Multisensor Processing Algorithms for Underwater Dipole Localization and Tracking Using MEMS Artificial Lateral-Line Sensors

  • Saunvit Pandya
  • Yingchen Yang
  • Douglas L. Jones
  • Jonathan Engel
  • Chang Liu
Open Access
Research Article
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  1. Multisensor Processing for Signal Extraction and Applications

Abstract

An engineered artificial lateral-line system has been recently developed, consisting of a 16-element array of finely spaced MEMS hot-wire flow sensors. This represents a new class of underwater flow sensing instruments and necessitates the development of rapid, efficient, and robust signal processing algorithms. In this paper, we report on the development and implementation of a set of algorithms that assist in the localization and tracking of vibrational dipole sources underwater. Using these algorithms, accurate tracking of the trajectory of a moving dipole source has been demonstrated successfully.

Keywords

Information Technology Signal Processing Quantum Information Processing Algorithm Flow Sensor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saunvit Pandya
    • 1
  • Yingchen Yang
    • 1
  • Douglas L. Jones
    • 2
  • Jonathan Engel
    • 1
  • Chang Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Micro and Nanotechnology LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Coordinated Science LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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