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Moving-target detection in over-the-horizon radar using adaptive chirplet transform
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Paper Abstract

In over-the-horizon radar (OTHR) moving target detection, the signal to clutter ratio (SCR) is low. One method to detect a moving target is to first reject the clutter and improve the SCR before the detection, such as the adaptive Fourier transform developed by Root when a target moves uniformly. When a target does not move uniformly, the Fourier based techniques for the target detection including super resolution techniques may not work well. In this paper, we replace the Fourier transform by the adaptive chirplet transform in the Doppler processing in OTHR when a target moves non-uniformly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4738, Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX, (8 March 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.458736
Show Author Affiliations
Genyuan Wang, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Xiang-Gen Xia, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Benjamin Root, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Victor C. Chen, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4738:
Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX
Harold H. Szu; James R. Buss, Editor(s)

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