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Verification of an infrared signature model for digital terrain backgrounds
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Paper Abstract

The development of digital terrain databases relies on the synthesis of data from several diverse sources. At the Georgia Tech Research Institute, a methodology has been developed and employed over the past ten years to create high resolution (approximately 1 meter grid spacing) digital models of specific world locations. These models include geographic feature types and height information. This process depends on the merging of data from multiple sources including stereo aerial photography, panchromatic imagery, digital maps, and satellite data; these data are then processed through multispectral processing algorithms to create the digital representation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 July 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3694, Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization for Real and Virtual Environments, (23 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354487
Show Author Affiliations
J. Michael Cathcart, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
Nickolas L. Faust, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3694:
Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization for Real and Virtual Environments
Nickolas L. Faust; Steve Kessinger; Steve Kessinger, Editor(s)

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