Joachim Biermann

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– Sensor Resource Management (or process refinement) is a element of any information fusion system. Common Level 4 sensor management (SM) interrelations to Level 1 target tracking and identification have been developed in the literature. During Fusion06, a panel discussion was held to explore the challenges and issues pertaining to the interaction between(More)
—Tracking systems provide kinematical information of objects in a scenario. This kinematical information can be combined with additional data to build higher-level-fusion systems that allow the detection of behaviour and threat patterns and thus contribute to situation awareness. The patterns that characterize situations of interest may vary over time and(More)
It briefly describes the functional processing steps in military intelligence presenting the underlying aspects of information processing and fusion and revealing main challenges for automatic support of the required functionalities. The extraction and structuring of relevant information from unstructured text documents is shown to be one of the fundamental(More)
—Once the realm of the military, fusion is increasingly spreading into civilian applications such as crisis management, homeland security, and law enforcement. While some of these applications make use of sensor technologies, in the form of cameras, videos, weather systems, etc., there is an increasing reliance on text-based information, which comes with a(More)
This paper presents some findings of the NATO RTO Task Group on Information Fusion in Asymmetric Operations. It briefly describes the functional processing steps in military intelligence presenting the underlying aspects of information processing and fusion and revealing main challenges for automatic support of the required functionalities. The extraction(More)