SESSIONS


Paper List

(Last update: 09 Apr 1998)

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WA1: Underwater Observation 1
session co-chairs : Yasuhiro Momma, JAPAN, JAMSTEC
Mooney Brad, U.S.A., J B rad Mooney Associates

Imaging Systems, Sensors, Instrumentation Systems, GOOS-Coupled Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Estimation of Vertical Profile of Chlorophyll Concentration around the Antarctic Peninsula Obtained from Nimbus-7/CZCS Imagery by the Principal Component Analysis
Noritsugu Kimura, Yoshihiro Okada
NTT Data Corporation
Japan

Tools and Techniques for Deep Water Sediment Sampling around a Ship Wreck
C. de Moustier, W. Wild, F. N. Spiess, P. Jonke, D. Jabson, G. Austin, D. Price and R. Zimmerman
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
U.S.A.

Space Continuous Measurements on Ocean Current and Chemical Properties with an Intelligent Towed Vehicle "Flying Fish"
Wataru Koterayama, Satoru Yamaguchi, Takasi Yokobiki, Jong-Hwan Yoon
Kyushu University
Japan

Experimental Observations of Vertical and Horizontal Distribution of Total Suspended Sediment Using High Frequency Acoustic Backscattering Technique
Indra Jaya
Ocean Acoustics Laboratory, IPB
Indonesia

Design and Testing of an Underwater Microscopy for the Study of Zooplankton Distribution
Tatsuro Akiba, Yoshimi Kakui
Eelectrotechnical Laboratory, AIST
Japan

GEOSTAR: the First European Observatory for Geophysical and Oceanographic Research at Abyssal Depths
F. Gasparoni, D. Calore, R. Campaci, A. Marigo, P. Favali, G. Smriglio
Tecnomare SpA
Italy


WB1: Underwater Acoustics 1
session co-chairs : Masaaki Shishido, Japan, NEC
Hassan Ali, U.S.A., ORN Asian Office

Global Acoustics, Tomography, Acoustical Oceanography, Sound Propagation & Scattering, Tran sducers & Arrays
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Shallow-Water Tracking in the Sea of Nazare
Michael B. Porter, Y. Stephan, X. Demoulin, S. Jesus, E. Coelho
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
U.S.A.

A New Algorithm for Multipath Time Delay Estimation in Low SNR Using Mile Method
P. H. Moghadaam, H. Amindavar
Jahad Research Center
Iran

68 Element Projector - Receiver Array for Parametric Sonar
A. K. Tripathi, Janardan Singh, A. L. Vyas, T. C. Goel
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
India

1000km Square Scale Tomography Experiment in the Kuroshio Extension Area Using 200Hz Ocean Acoustic Tomography System
Hidetoshi Fujimori, Iwao Nakano, Toshiaki Nakamura, Guan Yuan, Kazuo Barada, Yoshimitus Maejima, Takashi Kamoshida, Akio Kaya, Ieharu Kaiho
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center
Japan

Acoustic Wave Scattering from Rough Surfaces in a Medium with Continuously Varying Density and Sound Speed
Jin-Yuan Liu, Chen-Fen Juang
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Taiwan

Spectrum Focusing of Acoustic Waves in the Ocean
E. F. Orlov, E. E. Orlova
Far Eastern State Technical University
Russia


WA2: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 1
session co-chairs : Naomi Kato, Japan, Tokai Univ.
Alexander Malahof, U.S.A., Univ. of Hawaii

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Design of a Semi-Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Intervention Missions (SAUVIM)
J. Yuh, S. K. Choi, M. Fujita, C. Ikehara, G. H. Kim, M. Ghasemi-Nejhad, N. Sarkar, & K. Sugihara
University of Hawaii at Manoa
U.S.A.

ROVs and Undersea Cable Maintenance
Robert T. Bannon
AT&T
U.S.A.

Intelligent Control System for 6000m Deep Towed System
Liang Hao, Zhang Luyi, Ji-Mao Zhu
Tongji University
China

Study on the Dynamic Performance of the Cable Used in 6000m Deep Towing System
Lu-Yi Zhang, Ji-Mao Zhu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China

The Development of ROVs and Training Experts in the Field of Underwater Robotics in Far-Eastern State Technical University
Yu. K. Alekseev, L. V. Akinshina, V. V. Kostenko
Far-Eastern State Technical University
Russia


WB2: Underwater Acoustics 2
session co-chairs : Shoji Fujii, Japan, Hitachi
Josco Catipovic, U.S.A.,NUWC Division Newport

Global Acoustics, Tomography, Acoustical Oceanography, Sound Propagation & Scattering, Tran sducers & Arrays
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
A Method of Data Analysis Using 200Hz Ocean Acoustic Tomography System
Takashi Kamoshida, Akio Kaya, Tetsuo Yamada, Tatsuo Zaima, Iwao Nakano, Toshiaki Nakamura, Hidetoshi Fujimori, Guan Yuan
Oki Electric Industory Co., Ltd.
Japan

Optimizing the Directivity Diagram of Underwater Acoustic Wide Band Antennas
Boizard Jean Louis, Eric Gonneau
LAMI
France

Design Considerations of Parametric Arrays
A.L.Vyas, V.S.Balaji Raj and R.G.Gupta
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
India

An Efficient Sampling Technique of Continuous Distributions for Ring and Elliptical Arrays Synthesis
Said E. El-Khamy, Abd-El-Fatah A. Abou-Hashem
Alexandria University
Egypt


WA3: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 2
session co-chairs : Forng-Chen Chieu, Taiwan, National Taiwan Univ.
Junku Yuh, U.S.A., Univ. of Hawaii

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
The Theseus Autonomous Underwater Vehicle - Two Successful Missions
James S. Ferguson
ISE Research Ltd.
Canada

Results of the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office's 1997 AUV Assessment Survey
John Bunce
U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office (N3t)
U.S.A.

Towards Environmental Monitoring with the Autosub Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
G. Griffiths, N. W. Millard, S. D. Mcphai, P. Stevenson, J. R. Perrett, M. Pebody, A. T. Webb, D. T. Meldrum, D. Russel
Southampton Oceanography Centre
U.K.


WB3: Construction and Measurement 1
session co-chairs : Yuzo Suzuki, Japan, Port & Harbor Res. Inst.
Hideyuki Suzuki, Japan, Univ. of Tokyo

TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Design and Construction of Marine Structures in Deep and Rough Seas
Koichiro Hayashi, Hironobu Ishibashi
Ministry of Transport
Japan

A Method to Study Ship's UEF Signatures by Scale-Model Experiment
Megumi Hirota, Seiya Yanai, Tadahiro Noguchi, Hiroyuki Wada
Japan Defense Agency
Japan

An Acoustico-Hydrophysical Track of the Shelf Zone of the Japan Sea
Alexander Nicolaevich Rutenko, Mikhail Yurievich Trofimov
Pacific Oceanological Institute FEBRAS
Russia

Acoustic Fields in the Ocean Bottom
V. I. Korochentsev, A. I. Deshner, A. V. Zolotariov, M. B. Gaifullin
Far Eastern State Technical University
Russia


TA1: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 3
session co-chairs : Shinichi Takagawa, Japan, JAMSTEC
Bob Bannon, U.S.A., AT&T

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Current Progress in the Development of a Solar Powered Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)
Mikhail D. Ageev, D. Richard Blidberg
Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute
U.S.A.

A New Mini Modular Plastic AUV
Samuel M. Smith, Richard Dunn, John Frankenfield, Tom Pantelakis
Florida Atlantic University
U.S.A.

An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle as a Student Project
Bryan Woodward, Paul Connelly, Lloyd Barson, Simon Bourne, Lee Fish, Charles Jackson, Phillip Rawlings
Loughborough University
U.K.

A Plan of Utilization of AUVs in Shallow Water
Jun'ichi Akizono, Toshinari Tanaka, Eiji Sato, Yuzo Suzuki
Port and Harbour Research Institute
Japan


TB1: Underwater Observation 2
session co-chairs : Katsuyoshi Kawaguchi, Japan, JAMSTEC
Christian de Moustier, U.S.A., Scripps Inst. of Oceanography

Imaging Systems, Sensors, Instrumentation Systems, GOOS-Coupled Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Underwater Laser Viewing System and Its Application
Hiroshi Sakai, Jun'ichi Akizono, Yoshiaki Takahashi
Ministry of Transpor
Japan

Optically-Linked Laser-Interferometric Tiltmeter for Ocean Borehole Observations
Akito Araya, Toshihiko Kanazawa
University of Tokyo
Japan

Underwater Object Size/shape Analysis for Fast Object Recognition Using Sonar Images
Yingchun Lu, Enfang Sang
Harbin Engineering University
China


TA2: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 4
session co-chairs : Yongjie Pang, China, Harbin Engg. Univ.
Stan Dunn, U.S.A., Florida Atlantic Univ.

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
System Design and Quasi-Sliding Mode Control of an AUV for Ocean Research and Monitoring
Pan-Mook Lee, Chong-Moo Lee, Bong-Hwan Jeon, Seok-Won Hong, Yong-Kon Lim, Jong-Won Park, Jong-Sik Lee
Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering
Korea

On the Prediction of Maneuverability of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, AUV-HM1
Jr-Ping Wang, Forng-Chen Chiu, Jenhwa Guo
National Taiwan University
Taiwan

Autonomous Target Tracking by Underwater Robots Based on Vision
Arjuna Balasuriya, Tamaki Ura
University of Tokyo
Japan

Autonomous Vehicle Obstacle Detection and Tracking
Robert L. Pietsch
Sonatech. Inc.
U.S.A.


TB2: Underwater Positioning 1
session co-chairs : Samuel Smith, U.S.A., Florida Atalantic Univ.
Hidekazu Tokuyama, Japan, Univ. of Tokyo

Mapping & Guidance Systems, GPS-Coupled Systems, Navigation & Tracking Systems, Geodeti c Measurement Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Monitoring Seafloor Crustal Movements: Progress Report of Relative Positioning on the Seafloor
H. Fujimoto, T. Kanazawa, Y. Osada
University of Tokyo
Japan

Multibeam Surveys and Submersible Observations of a Catastrophic Summit Collapse on Loihi Submarine Volcano, Hawaii
Alexander Malahoff, John R. Smith, Fred K. Duennebier
University of Hawaii at Manoa
U.S.A.

A New High Accuracy Super Short Base Line (SSBL) System
Marvin Watson, Brett Douglas, Chester Loggins, Y. Thomas Ochi
Sonatech, Inc.
U.S.A.


TA3: Underwater Positioning 2
session co-chairs : Yoji Kuroda, Japan, Meiji Univ.
Tom Ochi, U.S.A. ,Sonatech

Mapping & Guidance Systems, GPS-Coupled Systems, Navigation & Tracking Systems, Geodeti c Measurement Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
AUV Obstacle Avoidance and Navigation Using Image Sequences of a Scanning Sonar
Jenhwa Guo, Te-Chih Liu
National Taiwan University
Taiwan

Robust Filtering and Its Application to SINS Alignment
Yan-Hua Zhang, Jia-Bin Cheng, Zi-Yu Huang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China

Navigational Data Fusion in the Ocean Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Samuel M. Smith, Edgar An, Joseph Park
Florida Atlantic University
U.S.A.

Estimating the Sea Current and Finding the Optimal Heading of an AUV Through Neural Network Motion Control
Liang Peng, Yongjie Pang, Yuru Xu
Harbin Engineering University
China


TB3: Signal & Information Processing 1
session co-chairs : Kazuo Ishii, Japan, Kyushu Inst. of Tech.
Al Kalvaitis, U.S.A., NOAA

Detection & Estimation, High Resolution Processing, Image & Signal Compression, Neural & Fuzzy Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Real-Time Adaptive Array Processing for Underwater Acoustic Channel
Hsien-Sen Hung, Shun-Hsyung Chang. S.-L. Chen, L.-S. Ke
National Taiwan Ocean University
Taiwan

Application of Neural Network for Reat-Time Underwater Signal Classification
Chu-Kuei Tu, Huang-Chia Huang
Chung Yuan University
Taiwan

Determining Class of Underwater Vehicles in Passive Sonar Using Hidden Markov Model with Hausdorff Similarity Measure
Hossein Peyvandi, Behnan Fazaeefar, H. Amindavar
Engineering Research Center
Iran

Chaotic Model of Airborne Laser Radar Background Signal and It's Application to Target Detection
JianHua He, Zongkai Yang
HuaZhong University of Science and Technology
China


TA4: Underwater Positioning 3
session co-chairs : Kenichi Asakawa, Japan, KDD
Jerry Carroll, U.S.A.,

Mapping & Guidance Systems, GPS-Coupled Systems, Navigation & Tracking Systems, Geodeti c Measurement Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Robust Tracking and Classification of Multiple Objects in Sector-Scan Sonar Image Sequences
D. M. Lane, M. J. Chantler, D. Y. Dai, L. Tena Ruiz
Heriot-Watt University
U.K.

Automatic Installation of Underwater Elastic Structures under Unknown Currents
Hideyuki Suzuki, Qi Tao, Koichiro Yoshida
University of Tokyo
Japan

Asynchronous Multi Sensor Fusion for Discrete AUV Navigation
Joono Sur, A. J. Healey
Naval Academy of Republic of Korea
Korea

Obstacle Avoidance Using Fuzzy Neural Networks
Xuemin Liu, Liang Peng, JiaWei Li, YuRu Xu
Harbin Engineering University
China


TB4: Signal & Information Processing 2
session co-chairs : Toshiaki Nakamura, Japan, JAMSTEC
Chu-Kuei Tu, Taiwan, CUTA

Detection & Estimation, High Resolution Processing, Image & Signal Compression, Neural & Fuzzy Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Implementation of Adaptive Processing in Integrated Active-Passive Sonars Deploying Cylindrical Arrays
Stergios Stergiopoulos, A. C. Dhanantwari, Julius Grodski
Defence & Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine
Canada

Shallow Water Bathymetric Data Improvement in Seabeam 2100 Multibeam Systems
Kushal K. Talukdar
Seabeam Instruments, Inc.
U.S.A.

Matched Field Method in the Problem of Moving Transmitter Location with Small Wave Size Antenna
E. E. Orlova, A. P. Rtishchev
Applied Science Institute of RAS
Russia


FA1: Underwater Positioning 4
session co-chairs : Keisuke Watanabe, Japan, Tokai Univ.
Tony Healey, U.S.A., Naval Postgraduate School

Mapping & Guidance Systems, GPS-Coupled Systems, Navigation & Tracking Systems, Geodeti c Measurement Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
High Accuracy Pressure Instrumentation for Underwater Applications
Mark H. Houston, Jerome M. Paros
Paroscientific, Inc.
U.S.A.

The Application of Side-Scan Sonar System in Monitoring Benthic Artificial Reefs
Wen-Miin Tian
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Taiwan

Computer Biochemistry and Molecular Technology of the Underwater Biosensor Creation
Alexander A. Zamyatnin
A. N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry
Russia

Acoustic and Magnetic Probe for Forecast Atmospheric Storms and Underwater Earthquakes
V. I. Korochentsev, N. F. Nikiforov, S. A. Chereparnov
Far Eastern State Technical
Russia


FB1: Construction and Measurement 2
session co-chairs : Junichi Akizono, Japan, Port & Harbor Res. Inst.
Robert Wernli, U.S.A., SPAWARSYSCEN San Diego

TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Construction of Immersed-Tube Tunnel at Port of Osaka
Tatsuyuki Shishido, Shigeaki Adachi, Keiichi Mikami
The Third District Port Construction Office
Japan

Measurement of Sea Bed Scour around a Pile - Simplified Instrumentation
M. Ram Babu, V. Sundar, S. Narasimha Rao
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
India

The Development of Underwater Dredging System for Rocky Sea Bottom at Narrow Channel
Takeyuki Fujimoto, Tadasu Okude
Fourth Port Construction Bureau
Japan

The Solution of Direct and Inverse Problems of Acoustics in the Sea Wedge
V. I. Korochentsev, Far Eastern State Technical
Far Eastern State Technical
Russia

Liquid-Solid Two-Phase Flow Theory and Its Application
Lian Lian, Jimao Zhu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China


FA2: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 5
session co-chairs : Wataru Koterayama, Japan, Kyushu Univ.
James Ferguson, Canada, ISER

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Control Performance of Fish Robot with Pectoral Fins in Horizontal Plane
Naomi Kato, Tadahiko Inaba
Tokai University
Japan

Subsea Applications of Continuum Robots
J. B. C. Davies, D. M. Lane, G. Robinson, M. Sfakiotakis, B. Deacon, D. Jones
Heriot-Watt University
U.K.

Software Design Techniques for the Man-Machine Interface to Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)
Yongjie Pang, You Shang, Yuru Xu
Harbin Engineering University
China

The Underwater Automatic Interfacing System
Wang Xiaodong, Meng Qingxin
Harbin Engineering University
China


FB2: Underwater Observation 3
session co-chairs : Hiromi Fujimoto, Japan, Univ. of Tokyo
Claude Brancart, U.S.A., Draper Laboratory

Imaging Systems, Sensors, Instrumentation Systems, GOOS-Coupled Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Comprehensive Deep Seafloor Monitoring System in JAMSTEC
Hiroyasu Momma, Noriyuki Fujiwara, Sinchiro Suzuki, Katuyoshi Kawaguchi, Ryoichi Iwase, Yuka Kaiho and Hojimu Kinoshita
JAMSTEC
Japan

VENUS Project Overview: Multi-Disciplinary Geophysical Measurements at Ocean Bottom Using Demission Submarine Telecommunication Cables
Kasahara, Junzo, Hiroyasu. Momma, Yuichi. Shirasaki
University of Tokyo
Japan

Acoustical/optical Technology Integration with a Manned Submersible and a ROV for the Investigation of a Radiation Dumpsite and Sewage Diffuser Outfall
John A. Lindsay, Bryan Coles, Ivar Babb, David Tomey, Matthew Liebman, Rich Regan, Andrew Nevis, James S. Taylor, Jr., Williem J. Bell, Time Askew, Jr., Thomas Fredette, Ken Keay, Harry Louft
NOAA
U.S.A.

Coaxial Cable Information Transmit System of 6000m Deep Towing System
Su-Fang Yu, Ji-Mao Zhu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China


FA3: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 6
session co-chairs : David Lane, U.K., Heriot-Watt Univ.
Shrng-Wen Cheng, Taiwan, National Taiwan Univ.

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Low Power Stirling Engine for Underwater Vehicle Applications
Ian J. Potter, G. T. Reader, O. R. Fauvel, E. Clavelle, C. E. Bowen, S. Gorin
University of Calgary
Canada

Diesel Engine Integration into Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Ian J. Potter, G. T. Reader
University of Calgary
Canada

Autonomous Mobile Periscope System (AMPS)
Stan Rollins, Rich Knutson, Hung Vo, Steve Ebner
Pacific Missile Range Facility
U.S.A.

The Research on Maneuverability of Underwater Vehicle with Cycloidal Propellers
Hongyu Zhang, Yuru Xu
Harbin Engineering University
China


FB3: Underwater Telemetry
session co-chairs : Sidney Thurston, U.S.A., Japanese Science & Tech. Agency
Yukio Fujinawa, Japan, NIED

Data Transmission Systems, Video Transmission Systems, Long Range Communication, Long Range Com munication, Submarine Cable Systems
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
The VENUS Project - Instrumentation and Underwater Work System
Hiroyasu Momma, Yuichi Shirasaki, Junzo Kasahara
JAMSTEC
Japan

A New Approach to Real Time Measurements at the Izu-Bonin Trench Using TPC-1, Demission Telecommunication Cable
Junzo Kasahara, Toshinori Sato, Hisashi Utada, Hajimu Kinoshita
University of Tokyo
Japan

VENUS Project - Submarine Cable Recovery System
Katsuyoshi Kawaguchi, Momma Hiroyasu, Ryoichi Iwase
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center
Japan

Compensation of Multipath Fading in Underwater Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems
Ching-Hsiang Tseng, Fu-Sheng Lu, Fu-Kuei Chen, Shuenn-Tay Wu
National Taiwan Ocean University
Taiwan


FA4: Underwater Vehicles & Robotics 7
session co-chairs : Dick Blidberg, U.S.A., North Eastern Univ.
Dukov Nikola, Bulgaria, Black Sea Tech. Group

ROVs & AUVs, Manned Submersibles, Underwater Robotics, Underwater Platforms
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
On the Limit Cycle of the Underwater Vehicle Control System
Chi-Cheng Cheng, Chen-Hua Huang
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Taiwan

Motion Control and Obstacle Avoidance of Hyper-Redundant Manipulators
Chau-Chang Wang
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Taiwan

Experimental Verification for the Control System of Intelligent Underwater Vehicle
Yongjie Pang, Liang Peng, Yuru Xu
Harbin Engineering University
China

Intellectual Distribution Nets for Long-Term Deep Ocean Monitoring
Lev L. Utyakov
P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
Russia

A Rapid Reconfiguration Strategy for UUV Control
Tong Ge, Ji-Mao Zhu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China


FB4: Underwater Acoustics 3
session co-chairs : Tomoyoshi Takeuchi, Japan, Univ. of Electro-Com.
Richard Nadolink, U.S.A., NUWC Division Newport

Global Acoustics, Tomography, Acoustical Oceanography, Sound Propagation & Scattering, Tran sducers & Arrays
TitleAuthorsOrganizationCountry
Evaluation of a Synthetic Aperture Sonar with a Multi-Aperture Transducer
Isao Yamaguchi, Jun'ichi Kato
NEC Corp.
Japan

High-Resolution Beamforming by Wigner-Ville Distribution Method
Ryusuke Imai, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Ken Kikuchi, Shoji Fujii
Hitachi, Ltd.
Japan

Chiral Composites as Underwater Acoustic Attenuators
Shao-Yi Hsia, Shiuh-Kuang Yang
Yung-Ta College of Technology and Commerce
Taiwan