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By H.-Q. Liu, H.-C. So, F. K. W. Chan, and K. W. K. Lui

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In this paper, we present a distributed particle filter (DPF) for target tracking in a sensor network. The proposed DPF consists of two major steps. First, particle compression based on support vector machine is performed to reduce the cost of transmission among sensors. Second, each sensor fuses the compressed information from its neighboring nodes with use of consensus or gossip algorithm to estimate the target track. Computer simulations are included to verify the effectiveness of the proposed approach.

H.-Q. Liu, H.-C. So, F. K. W. Chan, and K. W. K. Lui, "Distributed Particle Filter for Target Tracking in Sensor Networks," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 11, 171-182, 2009.

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