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DSTL's Stone Soup to aid sensor fusion

18th June 2019 - 11:00 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is hoping its novel approach to algorithm solving will improve tracking and fusion systems as part of its continued research into future situational awareness.

Stone Soup, a software framework that allows code sharing and algorithm comparison for the core mathematical components of situational awareness systems, was released as an open-source collaborative project in May 2019 under the DSTL Future Sensing and Situational Awareness (FSSA) programme.

The framework means that members of the Five Eyes nations are able to upload and test new components or compare tracking algorithms alongside accepted or state-of-the-art algorithms.

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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