"JOURNAL OF RADIO ELECTRONICS" (Zhurnal Radioelektroniki ISSN 1684-1719, N 12, 2018

contents of issue      DOI  10.30898/1684-1719.2018.12.15     full text in Russian (pdf)  



Yu. G. Bulychev 1, A. A. Mozol 2, A. G. Kondrashov 3, A. V. Yachmenev 4, A. S. Zhuk 5


1 JSC «All-Russian Research Institute «Gradient»,  Sokolov Avenue, 96, Rostov-on-Don 344000, Russia

2 North Caucasus branch of Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics, Serafimovich street, 62, Rostov-on-Don 344000, Russia

 3JSC «Scientific Production Association «Quantum», Bolshaya Sankt-Peterburgskaya, 73, Veliky Novgorod 173000, Russia

4 Navy Electronic Warfare Service,  Admiralteysky Avenue, 1, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia

5 Kuban State University, Stavropolskaya street, 149, Krasnodar 350090, Russia


The paper is received on December 6, 2018


Abstract. For an autonomous stationary measuring system that records the normalized radiation power (mainly a direct beam) of a moving source (target), an alternative method has been developed to solve the ranging problem, taking into account the available a priori information. In this case, the model of changing the range is taken as a generalized polynomial with unknown coefficients, and one selective value of the distance to the target is used as a priori information (for example, for the initial or final moment of time from a given observation interval). The issues of quasi-optimal parametric identification of this model, the analysis of the accuracy of the generated range estimates, as well as the possibility of using these estimates in the multi-station systems of passive location and navigation are discussed. An illustrative example is given showing the effect of random errors in power measurements and a priori data on the accuracy characteristics of the method.

Key words: moving radiation source, generalized polynomial model, normalized model, normalized power measurements, autonomous stationary measuring system, a priori information, least squares method, quasi-optimal range estimate, correlation estimation error matrix.


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For citation:

Yu. G. Bulychev, A. A. Mozol, A. G. Kondrashov, A. V. Yachmenev, A. S. Zhuk. Energy method of quasi-optimal single-position location and navigation of a moving radiation source with allowance for a priori information. Zhurnal Radioelektroniki - Journal of Radio Electronics. 2018. No. 12. Available at http://jre.cplire.ru/jre/dec18/15/text.pdf

DOI  10.30898/1684-1719.2018.12.15