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By S. Liu, L. Yang, J. H. Huang, and Q. P. Jiang

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A generalization propagator method (GPM) is presented. It is the extension of traditional propagator method (PM). In order to make full use of the received data, many propagators are structured according to different block structures of array manifold. By these propagators, a high order matrix is obtained in a symmetric mode, and it is orthogonal with array manifold. Based on this matrix, a generalization spectral function is obtained to solve the problem of direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation by spectral peak searching. Moreover, in order to avoid spectral peak searching, a generalization root-propagator method (GRPM) is also proposed, and shows excellent estimation precision. Numerical simulations demonstrate the performance of the proposed method.

S. Liu, L. Yang, J. H. Huang, and Q. P. Jiang, "Generalization Propagator Method for DOA Estimation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 37, 119-125, 2014.

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