ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
17-21 October 2005
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The 150th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America will be held Monday
through Friday, 17?21 October 2005 at the Hilton Minneapolis Hotel,
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton
Information about the meeting also appears on the ASA Home Page at asa.aip.org.
THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS IS MONDAY, 6 JUNE 2005. THIS DEADLINE
WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. LATE ABSTRACTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Authors have
the option to submit their abstracts via the World Wide Web, electronic
template or postal mail.
Contributed papers are welcome in all branches of acoustics. The technical
program will consist of lecture and poster sessions. Technical sessions will be
scheduled Monday through Friday, 17-21 October for the ASA meeting.
Every effort will be made to schedule contributed papers in accordance with
author and Technical Committee preferences. However, authors should be prepared
to accept assignment to poster sessions. Assignments will take into account: a)
author preference, b) program balance, and c) Technical Committee instructions.
Papers will be rejected if they do not comply with the instructions.
The special sessions described below will be organized by the ASA Technical
Committees and the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE). Authors of
invited papers must indicate on their abstracts the title of the special
session in which they have been invited to participate. Authors of contributed
papers have the option to request placement of their abstracts in these
sessions. If no special session placement is requested, papers will be
scheduled in sessions with papers of similar technical content.
ACOUSTICAL OCEANOGRAPHY (AO)
Ocean ecosystem measurement
(Joint with Animal Bioacoustics)
(Use of acoustics to determine the abundance distribution and behavior of
marine organisms in relation to their environment.)
ANIMAL BIOACOUSTICS (AB)
Cognition in the acoustic behavior of animals
(Research on cognitive processes involved in the acoustic behavior of a variety
of animals, including dolphins, bats, birds, primates and others.)
Frequency weighting for animal species
(Development of frequency weighting functions for animals.)
Temporal patterns of sounds by marine mammals
(Analysis of the patterns of sound usage in wild and captive pinnipeds and
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