Computational Intelligence

A Prologue to Estimating the Intent of a Potential Rhino Poacher

ABSTRACT

A dramatic increase in rhino poaching, if allowed to continue at current rates, is threatening South Africa's rhino population with extinction. The available detection and prevention systems are not sufficient in solving this crisis. Targets are detected, but their intent is unknown, thus a system is proposed that fuses the available data and infers a potential poacher's intent. A mixture of behaviour modelling and intent estimation, coupled with a suitable computational intelligence technique will address the problem of how to infer whether a person is a rhino poacher. This article sheds some light on the current systems that are in place and we offer a formulation of the rhino poacher problem in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

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