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Three-dimensional invariants of moving targets
Author(s): Mark A. Stuff
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Paper Abstract

Geometric invariants which completely characterize the size and shape of three dimensional configurations of scattering centers on moving targets can be extracted from signals from ranging sensors such as radar. These invariants can potentially be used to fingerprint and track specific moving targets even when information about changes in the targets orientation between observations is unreliable and when no prior model exists for the target. This technology also creates new possibilities for more robust target recognition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4053, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery VII, (24 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.396363
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Mark A. Stuff, Veridian-ERIM International, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4053:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery VII
Edmund G. Zelnio, Editor(s)

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