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Some Theoretical Concepts for Echolocation

  • Richard A. Altes
Part of the NATO ASI Science book series (NSSA, volume 156)


Some fundamental questions follow from recent developments in animal sonar research and signal processing: (1) What is the meaning of ordered neuronal maps of various echolocation parameters in the context of (a) sampling and interpolation theory, and (b) parameter estimation? (2) What is the impact of recent behavioral experiments upon viable detection models for echolocation? (3) What is the relevance to animal sonar of new time-frequency signal representations?


Matched Filter Wigner Distribution Internal Noise Ambiguity Function Wigner Representation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Altes
    • 1
  1. 1.Chirp CorporationLa JollaUSA

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