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Ground target classification using moving target indicator radar signatures
Author(s): Chun S. Yoon
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Paper Abstract

The comparative performance of two target-classification algorithms relative to the ultimate performance obtainable through comprehensive use of the spectral data base is presently examined through empirical upper-bound calculations for the case of X-band radar signatures of a variety of military vehicles moving in the 5-15 mph range. This analysis indicates that performance does not significantly change when the number of measurements is reduced to 2/3 the initial number. Target classification with the present algorithms is found to be restricted to favorable aspect angles only; the computationally simple algorithm based on the double-Doppler signal is effective in a sector of favorable aspect angles, if the signal is not masked.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1470, Data Structures and Target Classification, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44856
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Chun S. Yoon, MITRE Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1470:
Data Structures and Target Classification
Vibeke Libby, Editor(s)

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