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Hidden Markov Model-Based Sense-Through-Foliage Target Detection Approach

  • Ganlin ZhaoEmail author
  • Qilian Liang
  • Tariq S. Durrani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 516)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose sense-through-foliage targetdetection approach based on Hidden Markov Models (HMMs). Separate Hidden Markov Models are trained for signals containing target signature and no target (clutter), respectively. Less correlated features are selected as input of Hidden Markov Models for training and testing. Foliage data is collected from three different UWB radar locations, and experimental results show that position 1 data gives the best detection result. All three locations have above 0.8 AUC from the ROC curves.

Keywords

Radar target detection Foliage UWB HMM 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported in part by NSFC under Grant 61731006, 61771342, 61711530132, Royal Society of Edinburgh, and Tianjin Higher Education Creative Team Funds Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland, UK

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