sonar target

sonar target

[′sō‚när ‚tär·gət]
(engineering acoustics)
An object which reflects a sufficient amount of a sonar signal to produce a detectable echo signal at the sonar equipment.
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Sonar target detection technology calculates the signal-to-noise ratio of the suspicious target area, so as to achieve the purpose which is distinguishing the target and interference noise effectively, and largely avoid the noise interference.
Sonar Target Discrimination Based on Multidimensional Bayesian Classification Model.
The sonar target automatic detection based on three-dimensional imaging includes a series of processes, such as sonar imaged preprocessing, noise exclusion, separation of water and stratum, image segmentation, and target discrimination.
He and Konpel Kaur, a University of Oxford student who crossed the Atlantic to intern with Howe this summer, dove to confirm that Schwarz's sonar target was indeed the suspected Cato wreckage.
"We have more than 200 sonar targets of interest to further investigate.
Caption: Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Underwater Archaeology Branch archaeologist George Schwarz and Institute of Maritime History (IMH) volunteer Dave Howe review sonar targets Aug.
Balleri, Biologically inspired radar and sonar target classification [Ph.D.
Sejnowski, "Analysis of hidden units in a layered network trained to classify sonar targets," Neural Networks, vol.
When a sonar target of interest is detected, the AUV can be instructed to fly in close and take a grid of overlapping pictures.
ECA, Whitehead and Thomson Marconi are among the European companies that have also developed submarine target systems but the Subtrack range of sonar targets produced by Gearing & Watson is already in service with the navies of ten countries.
Whale sounds below the human range of hearing are used for long range communication, and dolphin clicks octaves above it are used to find sonar targets a football field away.
Though we were able to continue the search for BIOMAPER later that day as well as later in the cruise, and a number of possible sonar targets looked positive, conditions did not allow us to launch the ROV.