NEURAL NETWORK TARGET TRACKING AND RECOGNITION BASED ON MOTION VISION APPLIED TO ANTISATELLITE WEAPON SYSTEMS ACQUISITION TRACKING

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 12638
Amount: $49,979.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
L N K Corp
6811 Kenilworth Ave - Ste 306, Riverdale, MD, 20737
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Timothy A Zimmerlin
 (301) 927-3223
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
LNK IS APPLYING A NEURAL ARCHITECTURE TARGET TRACKING AND STATE ESTIMATION SYSTEM BASED ON MOTION VISION INFORMATION FROM A PASSIVE 2D SENSOR. LNK IS DEVELOPING A HYBRID 2D SILHOUETTE AND 3D RELATIVE DEPTH MODEL-BASED TARGET RECOGNITION SYSTEM BASED ON THE ABOVE MOTION VISION INFORMATION. THE TRACKING AND STATE ESTIMATION PERFORMANCE HAVE PROVEN VERY ROBUST: DOWN TO SUBPIXEL TARGET SIZES, AS SLOW AS SUBPIXEL INTERFRAME SPEEDS, WITH UP TO 100 SIMULTANEOUSLY OVERLAPPING TARGETS, USING COMPLEX BACKGROUNDS. THIS WORK EFFORT EMPHASIZES CONTROLLED TEST AND EVALUATION TO SUPPORT PREDICTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF THE TRACKING AND RECOGNITION PERFORMANCE. THE RESULTS INCLUDE DEFINITION OF THE OPTIMAL CONCEPT, TEST AND EVALUATION RESULTS KEYED TO RESOLUTION AND S/N, APPLICATION DERIVED ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS, AND A PLAN FOR FOLLOW ON DEVELOPMENT. THESE RESULTS ARE IN SUPPORT OF THE ANTISATELLITE ATR APPLICATION.

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