Publications

 

Sensor Management

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Performance guarantees for information theoretic sensor resource management," in Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. IEEE, April 2007.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "Performance guarantees for information theoretic sensor resource management",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. International Conference on Acoustics,
Speech and Signal Processing",
YEAR = "2007",
PUBLISHER = "IEEE",
MONTH = "April"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Performance Guarantees for Information Theoretic Active Inference," in Proc. Eleventh International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, March 2007.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "Performance Guarantees for Information Theoretic Active Inference",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. Eleventh International Conference on
Artificial Intelligence and Statistics",
YEAR = "2007",
MONTH = "March"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, "Information Theoretic Sensor Management", PhD dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2007.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L.",
TITLE = "Information Theoretic Sensor Management",
SCHOOL = "Massachusetts Institute of Technology",
YEAR = "2007",
MONTH = "February"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Sensor management for multiple target tracking with heterogeneous sensor models,"  in Proc. SPIE Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition, vol. 6235. The International Society for Optical Engineering, April 2006.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W. and Willsky, Alan S.",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc.\ SPIE Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion,
and Target Recognition",
MONTH = "April",
PUBLISHER = "The International Society for Optical
Engineering",
TITLE = "Sensor management for multiple target tracking with
heterogeneous sensor models",
VOLUME = "6235",
YEAR = "2006"
}
        

Sensor Management in Sensor Networks

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Approximate Dynamic Programming for Communication-Constrained Sensor Network Management," in IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing accepted for publication, 2006.

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J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to a Communication Constrained Sensor Management Problem," in Proc. Eighth International Conference of Information Fusion, July 2005.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to a Communication Constrained Sensor Management Problem",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. Eighth International Conference of
Information Fusion",
YEAR = "2005",
MONTH = "July"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach for Communication Constrained Inference," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, July 2005.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach for Communication Constrained Inference",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal
Processing",
YEAR = "2005",
MONTH = "July"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Optimization Approaches to Dynamic Routing of Measurements and Models in a Sensor Network Object Tracking Problem," in Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. IEEE, March 2005.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "Optimization Approaches to Dynamic Routing of Measurements and Models in a Sensor Network Object Tracking Problem",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. International Conference on Acoustics,
Speech and Signal Processing",
YEAR = "2005",
PAGES = "1061--1065",
PUBLISHER = "IEEE",
MONTH = "March"
}
        

 

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Dynamic Programming Approaches to Sensor Management in Sensor Networks." Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems Technical Report LIDS-TR-2637, in preparation.

 

Master's Research

J. R. Vasquez and J. L. Williams, "Improved hypothesis selection for multiple hypothesis tracking," in Proc. SPIE Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets, vol. 5428. The International Society for Optical Engineering, April 2004.

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AUTHOR = "Vasquez, Juan R. and Williams, Jason L.",
TITLE = "Improved Hypothesis Selection for Multiple Hypothesis Tracking",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc.~SPIE Signal and Data Processing of Small
Targets",
YEAR = "2004",
VOLUME = "5428",
PUBLISHER = "The International Society for Optical Engineering",
MONTH = "April",
}
        

 

J. L. Williams and P. S. Maybeck, "Cost-function-based hypothesis control techniques for multiple hypothesis tracking," in Proc. SPIE Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets, vol. 5428. The International Society for Optical Engineering, April 2004.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and Maybeck, Peter S.",
TITLE = "Cost-Function-Based Hypothesis Control
Techniques for Multiple Hypothesis Tracking",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. SPIE Signal and Data Processing of Small
Targets",
YEAR = "2004",
VOLUME = "5428",
PUBLISHER = "The International Society for Optical Engineering",
MONTH = "April",
}

 

J. L. Williams and P. S. Maybeck, "Cost-function-based gaussian mixture reduction for target tracking," in Proc. Sixth International Conference of Information Fusion. International Society of Information Fusion, July 2003, pp. 1047--1054.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and Maybeck, Peter S.",
TITLE = "Cost-Function-Based Gaussian Mixture Reduction
for Target Tracking",
BOOKTITLE = "Proc. Sixth International Conference of Information Fusion",
YEAR = "2003",
PAGES = "1047--1054",
PUBLISHER = "International Society of Information Fusion",
MONTH = "July",
}

 

J. L. Williams, "Gaussian mixture reduction for tracking multiple maneuvering targets in clutter," M.S.E.E. Thesis, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, 2003.

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@MASTERSTHESIS{Wil03,
AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L.",
TITLE = "Gaussian Mixture Reduction for Tracking Multiple Maneuvering Targets in Clutter",
SCHOOL = "Air Force Institute of Technology",
YEAR = "2003",
TYPE = "M.S.E.E. Thesis",
ADDRESS = "Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH",
NOTE = "Available for download at http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA415317"
}

Miscellaneous

J.L. Williams, J.W. Fisher III and A.S. Willsky, "Importance Sampling Actor-Critic Algorithms," in American Control Conference, June 2006.

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AUTHOR = "Williams, Jason L. and {Fisher III}, John W.
and Willsky, Alan S.",
TITLE = "Importance Sampling Actor-Critic Algorithms",
BOOKTITLE = "American Control Conference",
YEAR = "2006",
MONTH = "June"
}