Classification Incompatible SIP 7005 Multisensor & Data Fusion Assumed Knowledge Linear algebra (matrices), differential equations (linear systems) and complex analysis (Laplace transforms), probability theory and MATLAB Course Description Elementary applications and techniques for data fusion in military and civilian systems; Inference; Classification; Multisensor classification; Tracking; and Multisensor registration.
Course Coordinator: Samuel Davey
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Required ResourcesA set of course notes, and other supporting materials will also be available for downloading from the MyUni course web site.
Recommended ResourcesThe following text books are not required but are a good source of additional information:
"Tracking and Data Fusion: A Handbook of Algorithms" , Y Bar-Shalom, P K Willett, and X Tian, 2011
"Design and Analysis of Modern Tracking Systems", S S Blackman and R Popoli, 1999
"Multitarget-multisensor tracking: principles and techniques", Y Bar-Shalom and X R Li, 1995
Online LearningExtensive use will be made of the MyUni web site for this course, https://myuni.adelaide.edu.au/webapps/login
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis course relies on self directed learning. Resources will be provided to the students but there will be no formal lectures. The lecturer will be available to assist and informal tutorials may be scheduled as required.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.
Activity Contact hours Workload hours Lecture 30 Tutorials 10 Homeworks 36 Exam 4 TOTALS 10 70
Learning Activities Summary
Activity Week Topic Lecture 1 Introduction, multi sensor fusion issues 2 Dynamic models 3 The Kalman Filter 4 The Extended Kalman Filter 5 The Particle Filter 6 Manoeuvring Targets 7 Data Association, Global Nearest Neighbours 8 Probabilistic Data Association 9 Joint Probabilistic Data Association 10 Track-to-track fusion 11 Covariance Intersection, Decentralised Fusion 12 Sensor Registration, Track Management 13 Further Topics Tutorial 3 Multi-sensor fusion, dynamic models, Kalman Filter 5 Extended Kalman Filter, Particle Filter 7 Manoeuvring Targets, Data Association, Global Nearest Neighbours 11 Probabilistic Data Association, JPDA, track-to-track fusion 13 CI, DDF, Registration, management, review
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