Detection Studies in radar and sonar systems. by Anthony Richard Pratt

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Thesis (Ph.D.) -University of Birmingham, Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

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HARRY L. VAN TREES, ScD, was Professor of Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He served as Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, Chief Scientist of the Defense Communications Agency, and Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I.

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