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International Radar Symposium
IRS 2021


21 - 22 June 2021
Virtual Programme



Monday, 21 June 2021

10:00 - 10:30

Conference Opening

Peter Knott
Carlos Jahn
Thomas Dallmann


10:30 - 10:40Break
  Focus Session 11 / Automotive Radar for Automated Driving
10:40 - 11:0011.1
Moving Target Classification with a Dual Automotive FMCW Radar System using Convolutional Neural Networks

11:00 - 11:2011.2
IMIKO-Radar: Interference Measurements of Today's Automotive Radar Sensors

11:20 - 11:4011.3
Making Vulnerable Road Users More Visible to Radar : A Communications Inspired Approach

11:40 - 12:0011.4
A Novel Ghost Target Cancellation Scheme using Periodical Interference Sensing for Automotive Chirp Sequence Radar

12:00 - 12:2011.5
Landmark-based RADAR SLAM for Autonomous Driving

12:20 - 12:30Break
12:30 - 13:00Robert D. Palmer
Phased Array Weather Radar R&D at the Advanced Radar Research Center at the University of Oklahoma
13:00 - 14:00Break
 Parallel Sessions 1
Session 12 / Automotive Radar Session 13 / Radar Remote Sensing and SSA Session 14 /  Weather Radar
14:00 - 14:2012.113.114.1
The Technique of Measurement of the Pattern of Receive Phased Antenna Array for Automotive RadarAutomatic Target Recognition on High Resolution SAR Images with Deep Learning Domain AdaptationA new airborne network concept to improve air navigation safety
14:20 - 14:4012.213.214.2
Determine Radar Backscattering of Vegetation for the Automotive 77 GHz BandISAR imaging of space objects using large observation anglesValidation of Wind Fields Retrieved by Dual-Doppler Techniques Using a Vertically Pointing Radar
14:40 - 15:0012.313.314.3
FMCW-FMCW Interference Analysis in mm-Wave Radars; An indoor case study and validation by measurementsTranslational motion estimation with multistatic ISAR systemsPolarimetric radar-based methods for evaluation of hydrometeor mixtures in numerical weather prediction models
15:00 - 15:2012.413.414.4
Analysis of Automotive Radar Interference in Spatial DomainOil slick monitoring using Sentinel-I SAR imagesStorm Cell Observation And Prediction Using Polarimetric Weather Radars
15:20 - 15:4012.513.5 
Characterization of the Effect of Low Pass Filter Response on the Interference in FMCW Automotive RadarAdaptive Calibration Of The Tandem-L Ground Demonstrator 
15:40 - 16:30Break
16:30 - 17:00Matt Markel
Radar Challenges and Opportunities for Fully Autonomous Vehicles
  Panel Discussion
17:00 - 18:00AI and Radar
 Virtual Get Together
18:00 - 19:00DGON Christian Hülsmeyer Award
Networking on the virtual platform ""


Tuesday, 22 June 2021

  Focus Session 21 / Counter-drone surveillance
09:00 - 09:2021.1
Drone detection with a multistatic C-band radar
09:20 - 09:4021.2
High-detail X-band RCS simulations of a DJI S900 hexacopter, and comparisons against measurements
09:40 - 10:0021.3
 The Need for Simultaneous Tracking and Recognition in Drone Surveillance Radar
10:00 - 10:2021.4
Prototyping a Dual-Channel Receiver for use in a Staring Cooperative Radar Network for the Detection of Drones
10:20 - 10:4021.5
Tracking Analysis of Drone Detection System at Airports: Methodology and results
 Parallel Sessions 2
Session 22 / UAV Detection and Counter-Drone Session 23 /  SAR and ISAR Imaging Session 24 / Localisation and Tracking Session 25 / Recent Advances in Radar Technology
10:40 - 11:0022.
FAROS-E: a compact and low-cost millimeter wave surveillance radar for real time drone detection and classificationBistatic SAR Imaging with Satellite Phase Code Modulated WaveformsMulti-Radar Tracking Optimization for Collaborative CombatTransmitter for UWB Stepped-Frequency Noise Radar
11:00 - 11:2022.
Developing Drone Experimentation Facility: Progress, Challenges and cUAS ConsiderationA Waveform-Encoded SAR Concept Based on a Limited Number of Cyclically-Shifted ChirpsNovel Composite Motion Extraction from Velocity Signature of FMCW Radar for Activity RecognitionIntegrated Up-Down Converter for Multi-Band UWB M-Sequence Based Radar
11:20 - 11:4022.323.324.325.3
Chebychev moments based Drone Classification, Recognition and FingerprintingXY-DemoRad – a low-cost K-band SAR system for UAV applicationGround Target Motion Estimation based on visual measurementsTransmit Beampattern Synthesis for Planar Array with One-bit DACs
11:40 - 12:0022.423.424.425.4
Simultaneous Signal Processing with Multiple Coherent Processing Intervals in FMCW Radar for Drone DetectionRadar Imaging Based on Frequency FilteringMulti-hypothesis Track Initialization With The Use Of Multiple Trajectory ModelsEnhanced Cross-correlation Based Translational Motion Compensation in a Passive Radar with Data Gaps Filling
12:00 - 12:2022.5 24.525.5
Measurements of Birds and Drones with L-Band Staring Radar Extended Object Tracking assisted Adaptive Multi-Hypothesis Clustering for Radar in Autonomous Driving DomainApplication of polynomial trend removal for suppression of Doppler clutter in drone surveillance radars
12:20 - 12:30Break
12:30 - 13:00Vincent Socci
 Integrating of UAS Operations into the National Airspace System
13:00 - 14:00Break
  Focus Session 31 / Forward Scatter Radar (FSR)
14:00 - 14:2031.1
Railway safety radar system with use of FSR
14:20 - 14:4031.2
Reverse Forward Scatter Radar Power Budget Analysis
14:40 - 15:0031.3
Iterative Doppler-Only Track initialization enhanced with Direction of Arrival information
15:00 - 15:2031.4
Multiple Integration Method for Sisar Imaging Radar Systems
15:20 - 15:4031.5
Experimental results for a Passive Forward Scatter Radar based on OFDM waveforms of opportunity 
 Parallel Sessions 3
Session 32 / Passive, Bistatic and Multi-Static Radar Session 33 /  Cognitive Radar Session 34 / Radar and Clutter Modelling Session 35 / New Challenges for Radar Technology
15:40 - 16:0032.
Ship target velocity estimation with multi-transmitter GNSS-based passive radar exploiting long integration timesDomain Adaptation Across Configurations of FMCW Radar For Deep Learning Based Human Activity ClassificationMathematical morphology for clutter removal in airborne radarsIT Security In Radar Sensor Systems – A Methodological Approach
16:00 - 16:2032.
Passive Forward Scattering Signal Extraction Using Second-Order Vertical SynchrosqueezingAn Equivariant Neural Network with Hyperbolic Embedding for Robust Doppler Signal ClassificationGeneration of VHF ground clutter map employing partially cooperative transmitterBest Practices IT security - What the customer wanted and what the market offers
16:20 - 16:4032.333.334.335.3
Real-Time Selection of FM Transmitter in Passive Bistatic Radar Based on Short-Term Bandwidth PredictionTarget Recognition with Missing Stepped Frequency BackscatterHypersonic and Space Target Echo Modeling for Mutlistatic Passive Radar4D Passive Radar for Drone Detection and Tracking
16:40 - 17:0032.433.434.435.4
DVB-T Passive Radar experimental comparisons of a custom made Passive Radar receiver, RFSoC and a Software Defined RadioIdentification of Parameters of High Order Polynomial Phase SignalsImproved Sea-Clutter Modelling for Multichannel (STAP) ProcessingWaveform Design for Beampattern Shaping in 4D-imaging MIMO Radar Systems
17:00 - 17:2032.533.5 35.5
Expert Systems for Passive Radar ConfigurationDetection and Parameters Estimation of Binary Phase Shift Keying Signals in Low Signal to Noise Ratio Target RCS Modeling and CFAR Detection Performance with Photonics-based Distributed Multi-Band MIMO Radars
17:20 - 17:30Break
  Closing Session
17:30 - 18:30Peter Knott
Krzysztof Kulpa