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Multipath Mitigation for Pulses Using Supervised Learning: Application to Distance Measuring Equipment

  • Kim, Euiho (Department of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Cheongju University)
  • Received : 2016.10.11
  • Accepted : 2016.11.11
  • Published : 2016.12.15

Abstract

This paper presents a method to suppress multipath induced by pulses using supervised learning. In modern electronics, pulses have been used for various purposes such as communication or distance measurements. Like other signals, pulses also suffer from multipath. When a pulse and a multipath are overlapped, the original pulse shape is distorted. The distorted pulse could result in communication failures or distance measurement errors. However, a large number of samples available from a pulse can be used to effectively reject multipath by using a supervised learning method. This paper introduces how a supervised learning method can be applied to Distance Measuring Equipment. Simulation results show that multipath induced distance measuring error can be suppressed by 10 ~ 45 percent depending on the allowed pulse shape variation allowed in a standard.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Cheongju University

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