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Comparison of two common aerial reconnaissance image quality measures
Author(s): Kenneth Riehl; Lawrence A. Maver
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Paper Abstract

The assessment of imaging system performance is critical to ensuring a system is delivering the highest quality products possible. The principle two methods for evaluation of reconnaissance system performance are resolution and the National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS). This paper describes both methods, and presents benefits and limitations of each. Use of the NIIRS is shown to be on the increase as it and an associated prediction model have been relatively recently released unclassified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 1996
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2829, Airborne Reconnaissance XX, (21 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259738
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Kenneth Riehl, HDOS-Itek Reconnaissance Systems (United States)
Lawrence A. Maver, HDOS-Itek Reconnaissance Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2829:
Airborne Reconnaissance XX
Richard J. Wollensak; Wallace G. Fishell; William H. Barnes; Arthur A. Andraitis; Alfred C. Crane; Michael S. Fagan, Editor(s)

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