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IJME 425

Paper Title: Evaluation Methodology on Trajectory of Inbound Single Ship Using Similarity Measurement Between Planar Clouds



C Fang, Dalian Maritime University, Zhejiang Institute of Communications, China
H Ren and Y Jin, Dalian Maritime University, China
C Dong, University of Tennessee, USA


In order to evaluate the ship trajectory more reasonable based on the quantitative information. This paper presents a new approach to evaluate the inward-port single ship trajectory quantitatively based on ship-handling simulator. First, a ship tracking points generating algorithm is proposed to generate sufficient tracking points in order to address the issue that the sample information is not enough on the ship simulator. Second, three reference tracking belts are established based on the sample data and cloud drop contribution degrees for the scenario that the collected samples information are enough. Finally, a quantitative score evaluation method that combines the qualitative information and the quantitative information is proposed, the similarity measurement results verify that the MES algorithm is more reasonable, the evaluation results of inward-port single ship trajectory illustrative that the proposed method is effective when applied to quantitative evaluation problems.


Transactions RINA, Vol 159, Part A3, International Journal Maritime Engineering, Jul-Sep 2017 

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DOI No: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2017.a3.425

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