2D high-frequency forward-looking sonar simulator based on continuous surfaces approach

@article{Sac20152DHF,
  title={2D high-frequency forward-looking sonar simulator based on continuous surfaces approach},
  author={Hakan Sac and Mehmet Kemal Leblebicioglu and Gozde Bozdagi Akar},
  journal={Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={2289-2303}
}
Optical cameras give detailed images in clear waters. However, in dark or turbid waters, information coming from electro-optical sensors is insufficient for accurate scene perception. Imaging sonars, also known as acoustic cameras, can provide enhanced target details in these scenarios. In this paper, a computationally efficient 2D high-frequency, forward-looking sonar image simulator is presented. Stages and requirements of the image formation process are explained in detail. For the… 

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