A New Target Tracking Method Based on Morphological–Hough Transform

  • Tianjiao Feng
  • Jintao Cao
  • Yun ZhangEmail author
  • Hua Zong
  • Qinglong Hua
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 463)


To start the tracking of targets in the environment with heavy clutters is always a problem in radar data procedure. In this paper, a Hough Transform method based on Morphology is proposed to solve the problem of starting track in radar system. This method first uses morphological method to reduce clutter and noise in imagery domain, then use the Hough transform to detect the starting tracks. Simulation results show that the method well detected the short straight lines of target starting track.


Hough transform Morphological method Target tracking 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China 61201304 and 61201308, It also thanks for the Aerospace Innovation Foundation of China, and the Science and Technology Innovation Project of Harbin under Grant 2013RFQXJ097.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianjiao Feng
    • 1
  • Jintao Cao
    • 1
  • Yun Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hua Zong
    • 1
  • Qinglong Hua
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronic Information EngineeringHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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