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quiz is based on the information presented in Cognitive Radar: The Knowledge-aided Fully Adaptive Approach , by
Joseph R. Guerci. Published by Artech House.
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1. What is meant by "cognitive" radar?
a) Ability to ignore non-relevant to
enhance relevant targets. (see page 14)
2. What are 3 examples of applications
for cognitive radar?
a) Removal of heterogeneous clutter, manmade structures, non-stationary electronics
sources. (see page 15)
3. What is an intelligent method to overcome memory access
d) Use look-ahead prediction. (see page 28)
does the acronym SINR stand for?
b) Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise Ratio. (see page 18)
5. What is signal "whitening?"
d) Removing the "color," or non-randomness
components of noise. (see page 39)
6. How does multipath affect a radar signal?
d) All of the above. (see page 42)
7. What is a primary feature of MIMO
a) Both Tx and Rx are optimized. (see page 35)
Which channel characteristics generally depend on the transmit spatio-temporal signals?
Transmit-dependent channel estimation. (see page 96)
9. What information does
10. Who is the author of "Cognitive Radar?"
(don't look back at the top of the page)
c) Joseph Guerci