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Target Tracking By Three-Dimensional Cellular Logic
Author(s): Allen Klinger; Kendall Preston
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Paper Abstract

Cellular logic has been available to accomplish image processing since the early 1960s. With the rapid decline in the cost of digital circuitry, it is now practical to develop advanced systems employing cellular logic and other types of parallelism that are well suited to image and sensor array analysis. Three recent systems,CLIP4, DAP, angi MPP show use of these principles and can attain, respectively, rates of 109, 1010, and 1011 pixel operations per second. This paper describes: 1) the nature of cellular logic, 2) the relationship of cellular computers to the diverse digital devices available today, 3) the concerns in applying three-dimensional cellular logic to track detection and, 4) track detection experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0350, Focal Plane Methodologies III, (10 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.933903
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Allen Klinger, University of California/Los Angeles (United States)
Kendall Preston, Carnegie-Mellon University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0350:
Focal Plane Methodologies III
William S. Chan; John T. Hall, Editor(s)

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