• Engineering
  • Published 2004

Sweep Width Estimation for Ground Search and Rescue

@inproceedings{Koester2004SweepWE,
  title={Sweep Width Estimation for Ground Search and Rescue},
  author={Robert J. Koester and Donald C. Cooper and John R. Frost and R. Q. Robe},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract : For the first time in history, a scientifically sound yet practical method for objectively determining detection probabilities for objects of importance to search and rescue (SAR) in the land environment was successfully developed and field-tested. Data was collected using volunteer searchers and analyzed with simplified analysis techniques, all at very low cost. This work opens the door for resolving search planning and evaluation issues that have been vigorously debated within the… CONTINUE READING

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