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Sensors 2011, 11(6), 5808-5818; doi:10.3390/s110605808
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Analysis of the “Sonar Hopf” Cochlea

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Received: 13 April 2011; Accepted: 17 May 2011 / Published: 30 May 2011
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
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Abstract: The “Sonar Hopf” cochlea is a recently much advertised engineering design of an auditory sensor. We analyze this approach based on a recent description by its inventors Hamilton, Tapson, Rapson, Jin, and van Schaik, in which they exhibit the “Sonar Hopf” model, its analysis and the corresponding hardware in detail. We identify problems in the theoretical formulation of the model and critically examine the claimed coherence between the described model, the measurements from the implemented hardware, and biological data.
Keywords: artificial cochlea; biomorphic; mathematical analysis artificial cochlea; biomorphic; mathematical analysis
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Kern, A.; Martignoli, S.; Mathis, W.; Steeb, W.-H.; Stoop, R.L.; Stoop, R. Analysis of the “Sonar Hopf” Cochlea. Sensors 2011, 11, 5808-5818.

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Kern A, Martignoli S, Mathis W, Steeb W-H, Stoop RL, Stoop R. Analysis of the “Sonar Hopf” Cochlea. Sensors. 2011; 11(6):5808-5818.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Kern, Albert; Martignoli, Stefan; Mathis, Wolfgang; Steeb, Willi-Hans; Stoop, Ralph Lukas; Stoop, Ruedi. 2011. "Analysis of the “Sonar Hopf” Cochlea." Sensors 11, no. 6: 5808-5818.


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