Modelling and Detection

  • Ph. de Heering
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 33-1)


This review paper first presents some general concepts about the meaning of modelling a physical process; attention is then restricted to the modelling of the radar/sonar target as seen by the receiver, for which some fluctuation models are presented. Detection performance curves are presented and discussed. The paper concludes with an example of application of a detection model to a specific communication problem.


Pulse Train Performance Curve False Alarm Probability Resolution Cell Unknown Phase 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht-Holland 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. de Heering
    • 1
  1. 1.SACLANT ASW Research CentreLa SpeziaItaly

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