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The Integrity of Information Received by Means of AIS During Anti-collision Manoeuvring
1 Polish Naval Academy, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: Radar and ARPA feature certain efficacy limitations due to weather conditions and target manoeuvres. Therefore, it appears rational to supplement the information derived from radar with additional information. A system which is claimed to be tailored to perform this task is AIS delivering proper information automatically and continuously. However, in certain users opinion, integrity of AIS data is still insufficient. In this paper, discussion concerning incompleteness and integrity of this type of data is presented. To prove effectiveness of AIS dynamic data in collision avoidance, detailed investigations have been conducted. Analysed data originate from the Gulf of Gdansk, dating back to the years 2006-2012. According to the research results, there are exceptional situations, when the information coming from the sensors cooperating with AIS is incomplete. This problem concerns information related to HDG and ROT, especially, when the vessels are not ?on the way?
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Citation note:
Felski A., Jaskólski K.: The Integrity of Information Received by Means of AIS During Anti-collision Manoeuvring. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 7, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.07.01.12, pp. 95-100, 2013

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