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Extended Kalman filter target tracker for spatially resolved targets with dynamic signatures
Author(s): Stacy H. Roszkowski; Paul Frank Singer
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Paper Abstract

An extended Kalman filter was developed by Maybeck and Mercier [1] to track unresolved or point targets whose spatial signature in the point spread function of the sensor. An extension of this filter which takes into account the target shape and its variations with aspect angle will be developed and should offer improvement in several areas: performance against structured clutter; Maybeck considered only a white noise background; the errors and computations associated with segmentation are eliminated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4048, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2000, (13 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391982
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Stacy H. Roszkowski, Raytheon Co. (United States)
Paul Frank Singer, Raytheon Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4048:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2000
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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