A Sparse Bayesian Approach for Forward-Looking Superresolution Radar Imaging
AbstractThis paper presents a sparse superresolution approach for high cross-range resolution imaging of forward-looking scanning radar based on the Bayesian criterion. First, a novel forward-looking signal model is established as the product of the measurement matrix and the cross-range target distribution, which is more accurate than the conventional convolution model. Then, based on the Bayesian criterion, the widely-used sparse regularization is considered as the penalty term to recover the target distribution. The derivation of the cost function is described, and finally, an iterative expression for minimizing this function is presented. Alternatively, this paper discusses how to estimate the single parameter of Gaussian noise. With the advantage of a more accurate model, the proposed sparse Bayesian approach enjoys a lower model error. Meanwhile, when compared with the conventional superresolution methods, the proposed approach shows high cross-range resolution and small location error. The superresolution results for the simulated point target, scene data, and real measured data are presented to demonstrate the superior performance of the proposed approach. View Full-Text
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Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Huang, Y.; Yang, J. A Sparse Bayesian Approach for Forward-Looking Superresolution Radar Imaging. Sensors 2017, 17, 1353.
Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Yang J. A Sparse Bayesian Approach for Forward-Looking Superresolution Radar Imaging. Sensors. 2017; 17(6):1353.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Yin; Zhang, Yongchao; Huang, Yulin; Yang, Jianyu. 2017. "A Sparse Bayesian Approach for Forward-Looking Superresolution Radar Imaging." Sensors 17, no. 6: 1353.
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