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

contents of issue      DOI  10.30898/1684-1719.2018.12.8     full text in Russian (pdf)  

An algorithm of global maximum search for evaluating position estimation of electromagnetic emitting source by a passive radar system

D. M. Zhukov 1, Z. A. Vavilova 1, T. Y. Shevgunov 1,2, O. A. Guschina 3, E. N. Efimov 1

1 Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), Volokolamskoe shosse, 4, Moscow 125993, Russia

2 National Research University "Higher School of Economics", Myasnitskaya 20, Moscow 101000, Russia

3 JSC Microwave Systems, Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya 11, Moscow 105120, Russia


The paper is received on November 30, 2018


Abstract. This paper is devoted to modern approaches to development of new positioning algorithms which will guarantee the achievement of the minimum mean square error and do not create excessive computing load. The algorithm performing the search of global extremum in problems of source position estimation using one-step methods based on a likelihood function for two types of passive radar systems was proposed. The first system is a passive radar system consisting of narrow-base subsystems; the second system is the combined passive radar system which includes several narrow-base subsystems together with a wide-base passive radar system.

According to results of computer simulation, the analysis of the frequency of appearing abnormal errors and relative time spent on calculations was made. The comparison performed using the proposed algorithm with an adaptive step and a universal method of global extremum searching, that is “particle swarm”, showed that the developed algorithm requires up to 20 times less computational costs and vanishes abnormal errors.

Key words: digital signal processing, passive radar system, global maximum searching, one-stage estimation algorithm.


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For citation:
D. M. Zhukov, Z. A. Vavilova, T. Y. Shevgunov, O. A. Guschina, E. N. Efimov. An algorithm of global maximum search for evaluating position estimation of electromagnetic emitting source by a passive radar system. Zhurnal Radioelektroniki - Journal of Radio Electronics. 2018. No. 12. Available at http://jre.cplire.ru/jre/dec18/8/text.pdf

DOI  10.30898/1684-1719.2018.12.8