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Application Of An N-Dimensional Algebra To Processing "Battlefield Obscuration" Stereo-Pair Video Data
Author(s): Robert E. De Kinder,Jr.; George G. Blackman; Laurie Gibson
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Paper Abstract

An n-dimensional Algebra computer code, NDIMEN, based on the Generalized Balanced Tern-ary (GBT) system is applied to the processing of "Battlefield Obscuration"--Dust, Smoke, Artillery Bursts. The obscurant data is obtained from the Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory's Multispectral Image Data Acquisition System (MIDAS), which video records multi-wavelength time-sequenced images of the obscurant cloud from a stereo-pair or more MIDAS camera stations. Examples of the GBT algebra and its application to 3-D objects plus the potential for modeling combat clouds will be given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1983
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0367, Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data, (8 April 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934301
Show Author Affiliations
Robert E. De Kinder,Jr., U.S. Army Project Manager Smoke/Obscurants (United States)
George G. Blackman, U.S. Army Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory (United States)
Laurie Gibson, Interactive Systems Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0367:
Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data
James J. Pearson, Editor(s)

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