Through Wall Human Detection Using Compressed UWB Radar Data

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 246)


The technology for through wall human detection with UWB radar was discussed. Due to the large amount of UWB radar data, compressive sensing theory was introduced and compressed UWB radar data can be collected. The singular value decomposition algorithm was used to acquire the singular values of compressed radar data. The compressed UWB radar data were collected at still status of human being for Gypsum wall. The experimental results showed that the singular values with human target were increased relative to the status without target.


Through wall human detection UWB radar Compressive sensing Singular value decomposition 



The authors would love to thank Professor Qilian Liang in University of Texas at Arlington for providing the UWB radar data. This research was supported by the Tianjin Younger Natural Science Foundation (12JCQNJC00400) and National Natural Science Foundation of China(61271411).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Electronic and Communication EngineeringTianjin Normal UniversityTianjinChina

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