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Comparison of physically- and computer-generated imagery
Author(s): John W. Francis; Lawrence A. Maver; John R. Schott
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Paper Abstract

Two processes to produce simulated imagery are contrasted. The first is a physical approach based on terrain board model scenes, illumination sources, and an electro-optical camera. The second method utilizes computer graphics to render a mathematical model of a scene. Examples of the same scene modeled physically and by computer graphics are compared with respect to their utility in portraying image quality characteristics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 1993
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1904, Image Modeling, (10 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146697
Show Author Affiliations
John W. Francis, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Lawrence A. Maver, Itek Optical Systems (United States)
John R. Schott, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1904:
Image Modeling
Lawrence A. Ray; James R. Sullivan, Editor(s)

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