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Joint transform correlation for invariant target recognition
Author(s): Steven K. Rogers; John D. Cline; Matthew Kabrisky; James P. Mills
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the application of Joint Transform Correlator (JTC) techniques for use in automatic target recognition using actual sensor data is addressed. The problem of interest is the detection and classification of objects in forward looking infrared (FLIR) images. A Joint Transform Correlator architecture using a single magnetooptical spatial light modulator (MOSLM) and a charge coupled device (CCD) camera is designed and tested. A unique technique for binarizing the fringe pattern, commonly called the joint transform power spectrum (JTPS), that enhances the application to actual sensor images is presented. The modification of the architecture to allow for scale and rotation invariant target recognition is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1297, Hybrid Image and Signal Processing II, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21300
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Steven K. Rogers, U.S. Air Force Institute of Te (United States)
John D. Cline, U.S. Air Force Institute of Te (United States)
Matthew Kabrisky, U.S. Air Force Institute of Te (United States)
James P. Mills, ASD/ENAMA (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1297:
Hybrid Image and Signal Processing II
David P. Casasent; Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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