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Automatic threat evaluation for border security and surveillance

A.C. van den Broek; J. van der Velde; R.M.E.M. van den Baar; L. Nijsten; R. van Heijster;
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  • Published: 25 Sep 2019
  • Country: Netherlands
We present a study of border surveillance systems for automatic threat estimation. The surveillance systems should allow border control operators to be triggered in time so that adequate responses are possible. Examples of threats are smuggling, possibly by using small vessels, cars or drones, and threats caused by unwanted persons (e.g. terrorists) crossing the border. These threats are revealed by indicators which are often not exact and evidence for these indicators incorporates significant amounts of uncertainty. This study is linked to the European Horizon 2020 project ALFA, which focuses on the detection and threat evaluation of low flying objects near the...
free text keywords: Automation, Border security, Treat evaluation, Uncertainty, Fuzzy inference, Monitoring, Object detection, Probabilistic logics, Risk assessment, Security systems, Terrorism, Uncertainty analysis, Border surveillance, Dempster-Shafer theory, Dynamic risk assessments, Strait of Gibraltar, Surveillance systems, Function evaluation, treat evaluation, automation, uncertainty, border security, Operator (computer programming), Object detection, Drone, Dempster–Shafer theory, Automation, business.industry, business, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer, Computer science, Suspect, Bayesian inference, Uncertainty analysis
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Advanced Low Flying Aircrafts Detection and Tracking
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 700002
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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