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CCD performance model for airborne reconnaissance
Author(s): Matthew Donn; Bruce Waeber
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Paper Abstract

A computerized static performance model is described which calculates the minimum reflectivities required for the recognition and identification of maritime targets. The model is applicable to CCD area array image sensors used in conjunction with a display output. The discussion covers a description of the atmospheric model, modulation transfer functions, the minimum resolvable reflectivity difference, recognition and identification criteria, and program structure. The CCD model is presently being extended to include linear sensors where image motion is used to develop one dimension of the image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1538, Airborne Reconnaissance XV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48703
Show Author Affiliations
Matthew Donn, Navmar Applied Sciences Corp. (United States)
Bruce Waeber, Naval Air Development Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1538:
Airborne Reconnaissance XV
Thomas W. Augustyn; Paul A. Henkel, Editor(s)

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