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Lowest limit for the photon number in scene reconstruction using photon-counting masks
Author(s): Manuel Perez Cagigal; Pedro M. Prieto
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Paper Abstract

A previous paper showed that the spatial photocount average performed over a photon-limited image by a photon counting mask, and the subsequent histogram manipulation produce images which can be easily recognized by an observer. The results obtained were demonstrated as fairly good for images with a number of illuminated pixels greater than 0.8%. The aim of this paper is to determine the minimum number of illuminated pixels required for a reasonably good scene reconstruction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1700, Automatic Object Recognition II, (16 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138286
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Manuel Perez Cagigal, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Pedro M. Prieto, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1700:
Automatic Object Recognition II
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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