Ground Vehicles Classification using Multi Perspective Features in FSR Micro-Sensor Network

Nur Fadhilah Abdullah, Nur Emileen Abd Rashid, Kama Azura Othman, Zuhani Ismail Khan, Ismail Musirin

Abstract


Automatic target classification (ATC) is examined from the viewpoint of improving classification accuracy. The challenge of automatic target classification is the selection of feature extraction (FE) technique, types of features and the type of classifier use. In this paper, the combination of Z-score and neural network (NN) is applied in order to perform the classification process for a ground target. The Z-score is used as a feature extractor where it will extract the significant data contain in the target’s signal and NN acts as a classifier to classify the targets based on their size. Different types of features are used in order to optimize the system performance. Results obtained demonstrate the improvement of classification performance when high number of features in the classification is used.

Keywords


Neural Network; Principal Component Analysis; Feature Extraction; Forward Scattering Radar; Classification Accuracy;

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