J4 ›› 2015, Vol. 42 ›› Issue (6): 43-48.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-2400.2015.06.008

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Parameter estimation method for the cone-shaped target under narrow-band radar observation

HAN Xun;DU Lan;LIU Hongwei   

  1. (National Key Lab. of Radar Signal Processing, Xidian Univ., Xi'an  710071, China)
  • Received:2014-06-16 Online:2015-12-20 Published:2016-01-25
  • Contact: HAN Xun E-mail:andyhanxun@126.com


The parameter estimation for the space cone-shaped target based on precession is very important for target discrimination. This paper proposes a novel parameter estimation method via the scattering centers' micro-Doppler frequency contained in the narrowband echo. After the establishment of the target's precession model, the theoretical variation of top and bottom scattering centers' micro-Doppler frequency are derived, and then the micro-Doppler frequency of the bottom scattering center is expanded, and the relationship between the expansion coefficients and the target's size and precession parameter is analyzed. Finally, a linear system of equations is established to solve the expansion coefficients with the top and bottom scattering centers' micro-Doppler frequencies, and then the target's size and precession parameters are calculated based on the coefficients. Experiments based on electromagnetic computation data indicate that the proposed method is valid and accurate.

Key words: target recognition, cone-shaped target, micro-Doppler frequency, parameter estimation, feature extraction

CLC Number: 

  • TN957.52