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Invariant phase-only filters for TABILS24 millimeter-wavelength radar data
Author(s): Robert R. Kallman
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Paper Abstract

A compact library of discrete phase-only spatial filters for use in a digital or optical correlator has been constructed which discriminates between TABILS24 MV0045 and MVO294 by a factor of 10 using signal-to-clutter ratio as a measure of performance. This is a combined discrimination ratio of more than 20. This library of filters can be stored in 320 K or less of memory. These filters have been designed to give a stable recognition signal to their respective true targets over a wide range of rotation angles. More importantly, they also give strong recognition signals to target aspects which straddle images used in the filter training sets. This stability arises from a simple processing of the radar imagery before it is inserted into the correlator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 1960, Automatic Object Recognition III, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160626
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Robert R. Kallman, Univ. of North Texas (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1960:
Automatic Object Recognition III
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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