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INFORMATION THEORETIC CRITERION BASED CLUTTER REDUCTION FOR GROUND PENETRATING RADAR

By M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor

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Abstract:
Singular value decomposition and information theoretic criterion based clutter reduction is proposed for ground penetrating radar imaging. The scheme is capable of discriminating target, clutter and noise subspaces. Information theoretic criterion is used with conventional singular value decomposition to nd target singular values. Proposed scheme works also for extracting multiple targets in heavy cluttered images. Simulation results are compared on the basis of mean square error, peak signal to noise ratio and visual inspection.

Citation:
M. M. Riaz and A. Ghafoor, "Information Theoretic Criterion Based Clutter Reduction for Ground Penetrating Radar," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 45, 147-164, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERB12080802

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