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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30898/1684-1719.2023.4.2


direction-of-arrival estimation algorithm

in automotive distributed non-coherent

multi-radar systems


I.V. Artyukhin, I.M. Averin, A.G. Flaksman, A.E. Rubtsov


Nizhny Novgorod State University n.a. N.I. Lobachevsky

603950, Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Gagarina ave., 23


The paper was received February 16, 2023.


Abstract. The present paper is focused on processing of signals from multiple sensors in non-coherent mode that provide improvement of angular resolution of close targets compared to single radar. The low-complexity technique of Direction-of-Arrival (DoA) estimation in Automotive Distributed Non-Coherent Multi-Radar Systems in the case of short length of snapshots is proposed. This technique consists of three main stages: beam-scanning procedure, transformation of the received signals of two radars to the unified coordinate system, and joint DoA estimation algorithm. The DoA method is represented by two approaches: (i) the Capon method modified for joint signal processing; (ii) low-complexity algorithm based on theory of auto-compensator. Performance of the system is investigated on the base of Monte-Carlo simulation. Current algorithm shows improvement of system performance of distributed non-coherent multi-radar systems compared to single radar.

Key words: automotive distributed non-coherent multi-radars system, advanced safety system, advanced driver assistance system, high-resolution DoA algorithms, Capon method, auto-compensator.

Corresponding author: Artyukhin Igor Vladimirovich, artjukhin@rf.unn.ru



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Artyukhin I.V., Averin I.M., Flaksman A.G., Rubtsov A.E. Direction-of-arrival estimation algorithm in automotive distributed non-coherent multi-radar systems. Zhurnal radioelektroniki [Journal of Radio Electronics] [online]. 2023. №4. https://doi.org/10.30898/1684-1719.2023.4.2 (In Russian)