This paper considers multiple target localization using a non-coherent bi-static radar with multiple receivers, where the targets are located behind a wall. This paper presents a new clustering algorithm inspired by Newtonian gravity that iteratively groups particles at target locations and eliminates particles at non-target locations. We first propose a histogram based pre-processing algorithm that imposes a grid over the region of interest and defines a particle with measurement-dependent mass for each grid square. We then calculate a Newtonian inspired force on each of the particles and move them in the direction of the force. We repeat the process until there is no further movement. The proposed algorithm works even when some of the measurements are unavailable or missing and when some of the measurements are false measurements. Location accuracy is shown to be in the order of 8 cm.
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2021|
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- non-coherent radar
- through-the-wall radar
- multiple targets
- newtonian gravity
- gravity inspired algorithm