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Cognitive Radio: BrainEmpowered Wireless Communications
, 2005
"... Cognitive radio is viewed as a novel approach for improving the utilization of a precious natural resource: the radio electromagnetic spectrum. The cognitive radio, built on a softwaredefined radio, is defined as an intelligent wireless communication system that is aware of its environment and use ..."
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Cognitive radio is viewed as a novel approach for improving the utilization of a precious natural resource: the radio electromagnetic spectrum. The cognitive radio, built on a softwaredefined radio, is defined as an intelligent wireless communication system that is aware of its environment and uses the methodology of understandingbybuilding to learn from the environment and adapt to statistical variations in the input stimuli, with two primary objectives in mind: • highly reliable communication whenever and wherever needed; • efficient utilization of the radio spectrum. Following the discussion of interference temperature as a new metric for the quantification and management of interference, the paper addresses three fundamental cognitive tasks. 1) Radioscene analysis. 2) Channelstate estimation and predictive modeling. 3) Transmitpower control and dynamic spectrum management. This paper also discusses the emergent behavior of cognitive radio.
Particle Filters for Positioning, Navigation and Tracking
, 2002
"... A framework for positioning, navigation and tracking problems using particle filters (sequential Monte Carlo methods) is developed. It consists of a class of motion models and a general nonlinear measurement equation in position. A general algorithm is presented, which is parsimonious with the part ..."
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A framework for positioning, navigation and tracking problems using particle filters (sequential Monte Carlo methods) is developed. It consists of a class of motion models and a general nonlinear measurement equation in position. A general algorithm is presented, which is parsimonious with the particle dimension. It is based on marginalization, enabling a Kalman filter to estimate all position derivatives, and the particle filter becomes lowdimensional. This is of utmost importance for highperformance realtime applications. Automotive and airborne applications illustrate numerically the advantage over classical Kalman filter based algorithms. Here the use of nonlinear models and nonGaussian noise is the main explanation for the improvement in accuracy. More specifically, we describe how the technique of map matching is used to match an aircraft's elevation profile to a digital elevation map, and a car's horizontal driven path to a street map. In both cases, realtime implementations are available, and tests have shown that the accuracy in both cases is comparable to satellite navigation (as GPS), but with higher integrity. Based on simulations, we also argue how the particle filter can be used for positioning based on cellular phone measurements, for integrated navigation in aircraft, and for target tracking in aircraft and cars. Finally, the particle filter enables a promising solution to the combined task of navigation and tracking, with possible application to airborne hunting and collision avoidance systems in cars.
Image Change Detection Algorithms: A Systematic Survey
 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
, 2005
"... Detecting regions of change in multiple images of the same scene taken at different times is of widespread interest due to a large number of applications in diverse disciplines, including remote sensing, surveillance, medical diagnosis and treatment, civil infrastructure, and underwater sensing. T ..."
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Detecting regions of change in multiple images of the same scene taken at different times is of widespread interest due to a large number of applications in diverse disciplines, including remote sensing, surveillance, medical diagnosis and treatment, civil infrastructure, and underwater sensing. This paper presents a systematic survey of the common processing steps and core decision rules in modern change detection algorithms, including significance and hypothesis testing, predictive models, the shading model, and background modeling. We also discuss important preprocessing methods, approaches to enforcing the consistency of the change mask, and principles for evaluating and comparing the performance of change detection algorithms. It is hoped that our classification of algorithms into a relatively small number of categories will provide useful guidance to the algorithm designer.
Marginalized particle filters for mixed linear/nonlinear statespace models
 IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
, 2005
"... Abstract—The particle filter offers a general numerical tool to approximate the posterior density function for the state in nonlinear and nonGaussian filtering problems. While the particle filter is fairly easy to implement and tune, its main drawback is that it is quite computer intensive, with th ..."
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Abstract—The particle filter offers a general numerical tool to approximate the posterior density function for the state in nonlinear and nonGaussian filtering problems. While the particle filter is fairly easy to implement and tune, its main drawback is that it is quite computer intensive, with the computational complexity increasing quickly with the state dimension. One remedy to this problem is to marginalize out the states appearing linearly in the dynamics. The result is that one Kalman filter is associated with each particle. The main contribution in this paper is the derivation of the details for the marginalized particle filter for a general nonlinear statespace model. Several important special cases occurring in typical signal processing applications will also be discussed. The marginalized particle filter is applied to an integrated navigation system for aircraft. It is demonstrated that the complete highdimensional system can be based on a particle filter using marginalization for all but three states. Excellent performance on real flight data is reported. Index Terms—Kalman filter, marginalization, navigation systems, nonlinear systems, particle filter, state estimation. I.
Bayesian Curve Fitting Using MCMC With Applications to Signal Segmentation
 IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
, 2002
"... We propose some Bayesian methods to address the problem of fitting a signal modeled by a sequence of piecewise constant linear (in the parameters) regression models, for example, autoregressive or Volterra models. A joint prior distribution is set up over the number of the changepoints/knots, their ..."
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We propose some Bayesian methods to address the problem of fitting a signal modeled by a sequence of piecewise constant linear (in the parameters) regression models, for example, autoregressive or Volterra models. A joint prior distribution is set up over the number of the changepoints/knots, their positions, and over the orders of the linear regression models within each segment if these are unknown. Hierarchical priors are developed and, as the resulting posterior probability distributions and Bayesian estimators do not admit closedform analytical expressions, reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods are derived to estimate these quantities. Results are obtained for standard denoising and segmentation of speech data problems that have already been examined in the literature. These results demonstrate the performance of our methods.
An Online Kernel Change Detection Algorithm
, 2004
"... A number of abrupt change detection methods have been proposed in the past, among which are efficient modelbased techniques such as the Generalized Likelihood Ratio (GLR) test. We consider the case where no accurate nor tractable model can be found, using a modelfree approach, called Kernel chang ..."
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A number of abrupt change detection methods have been proposed in the past, among which are efficient modelbased techniques such as the Generalized Likelihood Ratio (GLR) test. We consider the case where no accurate nor tractable model can be found, using a modelfree approach, called Kernel change detection (KCD). KCD compares two sets of descriptors extracted online from the signal at each time instant: the immediate past set and the immediate future set. Based on the soft margin singleclass Support Vector Machine (SVM), we build a dissimilarity measure in feature space between those sets, without estimating densities as an intermediary step. This dissimilarity measure is shown to be asymptotically equivalent to the Fisher ratio in the Gaussian case. Implementation issues are addressed, in particular, the dissimilarity measure can be computed online in input space. Simulation results on both synthetic signals and real music signals show the efficiency of KCD.
Identification of piecewise affine systems via mixedinteger programming
 Automatica
, 2004
"... This paper addresses the problem of identification of hybrid dynamical systems, by focusing the attention on hinging hyperplanes (HHARX) and Wiener piecewise affine (WPWARX) autoregressive exogenous models. In particular, we provide algorithms based on mixedinteger linear or quadratic programming ..."
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This paper addresses the problem of identification of hybrid dynamical systems, by focusing the attention on hinging hyperplanes (HHARX) and Wiener piecewise affine (WPWARX) autoregressive exogenous models. In particular, we provide algorithms based on mixedinteger linear or quadratic programming which are guaranteed to converge to a global optimum. For the special case where switches occur only seldom in the estimation data, we also suggest a way of trading off between optimality and complexity by using a change detection approach. 1
Particle filter theory and practice with positioning applications
 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine
, 2010
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N.B.: When citing this work, cite the original article. ©2010 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted
Joint segmentation of piecewise constant autoregressive processes by using a hierarchical model and a Bayesian sampling approach
 IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
, 2007
"... We propose a joint segmentation algorithm for piecewise constant AR processes recorded by several independent sensors. The algorithm is based on a hierarchical Bayesian model. Appropriate priors allow to introduce correlations between the change locations of the observed signals. Numerical problems ..."
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We propose a joint segmentation algorithm for piecewise constant AR processes recorded by several independent sensors. The algorithm is based on a hierarchical Bayesian model. Appropriate priors allow to introduce correlations between the change locations of the observed signals. Numerical problems inherent to Bayesian inference are solved by a Gibbs sampling strategy. The proposed joint segmentation methodology provides interesting results compared to a signalbysignal segmentation. 1.