Acoustic imaging in bat sonar: Echolocation signals and the evolution of echolocation

@article{Simmons2004AcousticII,
  title={Acoustic imaging in bat sonar: Echolocation signals and the evolution of echolocation},
  author={J. Simmons and R. A. Stein},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={135},
  pages={61-84}
}
  • J. Simmons, R. A. Stein
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Journal of comparative physiology
  • SummaryEcholocating bats behave as though they perceive the crosscorrelation functions between their sonar transmissions and echoes as images of targets, at least with respect to perception of target range, horizontal direction, and shape. These data imply that bats use a multi-dimensional acoustic imaging system for echolocation with broadband, usually frequencymodulated signals. The perceptual structure of the echolocation signals used by different species of bats was investigated using the… CONTINUE READING

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