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Sensors 2017, 17(4), 723; doi:10.3390/s17040723

An Exact Model-Based Method for Near-Field Sources Localization with Bistatic MIMO System

Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications of Rennes (IETR), UMR CNRS 6164, Polytech Nantes, Rue Christian Pauc, BP 50609, 44306 Nantes CEDEX 3, France
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Received: 4 January 2017 / Revised: 8 March 2017 / Accepted: 28 March 2017 / Published: 30 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
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In this paper, we propose an exact model-based method for near-field sources localization with a bistatic multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) radar system, and compare it with an approximated model-based method. The aim of this paper is to propose an efficient way to use the exact model of the received signals of near-field sources in order to eliminate the systematic error introduced by the use of approximated model in most existing near-field sources localization techniques. The proposed method uses parallel factor (PARAFAC) decomposition to deal with the exact model. Thanks to the exact model, the proposed method has better precision and resolution than the compared approximated model-based method. The simulation results show the performance of the proposed method. View Full-Text
Keywords: near-field sources localization; bistatic MIMO system; PARAFAC near-field sources localization; bistatic MIMO system; PARAFAC
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Singh, P.R.; Wang, Y.; Chargé, P. An Exact Model-Based Method for Near-Field Sources Localization with Bistatic MIMO System. Sensors 2017, 17, 723.

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