Determination of position and orientation of conducting rod using a neural network




integral equation technique, diffraction by a metal rod, wavelet packet transform, neural network, radial basis element


The problem of electromagnetic wave diffraction by a conducting rod has been solved using the integral equation technique. The diagram of backward scattering has been plotted. A wavelet packet decomposition of the obtained characteristic has been carried out. Based on the values of Shannon entropy for decomposition components we have constructed the feature vector. We have trained a neural network based on radial basis elements, which allows one to determine the position of a rod and its spatial orientation based on the feature vector. Numerical simulation and statistical analysis of the numerical results have been carried out.


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