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Optical image analysis using fractal techniques
Author(s): Samuel Peter Kozaitis; Harold Gregory Andrews; Wesley E. Foor
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Paper Abstract

Using an optical technique, we classified images of natural terrain based on their fractal dimension. We calculated the fractal dimension from an optically generated power spectrum obtained with a magneto-optic spatial light modulator (SLM). By using the fractal dimension to classify images of natural terrain, our post processing was simpler that when a ring-wedge detector was used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1790, Analog Photonics, (26 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141707
Show Author Affiliations
Samuel Peter Kozaitis, Florida Institute of Technology (United States)
Harold Gregory Andrews, Air Force Photonics Ctr. at Rome Lab. (United States)
Wesley E. Foor, Air Force Photonics Ctr. at Rome Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1790:
Analog Photonics
Andrew R. Pirich; Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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