Range and azimuth estimation using raw data in DSP-based radar system

Marek Nałęcz , Krzysztof Kulpa

Abstract

In the paper a problem of estimation of target position in a modern DSP-based radar system is considered. The processes of target detection and estimation are separated. Raw radar data supplied to the detection block are buffered in large RAM memory and then partially post-processed by the estimation block in areas nearby detected targets. Such an approach allows for more elaborate estimation algorithms than using joint detection and estimation. We have adopted curve-fitting procedures for both azimuth and range estimation. Simulation results prove good performance even for small signal to noise ratios
Author Marek Nałęcz ISE
Marek Nałęcz,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Krzysztof Kulpa ISE
Krzysztof Kulpa,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
Pages871-875 vol.3
Book , 12th International Conference on Microwaves and Radar, 1998. MIKON '98, vol. 3, 1998
Keywords in EnglishAzimuth, azimuth estimation, curve fitting, curve-fitting procedures, Digital signal processing, digital signal processing chips, DSP-based radar system, estimation algorithms, large RAM memory, object detection, parameter estimation, radar computing, radar detection, radar signal processing, Random access memory, range estimation, raw radar data, Read-write memory, Scalability, signal processing algorithms, target position estimation
DOIDOI:10.1109/MIKON.1998.742844
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