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A New Concept of Echo Evaluation in the Auditory System of Bats

  • Karl J. Beuter
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 28)

Abstract

Bats use their echolocation system very effectively for spatial orientation and prey hunting. Important tasks bats are able to perform are the detection of weak target echoes or echoes superimposed by clutter-interference, the precise localization of targets, and the identification of target structure.

Keywords

Auditory System Point Target Ambiguity Function Optimum Receiver Rhinolophus Ferrumequinum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl J. Beuter
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  1. 1.Fachbereich BiologieJohann Wolfgang Goethe UniversitätFrankfurt am MainFederal Republic of Germany

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