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On Optimizing Search Efforts (Area Effectively Swept) Allocation in the Course of Search and Rescue Operations

  • Andrey MakshanovEmail author
  • Viktor Ermolaev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)

Abstract

A solution is considered for a problem of optimal distribution of search efforts among areas while running search and rescue operations under limited search resources and probabilistic nature of a priori information about the location of an emergency object.

Keywords:

Search and rescue operation Area effectively swept (search efforts) Detection probability 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Automation of RASSt. Petersburg Institute for InformaticsPetersburgRussia

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