Peinecke, Niklas and Döhler, Hans-Ullrich and Korn, Bernd R. (2008) Phong-like Lighting for MMW Radar Simulation. In: Proceedings of SPIE Europe Security and Defence: Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology, 7117, pp. 7117-22. SPIE. SPIE Europe Security and Defence, 2008-09-15 - 2008-09-18, Cardiff, Wales (UK).
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Radar simulation involves the computation of a radar response based on the terrain's normalized radar cross section (RCS). In the past different models have been proposed for modeling the normalized RCS. While being accurate in most cases they lack intuitive handling. We present a novel approach for computing the mean normalized radar cross section for use in millimeter wave radar simulations based on Phong lighting. This allows us to model radar power return in an intuitive way using categories of diffuse and specular reflections. The model is computational more efficient than previous approaches while using only few parameters. Furthermore, we give example setups for different types of terrain. We show that our technique can accurately model data output from other approaches as well as real world data.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Phong-like Lighting for MMW Radar Simulation|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proceedings of SPIE Europe Security and Defence: Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Page Range:||pp. 7117-22|
|Keywords:||imaging radar, radar simulation, Phong lighting, millimeter wave radar, normalized radar cross section, BRDF|
|Event Title:||SPIE Europe Security and Defence|
|Event Location:||Cardiff, Wales (UK)|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2008-09-15 - 2008-09-18|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||other|
|HGF - Program Themes:||other|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L - no assignement|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L -- no assignement|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Flight Control > Pilot Assistance|
|Deposited By:||Dr.rer.nat. Niklas Peinecke|
|Deposited On:||23 Sep 2008|
|Last Modified:||21 Jan 2014 11:29|
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