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Real-time histograms for tracking systems: data acquisition, data presentation, and user interfaces
Author(s): Dominick A. Trascritti
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Paper Abstract

Implementation of a target acquisition tracker on real time video images can be made to run with more modest processors by using intensity thresholds. Pixels are ignored in real- time based on this threshold setting, hence reducing processor time. This paper considers issues when a real-time histogram is presented to a user and how the decision can be made rapidly by a user. This paper also describes a common tracking algorithm adapted to using this threshold, and a hybrid mode. The paper will also show how a system's user interface is designed to rapidly gather this information without overloading the user.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 July 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3365, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XII, (30 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317514
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Dominick A. Trascritti, Multitech Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3365:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XII
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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