Automatic radar target recognition of objects falling on railway tracks

@article{Mrou2012AutomaticRT,
  title={Automatic radar target recognition of objects falling on railway tracks},
  author={Ali Mrou{\'e} and Marc Heddebaut and Fouzia Elbahhar and Atika Rivenq and Jean Michel Rouvaen},
  journal={Measurement Science and Technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={025401}
}
This paper presents an automatic radar target recognition procedure based on complex resonances using the signals provided by ultra-wideband radar. This procedure is dedicated to detection and identification of objects lying on railway tracks. For an efficient complex resonance extraction, a comparison between several pole extraction methods is illustrated. Therefore, preprocessing methods are presented aiming to remove most of the erroneous poles interfering with the discrimination scheme… 

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