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Discriminating Between Splitting and Crossing Targets: a Radar Tracking Problem Public

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It can be difficult to discern between crossing and splitting targets when looking at radar tracks. Radar tracking problems such as this are important to modern ballistic missile defense, but parameters such as the radar bandwidth, visibility time, and the relative speed of the objects can obscure interpretation. A human decision-making model was developed to aid in interpretation, and 3001 simulated radar tracks were analyzed at MIT-Lincoln Laboratory using this algorithm. Operating curves were created to describe the model's performance.

  • This report represents the work of one or more WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its website without editorial or peer review.
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  • E-project-101107-114321
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  • 2007
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  • 2007-10-11
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