An Approach to the Modulation Recognition of MIMO Radar Signals

  • Xiaojing Wang
  • Ying Xiong
  • Bin Tang
  • Yunhao Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 202)


The modulation recognition is of great significance in the electronic reconnaissance. This chapter presents a modulation recognition method for the emerging multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radar signals. Signals of interest are classified into three categories based on instantaneous correlation spectrum analysis first. Then none coding MIMO radar signals are discriminated by spectrum analysis, and coding MIMO radar signals are recognized by source number estimation algorithm. Simulation results verify the effectiveness of the method and the overall correct recognition rate is over 90 % when SNR is above 0 dB.


Modulation recognition MIMO radar signal Instantaneous autocorrelation spectrum Source number estimation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Wang
    • 1
  • Ying Xiong
    • 1
  • Bin Tang
    • 1
  • Yunhao Li
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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