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Impact on the medium MTF by model estimation of b
Author(s): Leland Estep; Robert A. Arnone
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Paper Abstract

The objective of this paper is to utilize Wells' results to compute the medium decay function, D(Γ), from which is easily determined the germane MTF for a stated range, R) using both the value of b computed with the above mentioned relationships and experimentally determined values of b. The resulting decay function expressions will be compared to provide a measure of the errors introduced by using the various estimation methods. Finally, comments will be made on which model appears to provide the most accurate estimation of b for different water mass types.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1537, Underwater Imaging, Photography, and Visibility, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48873
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Leland Estep, Naval Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research Lab. (United States)
Robert A. Arnone, Naval Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1537:
Underwater Imaging, Photography, and Visibility
Richard W. Spinrad, Editor(s)

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