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Biologically Inspired Signal Processing: Analyses, Algorithms and Applications

  1. Research Article

    Particle Swarm Optimization Based Noncoherent Detector for Ultra-Wideband Radio in Intensive Multipath Environments

    Given the dense multipath propagation in typical ultra-wideband channels, traditional coherent receivers may become computationally complex and impractical. Recently, noncoherent UWB architectures have been mo...

    Bin Li, Zheng Zhou, Weixia Zou and Wanxin Gao

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:341836

    Published on: 15 February 2011

  2. Research Article

    Evolutionary Splines for Cepstral Filterbank Optimization in Phoneme Classification

    Mel-frequency cepstral coefficients have long been the most widely used type of speech representation. They were introduced to incorporate biologically inspired characteristics into artificial speech recognize...

    Leandro D. Vignolo, Hugo L. Rufiner, Diego H. Milone and John C. Goddard

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011 2011:284791

    Published on: 3 January 2011

  3. Research Article

    Relevance Analysis of Stochastic Biosignals for Identification of Pathologies

    This paper presents a complementary study of the methodology for diagnosing of pathologies, based on relevance analysis of stochastic (time-variant) features that are extracted from t-f representations of biosign...

    Lina María Sepúlveda-Cano, Carlos Daniel Acosta-Medina and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:532349

    Published on: 12 December 2010

  4. Research Article

    Evolutionary Approach to Improve Wavelet Transforms for Image Compression in Embedded Systems

    A bioinspired, evolutionary algorithm for optimizing wavelet transforms oriented to improve image compression in embedded systems is proposed, modelled, and validated here. A simplified version of an Evolution...

    Rubén Salvador, Félix Moreno, Teresa Riesgo and Lukáš Sekanina

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:973806

    Published on: 12 December 2010

  5. Research Article

    Flow Vision for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles via an Artificial Lateral Line

    Most fish have the capability of sensing flows and nearby movements even in dark or murky conditions by using the lateral line organs. This enables them to perform a variety of underwater activities, such as l...

    Nam Nguyen, Douglas L. Jones, Yingchen Yang and Chang Liu

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:806406

    Published on: 8 December 2010

  6. Research Article

    A Novel Biologically Inspired Attention Mechanism for a Social Robot

    In biological vision systems, the attention mechanism is responsible for selecting the relevant information from the sensed field of view. In robotics, this ability is specially useful because of the restricti...

    Antonio Jesús Palomino, Rebeca Marfil, Juan Pedro Bandera and Antonio Bandera

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:841078

    Published on: 30 November 2010

  7. Research Article

    Neural Mechanisms of Motion Detection, Integration, and Segregation: From Biology to Artificial Image Processing Systems

    Object motion can be measured locally by neurons at different stages of the visual hierarchy. Depending on the size of their receptive field apertures they measure either localized or more global configuration...

    Jan D. Bouecke, Emilien Tlapale, Pierre Kornprobst and Heiko Neumann

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:781561

    Published on: 10 November 2010

  8. Research Article

    Curvilinear Image Regions Detection: Applications to Mobile Robotics

    This paper proposes a novel approach for visual features detection, which is based on the presence of objects whose shape can be modelled using cylinders or generalized cylinders. These specific structures are...

    J. M. Perez-Lorenzo, A. Bandera, R. Marfil and R. Vázquez-Martín

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:145232

    Published on: 7 November 2010

  9. Research Article

    The Application of Bioinspired Sonar to Cable Tracking on the Seafloor

    Marine mammals have developed highly effective sonar systems for detecting, identifying, and following underwater objects. In this paper we demonstrate that bio-inspired wideband sonar offers great capability ...

    Keith Brown, Chris Capus, Yan Pailhas, Yvan Petillot and David Lane

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2011:484619

    Published on: 11 October 2010