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Information in the time-frequency plane and its applications to adaptive radar signal processing
Author(s): Tarun Kumar Bhattacharya; Gegs Jones; Simon Haykin
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Paper Abstract

The detection of small floating targets in an ocean environment is discussed in this paper. Because of the time-varying nature of the growler's radar returns, classical detection schemes do not work well. It is shown that these problems can be overcome if the detection is performed in the joint time-frequency plane. The effectiveness of the detection scheme is demonstrated by looking at two specific aspects of the problem: (1) detection of the target when the radar is scanning a certain sector, and (2) when the radar is dwelling in a certain azimuthal direction for a longer period of time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2027, Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations IV, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160440
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Tarun Kumar Bhattacharya, McMaster Univ. (Canada)
Gegs Jones, McMaster Univ. (Canada)
Simon Haykin, McMaster Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2027:
Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations IV
Franklin T. Luk, Editor(s)

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