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Interference of Biological Noise in Sonar Detection

  • Teresa Guarda
  • José Avelino Vitor
  • Óscar Barrionuevo
  • Johnny Chavarria
  • Maria Fernanda Augusto
  • José Garcés
  • Luis Morales
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 94)

Abstract

There are a wide range of ambient noise sources within the underwater acoustics. Acoustic noise can vary over time in intensity and spectral composition, depending on environmental conditions. In passive sonar detection the target of interest is surrounded by several noises, environmental and other radiated noise from other sources. The acoustic detection systems in underwater warfare are important for ships and submarines that have acoustic sensors to determine the presence of any contact. The lack of information on the noise that disrupts the acoustic detection sensors and interferes with the recognition, possibly mask the contacts endangering the surface and submarine operations. In order to solve this problem, it is fundamental to develop an information system model that allow the identification of the signals of interest and classify the targets.

Keywords

Sonar Noise Noise mapping Information system Data Mining 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Guarda
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • José Avelino Vitor
    • 4
  • Óscar Barrionuevo
    • 5
  • Johnny Chavarria
    • 2
  • Maria Fernanda Augusto
    • 2
  • José Garcés
    • 5
  • Luis Morales
    • 5
  1. 1.Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPESangolqui, QuitoEcuador
  2. 2.Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena – UPSELa LibertadEcuador
  3. 3.Algoritmi CentreMinho UniversityGuimarãesPortugal
  4. 4.Instituto Politécnico da MaiaMaiaPortugal
  5. 5.Armada del EcuadorGuayquilEcuador

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