Accession Number : ADA181685

Title :   Scientific and Engineering Studies. Compiled 1981. Receiver Performance Evaluation and Spectral Analysis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL UNDERWATER SYSTEMS CENTER NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Nuttall,A. H.

Report Date : 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 745

Abstract : Contents: Optimum Detection of a Randomly Frequency Modulated Carrier; Operating Characteristics for Detection of a Fading Signal with K Dependent Fades and D Fold Diversity in M Alternative Locations; Detection Probabilities for a Fading Signal in M Alternative Locations with D Fold Diversity and Incoherent Combination of B Pins per Diversity Branch; Error Probability Characteristics for Multiple Alternative Communication With Diversity, but Without Fading; Importance Sampling for Estimation of Small Probabilities; Some Windows With Very Good Sidelobe Behavior: Application to Discrete Hilbert Transform; Reconstruction of Power Spectral Estimates; On the Variance of the Phase Estimate of the Cross Spectrum and Coherence; Invariance of Distribution of Coherence Estimate to Second-Channel Statistics; Approximations to the Cumulative Distribution Function of the Magnitude Squared Coherence Estimates; Statistic Nonlinearly Transformed Coherence Estimates; Positive Definite Spectral Estimate and Stable Correlation Recursion for Multivariate Linear Predictive Spectral Analysis; Application of Linear Predictive Spectral Analysis to Multiple Tones in Noise; Probability Distribution of Array Response for Randomly Perturbed Element Gains; Effects of Random Shadings, Phasing Errors, and Element Failures on the Beam Patterns of Linear and Planar Arrays; and Linear Chebyshev Complex Function Approximation.

Descriptors :   *COHERENCE, *PROBABILITY, *DETECTION, *ESTIMATES, *OPTIMIZATION, *RECEIVERS, *SPECTRUM ANALYSIS, ARRAYS, RESPONSE, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, FREQUENCY MODULATION, AUDIO TONES, PERTURBATIONS, RADIATION PATTERNS, INVARIANCE, POWER SPECTRA, PERFORMANCE TESTS, BEHAVIOR, SIDELOBES, PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, SAMPLING, CORRELATION, RECURSIVE FUNCTIONS, STABILITY

Subject Categories : Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors
      Cybernetics
      Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE