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Optical Engineering

Evaluation Of An Experimental System For Spaceborne Processing Of Multispectral Image Data
Author(s): Barry D. Meredith; Nicholas D. Murray; Robert J. LaBaugh; James V. Aanstoos
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Paper Abstract

An experimental data processing system has been developed to demonstrate the feasibility of processing high speed, multispectral image data on board the spacecraft. The design incorporates real-time processing with adaptable operation in an expandable architecture. The experimental hardware is coupled to test support and computing equipment to provide a laboratory tool for evaluating and demonstrating each of the processing functions as well as the overall system operation. An evaluation of the high speed processor was conducted to ensure that the desired system throughput was achieved without sacrificing processing accuracy. A description of the system is presented along with the results of the test and evaluation activity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 24(1) 241189 doi: 10.1117/12.7973448
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 24, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Barry D. Meredith, NASA Langley Research Center (United States)
Nicholas D. Murray, NASA Langley Research Center (United States)
Robert J. LaBaugh, Martin Marietta Corporation (United States)
James V. Aanstoos, Research Triangle Institute (United States)


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