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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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William Lesso

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Nagib C. Callaos


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Design of Pulse Oximeter with WiFi Connectivity and Interoperability with Standard HL7 and IEEE 11073-10404:2008
Víctor Ochoa, Raul Sandoval
(pages: 1-8)

On the Criticality of Interdisciplinary Communications for Continued Scholarly Research, and the Potential Applicability of the Case Studies Methodology (Invited Paper)
Jeffrey A. Dunne
(pages: 9-12)

Interdisciplinary Program For In-Service Teachers; Working with Industry And University to Enhance Learning Experiences in the State of Ohio (Invited Paper)
Suzanne Lunsford, William Slattery
(pages: 13-16)

The Way of No-Way to Pursue Knowledge in Many Ways (Invited Paper)
Jayanta Choudhury
(pages: 17-21)

Developing a Hybrid Graduate Program
Ronda Sturgill, Jacob Wilson, J.C. Andersen
(pages: 22-24)

Critical Thinking and Collaboration: A Strategy to Enhance Student Learning
Ronald A. Styron, Jr.
(pages: 25-30)

A Process Model for Goal-Based Information Retrieval
Harvey Hyman
(pages: 31-34)

Data Mining on Survival Prediction after Chemotherapy for Diffuse Large-B-Cell Lymphoma and Genomics of Metastasis Cancer
Shen Lu, Richard Segall, Thomas Hahn
(pages: 35-42)

A Privacy-Preserving Prediction Method for Human Travel Routes
Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabouch, Hung-Jen Yang
(pages: 43-48)

The Projection of Country Universally Sustainable Development Applying the Integral Cluster of Knowledge, Innovation and Technologies
Aleksandras Vytautas Rutkauskas
(pages: 49-58)

The PhD Ethos-Mythos: What Chances do Have Young Talented Researchers in Reality? (Invited Paper)
Bernard Wallner, Helmut Schaschl, Martin Fieder
(pages: 59-61)

Efficient Work Team Scheduling: Using Psychological Models of Knowledge Retention to Improve Code Writing Efficiency
Michael J. Pelosi, Michael Scott Brown, Henry Dirska, Mir Mohammed Assadullah
(pages: 62-65)

Comparing a Real-Life WSN Platform Small Network and its OPNET Modeler Model using Hypothesis Testing
Gilbert E. Pérez, Ivica Kostanic
(pages: 66-73)

The Next Steps in Developing the Triple Helix Model: A Brief Introduction to National Open Innovation System (NOIS) Paradigm
Teemu Santonen, Jari Kaivo-Oja, Jyrki Suomala
(pages: 74-82)


 

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Aggregation of Composition States for Markov Estimation in Level 2 Fusion

Stephen Stubberud, Kathleen Kramer


In sensor fusion, the use of composition information can help define and understand relationships between targets. This process, part of the Situational Assessment problem, also referred to as Level 2 fusion, can be quite complex when using standard classification approaches such as the Bayesian taxonomy. Determination of the number and type of elements that comprise a group can vary from report to report based on the type of sensors, the environment, and the behavior of the group. Estimation of group composition that can take these factors into account has been developed using a Markov chain approach. If the number of potential target classes is significant and the various standard group compositions are numerous, the computational complexity becomes unmanageable. This effort investigates a useful and computationally attainable Level 2 composition state estimate based upon the use of state aggregation.

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