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Detection of weak, subpixel targets using mesh-connected cellular automata

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1 Author(s)
Preston, K., Jr. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Effective use of military cellular automata such as military data array processor (MilDAP) and geometric arithmetic parallel processor (GAPP), in weak, subpixel target detection is shown to be possible by using new signal processing regimes based on binary ranking filter theory. By using binary ranking filters, the MilDAP can furnish 6 dB of processing gain against white Gaussian noise while monitoring from one to four million potential target tracks at 10-40 frames/s. GAPP is shown to be capable of monitoring 3.7 million tracks over 216×384 detectors at 14000 frames/s and, in a time sharing mode, 15 million tracks over 432×768 detectors at 24 frames/s. The special case of threatening targets is discussed, as well as alternate cellular architectures which use multidimensional binary ranking filters in multidimensional coordinate systems

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

May 1990

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