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Implementation of (omega)-k synthetic aperture radar imaging algorithm on a massively parallel supercomputer
Author(s): Christopher R. Yerkes; Eric D. Webster
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Paper Abstract

Advanced algorithms for synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging have in the past required computing capabilities only available from high performance special purpose hardware. Such architectures have tended to have short life cycles with respect to development expense. Current generation Massively Parallel Processors (MPP) are offering high performance capabilities necessary for such applications with both a scalable architecture and a longer projected life cycle. In this paper we explore issues associated with implementation of a SAR imaging algorithm on a mesh configured MPP architecture.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 June 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2230, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery, (9 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177170
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Christopher R. Yerkes, Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Ctr. (United States)
Eric D. Webster, Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2230:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery
Dominick A. Giglio, Editor(s)

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