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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A Study On The Application Of Bio-inspired Algorithms To The Problem Of Direction Of Arrival Estimation [um Estudo Da Aplicação De Algoritmos Bio-inspirados Ao Problema De Estimação De Direção De Chegada]
Author: Boccato L.
Krummenauer R.
De Faissol Attux R.R.
Lopes A.
Abstract: The classical solution to the problem of estimating the direction of arrival (DOA) of plane waves impinging on a sensor array is based on the application of the maximum likelihood method. This approach leads to the problem of optimizing a cost function which is non-linear, non-quadratic, multimodal and variant with respect to the signal-noise ratio (SNR). The methods proposed in the literature to solve this problem fail for a wide set of SNR values. This work presents the results obtained from a study on the application of natural computing algorithms to the DOA estimation problem. Computational simulations show that four of the analyzed algorithms find the global optimum for a broad range of SNR values with computational efforts lower than that associated with an exaustive search.
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Date Issue: 2009
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