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Signal Processing Techniques to Improve Low Probability of Intercept Signal Detection and Characterization


Information Directorate, RI/Information Directorate/Intelligenc Exploration

opportunity location
13.20.04.C0131 Rome, NY 134414514


name email phone
Daniel Lee Stevens 315-330-2416


Research and investigate signal processing techniques to help improve Low Probability of Intercept signal detection and characterization, particularly in low SNR environments.  Prefer using Time-Frequency Distribution, Reassignment Method, and Hough Transform signal processing techniques - though other techniques, if shown to be effective, can be utilized as well. 



D. Stevens, S. Schuckers, “Low Probability of Intercept Frequency Hopping Signal Characterization Comparison Using the Spectrogram and the Scalogram,” Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, Volume 16, Issue 2 Version 1.0, Apr 2016, pp. 1-13.


D. Stevens, S. Schuckers, “Detection and Parameter Extraction of Low Probability of Intercept Radar Signals Using the Hough Transform,” Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, Volume 15, Issue 6, Version 1.0, Nov 2015, pp. 9-25.


D. Stevens, S. Schuckers, “Analysis of Low Probability of Intercept Radar Signals Using the Reassignment Method,” American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Mar 2015, pp. 26-47.


key words
Time-Frequency Distributions; Reassignment Method; Hough Transform; Signal Processing; Low Probability of Intercept Signals; Signal Detection; Signal Characterization; Digital Intercept Receiver; Low SNR


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$95,000.00 $5,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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