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Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part III: Radar-Sonar Signal Processing and Gaussian Signals in Noise

ISBN: 978-0-471-10793-4
648 pages
October 2001
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  • Paperback reprint of one of the most respected classics in the history of engineering publication
  • Together with the reprint of Part I and the new Part IV, this will be the most complete treatment of the subject available
  • Provides a highly-readable discussion of Signal Processing and Noise
  • Features numerous problems and illustrations to help promote understanding of the topics
  • Contents are highly applicable to current systems
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Detection of Gaussian Signals in White Gaussian Noise.

General Binary Detection: Gaussian Processes.

Special Categories of Detection Problems.

Discussion: Detection of Gaussian Signals.

Estimation of the Parameters of a random Process.

Special Categories of Estimation Problems.

The Radar-Sonar Problem.

Detection of Slowly Fluctuating Point Targets.

Parameter Estimation: Slowly Fluctuating Point Targets.

Doppler-Spread Targets and Channels.

Range-Spread Targets and Channels.

Doubly-Spread Targets and Channels.

Discussion.

Appendix: Complex Representation of Bandpass Signals, Systems, and Processes.

References.

Glossary.

Author Index.

Subject Index.
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Author Information

HARRY L. VAN TREES, ScD, was Professor of Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He served as Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, Chief Scientist of the Defense Communications Agency, and Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I. He was President of M/A-Com-Linkabit Government Systems and a cofounder of CommQuest Technologies. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the C3I Center of Excellence at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
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