fusion center


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fusion center

In intelligence usage, a physical location to accomplish fusion. It normally has sufficient intelligence automated data processing capability to assist in the process.
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According to the time stamps of data, all measurements are sorted with the order of measured time in fusion center, after all measurements have reached the fusion center at ([i.sub.k-1], [t.sub.k]] Because the update frequency of SINS is considerably greater than that o fWSN, it may lead to nonmeasurement of WSN in some fusion periods when the fusion period is smaller than the sampling period of WSN.
In formula (3), variable [[xi].sup.i.sub.1](k) and [[xi].sup.i.sub.2](k) are used to describe the communication situation between fusion center and other UAVs, and these variables obey the Bernoulli distribution.
Despite DHS assertions about the utility of fusion centers, the investigators were "unable to confirm that the fusion centers contributions were as significant as DHS portrayed them; were unique to the intelligence and analytical work expected of fusion centers; or would not have occurred absent a fusion center." (19) Even worse, during the course of the investigation, they discovered numerous instances in which the fusion centers made "significant intelligence errors" that mislead decision makers, forcing them to issue "prompt clarifications and apologies." (20)
The overreaching and redundancies in the department's operations are apparent in the 78 "fusion centers" it has established throughout the United States to process and share information with local, state, and federal law-enforcement agencies.
Further investigation, with the assistance of the Commonwealth Fusion Center and the Registry of Motor Vehicles, revealed that the suspect had two separate drivers licenses that bore invalid Social Security numbers.
Contents Realities Promoting Law Enforcement Coordination Roots of Federally Led Counterdrug and Counterterrorism Task Forces Overcoming Jurisdictional Limitations Federal Agencies Active in the Border Region Tallying Task Forces Countering Illegal Drugs and Terrorism along the Southwest Border Leveraging Resources and Expertise Highlighting Administration Priorities Fusion Centers and Information Sharing Achieving Coordination Task Force and Fusion Center Formulation: When and How?
Thus, not all sensor observations are transmitted directly to the fusion center (FC), where all data are fused by using various approaches [3, 4].
Computer and information scientists and business specialists examine cloud computing from such perspectives as its main components, trusted cloud initiative reference architecture, security information and event management implementation guidance, data protection in the cloud era, monitoring enterprise security with the fusion center model, big data, utilizing the content delivery network, parallel data transfer protocol, and the impact of cultural differences on the cloud computing ecosystems in the US and China.
And demand for more cameras in the workplace has prompted the opening of a first-of-its-kind "Global Fusion Center" that can monitor security cameras everywhere.
Finally, the United States worked with authorities to improve use of its U.S.-provided Communications Fusion Center to better interdict drug shipments.
The facility contains offices, a mezzanine, and the fusion center itself, which is an amphitheater that contains 72 big-screen TVs for monitoring.
Second, it proposes a potential solution to the problem of better connecting the National Guard into the larger HLS community by integrating National Guard intelligence personnel into the existing state fusion center (SFC) enterprise.