General sonar and radar array processing concepts. Array performance considerations. Narrowband and broadband signal processors. Classical and high resolution techniques for source direction finding. Eigenstructurebased techniques and spatial smoothing techniques. Performance analysis of eigenstructure-based techniques. Asymptotic distribution of eigenparameters associated with smoothed sample covariance matrices in uncorrelated and coherent scenes. Wiener solution and adaptive algorithms. Least Mean Square (LMS), accelerated gradient search and gradient algorithms with constraints. Direct implementation by inversion of the sample covariance matrix and transient response considerations. Smart antenna design concepts for Rayleigh fading cellular communication channels. Space Time Adaptive Processing (STAP) for ground and air moving target detection.
Prerequisites: Graduate status, EL 6113 and EL 6313.