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In this thesis, advanced techniques for antenna array processing are addressed. The problem of autocalibration is considered and a novel method for a two-dimensional array is developed. Moreover, practicable methods for high-resolution direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation and detection in automotive radar are proposed. A precise model of the array response is required to maintain the performance of DOA estimation. When the sensor environment is time-varying, this can only be achieved with autocalibration. The fundamental problem of autocalibration of an unknown phase response for uniform rectangular arrays is considered. For the case with a single source, a simple and robust least squares algorithm for joint two-dimensional DOA estimation and phase calibration is developed. An identification problem is ... toggle 6 keywords

advanced driver assistance systems autocalibration automotive radar direction-of-arrival (doa) maximum likelihood estimation uniform rectangular array


Heidenreich, Philipp
Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt
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Nov. 23, 2012

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