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Parallel environment for processing radar data
Author(s): Franck Sery; Kevin O'Donovan; Gordon C. Pryde; Rod Cook; Andrew M. Horne
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the implementation of a real-time radar data processor for an airborne research radar system: the multimode, polarimetric, interferometric Enhanced Surveillance Radar (ESR) developed by the UK Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA). The computer performance available in today's shared memory multiprocessor workstation has enabled us to design and implement a radar data processor which not only achieves real-time performance but provides an uniquely flexible environment for undertaking research and development into radar processing techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3497, SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques, (20 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331358
Show Author Affiliations
Franck Sery, N.A. Software (United Kingdom)
Kevin O'Donovan, N.A. Software (United Kingdom)
Gordon C. Pryde, N.A. Software (United Kingdom)
Rod Cook, N.A. Software (United Kingdom)
Andrew M. Horne, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3497:
SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques
Francesco Posa, Editor(s)

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