Space-Time Adaptive Processing: Application to Radar

Course Description

Review the application of space-time adaptive processing to radar, starting with radar and digital signal processing fundamentals. Learn about beamforming techniques, key STAP concepts.critical performance metrics and practical processing architectures. Explore specific applications, such as ground-moving target indication. Distinguish practical issues affecting real-world, space-time adaptive processing implementation and performance. Includes three software laboratories.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
16044 Feb 16, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,750
17183 Feb 14, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,700
17257 Sep 19, 2017 Sep 21, 2017 Classroom Lake Buena Vista, Florida $1,700

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

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Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists and technical managers who handle radar

How You Will Benefit

  • Design and implement STAP and beamforming algorithms
  • Evaluate the impact of clutter on radar system detection performance
  • Distinguish practical issues affecting real-world STAP implementation and performance
  • Identify applications of STAP technology and the corresponding benefits


  • Fundamental considerations and digital signal processing review
  • Temporal and spatial beamforming
  • Space-time adaptive processing fundamentals
  • Space-time adaptive processing algorithms/architectures
  • Practical concerns, including computer laboratory and numerical exercises
  • Computer laboratories

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: William Melvin