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An MHT algorithm for UWB radar-based multiple human target tracking

Chang, SangHyun and Wolf, Michael and Burdick, Joel W. (2009) An MHT algorithm for UWB radar-based multiple human target tracking. In: 2009 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2009). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 459-463. ISBN 978-1-4244-2930-1.

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This paper presents a multiple hypothesis tracking (MHT) framework for tracking the ranges and velocities of a variable number of moving human targets via a monostatic ultra-wideband (UWB) radar. The multi-target tracking (MTT) problem for UWB radar-based human target tracking differs from traditional applications because of the multitude of observations (multipath scattering) per target in each scan, due to the short spatial extent of the transmitted UWB signal pulse width. We develop an MHT framework for UWB radar-based multiple human target tracking that extends a previously studied human tracking algorithm. We present experimental results in which a monostatic UWB radar tracks both individual and multiple human targets, even with changing numbers of targets across radar scans.

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Additional Information:© 2009 IEEE. Issue Date: 9-11 Sept. 2009, Date of Current Version: 16 October 2009. The authors greatly appreciate the financial support of this work provided by the LIG Nex1 Corporation, Yongin, Korea.
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Subject Keywords:UWB radar; tracking; filtering; multi-target tracking; multiple hypothesis tracking
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Official Citation:SangHyun Chang; Wolf, M.; Burdick, J.W.; , "An MHT algorithm for UWB radar-based multiple human target tracking," Ultra-Wideband, 2009. ICUWB 2009. IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.459-463, 9-11 Sept. 2009 doi: 10.1109/ICUWB.2009.5288767 URL:
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