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PERFORMANCE OF THE ADAPTIVE NORMALIZED MATCHED FILTER DETECTOR IN COMPOUND-GAUSSIAN CLUTTER WITH INVERSE GAMMA TEXTURE MODEL

By A. Younsi and M. Nadour

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Abstract:
In the present paper, we deal with the performance analysis of the Adaptive Normalized Matched Filter (ANMF) detector in compound-Gaussian clutter with inverse gamma texture model and unknown covariance matrix. First, the maximum likelihood estimate (MLE) of the covariance matrix for this clutter model is derived. The MLE is then plugged into the ANMF test and compared to the well known normalized sample covariance matrix estimate (NSCM) and the approximate maximum likelihood estimate (AML). The performance in terms of CFAR behavior and detection probability is evaluated in the presence of simulated clutter and real sea clutter data, which is collected by the McMaster IPIX radar.

Citation:
A. Younsi and M. Nadour, "Performance of the Adaptive Normalized Matched Filter Detector in Compound-Gaussian Clutter with Inverse Gamma Texture Model," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 32, 21-38, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERB11051905

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