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Wavelet-modified fringe-adjusted joint transform correlator
Author(s): Alpana Bhagatji; Naveen K. Nishchal; Arun K. Gupta; B. P. Tyagi
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we implement a wavelet-modified fringe-adjusted joint transform correlator (JTC) for real-time target recognition applications. In real-time situation the input scene is captured using a CCD/thermal camera. The obtained joint power spectrum is multiplied with a pre-synthesized fringe-adjusted filter and the resultant function is processed with an appropriately scaled wavelet filter. The wavelet-modified fringe-adjusted JTC has been found to yield better results in comparison to the conventional fringe-adjusted JTC. To suppress the undesired strong dc, the resultant function is differentiated. Differential processing the wavelet-modified fringe-adjusted joint power spectrum removes the zero-order spectra and hence improves the detection efficiency. To focus the correlation terms in different planes in order to capture one of the desired autocorrelation peaks and discard the strong dc and another autocorrelation peak, chirp-encoding technique has also been applied. Computer simulation and experimental results are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6405, Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques, and Applications, 640513 (22 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.697891
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Alpana Bhagatji, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)
Naveen K. Nishchal, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)
Arun K. Gupta, Instruments Research and Development Establishment (India)
B. P. Tyagi, DBS (PG) College (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6405:
Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Remote Sensing Technology, Techniques, and Applications
William L. Smith; Allen M. Larar; Tadao Aoki; Ram Rattan, Editor(s)

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