Special Issue "Radar-Aided/Assisted Navigation and Positioning"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2020).
Interests: Cognitive radar for autonomous vehicles; UWB OFDM software-defined multi-functional radar system design and analysis; UWB OFDM SAR signal processing; Adaptive radar detection in indoor scenarios; Fusion of radar and communications with UWB OFDM concept; UWB radar-assisted navigation in GPS-denied environments
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While the usage of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), such as GPS/Galileo/GLONASS/BeiDou is ubiquitous and affords very high accuracy to an end user at a reasonable cost, there are still scenarios where these services may be unavailable, or compromised. Example may include navigation in underground environments, urban canyons or indoor locations with intermittent satellite signal reception, or situations when these signals are intentionally or unintentionally interfered with. Denial of positioning service in these circumstances may prove critical and prompt resorting to an entirely different technology. Radar sensors enjoy the benefit of being an all-weather/all-time instrument that potentially can provide both ranging and azimuthal resolution on a par with satellite navigation systems. Being an active sensor, a radar does not depend on any external source of signals and can employ signal diversity to avoid RF interference or jamming. These advantages and functionalities can be translated into a navigation/positioning alternative technology in GNSS-denied environments. We seek scientific contributions exploring this potential and describing systems, methods and/or propositions of framework for radar-aided/assisted navigation and positioning.
Prof. Dr. Dmitriy Garmatyuk
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- Radar sensing
- navigation and positioning
- alternative methods of navigation