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Multistatic micro-Doppler radar signatures of personnel targets

Smith, GE; Woodbridge, K; Baker, CJ; Griffiths, H; (2010) Multistatic micro-Doppler radar signatures of personnel targets. IET SIGNAL PROCESS , 4 (3) pp. 224-233. 10.1049/iet-spr.2009.0058.

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Abstract

This study extends the theory of the micro-Doppler effect into the multistatic domain, and considers how the multistatic micro-Doppler signature (mu-DS) will affect radar automatic target recognition (ATR). Real multistatic mu-DS of personnel targets are examined and their nature compared with theory and simulated results. It is demonstrated that the use of multistatic mu-DSs would increase the robustness of radar ATR systems to the problem of self-occlusion, where the target obscures itself. Redundancy in the multistatic mu-DS is identified, and how this may reduce the data fusion demands of multi-aspect classifiers is discussed. Also, information theory is used to demonstrate that the multistatic mu-DS contains more target information than the monostatic case. This result leads to the prediction that multi-aspect mu-DS-based radar ATR would have improved performance compared to single-aspect solutions.

Type: Article
Title: Multistatic micro-Doppler radar signatures of personnel targets
DOI: 10.1049/iet-spr.2009.0058
Keywords: CLASSIFICATION
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/99765
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