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 Xiukun Li,Xiangxia Meng,Hang Liu and Mingye Liu.Classification of Underwater Target Echoes Based on Auditory Perception Characteristics[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2014,(2):218-224.[doi:10.1007/s11804-014-1239-9]
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Classification of Underwater Target Echoes Based on Auditory Perception Characteristics


Classification of Underwater Target Echoes Based on Auditory Perception Characteristics
Xiukun Li Xiangxia Meng Hang Liu and Mingye Liu
Xiukun Li Xiangxia Meng Hang Liu and Mingye Liu
1. Science and Technology on Underwater Acoustic Laboratory, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China 2. College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China
underwater target detection auditory perception characteristics target echoes bottom reverberation Gammatone filter
In underwater target detection, the bottom reverberation has some of the same properties as the target echo, which has a great impact on the performance. It is essential to study the difference between target echo and reverberation. In this paper, based on the unique advantage of human listening ability on objects distinction, the Gammatone filter is taken as the auditory model. In addition, time-frequency perception features and auditory spectral features are extracted for active sonar target echo and bottom reverberation separation. The features of the experimental data have good concentration characteristics in the same class and have a large amount of differences between different classes, which shows that this method can effectively distinguish between the target echo and reverberation.


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Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.51279033).
Last Update: 2014-06-10