Accession Number:

ADA164842

Title:

Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Central Limit Theorem Considerations in Non-Gaussian Detection,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PRINCETON UNIV NJ INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SYSTEMS LAB

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Report Date:

1985-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A generalized signal-to-noise ratio for detectors is defined and its relationship to quality of detection is investigated. Specific attention is given to log-likelihood ratio detectors. The question is discussed as to whether a Central Limit Theorem approximation for the output of the detector gives results which are close to those of the actual detector and is illustrated with examples. Keywords Signal detection Non-Gaussian noise Signal-to-noise ratio Central limit theorem.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE