Accession Number:

AD1014866

Title:

Automated Indications and Warnings from Live Surveillance Data

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Lincoln Laboratory Lexington United States

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Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A software system called the Fusion Exploitation Tools FET underlies an automated process for alerting intelligence analysts when abnormal activity occurs in an area under their surveillance. The FET consists of algorithms that analyze vehicle and ship traffic. It works in conjunction with the Google Earth geospatial visualization system, presenting the user with a distributed network-centric way of visualizing this information. The FET is unique in that it automatically analyzes live intelligence data streams in near real time. The FET also incorporates direct machine-to-machine requests for additional data collection, providing both enhanced situation awareness and a timely and effective means to control sensor platforms.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE