Correlation and tracking using multiple radar sensors

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dc.contributor.advisor Herbst, Ben
dc.contributor.advisor Du Preez, Johan De Villiers, Hendrik Barney
dc.contributor.other University of Stellenbosch. Faculty of Science. Dept. of Mathematical Sciences. Applied Mathematics. 2008-07-08T08:01:20Z en_ZA 2010-06-01T08:44:42Z 2008-07-08T08:01:20Z en_ZA 2010-06-01T08:44:42Z 2005-12
dc.description Thesis (MScEng (Mathematical Sciences. Applied Mathematics))--University of Stellenbosch, 2005.
dc.description.abstract Tracking manoeuvring military airborne targets with radar is problematic due to the low scan rates and the high levels of measurement noise. Surveillance systems using multiple radars have the benefit of an increased rate of observation and noise reduction but also have the problem of correlating observations from multiple sensors. Mehtods are discussed to correlate single observations from multiple radar sensors as well as assigning observations to existing tracks. Filtering methods to reduce measurement noise of the target tracks and methods to extrapolate the predicted position of targets are also explored. en
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch
dc.subject Correlation en
dc.subject Kalman en
dc.subject Dissertations -- Applied mathematics en
dc.subject Theses -- Applied mathematics en
dc.subject Tracking radar -- Mathematics en
dc.subject Detectors -- Mathematics en
dc.subject Aerial observation (Military science) -- Mathematics en
dc.subject Radar targets -- Mathematics en
dc.subject Fighter planes -- Tracking -- Mathematics en
dc.title Correlation and tracking using multiple radar sensors en
dc.type Thesis
dc.rights.holder University of Stellenbosch
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