Academic Articles

This week for research we had to find two academic articles and post information about them in our blogs.

#1 

Title & Author?

SDR-BASED RADAR SYSTEM FOR METEOR DETECTION

Subodh Chiwate, Zejie Zhang, Kevin Mernick, Bingxin Shen, Dima Vavilov, Monica F. Bugallo, Petar M. Djuric, Michael Marx.

APA Reference?

Chiwate, S., Zhang, Z., Mernick, K., Shen, B., Vavilov, D., Bugallo, M. F., … & Takai, H. (2009, July). SDR-based radar system for meteor detection. InDigital Signal Processing, 2009 16th International Conference on (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

How I found the article & keywords I used?

I found the article on Google scholar using the keywords “SDR” & “Software Defined Radio”

What kind of article is it?

A whitepaper

All the reasons I think it’s an academic article?

I think this is an academic article because

1. I found it through Google scholar

2. It was published by Stony Brook University

3. Subodh Chiwate is a real IT professional

How well it fits the structure of an academic article?

I think it fits the structure well as it has an abstract of the article at the beginning and includes references & citations.

How many references it has?

Twelve

How many citations it has?

One

URL?

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bingxin_Shen/publication/224576408_SDR-based_radar_system_for_meteor_detection/links/54ae9b340cf2b48e8ed450ed.pdf

Am I interested in reading the article?

Yes I am interested in reading and in fact have read the article as I find SDR fascinating and also astronomy.

 

#2

Title & Author?

Design of a re-configurable low-complexity tracking loop for Galileo signals.

M. Fantino, Politecino di Torino, Italy, F. Dovis; L. L. Presti.

APA Reference? 

Fantino, M., Dovis, F., & Presti, L. L. (2004, August). Design of a reconfigurable low-complexity tracking loop for galileo signals. In Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications, 2004 IEEE Eighth International Symposium on (pp. 736-740). IEEE.

How I found the article & keywords I used?

I found the article on Google scholar using the keywords “SDR” & “Software Defined Radio”

What kind of article is it?

It was an article published in “Spread Spectrum Techniques & Applications, 2004 IEEE Eighth International Symposium

All the reasons I think it’s an academic paper?

I think this is an academic article because.

  1. It was published by the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) which is a professional association.
  2. Because F. Dovis is a real person who has been cited 1180 times. https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=b4JvT1AAAAAJ&hl=en

How well it fits the structure of an academic article?

I think it fits the structure well as it has an abstract of the article at the beginning and includes references & citations.

How many references it has?

Fourteen

How many citations it has?

One

URL?

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?tp=&arnumber=1371797&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D1371797

Am I interested in reading the article?

Yes for the same reasons as the previous article, although this one is behind a paywall so it might require me to spend some money.

 

 

 

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