target discrimination


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target discrimination

The ability of a surveillance or guidance system to identify or engage any one target when multiple targets are present.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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"There was no target discrimination; simply visiting the hacked site was enough for the exploit server to attack your device, and if it was successful, install a monitoring implant," Beer wrote.
Mr Beer said: "There was no target discrimination; simply visiting the hacked site was enough for the exploit server to attack your device, and if it was successful, to install a monitoring implant."
Sonar Target Discrimination Based on Multidimensional Bayesian Classification Model.
will improve system target discrimination and assessment capabilities."
The most rudimentary coatings can make a huge difference in color rendition and make target discrimination easier and safer.
Target discrimination isn't just about determining if this person to your front is in fact a threat; it also includes figuring out what portion of the vitals are available and ensuring there isn't any protective gear over those vitals.
Engineers behind Simrad's new HALO Pulse Compression Radar series found a way to combine the long-range performance of traditional pulse radar with the close-range target discrimination of broadband.
He added: "Now, in 2014, with the intent of the Americans to deploy interceptors to eastern Canada and the need to have radar to support the proper target discrimination of an incoming ballistic missile warhead, there probably would be more interest in our providing a site in Canada to build such a radar."
In contrast, the participants were asked to ignore the irrelevant cue: when an irrelevant cue was presented, no target discrimination was required so that it was safe to ignore this cue.
In this case, repetition leads to complex interactions between the content of the retrieved event-file and the current target-event, producing benefits in target discrimination and response selection but only when the retrieved event-file does not contain conflicting information (as in partial match situations; Terry, Valdes, & Neill, 1992).
But applying the CS to target discrimination and recognition is really
They include more stringent time constraints, target discrimination and verbal commands that are more typical of a fire fight.