Target Tracking Concepts

Course Description

Explore the concepts associated with target tracking, including equations to assist with the explanations and the tools needed to conduct basic analysis associated with target tracking.

Course ID: DEF 3519P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15384 Apr 21, 2015 Apr 23, 2015 Classroom Denver, Colorado $1,595
17613 Jun 14, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Classroom Huntsville, Alabama $1,695

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  • Familiarity with linear algebra and probability

Who Should Attend

Scientists and engineers engaged in the specification, procurement, design and development, testing and operation of target tracking systems

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop an understanding of the concepts associated with target tracking.

  • Master the basic mathematics and notation used in target tracking.

  • Know the role of sensors in target tracking.


  • Introduction to target tracking

  • Review of related mathematics

  • Parameter and state estimation

  • Track filtering

  • Data links for network-centric tracking

  • Alpha-beta filters

  • Tracking maneuvering targets

  • Tracking a single target in presence of false signals

  • Multitarget tracking

  • Electronic countermeasures against modern target tracking radars

  • Tracking with ESM sensors

  • Tracking with radars

  • Multiplatform-multisensor-multitarget tracking

  • Performance assessment for MTT simulations

  • Perspectives on tracking: Evolution and challenges

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: William Blair, Ph.D.