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Sensors 2017, 17(11), 2611; https://doi.org/10.3390/s17112611

Integrated Display and Simulation for Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast and Traffic Collision Avoidance System Data Fusion

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai 200240, China
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Received: 31 August 2017 / Revised: 7 November 2017 / Accepted: 8 November 2017 / Published: 13 November 2017
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Abstract

Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) is the direction of airspace surveillance development. Research analyzing the benefits of Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) and ADS-B data fusion is almost absent. The paper proposes an ADS-B minimum system from ADS-B In and ADS-B Out. In ADS-B In, a fusion model with a variable sampling Variational Bayesian-Interacting Multiple Model (VSVB-IMM) algorithm is proposed for integrated display and an airspace traffic situation display is developed by using ADS-B information. ADS-B Out includes ADS-B Out transmission based on a simulator platform and an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platform. This paper describes the overall implementation of ADS-B minimum system, including theoretical model design, experimental simulation verification, engineering implementation, results analysis, etc. Simulation and implementation results show that the fused system has better performance than each independent subsystem and it can work well in engineering applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: ADS-B; TCAS; integrated display; data fusion; airspace surveillance ADS-B; TCAS; integrated display; data fusion; airspace surveillance
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Wang, Y.; Xiao, G.; Dai, Z. Integrated Display and Simulation for Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast and Traffic Collision Avoidance System Data Fusion. Sensors 2017, 17, 2611.

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