Target tracking system

Patent Number: 10,042,960
Issued: 8/7/2018
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Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for identifying a track for a target are disclosed herein. In a general embodiment, trees for targets are identified. Each tree in the trees includes observations that are connected to each other by branches and each observation has a score. A selected track in a tree is identified within the trees with an observation having a highest score. A group of branches is added to the selected track from other trees other than the tree having the selected track to form the track for a target, enabling reducing processing resources used to identify the track.
Filed: 3/19/2015
Application Number: 14/662,666
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.