Informational Analysis for Compressive Sampling in Radar Imaging
AbstractCompressive sampling or compressed sensing (CS) works on the assumption of the sparsity or compressibility of the underlying signal, relies on the trans-informational capability of the measurement matrix employed and the resultant measurements, operates with optimization-based algorithms for signal reconstruction and is thus able to complete data compression, while acquiring data, leading to sub-Nyquist sampling strategies that promote efficiency in data acquisition, while ensuring certain accuracy criteria. Information theory provides a framework complementary to classic CS theory for analyzing information mechanisms and for determining the necessary number of measurements in a CS environment, such as CS-radar, a radar sensor conceptualized or designed with CS principles and techniques. Despite increasing awareness of information-theoretic perspectives on CS-radar, reported research has been rare. This paper seeks to bridge the gap in the interdisciplinary area of CS, radar and information theory by analyzing information flows in CS-radar from sparse scenes to measurements and determining sub-Nyquist sampling rates necessary for scene reconstruction within certain distortion thresholds, given differing scene sparsity and average per-sample signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs). Simulated studies were performed to complement and validate the information-theoretic analysis. The combined strategy proposed in this paper is valuable for information-theoretic orientated CS-radar system analysis and performance evaluation. View Full-Text
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Zhang, J.; Yang, K. Informational Analysis for Compressive Sampling in Radar Imaging. Sensors 2015, 15, 7136-7155.
Zhang J, Yang K. Informational Analysis for Compressive Sampling in Radar Imaging. Sensors. 2015; 15(4):7136-7155.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Jingxiong; Yang, Ke. 2015. "Informational Analysis for Compressive Sampling in Radar Imaging." Sensors 15, no. 4: 7136-7155.