Accession Number:

AD0752335

Title:

Weak Harmonic-Signal Detection in Gaussian Narrow-Band Noise Using the Statistics of Intervals between Zeroes

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

An optimal statistical treatment algorithm, valid for wide and narrow band processes, is obtained for the detection of a weak harmonic signal on a Gaussian narrow band noise background. The integral is based on the statistics of intervals between intersections of zero level processes. It is shown that the noise rejection capacity of a detection process increases when the absolute signal mismatch level with respect to the central frequency of the noise spectrum increases.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE