Data association using game theory for multi-target tracking in passive bistatic radar
conference contributionposted on 27.03.2019 by Abdullahi Daniyan, Abdulrazaq Aldowesh, Yu Gong, Sangarapillai Lambotharan
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We investigate a game theoretic data association technique for multi-target tracking (MTT) with varying number of targets in a real passive bi-static radar (PBR) environment. The radar measurements were obtained through a PBR developed using National Instrument (NI) Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP). We considered the problem of associating target state-estimates-to-tracks for varying number of targets. We use the sequential Monte Carlo probability hypothesis density (SMC-PHD) filter to perform the multi-target tracking in order to obtain the target state estimates and model the interaction between target tracks as a game. Experimental results using this real radar data demonstrate effectiveness of the game theoretic data association for multiple target tracking.
This work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Grant number EP/K014307/1, the MOD University Defence Research Collaboration (UDRC) in Signal Processing, UK and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Nigeria.
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