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Replicating a Human Pilot’s Ability to Visually Detect Aircraft

Detecting aircraft. Artist’s impression. Original image by
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Professor Jason Ford had completed his PhD on HMMs, and has developed techniques to work with weak measurements by using a combination of measure theory, control theory, and information theory. Image: QUT.
Professor Jason Ford (front) led the development of an algorithm that enables unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to replicate a human pilot’s ability to visually detect aircraft at a range of more than 2km.

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