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RANGER: RAdars for loNG distance maritime surveillancE and SaR opeRations

Deliverables

European Sea Border Surveillance and Ship reporting Systems: case CISE

This report will define the means through which RANGER will strengthen CISE.

Business Sustainability Strategies (First version)

This report will describe the business strategy for the different sub-systems of the RANGER platform as well as the platform itself

The Legal Framework of Maritime Surveillance (Internal version)

Report on the legalities under which maritime surveillance must operate.

Inventory of communication, dissemination and raising awareness activities (second year)

This deliverable will describe all the dissemination activities performed in RANGER including the list of publications, presentations in scientific conferences and industrial venues, and workshops organised during the project lifetime and reported at the end of each project period

Business Sustainability Strategies (final version)

This report will describe the business strategy for the different sub-systems of the RANGER platform as well as the platform itself

European Sea Border Surveillance and Ship reporting Systems: case EUROSUR

This report will define the means through which RANGER will strengthen EUROSUR.

RANGER Alignment with Regulations and Environmental Standards (Final version)

Consists of an analysis over the environmental standards that should be taken into account, and should be fulfilled by our system (OTH Radar) during deployment phase. The outcomes will be taken into account during the design phase.

The Legal Framework of Maritime Surveillance. (Final version)

Report on the legalities under which maritime surveillance must operate

RANGER Alignment with Regulations and Environmental Standards (internal version)

Consists of an analysis over the environmental standards that should be taken into account, and should be fulfilled by our system (OTH Radar) during deployment phase. The outcomes will be taken into account during the design phase.

Societally Acceptable and Ethically Sustainable Way of Performing Maritime Surveillance (Final version)

Report on the societal and ethical analysis in order to comply with fundamental rights of citizens, solve possible problems in knowledge management (e.g. processing of personal sensitive data, procedures of data collection, storage, protection, retention and destruction), possible privacy issues, and any other ethical issues. Ethical evaluation recommendations will be also reported

Communication, Dissemination and Awareness Raising Strategies (final version)

This deliverable will deal with the overall communication, dissemination and raising awareness strategy of the project, including target audience, means to reach the audience and procedures to follow for this scope. The deliverable will be re-issued on M30 to better define communication and dissemination plans when the RANGER results will be clearly visible

RANGER Market Analysis

This report will describe the available market information in order to identify: key actors, including competitors, regulations, drivers, barriers, market segments, etc. The Market Analysis will include a summary SWOT for RANGER and define the priority markets per countries/segments

RANGER information kit

A dissemination kit including the RANGER poster, leaflet and any other relevant dissemination material

Inventory of communication, dissemination and raising awareness activities (first year)

This deliverable will describe all the dissemination activities performed in RANGER including the list of publications, presentations in scientific conferences and industrial venues, and workshops organised during the project lifetime and reported at the end of each project period

Inventory of communication, dissemination and raising awareness activities (third year)

This deliverable will describe all the dissemination activities performed in RANGER including the list of publications, presentations in scientific conferences and industrial venues, and workshops organised during the project lifetime and reported at the end of each project period

Societally Acceptable and Ethically Sustainable Way of Performing Maritime Surveillance (Internal version)

Report on the societal and ethical analysis in order to comply with fundamental rights of citizens, solve possible problems in knowledge management (e.g. processing of personal sensitive data, procedures of data collection, storage, protection, retention and destruction), possible privacy issues, and any other ethical issues. Ethical evaluation recommendations will be also reported

Communication, Dissemination and Awareness Raising Strategies (first version)

This deliverable will deal with the overall communication, dissemination and raising awareness strategy of the project, including target audience, means to reach the audience and procedures to follow for this scope. The deliverable will be re-issued on M30 to better define communication and dissemination plans when the RANGER results will be clearly visible

RANGER Web-based platforms

Implementation of web-based resource and communication platform that will be obtained in Task 8.1

Publications

Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Modeling Patterns of Spaceborne Interferometric SAR Systems Signals

Author(s): Basil A. Massinas, Anastasios Doulamis, Nikolaos Doulamis, Eftychios Protopapadakis, Demitris Paradissis
Published in: AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum and Exposition, Issue AIAA 2017-5164, 2017
DOI: 10.2514/6.2017-5164

A fully balanced ultra-wide band mixer MMIC with multi-tanh triplet input for high dynamic range radar receiver systems

Author(s): Mantas Sakalas, Niko Joram, Frank Ellinger
Published in: 2017 International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF), Issue 17047095 , 20 July 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/ICNF.2017.7985956

1.5-54 GHz High Dynamic Range LNA and Mixer Combination for a MIMO Radar Application

Author(s): Mantas Sakalas, Niko Joram, Frank Ellinger
Published in: 2018 IEEE BiCMOS and Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuits and Technology Symposium (BCICTS), 2018, Page(s) 118-121
DOI: 10.1109/bcicts.2018.8550923

Online Estimation of Unknown Parameters in Multisensor-Multitarget Tracking: a Belief Propagation Approach

Author(s): Giovanni Soldi, Paolo Braca
Published in: 2018 21st International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 2018, Page(s) 2151-2157
DOI: 10.23919/icif.2018.8455612

Belief Propagation Based AIS/Radar Data Fusion for Multi - Target Tracking

Author(s): Domenico Gaglione, Paolo Braca, Giovanni Soldi
Published in: 2018 21st International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), 2018, Page(s) 2143-2150
DOI: 10.23919/icif.2018.8455217

Fully differential high input power handling ultra-wideband low noise amplifier for MIMO radar application

Author(s): M. Sakalas, P. Sakalas, N. Joram, F. Ellinger
Published in: 2017 IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium (CSICS), 2017, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/csics.2017.8240428

A MIMO architecture for SaR application

Author(s): Prodi Francesco; Pierno Luigi; Farina Alfonso
Published in: 1st MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP (MSAW 2019), Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3603236

An Ethical Framework for Maritime Surveillance Technology Projects

Author(s): Sarlio-Siintolaa Sari; Tammilehto Tuomas; Siintola Saara
Published in: 1st MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP (MSAW 2019), Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3633047

RANGER: Radars and Early Warning Technologies for Long Distance Maritime Surveillance

Author(s): Karagiannidis Lazaros; Dres Dimitrios; Protopapadakis Eftychios; Lamole Frédéric; Jacquin François; Rigal Gilles; Ouzounoglou Eleftherios; Katsaros Dimitris; Karalis Alexandros; Pierno Luigi; Mastroeni Carmelo; Evangelista Marco; Fontana Valeria; Gaglione Domenico; Soldi Giovanni; Braca Paolo; Sarlio-Siintola Sari; Sdongos Evangelos; Amditis Angelos
Published in: 1st MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP (MSAW 2019), Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3600438

Beyond the horizon: High Frequency Surface Wave Radar

Author(s): Lamole Frédéric; Jacquin François; Rigal Gilles
Published in: 1st MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP (MSAW 2019), Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3600980

Ship length estimation using common radar field entries

Author(s): Eftychios Protopapadakis, Matthaios Bimpas, Dimitrios Dres
Published in: 1st Maritime Situational Awareness workshop (MSAW2019), 2019

An Ultra-Wideband 3-23 GHz VCO Array with high continuous tuning range for FMCW Radar application

Author(s): Tom Drechsel, Niko Joram, Frank Ellinger
Published in: 2019 12th German Microwave Conference (GeMiC), 2019, Page(s) 103-106
DOI: 10.23919/gemic.2019.8698168

A 6–15 GHz ultra-wideband signal generator with 82 % continuous tuning range for FMCW radar

Author(s): Tom Drechsel, Niko Joram, Frank Ellinger
Published in: 2019 15th Conference on Ph.D Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2019, Page(s) 93-96
DOI: 10.1109/prime.2019.8787826

Heterogeneous Information Fusion for Multitarget Tracking Using the Sum-product Algorithm

Author(s): Giovanni Soldi, Domenico Gaglione, Florian Meyer, Franz Hlawatsch, Paolo Braca, Alfonso Farina, Moe Z. Win
Published in: ICASSP 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2019, Page(s) 5471-5475
DOI: 10.1109/icassp.2019.8683891

A multi-source communication gateway and advanced visualization interface for maritime surveillance systems based on the Inter-VTS Exchange Format Service

Author(s): Eleftherios Ouzounoglou, Miltos Koutsoukeras, Lazaros Karagiannidis, Frédéric Lamole, François Jacquin, Gilles Rigal, Evangelos Sdongos, Angelos Amditis
Published in: 1st International Conference on Maritime Transport, Wessex Institute, 2019

Design Approach for a Broadband Class-D Power Amplifier for Low Power Application in a 28 nm Digital CMOS Technology

Author(s): Mantas Sakalas, Jens Wagner, Niko Joram, Frank Ellinger
Published in: 2019 15th Conference on Ph.D Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2019, Page(s) 157-160
DOI: 10.1109/prime.2019.8787835

Data Fusion Engine based on Belief Propagation in the RANGER experiment

Author(s): Giovanni Soldi
Published in: 1st Maritime Situational Awareness Workshop (MSAW 2019), 2019

Stacked Autoencoders for Outlier Detection in Over-the-Horizon Radar Signals

Author(s): Eftychios Protopapadakis, Athanasios Voulodimos, Anastasios Doulamis, Nikolaos Doulamis, Dimitrios Dres, Matthaios Bimpas
Published in: Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-11, ISSN 1687-5265
DOI: 10.1155/2017/5891417

FMCW multiple-input multiple-output radar with iterative adaptive beamforming

Author(s): Johannes M. Eckhardt, Niko Joram, Adrian Figueroa, Bastian Lindner, Frank Ellinger
Published in: IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, Issue 12/11, 2018, Page(s) 1187-1195, ISSN 1751-8784
DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2018.5112

Self-Tuning Algorithms for Multisensor-Multitarget Tracking Using Belief Propagation

Author(s): Giovanni Soldi, Florian Meyer, Paolo Braca, Franz Hlawatsch
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Issue 67/15, 2019, Page(s) 3922-3937, ISSN 1053-587X
DOI: 10.1109/tsp.2019.2916764

A multisource communication gateway and An advanced visualization interface for maritime surveillance systems based on the inter-VTS Exchange Format Service

Author(s): Eleftherios Ouzounoglou, Miltiadis Koutsokeras, Pascal Boyé, Augustin Ambiehl, Damien Gravelat, Lazaros Karagiannidis, Evangelos Sdongos, Frédéric Lamole, Angelos Amditis
Published in: International Journal of Transport Development and Integration, Issue 3/4, 2019, Page(s) 355-368, ISSN 2058-8305
DOI: 10.2495/tdi-v3-n4-355-368