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Log-Normal, Log-Weibull and K-Distributed Sea Clutter
Shuji SAYAMA Matsuo SEKINE
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2002/07/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
X-band radar, sea clutter, amplitude statistics, AIC,
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We observed the log normal, log-Weibull and K-distributed sea-clutter from high sea state 7 with an X-band radar for grazing angles between 3.1 and 17.5. To determine the sea-clutter amplitude statistics, we introduced the Akaike Information Criterion (AIC), which is more rigorous fit of the distribution to the data than the least-squares method.