Clutter suppression and classification using twin inverted pulse sonar (TWIPS)

  title={Clutter suppression and classification using twin inverted pulse sonar (TWIPS)},
  author={Timothy G. Leighton and Daniel Finfer and Paul R. White and Gim Hwa Chua and Justin Dix},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  pages={3453 - 3478}
  • T. Leighton, D. Finfer, J. Dix
  • Published 8 December 2010
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
This paper describes the detection and classification of targets against clutter by distinguishing between linear and nonlinear scatterers and, further, by distinguishing those nonlinear targets that scatter energy at the even-powered harmonics from those that scatter in the odd-powered harmonics. This is done using twin inverted pulse sonar (TWIPS), which can also, in some manifestations, require no range correction (and therefore does not require the a priori knowledge of the environment… 
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