Cramer-Rao bounds for target doppler and power in space based radar

Unnikrishna Pillai, Ke Yong Li, Braham Himed

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Abstract

In this paper, the Cramer-Rao bound for target parameters from a space based radar platform is derived. In particular, the bounds for target Doppler and power are derived under a variety of conditions - target in white noise, target in clutter and noise case. In the later case, the performance is analyzed with range foldover and in the presence/absence of earth's rotation. When both these phenomena are present, the bound is shown to be inferior compared to other situations where only either effect is present. In the general case, methods such as waveform diversity should be considered for superior target detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2006 IEEE Radar Conference
Pages452-458
Number of pages7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Event2006 IEEE Radar Conference - Verona, NY, United States
Duration: Apr 24 2006Apr 27 2006

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Other2006 IEEE Radar Conference
CountryUnited States
CityVerona, NY
Period4/24/064/27/06

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Cramer-Rao bounds
White noise
Target tracking
Earth (planet)
Space-based radar

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Pillai, U., Li, K. Y., & Himed, B. (2006). Cramer-Rao bounds for target doppler and power in space based radar. In 2006 IEEE Radar Conference (pp. 452-458). [1631839] https://doi.org/10.1109/RADAR.2006.1631839

Cramer-Rao bounds for target doppler and power in space based radar. / Pillai, Unnikrishna; Li, Ke Yong; Himed, Braham.

2006 IEEE Radar Conference. 2006. p. 452-458 1631839.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pillai, U, Li, KY & Himed, B 2006, Cramer-Rao bounds for target doppler and power in space based radar. in 2006 IEEE Radar Conference., 1631839, pp. 452-458, 2006 IEEE Radar Conference, Verona, NY, United States, 4/24/06. https://doi.org/10.1109/RADAR.2006.1631839
Pillai, Unnikrishna ; Li, Ke Yong ; Himed, Braham. / Cramer-Rao bounds for target doppler and power in space based radar. 2006 IEEE Radar Conference. 2006. pp. 452-458
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