Broadband MVDR Beamformer Applying PSO

  • Liang Wang
  • Zhijie Song
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6145)


In this paper, a broadband MVDR(minimum variance distortionless response) beamforming method based on time-domain (TMVDR) is presented. Using TMVDR beamformer, stable sample matrix estimation could be obtained in short time period. To obtain the stable optimum solution of TMVDR, a numerical searching method optimized by PSO algorithm with constrain condition is introduced. Out-sea experiment show the performance of TMVDR beamformer applying PSO algorithm proposed in this paper.


DOA estimation adaptive beamforming PSO algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liang Wang
    • 1
  • Zhijie Song
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ocean TechnologyOcean University of ChinaQingdaoP.R. China

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