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Model for estimating target detection ranges in the visible spectrum
Author(s): Zeev Zalevsky; Steven Lashansky; Arnon Goldman; Tamar Fridlander
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Paper Abstract

A general model is developed to estimate target detection ranges in the visible spectrum. The model takes into account the background and target luminance, atmospheric conditions, target reflectivity, size and angular velocity, sun and sky radiance, the spectral response and the angular resolution of the observation device as well as the time dedicated for scanning the field of regard. Computer simulations as well as experimental results were used to validate the model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 July 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3716, Visual Information Processing VIII, (21 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354707
Show Author Affiliations
Zeev Zalevsky, Israel Defense Forces (Israel)
Steven Lashansky, Israel Defense Forces (Israel)
Arnon Goldman, Israel Defense Forces (Israel)
Tamar Fridlander, Israel Defense Forces (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3716:
Visual Information Processing VIII
Stephen K. Park; Richard D. Juday, Editor(s)

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