A cost-effective radar system for automotive powertrain control applications

  title={A cost-effective radar system for automotive powertrain control applications},
  author={C. Beg and Mahyar Vajedi and Mohammad-Reza Nezhad-Ahmadi and Nasser Lashgarian Azad and Safieddin Safavi-Naeini},
  journal={2012 15th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems},
  • C. Beg, M. Vajedi, +2 authors S. Safavi-Naeini
  • Published 25 October 2012
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • 2012 15th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
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