Classification of loaded/unloaded micro-drones using multistatic radar

Fioranelli, F. , Ritchie, M., Borrion, H. and Griffiths, H. (2015) Classification of loaded/unloaded micro-drones using multistatic radar. Electronics Letters, 51(22), pp. 1813-1815. (doi:10.1049/el.2015.3038)

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Abstract

Preliminary results on the use of multistatic radar and micro-Doppler analysis to detect and discriminate between micro-drones hovering carrying different payloads are presented. Two suitable features related to the centroid of the micro-Doppler signature have been identified and used to perform classification, investigating also the added benefit of using information from a multistatic radar as opposed to a conventional monostatic system. Very good performance with accuracy above 90% has been demonstrated for the classification of hovering micro-drones.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Fioranelli, Dr Francesco
Authors: Fioranelli, F., Ritchie, M., Borrion, H., and Griffiths, H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Electronics Letters
Publisher:Institution of Engineering and Technology
ISSN:0013-5194
ISSN (Online):1350-911X
Published Online:22 October 2015
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 The Institution of Engineering and Technology
First Published:First published in Electronics Letters 51(22): 1813-1815
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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