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Multisensor analysis tool
Author(s): Frank W. Gerlach; Daniel B. Cook
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Paper Abstract

The multisensor analysis tool (MSAT) was developed as a software aid for the design and parametric analysis of electro-optical sensors and multisensor suites. An executable version of MSAT is uniquely specified by combining a generic window-based shell with user-supplied sensor knowledge. The application-independent shell utilizes buttons, pull-down menus, plots, on-line help, and a spreadsheet-like interface. Sensor knowledge is supplied by users in the form of those equations which define a model; no programming or debugging is required. MSAT writes source code from this knowledge and links it with the shell. The tool has no concept of either input or output; any parameter may be varied in order to monitor its effects on all other related parameters. MSAT runs on a Sun workstation, comes with full documentation, and has a database which is being continuously populated with new sensor models and knowledge.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1488, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing II, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45796
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Frank W. Gerlach, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., Inc. (United States)
Daniel B. Cook, Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1488:
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing II
Gerald C. Holst, Editor(s)

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