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Advances in Signal Processing for Maritime Applications

  1. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:305890

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:304103

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  3. Content type: Review Article

    The underwater image processing area has received considerable attention within the last decades, showing important achievements. In this paper we review some of the most recent methods that have been specific...

    Authors: Raimondo Schettini and Silvia Corchs

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:746052

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    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...

    Authors: Qiang Wang and Qin Jiang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:483524

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    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...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Yamaguchi and Wataru Suganuma

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:969751

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    We propose a fully automated active contours-based method for the detection and the segmentation of a moored manufactured object in an underwater image. Detection of objects in underwater images is difficult d...

    Authors: Christian Barat and Ronald Phlypo

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:568092

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:590458

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:970581

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    The task of localizing underwater assets involves the relative localization of each unit using only pairwise distance measurements, usually obtained from time-of-arrival or time-delay-of-arrival measurements. ...

    Authors: Kae Y. Foo and Philip R. Atkins

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:930327

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:380473

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    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 ...

    Authors: Yonghuai Zhang, Haixin Sun, En Cheng and Weijie Shen

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:572453

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:978451

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:958360

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    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...

    Authors: Jonas Callmer, Martin Skoglund and Fredrik Gustafsson (EURASIPMember)

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010 2010:709318

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  15. Content type: Research Article

    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,...

    Authors: FabianD Lapierre, Alexander Borghgraef and Marijke Vandewal

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2009 2010:475948

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