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Identification of human activities in a thermal system with noise varied in temporal frequency
Author(s): Jason Brooks; Eddie Jacobs; Forrest Smith
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Paper Abstract

The ability of observers to identify human activities in noise is expected to differ from performance with static targets in noise due to the unmasking that is provided by target motion. At a minimum, the probability of identification should increase when the temporal bandwidth of the noise is less than that of the system. Results from a human activities identification experiment are presented in this paper, along with results from a moving character experiment that is intended to provide better understanding of basic motion in noise with varied temporal bandwidth. These results along with further experiments and analysis will eventually be used to improve performance predictions derived from the Targeting Task Performance (TTP) metric.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8014, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XXII, 80140I (10 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.884279
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Jason Brooks, The Univ. of Memphis (United States)
Eddie Jacobs, The Univ. of Memphis (United States)
Forrest Smith, The Univ. of Memphis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8014:
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XXII
Gerald C. Holst; Keith A. Krapels, Editor(s)

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