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Robust Non Parametric CFAR Detector in Compound Gaussian Clutter in the Presence of Thermal Noise and Interfering Targets

  • Nouh Guidoum
  • Faouzi SoltaniEmail author
  • Khaled Zebiri
  • Amar Mezache
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10884)

Abstract

The Concept of constant false alarm rate CFAR detection is usually a requirement for any modern radar system. This paper proposes a generalization of a robust CFAR detector to account for the presence of thermal noise and interfering targets. We show via simulation results that the proposed detector keeps the CFAR property for a class of compound Gaussian clutter, namely: the K distribution, the Generalized Pareto distribution and the Compound Inverse Gaussian distribution. The results obtained show that the probability of false alarm is almost independent of the clutter parameter for all the cases studied.

Keywords

CFAR Compound Gaussian Robust detection Interfering targets Thermal noise 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nouh Guidoum
    • 1
  • Faouzi Soltani
    • 1
    Email author
  • Khaled Zebiri
    • 1
  • Amar Mezache
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Signaux et Systèmes de Communication, Département d’ElectroniqueUniversité des Frères Mentouri ConstantineConstantineAlgeria
  2. 2.Département d’ElectroniqueUniversité Mohamed BoudiafM’SilaAlgeria

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