Determination of Electromagnetic Emitter Position from Passive Radar Bearings as Linear Least Squares Problem
A. Kawaleca, M. Kojdeckib and B. Wajszczykb
aInstitute of Radio-Electronics, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
bInstitute of Mathematics and Cryptology, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
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Mathematical formulation of an inverse problem of radiolocation is discussed. Determination of electromagnetic emitter position from passive radar bearings is transformed into a linear least squares problem and equivalent system of normal equations. Eventually spatial localisation of emitter is reduced to solving system of linear algebraic equations with entries of coefficient matrix and free term depending on bearings in a nonlinear way. Regularisation algorithm is proposed.
DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.118.1171
PACS numbers: 41.20.Jb, 03.50.De