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Author(s): R A Samy; A. Lucas
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Paper Abstract

Recent I.R. image analysis techniques can be used to enhance the accuracy of aircraft navigation systems. A scene matching is one of the most promising techniques that can be combined with an Inertial Navigation System to give very high accuracy autonomous navigation. Apars segments detection using an optimal edge operator is used to selected points in a I.R. image. Matching of reference map with "apars" is achieved by hypotheses prediction and evaluation algorithm which include a Kalman estimation for image-to-map transformation refinements.

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Date Published: 16 December 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0974, Applications of Digital Image Processing XI, (16 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948472
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R A Samy, Societe Anonvme des Telecommunications (France)
A. Lucas, Societe Anonyme des Telecommunications (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0974:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XI
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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