Track Management for Distributed Multi-target Tracking in Sensor Network

  • Woo-Cheol Lee
  • Han-Lim ChoiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1015)


This paper addresses track management for multiple target tracking (MTT) with a sensor network. Track management is needed for track generation and extinction when the targets set is unknown. Based on a consensus-based fusion algorithm, we develope a MTT algorithm that includes the measurement-to-track association (M2TA) and track management. It can be effectively applied even when the sensor detection range is limited and the field-of-view (FOV)s of each sensor are different. Numerical examples are presented in a multi-sensor multi-target scenario to verify that the proposed algorithm works properly in various network structures and clutter environments.


Track management Multiple target tracking Sensor network Sensor Fusion 



This work was supported by Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIT) (No. 20150002130042002, Development of High Reliable Communications and Security SW for Various Unmanned Vehicles).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Korea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea

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