Sensing System Design Using Knowledge of Animal Acoustic Systems
By way of introduction to the topic and the following papers, the term “bionics” might be mentioned. A goal of this activity has been to use the slowly evolved adaptations and mechanisms of living organisms to guide the design of technical developments. There have been some interesting exceptions, but in general this has not often happened. More often the converse has taken place. That is, after a new development has been produced it can be seen that some now understood related systems appear in nature, and in many cases technological progress has removed major mental blocks to understanding animal (and plant) functioning. However, increased learning from nature is becoming possible in some areas.
KeywordsSonar System Large Scale Integrate Circuit Interdisciplinary Thinking Fish Finding Animal Hearing
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