Issue:InterCriteria Analysis approach in radar detection threshold analysis

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Title of paper: InterCriteria Analysis approach in radar detection threshold analysis
Lyubka Doukovska
Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev str., bl. 2, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Vassia Atanassova
Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineerin, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev str., bl. 105, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Published in: "Notes on IFS", Volume 21, 2015, Number 4, pages 129–135
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Abstract: In this paper, several types of conventional and Hough radar detectors with different structures of Constant False Alarm Rate (CFAR) signal processors are considered. In order to choose the most efficient for randomly arriving impulse interference environment structure a comparative analysis is carried out. The effectiveness of the Hough radar detectors are studied using InterCriteria Analysis (ICA) approach. The average detection thresholds of the conventional detector and the Hough detector with the CFAR processors are estimated. The experimental results are obtained by numerical analysis. The target echo signal fluctuates according to a Swerling II case model. It has a Poisson distribution of the probability for appearance and Rayleigh distribution of the amplitudes. The research work is performed in MATLAB computational environment. The obtained results can be used both in radar and communication receiver networks.
Keywords: InterCriteria Analysis, Signal processing, Hough radar detector, CFAR signal processor, Randomly arriving impulse interference, Average detection threshold.
AMS Classification: 03E72
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