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Statistical Methods in Sonar

  • V. V. Ol’shevskii
  • David Middleton

Part of the Studies in Soviet Science book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 1-16
  3. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 33-50
  4. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 51-69
  5. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 71-105
  6. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 107-146
  7. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 179-198
  8. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 199-227
  9. V. V. Ol’shevskii
    Pages 229-234
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 235-242

About this book

Introduction

Dr. V. V. Ol'shevskii is perhaps most familiar to Western readers as the author of "Characteristics of Sea Reverberation," published in translation by Consultants Bureau (New York, 1967). The present book, "Statistical Methods in Sonar," is, in part, a sequel to the first book, where now the author's stated purpose is "to acquaint a broad range of specialists with the use of contemporary statistical methods for solving theoretical and applied sonar problems. " As the author quite properly observes, the work is illustrative, devoted to a variety of relevant, specific technical problems from an analytical point of view, and is not in any way intended to be an all-inclusive treatise. Nevertheless, as the reader can verify subse­ quently, the author has succeeded in accomplishing his stated purpose. He has, moreover. provided us with a use­ ful and, in a number of instances, provocative work, which even five years after its original appearance retains its freshness and interest with material not to date covered in other books on the subject (for example, see Horton [~Q], Stephens [41] ). * In this Foreword we first concisely review the author's material, on a chapter-by-chapter basis, after which a short general critique is given. Attention is called to various topics of particular interest to the professional audience. as well as to a number of highlights which deserve the reader's notice (a few additional comments on the technical editing are then included).

Keywords

Marine interference material noise scattering sonar translation

Authors and affiliations

  • V. V. Ol’shevskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Acoustics InstituteAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

Editors and affiliations

  • David Middleton
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Rhode IslandUSA

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