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Color Image Correlation Using A Magneto-Optic Spatial Light Modulator
Author(s): B. Javidi; C. J. Kuo; Y. F. Chen; J. E . Ludman
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Paper Abstract

A real-time polychromatic image correlator that uses a magneto-optic spatial light modulator (SLM) device for pattern recognition based on both the color and shape of an input object is presented. The proposed system utilizes a multi-channel spectral matched spatial filter employed in a binary coherent optical correlator. Input color images are transformed into binary color coded coherent images by a color grating. The color coded images are read-out by a charge coupled device interfaced with a magneto-optic SLM. The color coded binary images are then processed by a multi-channel joint spectral matched spatial filter synthesized by monochromatic light. Pattern recognition experiments for naturally illuminated real color objects are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0825, Spatial Light Modulators and Applications II, (19 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942007
Show Author Affiliations
B. Javidi, Michigan State University (United States)
C. J. Kuo, Michigan State University (United States)
Y. F. Chen, Michigan State University (United States)
J. E . Ludman, Rome Air Development Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0825:
Spatial Light Modulators and Applications II
Uzi Efron, Editor(s)

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