matched-field processing


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matched-field processing

[¦macht ‚fēld ′prä‚ses·iŋ]
(acoustics)
A signal-processing technique that has a variety of applications in underwater acoustics and is based on the comparison of measured data with predictions for the data that are calculated from a model of underwater sound propagation.
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