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Source localization in a waveguide with unknown large inclusions
Author(s): Yongzhi Xu; T. Craig Poling; Trenton J. Brundage
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we combine the matched-field method with the boundary integral equation method from inverse scattering theory to study a sound source localization problem in a shallow ocean with an unknown large inclusion. We assume that there is an unknown inclusion embedded in a shallow water waveguide. To localize a continuous wave (CW) source, we send in a number of 'mode waves', which scatter off the unidentified inclusion and are received by a hydrophone array. Combining the information of these scattered waves and the signal from the point source, we present an algorithm to estimate the location of the CW source. A numerical simulation using this method is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1700, Automatic Object Recognition II, (16 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138268
Show Author Affiliations
Yongzhi Xu, Univ. of Minnesota (United States)
T. Craig Poling, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (United States)
Trenton J. Brundage, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1700:
Automatic Object Recognition II
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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