Complex echo classification by echo-locating bats: a review

  title={Complex echo classification by echo-locating bats: a review},
  author={Yossi Yovel and Matthias O. Franz and Peter Stilz and Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
Echo-locating bats constantly emit ultrasonic pulses and analyze the returning echoes to detect, localize, and classify objects in their surroundings. Echo classification is essential for bats’ everyday life; for instance, it enables bats to use acoustical landmarks for navigation and to recognize food sources from other objects. Most of the research of echo based object classification in echo-locating bats was done in the context of simple artificial objects. These objects might represent prey… CONTINUE READING
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