Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference 10633
Radar Sensor Technology XXII
Monday - Wednesday 16 - 18 April 2018
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017
Notifications will be sent no later than 12/15/17

Manuscript Due Date:
21 March 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Fauzia Ahmad, Temple Univ. (United States)
  • Moeness G. Amin, Villanova Univ. (United States)
  • Joseph C. Deroba, U.S. Army CERDEC Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (United States)
  • Mark Govoni, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • John E. Gray, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. Dahlgren Div. (United States)
  • Majeed Hayat, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
  • Chandra Kambhamettu, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
  • Seong-Hwoon Kim, Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems (United States)
  • Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Changzhi Li, Texas Tech Univ. (United States)
  • Jenshan Lin, Univ. of Florida (United States)
  • Robert Linnehan, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (United States)
  • Ronald D. Lipps, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • David G. Long, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)
  • Neeraj Magotra, Western New England Univ. (United States)

Program Committee continued...
  • Anthony F. Martone, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Gregory J. Mazzaro, The Citadel (United States)
  • George J. Moussally, Mirage Systems (United States)
  • Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
  • Marius Necsoiu, Southwest Research Institute (United States)
  • Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Hector A. Ochoa, The Univ. of Texas at Tyler (United States)
  • Thomas Pizzillo, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Zhijun G. Qiao, The Univ. of Texas-Pan American (United States)
  • Ann M. Raynal, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
  • Jerry Silvious, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • David Tahmoush, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Russell Vela, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • Frank Yakos, Consultant (United States)
  • Yan Zhang, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
  • Ruolin Zhou, Western New England Univ. (United States)

Monday 16 April Show All Abstracts
Opening Remarks
Monday 16 April 2018
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3

Kenneth I. Ranney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA) and Armin W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (USA)
Session 1:
Algorithms and Processing I
Monday 16 April 2018
8:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Gregory J. Mazzaro, The Citadel-The Military College of South Carolina (United States)
3D tomography for multistatic GPR subsurface sensing
Paper 10633-1
Author(s): Mauricio Pereira, The Univ. of Vermont (United States); Yu Zhang, Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC (United States); Dan Orfeo, Dylan Burns, Dryver Huston, Tian Xia, The Univ. of Vermont (United States)
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Three-dimensional radar imaging using interferometric ISAR
Paper 10633-2
Author(s): Thomas M. Goyette, Jason C. Dickinson, Ryan H. Wetherbee, Jason D. Cook, Andrew J. Gatesman, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell (United States); William E. Nixon, National Ground Intelligence Ctr. (United States)
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SAR target classification: training with small data sets
Paper 10633-3
Author(s): Maxine R. Fox, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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Pre-conditioning phase history data for video-SAR autofocus
Paper 10633-4
Author(s): Robert Linnehan, Edward Bishop, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (United States)
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High-resolution range profiling via weighted SPICE in stepped-frequency radar
Paper 10633-5
Author(s): Jiaying Ren, Jian Li, Univ. of Florida (United States); Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); John M. M. Anderson, Howard Univ. (United States)
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Aerostat borne ISAR autofocus imaging based on phase retrieval
Paper 10633-6
Author(s): Hongyin Shi, Saiyue Xia, Yanshan Univ. (China); Zhijun G. Qiao, The Univ. of Texas Rio Grande Valley (United States)
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Session 2:
Algorithms and Processing II
Monday 16 April 2018
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Data quality analysis and improvement for weather observations of multi-mission airborne radar
Paper 10633-7
Author(s): Yan R. Zhang, Ramesh Nepal, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States); William Blake, Garmin International, Inc. (United States)
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Multi-hypothesis post processing for improving track accuracy for air-to-air radar
Paper 10633-8
Author(s): Guoqing Liu, Naiel Askar, Hong Xiong, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (United States)
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Particle swarm optimization for radar binary phase code selection
Paper 10633-9
Author(s): Bingcheng Li, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego (United States)
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Occlusion handling in radar for detection of obstacles using statistical model of interference
Paper 10633-10
Author(s): Shai Segal, Alon Slapak, RODRadar Ltd. (Israel)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Algorithms and Processing III
Monday 16 April 2018
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Ann Marie Raynal, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Energy allocation for tailored waveform design using the Taguchi method for clutter suppression and enhanced detection of targets
Paper 10633-11
Author(s): Zacharie I. Idriss, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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RFI mitigation for UWB radar via SPICE
Paper 10633-12
Author(s): Jeremy Johnston, Jian Li, Tianyi Zhang, David Greene, Univ. of Florida (United States); Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Signal processing techniques for spectrally RF congested and restricted environments using the U.S. Army Research Laboratory stepped-frequency ultra-wideband radar
Paper 10633-13
Author(s): Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Information elasticity in pseudorandom code pulse compression
Paper 10633-14
Author(s): Andrew Z. Liu, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Muralidhar Rangaswamy, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Information elasticity in ultra-wideband target detection in distributed clutter
Paper 10633-15
Author(s): Paul G. Singerman, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Muralidhar Rangaswamy, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Session 4:
Micro-Doppler Exploitation
Monday 16 April 2018
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
David Tahmoush, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Application of the operator current to polarization radar and three-dimensional rotations
Paper 10633-16
Author(s): John E. Gray, U.S. Navy (United States); Stephen R. Addison, Univ. of Central Arkansas (United States)
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Coherent 24 GHz radar system for micro-Doppler studies
Paper 10633-17
Author(s): Duncan A. Robertson, Samiur Rahman, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
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Data-driven cepstral and neural learning of features for robust micro-doppler classification
Paper 10633-18
Author(s): Baris Erol, Villanova Univ. (United States); Mehmet S. Seyfioglu, TOBB ETÜ (Turkey); Sevgi Z. Gürbüz, The Univ. of Alabama (United States); Moeness G. Amin, Villanova Univ. (United States)
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Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Programs and Systems I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Seong-Hwoon Kim, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
Optimized radar design parameters for synthetic aperture radar with limited swath
Paper 10633-19
Author(s): Colin D. Kelly, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Brian R. Phelan, Traian Dogaru, Kelly D. Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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Imaging of satellites in space (IoSiS): Challenges in image processing of ground-based high-resolution ISAR data
Paper 10633-20
Author(s): Simon Anger, Matthias Jirousek, Stephan Dill, Eric Schreiber, Markus Peichl, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Generation of multistatic imagery with a bistatic compact radar range
Paper 10633-21
Author(s): Christopher J. Beaudoin, Thomas Horgan, Guy DeMartinis, Andrew J. Gatesman, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell (United States); William E. Nixon, National Ground Intelligence Ctr. (United States)
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Examination of radar imagery from recent data collections using the spectrally agile frequency-incrementing reconfigurable (SAFIRE) radar system
Paper 10633-22
Author(s): Brian R. Phelan, Kenneth I. Ranney, Canh Ly, Lam H. Nguyen, Kelly D. Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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Implementation and enhancement of Hilbert transform based calibration in a K band FMCW radar for high-resolution security applications
Paper 10633-23
Author(s): Arya Menon, Thomas Weller, Gokhan Mumcu, Univ. of South Florida (United States)
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Ship-relative instant multispectral positioning system
Paper 10633-24
Author(s): Dmitry S. Starodubov, Kyle McCormick, FOMS Inc. (United States); Michael Dellosa, FOMS Inc. (United States); Leo Volfson, Torrey Pines Logic, Inc. (United States)
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Session 6:
Single-scan Target Tracking: Keynote Session
Tuesday 17 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
John E. Gray, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. Dahlgren Div. (United States)
A crash course in basic single-scan target tracking (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10633-25
Author(s): David F. Crouse, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 7:
Profiles in Industry I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chairs:
Kenneth I. Ranney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States) ;
Armin W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Radars and RF systems at Raytheon (Invited Paper)
Paper 10633-26
Author(s): Seong-Hwoon Kim, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
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Heartbeats, Group 1 UAS, and explosive hazards, Oh My: Addressing difficult sensing scenarios with radar (Invited Paper)
Paper 10633-27
Author(s): Steven Hunt, David Boutte, James Hogg, Allan Hunt, AKELA, Inc. (United States)
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Profiles in industry: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (Invited Paper)
Paper 10633-28
Author(s): Robert Linnehan, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (United States)
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Session 8:
Profiles in Industry II
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chairs:
Kenneth I. Ranney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States) ;
Armin W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
ARTEMIS radar systems: modular, multi-band SARs for versatile operations (Invited Paper)
Paper 10633-29
Author(s): Evan C. Zaugg, Alexander Margulis, Joshua P. Bradley, ARTEMIS, Inc. (United States)
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The NIITEK ground penetrating radar system (Invited Paper)
Paper 10633-30
Author(s): William J. Cummings, Chemring Sensors & Electronics Systems (United States)
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Session 9:
Programs and Systems II
Tuesday 17 April 2018
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Russell Vela, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Detection of radio-frequency electronics by acoustic modulation of radar waves
Paper 10633-31
Author(s): Gregory J. Mazzaro, The Citadel-The Military College of South Carolina (United States); Andrew J. Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Matthew R. Judy, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States); Kyle A. Gallagher, Kelly D. Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Integrated methodology for creating radar systems for medical and agricultural applications
Paper 10633-32
Author(s): Yaroslav V. Savenko, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine (Ukraine)
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Software-defined radios for the implementation of randomized arrays
Paper 10633-33
Author(s): Kyle A. Gallagher, Roger Cutitta, David Vance, Abigail Hedden, Charles Dietlein, Stephen Freeman, Kenneth I. Ranney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Session PS1:
Posters--Tuesday
Tuesday 17 April 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola Ballroom C
Radar Doppler processing with nonuniform PRF
Paper 10633-49
Author(s): Armin W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Measuring channel balance in multi-channel radar receivers
Paper 10633-50
Author(s): Armin W. Doerry, Douglas Bickel, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Clutter mitigation scheme in presence of wind-blown foliage for FMCW radar
Paper 10633-51
Author(s): Eric P. Lam, EPLAM Systems (United States)
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Investigating the application of deep learning for electromagnetic simulation prediction
Paper 10633-52
Author(s): Stanton R. Price, Mississippi State Univ. (United States); Steven R. Price, Mississippi College (United States)
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Software-defined wideband doppler radar with digital beamforming for indoor activity monitoring and occupancy sensing
Paper 10633-53
Author(s): Minjie Jian, Zhenzhong Lu, Victor C. Chen, Ancortek, Inc. (United States)
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Height retrieval of buildings from high-resolution SAR images
Paper 10633-54
Author(s): Junsheng Zheng, Hai Zhang, China Academy of Engineering Physics (China)
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Wednesday 18 April Show All Abstracts
Session 10:
Algorithms and Processing IV
Wednesday 18 April 2018
8:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Yan R. Zhang, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
A thorough analysis of various geometries for a dynamic calibration target for through-wall and through-rubble radar
Paper 10633-34
Author(s): Michael J. Harner, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); John R. Jendzurski, Nicholas G. Paulter, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)
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Characterization of wall structures with microwaves
Paper 10633-35
Author(s): Alexander Haas, Markus Peichl, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Imaging radar performance analysis using product dark regions
Paper 10633-36
Author(s): Ann Marie Raynal, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Aharonov Ansatz as a means for realizing Woodward's synthesis principle for metamaterial designs
Paper 10633-37
Author(s): John E. Gray, U.S. Navy (United States); Kahlil R. Gedin, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. Dahlgren Div. (United States)
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Tunable Vivaldi antenna design for frequency scanning
Paper 10633-38
Author(s): Muhammad Talal Ali Khan, Umais Tayyab, Hamza Shahid, King Fahd Univ. of Petroleum & Minerals (Saudi Arabia)
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Session 11:
Noise Radar
Wednesday 18 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chairs:
Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States) ;
Yan R. Zhang, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
Analysis of transmission and polarization optimization of counter-small UAS (C-SUAS) radar and jamming
Paper 10633-39
Author(s): Yan R. Zhang, Yih-Ru Huang, Charles Thumann, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
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Fault detection imaging system based on ultra-wideband noiselet signals
Paper 10633-40
Author(s): Marc D. Navagato, Tae Hee Kim, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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Ultra-wideband direction-of-arrival considerations for antenna arrays in the presence of mutual coupling
Paper 10633-41
Author(s): David B. Alexander, Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Braham Himed, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 12:
Quantum Aspects of Radar Sensing
Wednesday 18 April 2018
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Combining multi-photon entanglement, hyper-entanglement, and quantum networks for enhanced sensing
Paper 10633-42
Author(s): James F. Smith, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Adaptive communications compression in classical and quantum imaging networks
Paper 10633-43
Author(s): Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Jeffrey Uhlmann, Univ. of Missouri (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico); Oliverio Jitrik, The Ranken Institute (Mexico); Ismail Akturk, Univ. of Missouri (United States)
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Synthetic aperture sensing of a Lemur inspired quantum seismograph
Paper 10633-44
Author(s): Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Jeffrey Uhlmann, Univ. of Missouri (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico); Oliverio Jitrik, The Ranken Institute (Mexico)
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Quantum SAR image processing
Paper 10633-45
Author(s): Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Jeffrey Uhlmann, Univ. of Missouri (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico); Oliverio Jitrik, The Ranken Institute (Mexico)
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Virtual mode topology for optimal quantum sensing
Paper 10633-46
Author(s): Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Jeffrey Uhlmann, Univ. of Missouri (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico); Oliverio Jitrik, The Ranken Institute (Mexico); Mark A. Govoni, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Session 13:
Nonlinear and Cognitive Radar
Wednesday 18 April 2018
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM
Location: Level 3, Osceola 3
Session Chair:
Kyle A. Gallagher, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Cognitive radar utilizing multifunctional reconfigurable antennas
Paper 10633-47
Author(s): Ali Cafer Gurbuz, Sevgi Z. Gürbüz, The Univ. of Alabama (United States); Bedri Cetiner, Utah State Univ. (United States)
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Binary time series prediction for cognitive radar
Paper 10633-48
Author(s): Jacob A. Kovarskiy, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Anthony F. Martone, Kyle A. Gallagher, Kelly D. Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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