Target Tracking and Classification from Labeled and Unlabeled Data in Wireless Sensor Networks
AbstractTracking the locations and identities of moving targets in the surveillance area of wireless sensor networks is studied. In order to not rely on high-cost sensors that have been used in previous researches, we propose the integrated localization and classification based on semi-supervised learning, which uses both labeled and unlabeled data obtained from low-cost distributed sensor network. In our setting, labeled data are obtained by seismic and PIR sensors that contain information about the types of the targets. Unlabeled data are generated from the RF signal strength by applying Gaussian process, which represents the probability of predicted target locations. Finally, by using classified unlabeled data produced by semi-supervised learning, identities and locations of multiple targets are estimated. In addition, we consider a case when the labeled data are absent, which can happen due to fault or lack of the deployed sensor nodes and communication failure. We overcome this situation by defining artificial labeled data utilizing characteristics of support vector machine, which provides information on the importance of each training data point. Experimental results demonstrate the accuracy of the proposed tracking algorithm and its robustness to the absence of the labeled data thanks to the artificial labeled data. View Full-Text
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Yoo, J.; Kim, H.J. Target Tracking and Classification from Labeled and Unlabeled Data in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors 2014, 14, 23871-23884.
Yoo J, Kim HJ. Target Tracking and Classification from Labeled and Unlabeled Data in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2014; 14(12):23871-23884.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yoo, Jaehyun; Kim, Hyoun J. 2014. "Target Tracking and Classification from Labeled and Unlabeled Data in Wireless Sensor Networks." Sensors 14, no. 12: 23871-23884.