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Radar 2017

International Conference on Radar Systems

23 – 26 October 2017 | Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre, UK


Best paper conference awards

Best papers shortlist announced

The awards committee are pleased to announce that the following papers have been shortlisted for best papers at Radar 2017. The standard of papers was exceptionally high, and choosing a shortlist proved a challenge!

Congratulations to our shortlisted authors for achieving this recognition.

The winners will be announced at the conference dinner at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum on Wednesday 25 October.

Best Industry Paper shortlist

1b.3 Characterization of range sidelobe modulation arising from radar-embedded communications
C Sahin, J Metcalf, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA, S Blunt, University of Kansas, USA

2a.2 MIMO radar: time division multiplexing vs. code division multiplexing
K Rambach, B Yang, University of Stuttgart, Germany

3b.2 Reducing false alarm rate by testing the proportionality of covariance matrices
A Taylor, LEME, France, H Oriot, F Brigui, L Savy, ONERA, France, P Forster, F Daout, SATIE, France

4b.1 Simple modelling of the radar signature of helicopters
G Point, L Savy, ONERA-CP, France

4b.6 Characterisation of low observable targets with a multi-beam staring radar
M Jahangir, C Baker, Aveillant Ltd., UK

Best Student Paper Shortlist

1c.2 Frequency-dependent target localization
G Reich, M Antoniou, University of Birmingham, UK, C Baker, Aveillant Ltd., UK

2b.4 Analysis of spectral notching in FM noise radar using measured interference
B Ravenscroft, S Blunt, C Allen, University of Kansas, USA, A Martone, K Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA

2d.4 Statistical modeling of SAR images with the generalized beta distribution of the first kind
R Jin, J Yang, Tsinghua University, China, F Gini, M Greco, University of Pisa, Italy, J Yin, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

3a.2 Motion parameters estimation in dual-baseline forward scatter radar configuration
N Ustalli, D Pastina, C Bongioanni, P Lombardo, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

3c.5 High precision displacement measurements in presence of multiple scatterers using a photonics-based dual-band radar
S Melo, S Pinna, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy, S Maresca, F Scotti, National Laboratory of Photonics Networks, Inter-University

General guidelines

  • There are no age limits in Best Student Paper category however shortlisted authors will be required to provide a letter from their supervisor
  • All shortlisted authors will be contacted by The IET to confirm they will be present at the awards presentations at the conference dinner on 25 October 2017
  • Each shortlisted presentation or poster will be further reviewed during the conference by at least two members of the Awards Committee

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