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Data Processing Assessment For The Lunar Geoscience Observer Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): R. E. Irigoyen; H. M. Liaw
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Paper Abstract

On the Lunar Geoscience Observer (LGO) project a Visible and Infrared Mapping Spectrom-eter (VIMS) instrument has been proposed. This instrument will have science data input rates in the hundreds of kilobits per second (kbps) and an average telemetry output data rate of 4 kbps. Techniques that can be used to reduce the throughput of the instrument are editing, summing and averaging, data compression, data preprocessing, pattern recognition and snapshot data taking. Due to instrument limitations in the buffer memory size and processing speeds, a careful selection of the available techniques must be made.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0890, Infrared Systems and Components II, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944281
Show Author Affiliations
R. E. Irigoyen, California Institute of Technology (United States)
H. M. Liaw, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0890:
Infrared Systems and Components II
H.M. Charles Liaw, Editor(s)

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