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Procedures to develop standoff detector models
Author(s): Thomas C. Gruber; Larry B. Grim; Martin Marshall
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Paper Abstract

A Virtual Proving Ground (VPG) for evaluation of CB detectors is being developed by the U.S. Army at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG). The VPG is essentially a combination of computer models for the scene and a detector. The objective is to evaluate the detector performance without requiring expensive field tests. To support the VPG, a general purpose, passive standoff detector model was developed using models from the literature. The important environmental stress variables that affect the detector output signal are determined using 2 level factorial design experiments. An example 2 level factorial design experiment with ILSCAD data is discussed. The model parameters are determined with various detector characterization tests. These include spatial responsivity measurement, wavenumber scale calibration, line shape function measurement, and spectral response measurement. An overview of the detector model and the characterization procedures is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4574, Instrumentation for Air Pollution and Global Atmospheric Monitoring, (7 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455153
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas C. Gruber, MESH, Inc. (United States)
Larry B. Grim, MESH, Inc. (United States)
Martin Marshall, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4574:
Instrumentation for Air Pollution and Global Atmospheric Monitoring
James O. Jensen; Robert L. Spellicy, Editor(s)

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