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Micro-Doppler Radar and its Applications

Edited by Francesco Fioranelli, Hugh Griffiths, Matthew Ritchie, Alessio Balleri

This book covers the latest developments in radar micro-Doppler signatures and non-cooperative target recognition of moving targets. This is a very broad topic with applications in healthcare, security and surveillance. Edited by leading researchers in the field, the book consists of a series of chapters with contributions from different groups of authors who are international experts on their topics.

The following topics are covered: multistatic radar micro-Doppler; passive radar approaches for healthcare; sparsity-driven methods for micro-Doppler detection and classification; deep neural networks for radar micro-Doppler signature classification; classification of personnel for ground-based surveillance; multimodal sensing for assisted living using radar; micro-Doppler analysis of ballistic targets; small drones and bird signatures as emerging targets; hardware development and applications of portable FMCW radars; digital-IF CW doppler radar and its contactless healthcare sensing; L1-norm principal component and discriminant analyses of micro-Doppler signatures for indoor human activity recognition; and micro-Doppler signature extraction and analysis for automotive application. Finally, the editors have written a concluding chapter that brings together an overview of the field and discusses likely future trends.

The book captures recent developments and applications in the field for researchers and advanced students of radar systems.

About the Editors

Francesco Fioranelli is an assistant professor of microwave sensing, signals and systems (MS3) in the Department of Microelectronics at the Technical University of Delft. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and member of the IET, Chartered Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA), associate member of the EPSRC Peer Review College since July 2017 and full member since August 2018 and a reviewer for several academic journals.

Hugh Griffiths holds the THALES/Royal Academy Chair of RF Sensors in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University College London, England. He is a Fellow of the IET, Fellow of the IEEE, and in 1997 he was elected to Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is an IEEE AES Distinguished Lecturer. He has been a member of the IEEE AES Radar Systems Panel since 1989.

Matthew Ritchie is a lecturer at UCL in the Radar Sensing group. He currently serves as the Chair of the IEEE Aerospace and System Society (AESS) for United Kingdom & Ireland, Associate Editor for the IET Electronics Letters journal and chair of the UK EMSIG group. He was awarded the 2017 IET RSN best paper award as well as the Bob Hill Award at the 2015 IEEE International Radar Conference.

Alessio Balleri is currently a reader in radar systems, signals and autonomy at Cranfield University. Previously he was a research associate in radar systems with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at UCL. From June 2004 to December 2004 he was a visiting research scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interests include radar signal processing and biologically inspired radar and sonar systems.



Publication Year: 2020

Pages: 350

ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-933-5

Format: HBK

Editors: Francesco Fioranelli, Hugh Griffiths, Matthew Ritchie, Alessio Balleri

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