Player: an open source tool to simulate complex maritime environments to evaluate data fusion performance

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dc.contributor.author Luis Bustamante, Álvaro
dc.contributor.author Molina López, José Manuel
dc.contributor.author García Herrero, Jesús
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-11T11:01:45Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-11T11:01:45Z
dc.date.issued 2017-08-01
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Luis Bustamante, A., Molina López, J. M., García Herrero, J. (2017). Player: an open source tool to simulate complex maritime environments to evaluate data fusion performance. Simulation modeling practice and theory, 76, pp. 3-21.
dc.identifier.issn 1569-190X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/31577
dc.description.abstract In this paper it is presented a new open source tool for evaluating data fusion systems, mainly related to the maritime surveillance domain. This tool provides specific utilities for designing and simulating synthetic maritime environments to assists in the fusion development process, like designing vessels trajectories, placing different types of sensors, simulating vessels dynamics, or simulating sensors detections. This synthetic information can be used to feed a data fusion system to evaluate its response in a reproducible way under different conditions. This tool can be used to optimize the data fusion evaluation process, since testing a fusion system is a quite complex task, as the fusion output depends on the combination of multiple algorithms, configurations, measures, timing, and so on. Then, having reproducible synthetic environments can be quite useful when evaluating fusion results, system performance in dense scenarios, vessel trajectories with different dynamics, sensor coverages, and so on. This tool has been used with success for evaluating different fusion systems, and now it is presented as an open source tool, so it can be easily adapted to different environments, be used by other researchers, or extended by the community. This paper presents how it is built, the underlying algorithms, and presents some example use cases.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partially funded by projects MINECO TEC2014-57022-C2-2-R, and European Concerted Research Action designated as COST Action IC1406: High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (cHiPSet).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Simulation
dc.subject.other Sensors
dc.subject.other Evaluation
dc.subject.other Performance
dc.subject.other Data fusion
dc.subject.other Maritime surveillance
dc.title Player: an open source tool to simulate complex maritime environments to evaluate data fusion performance
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Informática
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2017.04.002
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC2012-37832-C02-01
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC2014-57022-C2-2-R
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 3
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 21
dc.identifier.publicationtitle SIMULATION MODELLING PRACTICE AND THEORY
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 76
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000026307
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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