International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory

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Use of the Automatic Identification System in Academic Research

  • Miluše Tichavska
  • Francisco Cabrera
  • Beatriz Tovar
  • Víctor Araña
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9520)


The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio broadcasting system frequencies (161.975 MHz and 162.025 MHz) that transfers packets of data over the data link (HDLC) [1, 2] and enables AIS-equipment vessels and shore-based stations to send and receive identification information that can be displayed on a computer. It was originally conceived as a navigational aid for ship monitoring and collision avoidance at sea that over time, has evolved into a system with a multitude of additional applications, including experimental systems in academic and research environments.


Traffic Information Automatic Identification System Very High Frequency Automatic Identification System Data Automatic Identification System Receiver 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miluše Tichavska
    • 1
  • Francisco Cabrera
    • 2
  • Beatriz Tovar
    • 1
  • Víctor Araña
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Análisis Económico AplicadoUniversidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)Las Palmas de G.C.Spain
  2. 2.Departamento de Señales y Comunicaciones (DSC), Instituto para el Desarrollo Tecnológico y la Innovación en las Comunicaciones (IDeTIC)Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)Las Palmas de G.C.Spain

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