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Syllabus ( STEC 567 )


   Basic information
Course title: Target Tracking and Sensor Fusion
Course code: STEC 567
Lecturer: Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Ahmet GÜNEŞ
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 3 (3+0+0)
Year, Semester: 2020, Fall
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Area Elective
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: none
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: -
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. In this course, it is aimed to explain the positioning, target detection and tracking, central and distributed sensor fusion algorithms which have many applications in defense technologies. Simulation and laboratory studies with real data will also be done within the scope of the course.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. To gain in-depth knowledge about the sensor systems utilized in military applications.
    2. To analyze the sensor data and extract information from them.
    3. Find out new ways to improve current knowledge

    Method of assessment

    1. Homework assignment
    2. Term paper
  2. Each student contributes to the development of writing ability by writing a report in a paper format within the scope of the project.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. To be able to express ideas and findings related to the research topic both orally and in writing.
    2. Demonstrating professional and ethical responsibility.

    Method of assessment

    1. Homework assignment
    2. Term paper
   Contents Up
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Textbooks and materials: 1. B. Ristic, Beyond the Kalman Filter: Particle Filters for Tracking Applications, 2004.
2. J. V. Candy, Bayesian Signal Processing: Classical, Modern, and Particle Filtering Methods, 2016.
Recommended readings: -
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 50
Homework: 50
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 0
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   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 16
Own studies outside class: 2 16
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 5 16
Term project: 1 16
Term project presentation: 1 16
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 0 0
Final exam: 0 0
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    Total ECTS credits:
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  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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