Detection and Communication in Colored Noise

  • Charles L. Weber
Part of the Springer Texts in Electrical Engineering book series (STELE)


In this chapter we shall consider the binary decision problem further. The detection and communication problems will both be developed, where the additive noise is still gaussian but is no longer assumed to have flat spectral density for all frequencies. Instead, the zero-mean noise is assumed to have covariance function R n (t, τ), which is well behaved and strictly positive-definite. Such noises are often called nonwhite, or colored.


Covariance Radar Autocorrelation Tral Kelly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles L. Weber
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  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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