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Radar, signal, and image processing techniques for through the wall imaging
Author(s): Moeness G. Amin

Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss some of the leading issues in through the wall radar imaging (TWRI) problems. We focus on the primary system challenges and deliverables, dealing only with the applications of statistical signal and array processing. Applications of antenna design and electromagnetic propagation are equally important, but they are both outside the scope of this paper. The material presented considers key desirable TWRI system properties and features and provides candidate solutions to achieve them. We focus on research performed at Villanova University and demonstrate some of our recent approaches to address system functionalities and requirements using analyses, computer simulations, and real-data. The paper does not attempt to cover all progress made in the field to date nor does it intend to compare the proposed techniques with alternative and competitive methods. It is written with the primary purpose of bringing to the reader many leading challenges and diverse issues worthy of considerations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2005
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5819, Digital Wireless Communications VII and Space Communication Technologies, (2 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.609921
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Moeness G. Amin, Villanova Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5819:
Digital Wireless Communications VII and Space Communication Technologies
Rabindra Singh; Raghuveer M. Rao; Sohail A. Dianat; Michael D. Zoltowski, Editor(s)

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