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Enhanced Atmospheric Models For IR Image Simulation
Author(s): J. Michael Cathcart; Albert D. Sheffer; Gregory L. Galloway; Wayne L. Wooten
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Paper Abstract

Several techniques are presented for modeling sky backgrounds in an infrared scene simulation. Each technique provides a part of the overall requirements for an accurate sky background model. A description of each technique is given and examples of each are presented. The main result of these investigations is that it is possible to combine both physically accurate models of atmospheric radiative transfer with computer algorithms for the generation of realistic cloud imagery.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1050, Infrared Systems and Components III, (30 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951436
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J. Michael Cathcart, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Albert D. Sheffer, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Gregory L. Galloway, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Wayne L. Wooten, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1050:
Infrared Systems and Components III
Robert L. Caswell, Editor(s)

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