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A wavelet-based regularization scheme for HRR radar profile enhancement for use in automatic target recognition
Author(s): Hedley C. Morris; Monica M. DePass
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Paper Abstract

Cetin has applied non-quadratic optimization methods to produce feature enhanced high range resolution (HRR) radar profiles. This work concerned ground based targets and was carried out in the temporal domain. In this paper, we propose a wavelet-based-half-quadratic technique for ground-to-air target identification. The method is tested on simulated data generated by standard techniques. This analysis shows the ability of the proposed method to recover high-resolution features such as the locations and amplitudes of the dominant scatterers in the HRR profile. This suggests that the technique potentially may help improve the performance of HRR target recognition systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5428, Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2004, (25 August 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.545088
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Hedley C. Morris, San Jose State Univ. (United States)
Monica M. DePass, Claremont Graduate Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5428:
Signal and Data Processing of Small Targets 2004
Oliver E. Drummond, Editor(s)

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