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Introduction to Direction-of-Arrival Estimation

Introduction to Direction-of-Arrival Estimation

Copyright: 2010
Pages: 194
ISBN: 9781596930902

eBook £77.00
Direction-of-Arrival (DOA) estimation concerns the estimation of direction finding signals in the form of electromagnetic or acoustic waves, impinging on a sensor or antenna array. DOA estimation is used for locating and tracking signal sources in both civilian and military applications. This authoritative volume provides an overview and performance analysis of the basic DOA algorithms, including comparisons between the various types. The book offers you a detailed understanding of the arrays pertinent to DOA finding, and presents a detailed illustration of the ESPRIT-based DOA algorithms complete with their performance assessments. From antennas and array receiving systems, to advanced topics on DOA estimation, this book serves as a one-stop resource for professionals and students. Nearly 100 illustrations and more than 281 equations support key topics throughout.
Introduction - Smart Antenna Architecture. Overview of This Book. Notations.; Antennas and Array Receiving System - Single Transmit Antenna. Single Receive Antenna. Antenna Array. Conclusion.; Overview of Basic DOA Estimation Algorithms -Introduction. Data Model. Centro-Symmetric Sensor Arrays. Beamforming Techniques. Maximum Likelihood Techniques. Subspace-Based Techniques. Conclusion.; Preprocessing Schemes and Model Order Estimation -Introduction. Preprocessing Schemes. Model Order Estimators. Conclusion.; DOA Estimations with ESPRIT Algorithms -Introduction. Basic Principle. Standard ESPRIT. Real-Valued Transformation. Unitary ESPRIT in Element Space. Beamspace Transformation. Unitary ESPRIT in DFT Beamspace. Conclusion.; Analysis of ESPRIT-Based DOA Estimation Algorithms -Introduction. Performance Analysis. Comparative Analysis. Discussions. Conclusion.; Discussions and Conclusion - Summary. Advanced Topics on DOA Estimations.; Appendices. List of Abbreviations. About the Authors. Index.;
  • Zhizang Chen Zhizhang Chen is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie Univeristy. He holds an M.S. in radio engineering from Southeast University in China and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa.
  • Gopal K. Gokeda Gopal K. Gokeda is a technology manager at Sensor Technology Limited, Collingwood, Ontario. An experienced engineer and certified project management professional, Mr. Gokeda holds an M.A.Sc. in electrical engineering from Dalhousie University and an M.B.A. from the Edinburgh School of Business.
  • Yiqiang Yu Yiqiang Yu is a research engineer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University. He holds an M.Sc. in communications systems and a Ph.D. in computational electromagnetics from Swansea University, U.K.
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