Accession Number : ADA185007

Title :   Application of Vandermonde Decomposition to Directional and Modal Analysis of Broadband Transients.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 85-30 Nov 86,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN APPLIED RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s) : Henderson, Terry L

PDF Url : ADA185007

Report Date : 11 Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Progress in the theory and applications of Vandermonde decomposition is briefly summarized. The broadband direction finding application is outlined. A step-by-step description of the factorization algorithm is given. Efforts to localize broadband acoustic transients are summarized. Keywords include: Vandermonde, Matrix factorization, Transient analysis, Prony, SVD.

Descriptors :   *FACTOR ANALYSIS, *TRANSIENTS, *BROADBAND, *ALGORITHMS, *ACOUSTICS, SONAR TARGETS, RESONATORS, SONAR PROJECTORS, SPECTRUM ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Acoustics
      Computer Programming and Software
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE