Discrimination of complex synthetic echoes by an echolocating bottlenose dolphin.

@article{Helweg2003DiscriminationOC,
  title={Discrimination of complex synthetic echoes by an echolocating bottlenose dolphin.},
  author={David A. Helweg and Patrick W. B. Moore and Lois A Dankiewicz and Justine M Zafran and Randall L Brill},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={1138-44}
}
Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) detect and discriminate underwater objects by interrogating the environment with their native echolocation capabilities. Study of dolphins' ability to detect complex (multihighlight) signals in noise suggest echolocation object detection using an approximate 265-micros energy integration time window sensitive to the echo region of highest energy or containing the highlight with highest energy. Backscatter from many real objects contains multiple… CONTINUE READING

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