14:00 - 20:00

Symposium Registration
(Maritim Hotel, Conference area)

18:00 - 21:00

Kepler Saal in Maritim HoteL

Get-Together Reception

08:00 - 16:00

Symposium Registration
(Maritim Hotel, Conference area)

EINSTEIN SAAL

09:00 - 11:10
Opening Session
Chairs:
Prof. Dr. Peter Knott, Chairman of the International Radar Symposium IRS 2019
Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR, Germany
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Kulpa, Co-Chairman of the International Radar Symposium IRS 2019
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

09:00

Welcome Speech
Peter Knott, Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR, Germany

09:20

Radar Technology - Past, Present, Future
R. Bil, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

10:00

Current and future Space based Radar Missions and Systems
M. Suess, ESA, Germany

10:30

Military Radar Lifetime Support
M. Eggers, NATO Support and Procurement Agency

11:00

Organisational Remarks

11:10 - 11:40         Coffee Break (Kepler Foyer)

KEPLER SAAL

09:00 - 16:30

Exhibition

SAAL BONN

11:40 - 13:00
Special Session on Radar, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (1)
Session Chairs:
F. Barbaresco, France
F. Opitz, Germany

1A1

11:40

Learning from ADS-B Data for Real-time Radar Applications
K. Dästner, E. Schmid, B. von Haßler Zu Roseneckh-Köhler, F. Opitz
AIRBUS, Germany

12:00

Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Wide Area Surveillance Systems
F. Opitz, K. Dästner, B. von Haßler zu Roseneckh-Köhler, E. Schmid
AIRBUS, Germany

12:20

Detecting Illegal Diving and Other Suspicious Activities in the North Sea: Tale of a Successful Trial
M. Anneken, F. de Rosa, A. Kröker, Anne-L. Jousselme, S. Robert, J. Beyerer
Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany
NATO STO CMRE, Italy

SALON HANNOVER

11:40 - 13:00
Special Session on Multi-Channel Digital Radar and SAR Systems
Session Chairs:
M. Brandfass, Germany
S. Anger, Germany

1A2

11:40

Assessment of Image Quality of Waveform-Encoded Synthetic Aperture Radar Using Real Satellite Data
L. Dell'Amore, M. Villano, G. Krieger
University of Trento, Italy
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

12:00

TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Mission Status and an Outlook to the Future
A. Bojarski, M. Bachmann, J. Böer, P. Rizzoli, C. Gonzalez, C. Wecklich, M. Zink, S. Buckreuss, M. Martone, G. Krieger
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

12:20

Advances in Onboard Data Reduction Methods for Next-Generation Synthetic Aperture Radar Systems
M. Martone, N. Gollin, P. Rizzoli, M. Villano, M. Younis, G. Krieger
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

SALON NÜRNBERG

11:40 - 13:00
Radar Propagation and Simulation
Session Chairs:
N.N.
D. Nagel, Germany

1A3

11:40

Multipath Effect on Radar Cross Section Measurements in Natural Environment and Related Correction
G. Pavan, C. Wasserzier, G. Galati
Tor Vergata University, Italy
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

12:00

Comparison of principles for measuring the reflectivity values from wind turbines
J. Bredemeyer, K. Schubert, J. Werner, T. Schrader
FCS flight Calibration Services GmbH, Germany
Jade University of Applied Sciences, Germany

12:20

SE-Workbench-RF: Performant and High-Fidelity Raw Data Generation for Various Radar Applications
N. Douchin, C. Ruiz, J. Israel, H.-J.Mametsa
OKTAL Synthetic Environment, France
ONERA, France

12:40

Frequency Monitoring System for Over-The-Horizon Radar (OTHR) using The Empirical Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Model (E-CHAIM)
T. Thayaparan
DRDC, Canada

13:00 - 14:00         Lunch (Restaurant „Ulmer Gulden“)

SAAL BONN

14:00 - 15:20
Special Session on Radar, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (2)
Session Chairs:
F. Barbaresco, France
F. Opitz, Germany

1B1

14:00

Multi-criteria Performance Assessment of Adaptive Radar Resources Management: Application to Naval Scenario
C. Labreuche, C.L.R. Buron, P. Moo, F. Barbaresco
Thales, France
DRDC, Canada

14:20

Deep Learning to Enhance Maritime Situation Awareness
D. Casals, T. Mantecón, J.J. Navarro-Corcuera, C.R. Del-Blanco, F. Jaureguizar
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Airbus Defence and Space, Spain

14:40

Scalable Machine Intelligence on Streaming Data – With Applications for ADS-B Data
M. Rottmaier, V. Jayakumar
Airbus, Germany

15:00

Target Classification Based On Kinematic Data From AIS/ADS-B, Using Statistical Features Extraction and Boosting
R. Ginoulhac, F. Barbaresco, J.-Y. Schneider, J.-M. Pannier, S. Savary
Thales, France

SALON HANNOVER

14:00 - 15:20
SAR and ISAR Techniques and Applications
Session Chairs:
H. Anglberger, Germany
P. Samczynski, Poland

1B2

14:00

Image Reconstruction without an Inertial Navigation System using Backprojection Autofocus for Synthetic Aperture Radar
A. Sommer, J. Ostermann
Leibniz University, Germany

14:20

ISAR Imaging Of Objects In Space – Simulations And Measurements
S. Anger, H. Anglberger, M. Jirousek, S. Dill,  M. Peichl
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

14:40

Compensating For Point Response Degradation In A High Resolution FMCW Imaging Radar
S. Cassidy
University of Birmingham, UK

15:00

The Concept Of Apply SIFT Algorithm And Orthophotomaps For SAR-based Augmented Integrity Navigation System
K. Abratkiewicz, D. Gromek, P. Samczyński, J. Markiewicz, W. Ostrowski
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

SALON NÜRNBERG

14:00 - 15:20
Special Session on Polarimetric and Weather Radar
Session Chairs:
S. Turso, Germany
J. Vesely, Czech Republic

1B3

14:00

KEYNOTE

High Resolution FMCW Polarimetric Doppler Weather radar with Dual-Orthogonal Waveforms
A. G. Yarovoy,  O. A. Krasnov
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

14:20

Polarimetric Target Detection on SAR Images
C. Neumann, M. Brandfass
Hensoldt Sensors GmbH, Germany

14:40

Comparing Different Methods of Radar Data Display for Microphysical Studies in Precipitation Systems and Weather Nowcasting
R. Evaristo, S. Trömel, C. Simmer
University of Bonn, Germany

15:00

A Dual-polarized X-band Patch Antenna Sub-array with Low Cross-polarization for Weather Radar Applications
M. Vizcarro i Carretero, S. Turso, C. Galvis Salzburg, T. Bertuch
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

15:20 - 16:00         Coffee Break (Kepler Foyer)

SAAL BONN

16:00 - 17:40
Special Session on Radar, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (3)
Session Chairs:
F. Barbaresco, France
F. Opitz, Germany

1C1

16:00

Complex-Valued Neural Networks for Fully-Temporal Micro-Doppler Classification
D. Brooks, O. Schwander, F. Barbaresco, J.-Y. Schneider, M. Cord
Sorbonne Université, France
Thales, France

16:20

Non-supervised Machine Learning Algorithms for Radar Clutter High-Resolution Doppler Segmentation and Pathological Clutter Analysis
Y. Cabanes, F. Barbaresco, M. Arnaudon
Thales, France
Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux, France

16:40

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging Using a Deep ADMM Network
L. Wang, C. Hu, Z. Li,  J. Guo, O. Loffeld
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
University of Siegen, Germany

17:00

Detecting Targets in a Wind Turbine Interference Environment by Using a Group of Neural Networks
M. Dietlein, T. Mahr
Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany

SALON HANNOVER

16:00 - 17:40
Signal Processing
Session Chairs:
D. Nagel, Germany
J. Pietrasinski, Poland

1C2

16:00

Multi-channel GMTI via approximated observation
J. Ender
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

16:20

Velocity Estimation and Compensation of High-Speed Target from Undersampled Data
S. Zhang, Y. Liu, K. Huo, X. Zhang, W. Jiang, X. Li
National University of Defense Technology, China

16:40

Hybrid Algorithm for Small Doppler Shifts Evaluation
M. Oravec, V. Navrátil, F. Vejražka
FEE CTU in Prague, Czechia

17:00

A novel jammer suppression method based on KASPICE-STAP
F. Tao, T. Wang, J. Wu
Xidian University, China

17:20

Meeting the Lower Bound on Designing Set of Unimodular Sequences with Small Aperiodic/Periodic ISL
M. Alaee-Kerahroodi, B. Shankar M. R., K. V. Mishra, B. Ottersten
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
University of Iowa, USA

SALON NÜRNBERG

16:00 - 17:40
MIMO Radar / Beamforming
Session Chairs:
P. Knott, Germany
J. Misiurewicz, Poland

1C3

16:00

3D Localization and Vital Sign Detection of Human Subjects with a 120 GHz MIMO Radar
S. Wang, S. Kueppers, H. Cetinkaya, R. Herschel
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

16:20

Photonics for Coherent MIMO Radar: an Experimental Multi-Target Surveillance Scenario
S. Maresca, G. Serafino, F. Scotti, F. Amato, L. Lembo, A. Bogoni, P. Ghelfi
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
CNIT, Italy

16:40

Antenna Position Optimization in a MIMO Distributed Radar Network through Genetic Algorithms
L. Lembo, P. Ghelfi, A. Bogoni
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
CNIT, Italy

17:00

DFT-Spread OFDM MIMO-Radar – An Alternative for Reduced Crest Factors
J. Mietzner
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

19:00 - 22:00

Einstein Saal, Maritim Hotel

Christian Hülsmeyer Award Ceremony & Symposium Dinner

08:00 - 16:00

Symposium Registration
(Maritim Hotel, Conference area)

KEPLER SAAL

09:00 - 16:30

Exhibition

SAAL BONN

09:00 - 10:40
Special Session on Passive Radar Imaging
Session Chairs:
M. Antoniou, UK
D. Pastina, Italy

2A1

09:00

Passive radar imagery of ship targets by using navigation satellites transmitters of opportunity
F. Santi, F. Pieralice, D. Pastina, M. Antoniou, M. Cherniakov
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
University of Birmingham, UK

09:20

Passive SAR Satellite System (PASSAT): First Airborne Trials
G. Atkinson, A. Sayin, C. Underwood, M. Antoniou, M. Cherniakov
University of Birmingham, UK
University of Surrey, UK

09:40

Using Passive ISAR for Imaging Maritime Targets
T.V. Cao, R. Melino, H.-T. Tran
Defence Science and Technology (DST), Australia

10:00

DVB-S based passive radar imaging of ship targets
I. Pisciottano, D. Pastina, D. Cristallini
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany
University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy

10:20

Multistatic Passive Radar Imaging Using Generalized Wirtinger Flow
I.-Y. Son, B. Yonel, B. Yazici
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

SALON HANNOVER

09:00 - 10:40
Special Session on Automotive Radar for automated vehicles
Session Chairs:
M.-M. Meinecke, Germany
F. Foelster, Germany

2A2

09:00

Millimeter-wave Phased Antenna Array for Automotive Radar
S. Shabalin, A. Myakinkov, A. Kuzin, A. Ryndyk
State Technical University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

09:20

24 GHz Microwave Lens for Beam-Width Control and Alteration of Radiation Pattern Shape
U. Karahasanovic, A. Fox, C. Watgen
IEE S.A., Luxembourg

09:40

Polarimetric Radar for Automotive Self-Localization
F. Weishaupt, K. Werber, J. Tilly, J. Dickmann, D. Heberling
Daimler AG, Germany
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

10:00

Waveform Design for High-Resolution Automotive Radar
C. Baker, Z. Xu, S. Pooni
University of Birmingham, UK
Nantong University, China

10:20

Synthetic Aperture Radar Towards Automotive Applications
T. Gisder, E. Biebl, M.-M. Meinecke
Volkswagen AG, Germany
Technische Universität München, Germany

SALON NÜRNBERG

09:00 - 10:40
Detection / Estimation
Session Chairs:
A. Kawalec, Poland
G. Kouemou, Germany

2A3

09:00

Chirp Filter Bank for Selective Tracking of Space Objects on Almost Identical Orbits
T. Patzelt, J. Rosebrock
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

09:20

Automatic CFAR Ship Detection in Single–Channel Range-Compressed Airborne Radar Data
S. K. Joshi, S. V. Baumgartner
DLR, Germany

09:40

A New Adaptive CA-CFAR based on Local Topology of Sea Clutter for Coherent Detection in High Sea State
S. Kemkemian, V. Corretja
Thales, France

10:00

Persymmetric Adaptive Subspace Detection in Structure Nonhomogeneity Characterized by Generalized Eigenrelation
Z. Shang, K. Huo, T. Liu, X. Zhang, Y. Wang
National University of Defense Technology, China

10:20

First Detect & Avoid Flight Testing
M. Zekel
Hensoldt, Germany

10:40 - 11:20         Coffee Break (Kepler Foyer)

SAAL BONN

11:20 - 12:40
Passive and Multi-Static Radar
Session Chairs:
K. Kulpa, Poland
D. O’Hagan, Germany

2B1

11:20

Aspects of Next Generation Sensor/Radar Network
M. Weiß, S. Sandenbergh, F. Valdes, P. Müller, D. Bok, M. Kohler, D. O'Hagan
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

11:40

Passive Coherent Multistatic SAR: Experimental Results with a Point-like Target
U. Nithirochananont, M. Antoniou, M. Cherniakov
University of Birmingham, UK

12:00

Passive Radar Using Starlink Transmissions: A Theoretical Study
A. Sayin, M. Cherniakov, M. Antoniou
University of Birmingham, UK

12:20

Large-Scale Passive Radar Cluster Operation
V. Winkler, S. Lutz
Hensoldt Sensors GmbH, Germany

SALON HANNOVER

11:20 - 12:40
Automotive Radar (1)
Session Chairs:
U. Lübbert, Germany
P. Lombardo, Italy

2B2

11:20

Pioneer Study on Near-Range Sensing with 4D MIMO-FMCW Automotive Radars
G. Li, L. Sit, S. Manchala, T. Kettner, A. Ossowska, K. Krupinski, C. Sturm, S. Goerner, U. Luebbert
Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH,  Germany

11:40

Implementation of MIMO Beamforming on an OTS FMCW Automotive Radar
A. A. Pirkani, S. Pooni, M. Cherniakov
University of Birmingham, UK

12:00

Enhanced Interference Detection Method in Automotive FMCW Radar Systems
F. Laghezza, F. Jansen, J. Overdevest
NXP Semiconductors, the Netherlands

12:20

Safety and Comfort Enhancement with Radar for a Bicycle Assistance System
M. Hägelen, R. Jetten, J. Kassner, R. Kulke
IMST GmbH, Germany

SALON NÜRNBERG

11:20 - 12:40
Special Session on Drones (1)
Session Chairs:
J. Klare, Germany
M. Jahangir, UK

2B3

11:20

Position Acquisition for a Multicopter-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar
M. Schartel, R. Bähnemann, R. Burr, W. Mayer, C. Waldschmidt
Ulm University, Germany
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Endress+Hauser SE+Co. KG, Germany

11:40

A Modular and Scalable Architecture for RF Payloads on MALE RPAS
R. Krebs, M. Andres, M. Bockmair
EDA, Belgium
Hensoldt, Germany

12:00

A Concept for Far Field Measurements of Large Dimension Antennas in an Open Area Test Site Performed by UAS
C. Wasserzier, J. Worms, D. O'Hagan
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

12:20

CLASS U-space drone test flight results for non-cooperative surveillance using an L-band 3-D staring radar
M. Jahangir, C. Baker
Aveillant, UK
University of Birmingham, UK

12:40 - 13:40         Lunch (Restaurant „Ulmer Gulden“)

KEPLER SAAL

13:40 - 15:00

Poster Session

Minimum Samples Quasi Maximum Likelihood Estimator
A. Dallil, A. Ouldali
Polytechnic School, Algeria

Multipath TDOA and FDOA Estimation in Passive Bistatic Radar via Multiple Signal Classification
Y. Zhao, D. Hu, Y. Zhao, C. Zhao, Z. Liu, J. Hongzhi
National Digital Switching System Engineering and Technological Research Centre, China

Analysis Of Sine Precision Influence On DOA Estimation Using The MUSIC Algorithm
S. Cordes, S. Gligorević, P. Blicharski
EPOS embedded core & power systems GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
University of Applied Sciences Aachen, Germany

FPGA Processing Path Calibration For Truncation Errors Reduction
M. Knioła, A. Kawalec
Military University of Technology, Poland

Effects of Radar Interference on Target Tracking and Sensor Fusion on Automotive Applications
S. Haag, B. Duraisamy, H.-L. Blöcher, J. Dickmann, M. Fritzsche, W. Koch
Daimler AG, Germany

A Cognitive Synthetic Aperture Radar Concept for Tracking and Imaging Operation
F. Stambouli, M. Limbach, T. Rommel, M. Younis
German Aerospace Center, Germany

Application of Phase Retrieval Algorithms in Terahertz Coded-Aperture Imaging
L. Peng, C. Luo, H. Wang, Y. Cheng, Q. Yang, K. Liu
National University of Defense Technology, China

Experimental Research on Imaging of Non-rigid Targets with Micro-Motion Parts in the THz Region
Q. Yang, C. Yao, H. Wang, B. Deng, Y. Qin
National University and Defense Technology, China

A Staggered PRF Coherent Integration for Resolving Range-Doppler Ambiguity in Pulse-Doppler Radar
N. Van Loi
Viettel R&D Institute, Vietnam

Contoured-Beam Reflectarray for Improving Angular Coverage in DVB-S Passive Radars
J. Rosado Sanz, M.-P. Jarabo-Amores, D. Mata-Moya, P.J. Gómez-del-Hoyo, N. Del Rey Maestre
University of Alcalá, Spain

Range Cell Migration Correction by Fractional Fourier Transform in Synthetic Aperture Radars
E. Raei, M. Modarres-Hashemi, B. Shankar M. R.
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

An Approach for Designing and Implementation the Landing System for Aircraft
J. Veselý, T. B. Le, J. Bajer, D. Novák
University of Defence, Czechia

XY-DemoRad – Novel K- and mm-band Radar Demo Kit for Educational and Commercial Applications
P. Samczynski, K. Stasiak, D. Gromek, K. Kulpa, J. Misiurewicz
XY-Sensing Ltd., Poland

Signal Learning in the affine domain by Compressed Sensing
Y. Lu, C. Statz, D. Plettemeier
TU Dresden, Germany

MIMO Radar and Jammer Power Allocation Game based on MMSE
L. Wang, Y. Zhang
National Innovation Institute of Defense Technology, China

Compensation for Vibration of Platform in Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging in the Terahertz Band
B.Tang, Q. Yang, B. Deng, H. Wang, Y. Cheng
National University and Defense Technology, China

Research on Radar Imaging Based on Complex Approximate Message Passing in the Terahertz Band
X. Jiang, Q. Yang, B. Deng, H. Wang, K. Liu
National University and Defense Technology, China

Designing Set of Binary Sequences and Receive Space-Time Filter for Moving Targets in Colocated MIMO Radar Systems
M. M. Feraidooni, M. Alaee-Kerahroodi, S. Imani, D. Gharavian
Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Along-Track Bistatic Low Frequency UWB SAR Experiment
H. Xie, J. Hu, K. Duan, Z. Chen, S. Xu, N. Zhu, B. Xi, Y. Lin, D. An, G. Wang
School of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, China
College of Electronic Science, National University of Defense Technology, China
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, China

An OAM-generating Method Using Density-weighted Circular Array
Y. Cheng, K. Liu, H. Wang, Q. Yang
National University of Defense Technology, China

SAAL BONN

15:00 - 16:00
Cognitive Radar / Recognition
Session Chairs:
S. Brüggenwirth, Germany
Stéphane Kemkemian, France

2C1

15:00

Towards Cognitive Radar via Knowledge Aided Processing for Airborne and Ground based Radar Applications
M. Brandfass, J. Meyer-Hilberg, A. Dallinger, H. Appel
Hensoldt, Germany

15:20

A Load Balancing Surveillance Algorithm For Multifunctional Radar Resource Management
T. Müller, P. Marquardt, S. Brüggenwirth
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

15:40

Classification of High Resolution Automotive Radar Imagery for Autonomous Driving Based on Deep Neural Networks
A. Stroescu, M. Cherniakov, M. Gashinova
University of Birmingham, UK

SALON HANNOVER

15:00 - 16:00
Automotive Radar (2)
Session Chairs:
H. Rohling, Germany
E. Hoare, UK

2C2

15:00

Uncorrelated Interference in 79 GHz FMCW and PMCW Automotive Radar
J. Overdevest, F. Jansen, F. Laghezza, F. Uysal, A. Yarovoy
NXP Semiconductors, the Netherlands
Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

15:20

Transmissivity Through Automotive Bumpers at mm-wave and Low-THz Frequencies
Y. Xiao, F. Norouzian, E. Marchetti, S. Cassidy, E. Hoare, M. Cherniakov, M. Gashinova
University of Birmingham, UK

15:40

The Fourier Tracing Approach for Modeling Automotive Radar Sensors
M. F. Holder, C. Linnhoff, P. Rosenberger, H. Winner
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

SALON NÜRNBERG

15:00 - 16:00
Special Session on Drones (2)
Session Chairs:
J. Klare, Germany
A. Heinzel, Germany

2C3

15:00

Trajectory Planning for Moving Target Tracking from a UAV
J. J. Navarro-Corcuera, M. Sabaris, L. del Pozo
Airbus Defence and Space Getafe, Spain

15:20

Preliminary results of drone’s propellers detection using K-band and 120 GHz FMCW radar
K. Stasiak, M. Ciesielski, P. Samczynski, D. Gromek, K. Kulpa
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
XY-sensing, Poland

16:00 - 16:20         Coffee Break (Kepler Foyer)

SAAL BONN

16:20 - 17:40
UWB & Noise Radar
Session Chairs:
A. Farina, Italy
B. Levitas, Lithuania

2D1

16:20

Verification of a Continuous Wave Noise Radar
C. Wasserzier, A. Stove, K. Lukin
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany
University of Birmingham, UK
IRE NASU, Ukraine

16:40

Performance Analysis of Random Sequence Encoded Signals for RadarCom Systems
I. Qualls, D. Garmatyuk, S. Mudaliar
Miami University, USA
Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

17:00

A Continuous Wave Pseudo Random Noise Radar System using MIMO and Analog Correlation
J. Edler, D. Kissinger, H. J. Ng
IHP, Germany

17:20

Trials of a Noise-Modulated Radar Demonstrator – First Results in a Marine Environment
K. Savci, A. G. Stove, A. Y. Erdogan, G. Galati, K.A. Lukin, S. Lukin, L. Maslikowski, G. Pavan, C. Wasserzier
Turkish Naval Research Center Command, Turkey
University of Birmingham, UK
Tor Vergata University, Italy
LNDES IRE NASU, Ukraine

SALON HANNOVER

16:20 - 17:40
Automotive Radar (3)
Session Chairs:
S. Heuel, Germany
A.V. Miakinkov, Russia

2D2

16:20

Driver Assistance System for Pedelecs
C. Degen, C. Domnik, A. Kürten, M. Meuleners, M. Notz, R. Pohle-Fröhlich, E. Naroska
Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany

16:40

A Doppler-Tolerant Stepped-Carrier OFDM-Radar Scheme Based on All-Cell-Doppler-Correction
B. Schweizer, D. Schindler, C. Knill, C. Waldschmidt
University of Ulm, Germany
Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

17:00

Inter-Radar Interference Analysis and Concept of Scalable Fast Chirp FMCW Radar for Automotive Applications
M. Umehira, Y. Makino, T. Okuda, X. Wang, S. Takeda, H. Kuroda
Ibaraki University, Japan
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Japan

SALON NÜRNBERG

16:20 - 17:40
Special Session on Drones (3)
Session Chairs:
J. Klare, Germany
I. Balajti, Hungary

2D3

16:20

Drone-features and their corresponding consequences for the design of a radar
A. Strecker
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

16:40

A New Algorithm for Automatic Radar Target Classification using Feature Extraction having special Regard to Drones
F.-X. Hofele
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

17:00

Architecture and operational results of feature extraction based automatic target classification
A. Hanewinkel
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

18:00

Ulm

Guided City Tour

20:00 - 23:00

Ulm

Reception by the City of Ulm

KEPLER SAAL

09:00 - 14:00

Exhibition

SAAL BONN

09:00 - 11:00
Special Session on PCL Passive Radar: Fundamentals – Challenges – Future
Session Chairs:
S. Lutz, Germany
D. Poullin, France

3A1

09:00

Passive Radar at Hensoldt: A Review to the Last Decade
M. Edrich, S. Lutz, F. Hoffmann
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

09:20

From Klein Heidelberg to Modern Multistatic Passive Radar
K. Kulpa, M. Malanowski
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

09:40

Advances in Real-time Tracking and Data Fusion using Multiple Passive Radar Sensors
O. Zeeb, D. Fränken
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

10:00

Consideration of Future Broadcasts Waveform LTE-feMBMS and DBV-SH for Passive Radar
C. Kloeck, F. Hoffmann, S. Lutz
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany
Hochschule Esslingen, Germany

10:20

Analysis of Clutter for Passive Radar on Moving Platforms Using Tunable Q-factor Wavelet Transforms
V. Duk, P. Wojaczek, D. Cristallini, D. O'Hagan
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

10:40

Passive Radar detection of small UAV over sea
I. Norheim-Næss, E. Finden, K. Strøm
Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Norway

SALON HANNOVER

09:00 - 11:00
Special Session on Forward Scattering Radar FSR
Session Chairs:
M. Cherniakov, UK
R.T. Knoess-Zech, Germany

3A2

09:00

Iterative Look-up Table Based Track Initialization of Doppler-only Passive Multi-static Radar
M. Tolonen, T. Kauranne
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

09:20

Estimation of Moving Target Coordinates in Maritime Multi-Static Forward Scatter Radar
D. Balashova, A. Ryndyk, A. Myakinkov, V. Burov, R. Fadeev, A.A. Kuzin
Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University, Russia

09:40

Detection and classification Real-Time of Fall Events from the Daily Activities of Human Using Forward Scattering Radar
N.E.A. Rashid, I. Pasya, A. Alnaeb, R.S.A.R. Abdullah, A. A. Salah, A. Sali
Universiti Putra, Malaysia
Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

10:00

DVBS based Forward Scattering Radar for Drone Detection
R.S.A.R. Abdullah, S.A. Musa, N.E.A. Rashid
Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

10:20

Feasibility of Cosmic Object Detection Using an X-ray FSR System
H. Kabakchiev, V. Behar, I. Garvanov, D. Kabakchieva, A. Kabakchiev, H. Rohling, M. Bentum, J. Fernandes
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
University of Twente, the Netherlands
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

10:40

Optimal receivers positioning for target motion parameters estimation in dual-baseline FSR systems: preliminary results
N. Ustalli, D. Pastina, P. Lombardo
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

SALON NÜRNBERG

09:00 - 11:00
Special Session on THz Sensing
Session Chairs:
M. Gashinova, UK
J. Ender, Germany

3A3

09:00

Experimental Study of Rough Surface Backscattering for Low Terahertz Automotive Radar
A. Bystrov, E. Hoare, M. Gashinova, M.Cherniakov, T.-Y. Tran
University of Birmingham, UK
Jaguar Land Rover PLC, UK

09:20

3D Images of Pedestrians at 300GHz
D. Phippen, L. Daniel, E. Hoare, M. Gashinova, M. Cherniakov
University of Birmingham, UK

09:40

Automotive Targets Characterization in the Low-THz Band
E. Marchetti, S. Cassidy, F. Norouzian, E. Hoare, M. Cherniakov, M. Gashinova
University of Birmingham, UK

10:00

Image Segmentation in Real Aperture Low-THz Radar Images
L. Daniel, D. Phippen, E. Hoare, M. Cherniakov, M. Gashinova
University of Birmingham, UK

10:20

Next Generation, Low-THz Automotive Radar - the potential for frequencies above 100 GHz
F. Norouzian, E. Hoare, E. Marchetti, M. Cherniakov, M. Gashinova
University of Birmingham, UK

11:00 - 11:20         Coffee Break (Kepler Foyer)

SAAL BONN

11:20 - 12:40
Passive and Multi-Static Radar
Session Chairs:
A. Danklmayer, Germany
A. Dzvonkovskaya, Germany

3B1

11:20

Observations of UHF Propagation Variability on Low-Altitude Ray Paths
W. Barott, A. Strange, K. Scott, B. Himed
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

11:40

Miniaturized UWB Radar Receiving Antenna with Integrated Cherry-Hooper Amplifier
M. Pecovsky, M. Sokol, P. Galajda, S. Slovak
Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

12:00

The Detection of IEDs Using Ground Based Multi-Static SAR
A. Heinzel, M. Peichl, E. Schreiber, S. Dill, F. Bischeltsrieder
DLR, Germany

SALON HANNOVER

11:20 - 12:40
Radar Systems and Components
Session Chairs:
K. Dästner, Germany
Y. Watanabe, Japan

3B2

11:20

Beam Pattern Optimization Using Phase Manipulation of Dummy Elements in a Phased Array Antenna
S. Hommen, O. Grenz, F. Theisen
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany
HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH, Germany

11:40

Concept For Selectable Composite Radar Screens
L. Grundhöfer, N. Hehenkamp, F. Heymann
German Aerospace Center DLR, Germany

12:00

A GPS Time-pulse Radiator for Measuring Time-stamp Accuracy a Radio Telescope Array
Z. Ramudzuli, T. Abbott, F. Schonken, D. O'Hagan
South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, South Africa
University of CapeTown, South Africa
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

12:20

Self-interference Cancellation for Simultaneous Transmit and Receive Applications
A. Parker, F. Schonken, D. O'Hagan
University of CapeTown, South Africa
Fraunhofer FHR, Germany

SALON NÜRNBERG

11:20 - 12:40
Positioning, Direction Finding, and Tracking
Session Chairs:
S. K. Joshi, Germany
A. Bogoni, Italy

3B3

11:20

Direction Finding and Signal Characterization of Unknown Emitters
F. Fois, C. Stolk, R. Van der Heiden
NATO Communications and Information Agency, the Netherlands

11:40

Automated Ground Truth Estimation For Automotive Radar Tracking Applications With Portable GNSS And IMU Devices
S. Haag, N. Scheiner,  N. Appenrodt, B. Duraisamy, J. Dickmann, M. Fritzsche, B.Sick
Daimler AG, Germany
University of Kassel, Germany 

12:40 - 14:00         Lunch (Restaurant „Ulmer Gulden“)

Kepler Saal

14:00 - 15:00
Closing Session

IRS 2019 Best Paper Award

Closing Remarks

15:00

Symposium is closed