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Advances in Signal Processing for Maritime Applications

  1. Research Article

    Realistic Subsurface Anomaly Discrimination Using Electromagnetic Induction and an SVM Classifier

    The environmental research program of the United States military has set up blind tests for detection and discrimination of unexploded ordnance. One such test consists of measurements taken with the EM-63 sens...

    Juan Pablo Fernández, Fridon Shubitidze, Irma Shamatava, Benjamin E Barrowes and Kevin O'Neill

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:305890

    Published on: 11 May 2010

  2. Research Article

    Underwater Broadband Source Localization Based on Modal Filtering and Features Extraction

    Passive source localization is a crucial issue in underwater acoustics. In this paper, we focus on shallow water environment (0 to 400 m) and broadband Ultra-Low Frequency acoustic sources (1 to 100 Hz). In th...

    Maciej Lopatka, Grégoire Le Touzé, Barbara Nicolas, Xavier Cristol, JérômeI Mars and Dominique Fattaccioli

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:304103

    Published on: 26 April 2010

  3. Research Article

    Simulation of Matched Field Processing Localization Based on Empirical Mode Decomposition and Karhunen-Loève Expansion in Underwater Waveguide Environment

    Mismatch problem has been one of important issues of matched field processing for underwater source detection. Experimental use of MFP has shown that robust range and depth localization is difficult to achieve...

    Qiang Wang and Qin Jiang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:483524

    Published on: 11 April 2010

  4. Research Article

    CFAR Detection from Noncoherent Radar Echoes Using Bayesian Theory

    We propose a new constant false alarm rate (CFAR) detection method from noncoherent radar echoes, considering heterogeneous sea clutter. It applies the Bayesian theory for adaptive estimation of the local clut...

    Hiroyuki Yamaguchi and Wataru Suganuma

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:969751

    Published on: 30 March 2010

  5. Research Article

    Low Complexity Iterative Receiver Design for Shallow Water Acoustic Channels

    An adaptive iterative receiver structure for the shallow underwater acoustic channel (UAC) is proposed using a decision feedback equalizer (DFE) and employing bit-interleaved coded modulation with iterative de...

    C. P. Shah, C. C. Tsimenidis, B. S. Sharif and J. A. Neasham

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:590458

    Published on: 22 March 2010

  6. Research Article

    Acoustic Particle Detection with the ANTARES Detector

    The (Antares Modules for Acoustic Detection Under the Sea) AMADEUS system within the (Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss environmental RESsearch) ANTARES neutrino telescope is designed to investigat...

    C. Richardt, G. Anton, K. Graf, J. Hößl, U. Katz, R. Lahmann and M. Neff

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:970581

    Published on: 18 March 2010

  7. Research Article

    Artificial Neural Network-Based Clutter Reduction Systems for Ship Size Estimation in Maritime Radars

    The existence of clutter in maritime radars deteriorates the estimation of some physical parameters of the objects detected over the sea surface. For that reason, maritime radars should incorporate efficient c...

    R. Vicen-Bueno, R. Carrasco-Álvarez, M. Rosa-Zurera (EURASIP Member), J. C. Nieto-Borge and M. P. Jarabo-Amores

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:380473

    Published on: 7 March 2010

  8. Research Article

    An Underwater Acoustic Implementation of DFT-Spread OFDM

    This paper presents a design of DFT-spread OFDM system applied to an underwater acoustic channel. It does not only combine all the advantages of a conventional OFDM system but also reduces the peak-to-average ...

    Yonghuai Zhang, Haixin Sun, En Cheng and Weijie Shen

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:572453

    Published on: 14 February 2010

  9. Research Article

    An Evaluation of Pixel-Based Methods for the Detection of Floating Objects on the Sea Surface

    Ship-based automatic detection of small floating objects on an agitated sea surface remains a hard problem. Our main concern is the detection of floating mines, which proved a real threat to shipping in confin...

    Alexander Borghgraef, Olivier Barnich, Fabian Lapierre, Marc Van Droogenbroeck, Wilfried Philips and Marc Acheroy

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:978451

    Published on: 11 February 2010

  10. Research Article

    Techniques for Effective Optical Noise Rejection in Amplitude-Modulated Laser Optical Radars for Underwater Three-Dimensional Imaging

    Amplitude-modulated (AM) laser imaging is a promising technology for the production of accurate three-dimensional (3D) images of submerged scenes. The main challenge is that radiation scattered off water gives...

    R. Ricci, M. Francucci, L. De Dominicis, M. Ferri de Collibus, G. Fornetti, M. Guarneri, M. Nuvoli, E. Paglia and L. Bartolini

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:958360

    Published on: 8 February 2010

  11. Research Article

    Silent Localization of Underwater Sensors Using Magnetometers

    Sensor localization is a central problem for sensor networks. If the sensor positions are uncertain, the target tracking ability of the sensor network is reduced. Sensor localization in underwater environments...

    Jonas Callmer, Martin Skoglund and Fredrik Gustafsson (EURASIPMember)

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:709318

    Published on: 11 January 2010

  12. Research Article

    Statistical Real-time Model for Performance Prediction of Ship Detection from Microsatellite Electro-Optical Imagers

    For locating maritime vessels longer than 45 meters, such vessels are required to set up an Automatic Identification System (AIS) used by vessel traffic services. However, when a boat is shutting down its AIS,...

    FabianD Lapierre, Alexander Borghgraef and Marijke Vandewal

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2009 2010:475948

    Published on: 20 December 2009

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