Azimuth Angle Estimation Method Based on Complex Weight Using Linear Arrays of Vector Sensors

  • Guang-nan ShenEmail author
  • Pei-zi Yang
  • Jin-ping Li
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1060)


Aiming at underwater object detection and accurate direction finding. Azimuth angle estimation method of linear arrays of vector sensors based on complex weight is proposed. Acoustical signal of vector sensors linear arrays is processed by linear weighting and nonlinear Weighting, and both of the beam comings are multiplied as the result of the beam coming function of arrays of vector sensors linear. Simulations indicate an array with vector sensors can achieve a 3 dB improvement if the nonlinear weighting processing defined in this thesis is utilized instead of linear weighting processing. It provides the important basis for research on direction finding of vector sensors linear arrays.


Target detection Linear arrays of vector sensors Complex weight Azimuth angle estimation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The 49th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group CorporationHarbinChina
  2. 2.People’s Liberation Army Armament Department Aviation Military Representative Office in HarbinHarbinChina

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