An Optimum RBF Network for Signal Detection in Non-Gaussian Noise

  • D. G. Khairnar
  • S. N. Merchant
  • U. B. Desai
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3776)


In this paper, we propose a radial basis function (RBF) neural network for detecting a known signal in the presence of non-Gaussian and Gaussian noise. In case of non-Gaussian noise, our study shows that RBF signal detector has significant improvement in performance characteristics; detection capability is better to those obtained with multilayer perceptrons (MLP) and the matched filter (MF) detector.


Radial Basis Function Signal Detection Radial Basis Function Neural Network Radial Basis Function Network Matched Filter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Khairnar
    • 1
  • S. N. Merchant
    • 1
  • U. B. Desai
    • 1
  1. 1.SPANN Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical EnggI.I.T. BombayIndia

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