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Aircraft & Cloud Sky Simulator
Author(s): Alexander Akerman; George A. Hoffman
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Paper Abstract

A capability for generating sky images containing both clouds and aircraft has been developed through concatenating a variety of models and matting them to an Image Array Processor. A family of apparent images are generated, each at a specific wavelength, whose gray scale values are in terms of absolute radiometric units. These images can then be combined as weighted sums to represent the appropriate spectral distributions for a specific sensor of interest. For example, this simulator has been used to generate sky scenes as inputs to a color CCD camera emulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0940, Infrared Scene Simulation: Systems, Requirements, Calibration, Devices, and Modeling, (14 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947161
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Alexander Akerman, I-MATH Associates, Inc. (United States)
George A. Hoffman, I-MATH Associates, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0940:
Infrared Scene Simulation: Systems, Requirements, Calibration, Devices, and Modeling
R. Barry Johnson; Milton J. Triplett, Editor(s)

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