Estimation of Time of Arrival for Rectangular Pulses

Ephraim Zehavi

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We consider the performance of the maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) for the time of arrival of a rectangular pulse in additive white Gaussian noise. Upper and lower bounds are derived for the mean square error. These bounds are tight for both medium and large energy-to-noise ratios.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)742-747
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1984
Externally publishedYes


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