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Fast post-Doppler STAP with road map for traffic monitoring: overview and first results

Barros Cardoso da Silva, Andre and Baumgartner, Stefan V. and Moreira, Alberto (2019) Fast post-Doppler STAP with road map for traffic monitoring: overview and first results. Advances in Radio Science - Kleinheubacher Berichte, 17, pp. 137-143. Copernicus Publications. ISSN 1684-9965

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Official URL: https://www.adv-radio-sci.net/17/137/2019/

Abstract

Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is an efficient solution for road traffic monitoring due to its high spatial resolution and independence from daylight and weather conditions. In this sense, a number of ground moving target indication (GMTI) algorithms have been developed, whereas their robustness is often achieved with high costs, increased hardware complexity and high computational burden. This paper presents a fast GMTI processor that blends the powerful postDoppler space-time adaptive processing (PD STAP) with an a priori known road map and digital elevation model (DEM). The algorithm presents great potential for real-time processing, decreased hardware complexity and low costs compared to state-of-the-art systems. It is tested using real 4-channel X-band radar data acquired with the DLR’s airborne F-SAR.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/128582/
Document Type:Article
Title:Fast post-Doppler STAP with road map for traffic monitoring: overview and first results
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Barros Cardoso da Silva, AndreAndre.Silva (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5056-4013
Baumgartner, Stefan V.Stefan.Baumgartner (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8337-6825
Moreira, AlbertoAlberto.Moreira (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3436-9653
Date:19 September 2019
Journal or Publication Title:Advances in Radio Science - Kleinheubacher Berichte
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:17
Page Range:pp. 137-143
Publisher:Copernicus Publications
ISSN:1684-9965
Status:Published
Keywords:Post-Doppler STAP, OpenStreetMap, Ground Moving Target Indication (GMTI), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), traffic monitoring, a priori knowledge information
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Road Transport
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V ST Straßenverkehr
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - D.MoVe
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute
Deposited By: Barros Cardoso da Silva, Andre
Deposited On:31 Jul 2019 15:27
Last Modified:14 Dec 2019 04:21

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