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Optimal Performance Limits For Detection And Classification Algorithms
Author(s): Carl A. Barlow; Martin Stern
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Paper Abstract

A system which accepts a two-dimensional scene as input and produces an image of the scene as output introduces degradations to the image which cause a loss of information about the original scene. A mathematical model is described which, under certain assumptions about the scene, the transformations and the noise sources, models the effects of these degradations on the original scene and on the ability of any algorithm to classify objects in the scene.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0302, Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification, (8 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932635
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Carl A. Barlow, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
Martin Stern, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0302:
Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification
Pat M. Narendra, Editor(s)

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