Performance of the "double-threshold" radar receiver in the presence of interference.

by I. W. Linder, Jr., Peter Swerling

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A study which indicates that the double-threshold radar receiver is effective in suppressing false alarms produced by certain types of interfering electronic signals, with a very small sacrifice in target detection capability. Curves of false alarm rate and signal-to-noise ratio required for target detection are calculated for various values of the relevant parameters and for several target fluctuation models.

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