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An algorithm for UWB radar-based human detection

Chang, SangHyun and Mitsumoto, Naoki and Burdick, Joel W. (2009) An algorithm for UWB radar-based human detection. In: Radar Conference, 2009 IEEE. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-4244-2870-0.

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This paper presents an algorithm for human presence detection in urban environments using an ultra-wide-band (UWB) impulse-based mono-static radar. A specular multi-path model (SMPM) is used to characterize human body scattered UWB waveforms. The SMPM parameters are used within a classical likelihood ratio detector framework to detect the presence of humans via gait, with the aid of a multi-target tracking technique (MTT). Experimental results on a simple human gait detection problem in an outdoor urban environment are presented to illustrate and validate the approach.

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Additional Information:© 2009 IEEE. The authors greatly appreciate the financial support of this work provided by the Denso Corporation, Aichi, Japan.
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Subject Keywords:UWB radar; impulse radar; human detection; multi-target tracking
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:17 May 2010 03:49
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