Accession Number : AD0644694

Title :   THE SEARCH PROBLEM, AN EXPOSITION.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Firestone,C. D.

Report Date : AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : The problem of improving, and if possible optimizing, the scan pattern of a radar that is being used to locate a target whose position has a known probability distribution has been studied by B. O. Koopman and O. V. Staroverov. This report is a survey and exposition of their results and associated topics. No previous knowledge of mathematics more advanced than elementary calculus is needed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OPTIMIZATION, *SEARCH RADAR), RADAR SCANNING, TARGET ACQUISITION, PROBABILITY, RADAR TARGETS, SEARCH THEORY, RADAR TRACKING

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE