Automatic target detection and localization using ultra-wideband radar

Dounia Daghouj, Marwa Abdellaoui, Mohammed Fattah, Said Mazer, Youness Balboul, Moulhime El Bekkali

Abstract


The pulse ultra-wide band (UWB) radar consists of switching of energy of very short duration in an ultra-broadband emission chain, and the UWB signal emitted is an ultrashort pulse, of the order of nanoseconds, without a carrier. These systems can indicate the presence and distances of a distant object, call a target, and determine its size, shape, speed, and trajectory. In this paper, we present a UWB radar system allowing the detection of the presence of a target and its localization in a road environment based on the principle of correlation of the reflected signal with the reference and the determination of its correlation peak.

Keywords


correlation peak; detection; localization ; target; ultra-wide band radar;

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v12i2.pp1695-1702

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International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)
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