User:Rolf Mueller

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Rolf Mueller

Research interests

  1. Computational Physics of Biosonar
  2. Neural Signal Processing
  3. Biomimetic Technology


(last 5 years)

Müller, R. (2003): A computational theory for the classification of natural biosonar targets based on a spike code. Network: Comput. Neural Syst. 14, 595­612.

Peremans, H. & R. Müller (2003): A comprehensive robotic model for neural & acoustic signal processing in bats. In: Proceedings of the 1st International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering. IEEE EMBS. pp. 458­61.

Streicher, A., R. Müller, H. Peremans, & R. Lerch (2003): Broadband ultrasonic transducer for an artificial bat head. In: Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, vol. 2. IEEE. pp. 1364­7.

Clarke, C. T., L. Qiang, H. Peremans, & R. Müller (2004): An fpga based biomimetic implementation of acoustic signal processing in bats. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, vol. 26. 7 pages.

Leonard, G., J. A. Flint, & R. Müller (2004): On the directivity of the pinnae of the rufous horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus rouxii). Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics 26(6), 29­37.

Müller, R. (2004): A numerical study of the role of the tragus in the big brown bat. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116(6), 3701­12.

Müller, R. & J. C. T. Hallam (2004a): Biomimetic smart antenna shapes for ultrasonic sensors in robots. In: Proceedings of the 35th International Symposium on Robotics ISR 2004. 6 pages.

Müller, R. & J. C. T. Hallam (2004b): From bat pinnae to sonar antennae: Augmented obliquely truncated horns as a novel parametric shape model. In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (S. Schaal, A. J. Ijspeert, A. Billard, & S. Vijayakumar, eds.). MIT Press. pp. 87­95.

Peremans, H. & R. Müller (2004): The CIRCE biomimetic bat head. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, vol. 26. 8 pages.

Streicher, A., R. Müller, J. C. T. Hallam, H. Peremans, & R. Lerch (2004a): Ultrasonic transducers for matching the performance of natural sonar systems. In: Proceedings of the Joint Congress CFA/DAGA 2004. pp. 1015­16.

Streicher, A., R. Müller, H. Peremans, M. Kaltenbacher, & R. Lerch (2004b): Ferroelectrets: Ultrasonic transducer for a biomimetic sonar system. In: Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. pp. 1142­45.

Müller, R. & J. C. T. Hallam (2005): Knowledge mining for biomimetic smart antenna shapes. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 50, 131­45.

Müller, R., H. Lu, S. Zhang, & H. Peremans (2006): A helical biosonar scanning pattern in the Chinese Noctule, Nyctalus plancyi. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119(6), 4083­92.

Müller, R. & H. Peremans (2006): Handbook of Neural Engineering, vol. 4 of IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering, chap. Biomimetic Integration of Neural and Acoustic Signal Processing. Wiley-IEEE Press, pp. 281­96.

Zhuang, Q. & R. Müller (2006): Noseleaf furrows in a horseshoe bat act as resonance cavities shaping the biosonar beam. Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(21), 218701­4. (featured on journal cover).

Müller, R. & R. Kuc (2007): Biosonar-inspired technology: Goals, challenges, and insights. Bioinsp. Biomim. 2, S146­61. (invited contribution).

Zhuang, Q. & R. Müller (2007): Numerical study of the effect of the noseleaf on biosonar beamforming in a horseshoe bat. Phys. Rev. E 76(5), 051902­1­11. (featured as a Research Highlight in Nature 450(22), p. 460).

Müller, R., H. Lu, & J. R. Buck (2008): Sound-diffracting flap in the ear of a bat generates spatial information. Phys. Rev. Lett. 100(10), 108701­4.

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