Analysis and Modeling of Echolocation Signals Emitted by Mediterranean Bottlenose Dolphins

  • Maria GrecoEmail author
  • Fulvio Gini
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Research Article


We analyzed the echolocation sounds emitted by Mediterranean bottlenose dolphins. We extracted the click trains by visual inspection of the data files recorded along the coast of the Tuscany with the collaboration of the CETUS Research Center. We modeled the extracted sonar clicks as Gaussian or exponential multicomponent signals, we estimated the characteristic parameters and compared the data with the reconstructed signals based on the estimates. Results about the estimation and the data fitting are largely shown in the paper.


Information Technology Visual Inspection Data File Quantum Information Sonar 


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© Greco and Gini 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Elettronica, InformaticaTelecomunicazioni Università di PisaPisaItaly

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