Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Tools for ISAR Imagery

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-07-C-0025
Agency Tracking Number: N062-122-0720
Amount: $149,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solitcitation Year: 2006
Solitcitation Topic Code: N06-122
Solitcitation Number: 2006.2
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 238, Wayne, PA, 19087
Duns: 946893658
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Teti, Jr.
 Chief Scientist
 (610) 581-7940
Business Contact
 Joseph Teti, Sr.
Title: Vice President
Phone: (610) 581-7940
Research Institution
Automated ship and small craft classification tools for ISAR imagery is a challenging problem, but the use of advanced time-frequency processing techniques in conjunction with proven methods from statistical pattern recognition hold considerable promise for realizing a sound capability. LSI’s approach leverages our state-of-the-art knowledge and expertise of the three primary aspects of the solution space: (i) ISAR image formation and time-frequency information extraction for feature vector formation, (ii) correct physical interpretation of feature vector components that include target and clutter scattering phenomena and kinematics attributes, and (iii) multi-dimensional Bayesian engine based decision theory to implement a statistically optimum ATR capability

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