Cover: Some results on new classes of matched filters.

Some results on new classes of matched filters.

Published 1961

by David Middleton

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An examination of a new class of more advanced filters for which the design criterion is the automatic decision process that occurs when the signals are detected or measured in noise. (For example, in the detection of a radar signal the process might involve deciding whether or not a target is present, or it might involve measuring the signal in the sense of determining the position or velocity of a radar target.) The study shows how a new class of filters which have optimal properties is conceived theoretically, and indicates the approach to their design and construction for actual use.

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