Controlled tracking in urban terrain: Closing the loop
PR Barbosa, Y Sarkale, EKP Chong, Y Li, S Suvorova, B Moran
Asian Journal of Control | Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc | Published : 2019
We investigate the challenging problem of integrating detection, signal processing, target tracking, and adaptive waveform scheduling with lookahead in urban terrain. We propose a closed-loop active sensing system to address this problem by exploiting three distinct levels of diversity: (1) spatial diversity through the use of coordinated multistatic radars; (2) waveform diversity by adaptively scheduling the transmitted waveform; and (3) motion model diversity by using a bank of parallel filters matched to different motion models. Specifically, at every radar scan, the waveform that yields the minimum trace of the one-step-ahead error covariance matrix is transmitted; the received signal go..View full abstract
This research was supported in part by DARPA under contract FA8750‐05‐2‐0285 and by NSF under the grant CRISP Collaborative Research CMMI‐1638284. This support is gratefully acknowledged.