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Advanced sensor-simulation capability
Author(s): Stephen A. Cota; Linda S. Kalman; Robert A. Keller
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides an overview of an advanced simulation capability currently in use for analyzing visible and infrared sensor systems. The software system, called VISTAS (VISIBLE/INFRARED SENSOR TRADES, ANALYSES, AND SIMULATIONS) combines classical image processing techniques with detailed sensor models to produce static and time dependent simulations of a variety of sensor systems including imaging, tracking, and point target detection systems. Systems modelled to date include space-based scanning line-array sensors as well as staring 2-dimensional array sensors which can be used for either imaging or point source detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1310, Signal and Image Processing Systems Performance Evaluation, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21801
Show Author Affiliations
Stephen A. Cota, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Linda S. Kalman, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Robert A. Keller, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1310:
Signal and Image Processing Systems Performance Evaluation
Hatem N. Nasr; Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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