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Operational considerations for pattern recognition demonstration for transition of optical processing to systems (TOPS)
Author(s): Charles F. Hester; Mark G. Temmen; James D. Brasher; Jason M. Kinser; J. R. DeWitt; Don A. Gregory
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Paper Abstract

The TOPS optical correlator program will demonstrate the capability for optical processors to perform target recognition and tracking tasks. This paper describes the demonstration to be performed. Operational considerations such as system complexity, reprogrammability, and throughput are discussed. Growth of these type systems and long term prospects are examined.

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Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1701, Optical Pattern Recognition III, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138328
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Charles F. Hester, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
Mark G. Temmen, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
James D. Brasher, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
Jason M. Kinser, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
J. R. DeWitt, Teledyne Brown Engineering (United States)
Don A. Gregory, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1701:
Optical Pattern Recognition III
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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