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A Non-Convex Blind Calibration Method for Randomised Sensing Strategies [article]

Valerio Cambareri, Laurent Jacques
2016 arXiv   pre-print
The implementation of computational sensing strategies often faces calibration problems typically solved by means of multiple, accurately chosen training signals, an approach that can be resource-consuming  ...  Finally, we present some numerical experiments in which our algorithm allows for a simple solution to blind calibration of sensor gains in computational sensing applications.  ...  INTRODUCTION The problem of acquiring an unknown signal x in the presence of sensing model errors is crucial for modern computational sensing strategies such as Compressed Sensing (CS), in which such errors  ... 
arXiv:1605.02615v2 fatcat:4btk3ke5ofcbzi3336rk364a2m

1P1-S-018 Speed Control of a Sonar-Based Mobile Robot Determining Sensing and Action Strategy Simultaneously(Mobile Robot 1,Mega-Integration in Robotics and Mechatronics to Assist Our Daily Lives)
1P1-S-018 行動戦略およびセンシング戦略の並列的決定による超音波センサ移動ロボットの速度制御(車輪移動ロボット1,生活を支援するロボメカ技術のメガインテグレーション)

Takanori Emaru, Kazuo Tanaka, Takeshi Tsuchiya
2005 The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec)  
Mobile Robot Determining Sensing and Action Strategy Simu 且 taneousIy 江 丸 貴 紀 田 中 一 男 ( 電 通 大 ) , 土 谷 武 上( 道 工 大) Takanori Em , Kazuo Tanaka ( Univ .  ...  Stability running by speed contTol with optical mouse sensor 一 type sonar enables obstacle avojdance and speed control . ・ It uses only local information , so itTs difficult to do complex task.  ... 
doi:10.1299/jsmermd.2005.78_4 fatcat:oavsrbdelvffbmqoj5mbl2zr3q

Eavesdropping like a bat: Towards fusing active and passive sonar for a case study in simultaneous localization and mapping

Masoud Jahromi Shirazi, Nicole Abaid
2021 IET radar, sonar & navigation  
Among so-called active sensors that use self-generated signals, sonar sensors are more challenging to implement than lidar and radar due in part to their limited angular field of sensing.  ...  A model of fused sensing is defined, and a numerical simulation is used to answer this question on the test bed problem of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM).  ...  might consider passive sonar a better sensing strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1049/rsn2.12093 fatcat:sjnrtwvt5nfgnkwylw27dkq2qe

Collaborative Confrontation Strategy Based on Acoustic Sensor Detection

2016 Revista Técnica de la Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad del Zulia  
To the information processing detected from multiple acoustic sensors and the collaborative confrontation strategy of underwater targets, this paper had researched the relevance between the sonar detection  ...  strategy were verified.  ...  to the concept of Nash equilibrium in the sense of hybrid strategy.  ... 
doi:10.21311/ fatcat:bagnhzpatvaupc3bg2uosdrl6i

Adaptive Mobile Robot Navigation and Mapping

Hans Jacob S. Feder, John J. Leonard, Christopher M. Smith
1999 The international journal of robotics research  
This technique is demonstrated via simulations, in-air sonar experiments, and underwater sonar experiments.  ...  We introduce a metric for adaptive sensing which is de ned in terms of Fisher information and represents the sum of the areas of the error ellipses of the vehicle and feature estimates in the map.  ...  As expected, the adaptive sensing and motion strategy required orders of magnitude less sonar returns than any of the other strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1177/02783649922066484 fatcat:ciph3ysp6zhprhvuhb5qygr6ym

Underwater Robot Sensing Technology: A Survey

Yang Cong, Changjun Gu, Tao Zhang, Yajun Gao
2021 Fundamental Research  
Aiming at this challenge, the first strategy is to learn how the underwater creatures sense the environmental information.  ...  [58] explore the application of distributed lateral line sensing systems in the closed-loop control strategy of a robotic fish.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fmre.2021.03.002 fatcat:ebfflimop5gujmqdlzx3d54g5y

Biosonar-inspired technology: goals, challenges and insights

Rolf Müller, Roman Kuc
2007 Bioinspiration & Biomimetics  
Insights from the diverse set of sensing tasks solved by bats are relevant to a wide range of application areas such as sonar, biomedical ultrasound, non-destructive testing, sensors for autonomous systems  ...  Challenges in the design of bioinspired sonar systems are posed by transducer performance, actuation for sensor mobility, design, actuation and integration of beamforming baffle shapes, echo encoding for  ...  In this sense, the use of passive sonar can be regarded as an sensory strategy like the usage of cf-fm signals.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-3182/2/4/s04 pmid:18037724 fatcat:bnsxy266rfeu3osnk43wyae6uu

Editorial: Biologically-inspired radar and sonar systems

T.G. Leighton, A. Balleri
2012 IET radar, sonar & navigation  
Problem solving for survival goes beyond the particular radiation used in sensing, covering also signal processing, detection and classification of targets, use of platforms, and strategies for deploying  ...  power and bandwidth far beyond that available to any living organism [6] , some biological solutions have benefitted from millions of years of natural optimisation to evolve sensing capabilities and strategies  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-rsn.2012.0146 fatcat:5isutk3azfglng7mx4qmy5tfd4

Navigation around an unknown obstacle for autonomous surface vehicles using a forward-facing sonar

Patrick A. Plonski, Joshua Vander Hook, Cheng Peng, Narges Noori, Volkan Isler
2015 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR)  
We study this problem for a robotic boat with a forward-facing sonar. We study two versions of the problem.  ...  How should the boat move when it can only sense the proximity of the obstacle, and does not have prior information about the obstacle's size?  ...  We provide an adaptation of the doubling strategy (explained in Section 3) which accounts for motion and sensing constraints and analyze its performance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ssrr.2015.7443014 dblp:conf/ssrr/PlonskiHPNI15 fatcat:5vvdqmwya5azjkfhutvm2yaa5y

Obstacle detection and avoidance for an Autonomous Surface Vehicle using a profiling sonar

Hordur K. Heidarsson, Gaurav S. Sukhatme
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation  
We extract potential obstacles from echo returns and suggest a scanning strategy for sonar in this application.  ...  We present an experimental study of a mechanically scanned profiling sonar for Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) obstacle detection and avoidance.  ...  This work was supported in part by the ONR Antidote MURI project (grant N00014-09-1-1031), the NOAA MERHAB program (grant NA05NOS4781228), NSF as part of the Center for Embedded Network Sensing (CENS)  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2011.5980509 dblp:conf/icra/HeidarssonS11 fatcat:oidnl42x4bemhacbmf3aq7gkq4

Managing Clutter in a High Pulse Rate Echolocation System

Jacob Isbell, Timothy K. Horiuchi
2018 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
This paper presents three reactive strategies for a high pulse-rate sonar system to combat aliased echoes: (1) changing the interpulse interval to move the aliased echoes away in time from the tracked  ...  In this work, we demonstrate a novel strategy to manage aliasing in cases where a single target is actively being tracked at close range.  ...  Moving the sonar to improve sensing also impacts the decisions of navigation that the sensing is intended to facilitate.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00177 pmid:29618968 pmcid:PMC5871687 fatcat:o7op7zj2jfcqto23bnncnaokie

Acoustic Search and Detection of Oil Plumes Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Jimin Hwang, Neil Bose, Hung Duc Nguyen, Guy Williams
2020 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
Our plume detection strategy, using acoustic sensing, provided data of plume location, distribution, and density, over a sector in contrast with traditional chemical oil sensors that only provide readings  ...  The advantage of this approach is that the AUV is able to sense the plume and its density at a distance, and by using a biomimetic search strategy in conjunction with the sonar, the method is not restricted  ...  Our plume detection strategy, using acoustic sensing, provided data of plume location, distribution, and density, over a sector in contrast with traditional chemical oil sensors that only provide readings  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse8080618 fatcat:tyfk5h44njeifj4v2c5yjaqxra

Towards AUV Route Following Using Qualitative Navigation

Peter Vandrish, Andrew Vardy, Peter King
2012 2012 Ninth Conference on Computer and Robot Vision  
The introduced system employs a topological route representation based on storing a sequence of side-scan sonar images captured along the route.  ...  We also wish to thank Fugro Geosurveys Ltd. and EdgeTech Ltd. of Wareham, MA, USA for sharing their side-scan sonar datasets and working with us in the collection of those datasets.  ...  It could be used as an emergency return strategy for a deployed AUV. To allow for this return the vehicle would need to capture side-scan sonar images along its route during normal operations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/crv.2012.63 dblp:conf/crv/VandrishVK12 fatcat:zrcdyb3oczef7frjlmt2t2c3g4


Tom Lloyd
1995 Journal of Business Strategy  
The bat’s sonar is a metaphor for modern busi- ness.  ...  They track the approach of the predator by monitoring the Journal of Business Strategy | 9 Will You Know How ‘To Open The Door? Pr business, the key is your strategy!  ... 
doi:10.1108/eb039717 fatcat:kr6cjzgz5ndhloqnmymqprx7i4


ZHANG Ju-Wei, WANG Yu, Wang Ya-le
2016 International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems  
A deployment algorithm of heterogeneous sensor network based on joint probabilistic sensing model is proposed which combine the acoustic detection and magnetic detection to detect underwater targets.  ...  For underwater target detection, this paper uses the probability perception model: Sonar sensing model and magnetic sensing model.  ...  Magnetic Probability Sensing Model ) b.iiiAcoustic magnetic joint sensing modelIn this paper, the sonar sensor nodes and the magnetic sensor nodes are used to detect the target area, the sensing probability  ... 
doi:10.21307/ijssis-2017-957 fatcat:woxh6hmvi5gs3nnv2zb2uqs4me
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