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Rahimi M, Sadeghi H, Ghasemi A, Shamsi M. A hybrid localization method for near and far-field acoustical sources. مجله انجمن علوم صوتی ایران (مهندسی صوتیات سابق) 2015; 3 (1) :10-25
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This paper proposes a hybrid acoustical source-location finding method using the hyperbolic localization and cross-bearing intersection techniques. The method employs the time delays estimations (TDE) observed from multiple sensors in order to find the location of the acoustic source in the near or far-filed. Since according to the existing literature, the conventional hyperbolic localization method does not provide enough accuracy for position-finding (PF), we propose that this method only be employed for obtaining TDEs. Then, using TDEs, the source position will be determined using the cross-bearing method. The simulation results show the significant improvement in source-position estimations as compared to traditional hyperbolic PF method. Furthermore, we also propose a method for accelerating the runtime of the optimization algorithm in the hybrid PF method. 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hydroacoustics
Received: 2015/03/19 | Accepted: 2015/08/30 | Published: 2015/09/22

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