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Title: Datasets for radiation network algorithm development and testing

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office s (DNDO) Intelligence Radiation Sensors Systems (IRSS) program supported the development of networks of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) radiation counters for detecting, localizing, and identifying low-level radiation sources. Under this program, a series of indoor and outdoor tests were conducted with multiple source strengths and types, different background profiles, and various types of source and detector movements. Following the tests, network algorithms were replayed in various re-constructed scenarios using sub-networks. These measurements and algorithm traces together provide a rich collection of highly valuable datasets for testing the current and next generation radiation network algorithms, including the ones (to be) developed by broader R&D communities such as distributed detection, information fusion, and sensor networks. From this multiple TeraByte IRSS database, we distilled out and packaged the first batch of canonical datasets for public release. They include measurements from ten indoor and two outdoor tests which represent increasingly challenging baseline scenarios for robustly testing radiation network algorithms.
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  1. ORNL
  2. New Jersey Institute of Technology
  3. University of Memphis
  4. Clemson University
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Conference: 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Strasbourg, France, 20161030, 20161106
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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ORNL work for others
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United States