Cover: On the detection of stochastic signals in additive normal noise: part I.

On the detection of stochastic signals in additive normal noise: part I.

Published 1956

by David Middleton

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An examination of optimum and suboptimum detection of normal signals in additive normal noise backgrounds. General results for optimum receiver structure, error probabilities, and average risk are obtained for colored noise backgrounds. Threshold reception in white noise backgrounds is investigated. In addition, optimum detector structure for signal processes with rational intensity spectra is determined for the white-noise case.

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