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Our paper “Composite Event Recognition for Maritime Monitoring” was accepted at DEBS 2019


Manolis Pitsikalis, Alexander Artikis, Richard Dreo, Cyril Ray, Elena Camossi and Anne-Laure Jousselme


Maritime monitoring systems support safe shipping as they allow for the real-time detection of dangerous, suspicious and illegal vessel activities. We present such a system using the Run-Time Event Calculus, a composite event recognition system with formal, declarative semantics. For effective recognition, we developed alibrary of maritime patterns in close collaboration with domain experts. We present a thorough evaluation of the system and the patterns both in terms of predictive accuracy and computational efficiency, using real-world datasets of vessel position streams and contextual geographical information.

Composite Event Recognition for Maritime Monitoring